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The New Networking: If you want to supercharge your job search, ask this one question.

Things seemed much easier in the olden days before Covid (BC) – prior to the wild layoffs and remote work wars – when you could go online, apply for a few jobs, and soon place a plant on your new desk. Today, it’s not unusual to submit hundreds of resumes to land a handful of […]

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Lessons Learned from Submitting 444 Applications to Land One Awesome Job: A Senior Account Executive’s Journey from Laid-Off to Employed

This is a follow-up to my post, “How to Get a Job in a Lay-off Market,” where I discussed Gary’s* job search after being laid off from a behemoth technology company. Gary’s story exemplifies the challenges many professionals face when unexpectedly laid off and the resilience required to successfully navigate a competitive job market. Fortunately,

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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Improve Your Job Search (Written by a Robot)

Looking for a job can be a challenging and time-consuming process, but with the advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), it’s possible to make your job search more efficient and effective. AI tools can help job seekers automate certain tasks, streamline the application process, and provide valuable insights into job opportunities. Here are some ways you

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You Probably Haven’t Thought of This Follow-Up Strategy Yet

You know recruiters receive hundreds of applications for most job descriptions, so what can you do to stand out? First, fit in. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are algorithms configured to help recruiters screen candidates. More than 200 companies make ATS software, and recruiters configure each algorithm specifically for the job description. The sheer ambiguity of

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