Job Search Tips & Tricks

Landing your dream job is no easy task, even with the right education, so here’s some helpful advice for everything from how to draft your resume, to acing the…
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Why Your Resume is Boring and What You Should Do About It
Your resume looks like EVERY other resume out there, but if you think funny fonts and crazy colors are the way to turn from boring to brilliant, you’re rushing down a misguided path. In the seven seconds that hiring managers spend scanning a resume, what they’re looking for is substance. Does yours have any? Learn more.
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What You Need to Include in Your Healthcare Resume
Your first impression can make a lasting impression. And when you’re looking for a job, it comes from your resume. A well-crafted healthcare resume can highlight your knowledge, training, and experience. It can get you noticed, open doors, and land you an interview. Is yours the best it can be? Check out the 5 components of a great healthcare resume and see which ones you can check off your list.
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Why It's Important to Regularly Update Your Resume
Even if you’re not in the midst of a job hunt, you never know when a new opportunity might come along. And when that happens, you don’t want to start from scratch or try to remember all that you meant to add. Here are 3 reasons it’s important to update your resume on a regular basis.
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Dos and Don’ts for a Dental Assistant Job Interview
You found a great dental assistant job posting, applied, and you got a call back. Congratulations! Now there’s only one major hurdle to overcome—the job interview. Make a great impression with the help of these tips.
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Job Hunting Tips to Help You Land a Job
The job search can seem like a full-time job in itself. It takes dedication and consistency to go through the application and interview process and find the right job. But the reward is worth the effort! Here are 6 surefire job hunting tips that can help you get noticed in all the right ways by the right kind of employers.
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How to Write an Effective Cover Letter
A good Cover letter will get your foot in the door; a bad one and that door could be slammed in your face. Take these 8 tips for a winning cover letter that can help you land the interview and get the job.
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Have you Tried These 5 Ways to Improve Your Job Search?
You’re ready to start your new career and you’ve spent some time looking for and applying to jobs. Maybe you were lucky enough to get an interview or maybe you haven’t heard back from anyone yet. At this point, you might be discouraged on your job hunt, thinking you might never find a job. Don’t give up yet! There are a few ways to improve your job search for better success.
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How Can You Show Your Problem-Solving Skills in an Interview?
One of the qualities that employers look for in job candidates is the ability to problem solve. If you have great problem-solving skills, you might have an edge over your competition. But the problem is—how do you show off those skills during a job interview? These tips can help.
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Benefits of Mock Interviews and How to Ace Them
Whether it’s your first or your tenth, job interviews can stress you out. A mock interview can help. It provides you with a simulation of the experience and a safe space to practice your answers.
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5 Most Important Documents for Your Job Search
When you start your job search, you’ll find it takes more than a job application to apply for a job. Here are the 5 most important documents you need for your job search.
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What to Look for in a Career Advisor and Where to Find One
A career advisor can show you the way to advance in your current career, or even guide you into a whole new industry. If you’re in need of advice, here’s how to find a career advisor who could meet your needs.
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How to Keep from Getting Discouraged on the Job Hunt
You’ve filled out dozens of applications, gone on an interview or two, but you still haven’t received the call. Now you feel discouraged and are ready to throw in the towel. Don’t give up yet—your dream job could be on the horizon. Maybe all you need are some small adjustments to your approach so the employer you want will approach you.
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How to Leverage Your Online Learning in Job Interviews
Online learning has a lot of advantages—including convenience and flexibility during your program. But did you know that those benefits could also translate well into the workplace? It’s true! If you want to make a good impression on your next job interview, highlight the knowledge and skills you learned during your online program and also the way you learned.
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How to Get a Job in a Competitive Market
Whether you’re ready to reenter the workforce, find a new job, or switch into a whole new career, the job market may be more competitive than when you last entered it. If you want to beat out other job candidates, you’ll need the right skills, credentials, and experience to stand out from the crowd.
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4 Ways to Address Gaps on Your Resume
Regardless of why you were out of work, face up to it, be honest, and let your future employer know that you’re ready to work. Here are a few ways to address gaps on your resume that will show employer’s they’d be lucky to have you!