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5 tips to create or improve your LinkedIn profile

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Ready to land your dream job in 2022?  You’re in luck because recruiters and employers are looking for candidates in record numbers this year. And one tool they’re using to help them recruit is LinkedIn. Whether you already have a

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Yes, you should keep job searching over the holidays

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The winter holiday season can be a busy—and stressful!—time of year for everybody. That can tempt many job seekers to put a hold on their search until the new year. But the fact is, late December is a great time

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Thanksgiving networking

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Thanksgiving is a great time to reconnect with people you don’t see often and have a chance to catch up.

If you’re looking for work, it’s also a great time to network.

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5 tips to help your resume make it through resume-reading software

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When you send out a resume today, you can be nearly certain that it will wind up going through automated applicant tracking system (ATS) software. Many, and probably most, employers use these time and labor-saving programs to review job applications

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Employment background checks: what you need to know

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Background and other employment checks are a common piece of the job search process. Many employers check into your background before making a job offer. Most often, this includes your past employment, your credit or financial history, or your criminal

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Out of work? Find free, local job search assistance

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Did you know there are nearly 2,400 American Job Centers throughout the country that offer free employment assistance? Find your closest American Job Center CareerOneStop helps you locate your closest AJC.  You’ll find contact information as well as information about

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Looking for a work-from-home job?

Whether you call it telecommuting, working remotely, or working from home, there’s no doubt about it—this type of job arrangement is on the rise. There are lots of winners when workers don’t have report to a physical location every day:

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Young adult and out of work? Get help finding a job.

It can be hard to find a job when you’re young—especially if you don’t have a degree or a lot of work experience. And this summer, with the unemployment rate soaring across the country, it can seem nearly impossible. And

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Bounce back from getting fired

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Although getting fired from a job may feel like a disaster at the time, it can ultimately improve your focus, confidence, and overall career resilience.

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Finding a way through career barriers

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For any job seeker who faces obstacles and frustration on their way to landing a good job, it’s worth knowing that you’re far from alone.

Find information, resources, and in-person help to overcome job search barriers.

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