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Jason’s Story

My name is Jason and I own a recruiting company. For the last 18 years, I’ve spent my days helping people find work. Specifically, helping them find work that will propel their careers and find happiness in their work. Although I’ve been doing this for a long time, I’ve only recently realized...

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Getting Your Resume to the Top of the Pile - Without Being Pushy

Getting to the top of the pile is hard. Every job listing you see online is bound to be flooded with hundreds or even thousands of responses. There’s a reason human resources departments have to resort to software solutions to sort through them all. Without these solutions, they’d be buried for...

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Getting on the Radar

Your network is – without question – your strongest tool. Grow it, nurture it, and give to it as much as you take. LinkedIn is one of the best tools for networking and finding a job, so let’s use that as an example of how to develop your network there: Let’s say you’ve seen someone on LinkedIn...

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The Secret to Finding Your Personal Equation

Do you ever go from job to job or industry to industry and think, “It’s impossible to find my perfect role?” If you’ve ever thought that, it’s because your instincts are accurate. Finding the perfect career or role is hard work. Few people are lucky enough to wake up one day and know...

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Job Security vs. Career Security

Job security is what so many of us dream about: being able to focus on work without worrying about layoffs, budget cuts or politics. To put time in with a company, work the ladder, and be rewarded for years and effort… Unfortunately, this kind of job security is an illusion. Perhaps in decades...

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Building Your Professional Toolkit

If you’ve never thought about your professional toolkit before, then maybe this can help you get started. The objective is to create a list of all the things you’ve learned so far in your career. This should include technological capabilities you have, tools you’ve used and skills you’ve...

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Never Stop Networking

In the not-so-distant past, it was enough to show up on time, do good work, collect a paycheck, and bide your time. If you performed well at any one company for X amount of time, it was reasonable to expect you’d be promoted, get a raise, and keep climbing the ladder. However, in today’s...

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