Category Archives for "Job Search"

May 30

How to plan to get your dream job

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Do you feel like you’re stuck in a career with no direction or chance of growth? Are you ready to leave behind that dingy cubicle for a new job, but don’t know where to start? Planning an effective job search can be a meticulous and time consuming task, especially if you’re still working full time. […]

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May 09

Certifications to Help Bolster Your Resume

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

One of the best ways job seekers can distinguish themselves from the competition is through professional certifications, which increase knowledge, competency, and credibility. Certifications won’t guarantee a job, but will demonstrate to potential employers that the job seeker is dedicated to continual learning and professional development. Here are four certification areas that will help job […]

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Apr 11

Best fitting jobs for your personality

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

It can be very challenging to find a job you enjoy and that matches your personality type. Most HR and career experts divide different personalities into areas like energy level, thinking style, personal values, and lifestyle. Here are four jobs for these four types of personalities. Energy Level Extroverts have high energy levels and enjoy […]

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Apr 08

The Ultimate LinkedIn Cheat Sheet

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

LinkedIn is the professional place to be with your job skills and profile. And if you aren’t, or if you have a poor profile, you will end up in an uncompetitive position for your interviews. If you even get one. Consequently, having a good LinkedIn profile is the great first step to using LinkedIn for […]

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Feb 03

How to deliver a professional video job interview

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

If you haven’t yet experienced a video interview…you will. Video interviews, even as the initial screening interview, give the appearance of a face-to-face interview. But a video interview is a very different experience than a traditional face-to-face interview. Yes, you can see the faces, but the experience is still not the same as face-to-face. Here’s […]

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Jan 20

Top 10 LinkedIn Profile Tips

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Want to better your chances of finding a good job on LinkedIn? Then you need to have a sharp, attention-grabbing and knock-out profile. Here are the top 10 LinkedIn profile tips to get you started. 1. Type Your Information Into a Word Document First After writing so much, your eyes tend to glaze over your […]

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Jan 04

5 of the most fulfilling IT jobs today

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

When you search for the best IT jobs, you’ll find that many of them are in the Top 100 list by U.S. News and World Report. Information Technology is a sector that is growing rapidly, and qualified people are always in need. Software developers, computer systems analysts, and information security analysts are a few of the […]

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