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Job Search Articles

12 Ways to Stay Positive in a Long-Drawn-Out Job Search

Friday, July 10th, 2015

by Tracy Laswell, CPRW, JCTC - CAREER-Magic.com No doubt about it, job searching can be a draining, emotionally gut-wrenching, and depressing experience. The world as you know it hangs in the balance throughout a long, anxiety-ridden jaunt through the unknown. As a job search expert, a big part o…

Sharper Resumes – Results, Relevance

Friday, July 10th, 2015

by Tracy Laswell, CPRW, JCTC - CAREER-Magic.com More than ever before, a job seeker's resume must be carefully composed in such a way that each word on the page supports a specific career objective. And it better be all about benefits of hiring you: 75% or more of the content needs to prove your …

7 Reasons to Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Friday, July 10th, 2015

My clients in job search are often curious about whether they should have a profile on LinkedIn. I am very enthusiastic about the benefits of networking online, particularly on LinkedIn. Here's why: Having a well-completed LinkedIn profile and network enables recruiters to proactively identify y…

Connecting with Recruiters in Your Job Search

Friday, July 10th, 2015

by Tracy Laswell My job search clients often ask me for referrals to a good "headhunter." Other folks find me on LinkedIn read in my profile that I work as a Contract Recruiter and want me to "work with them" on finding a new job. After a little Q&A on the subject, I often find that my client…

Resume & Cover Letter Q & A

Friday, July 10th, 2015

What are the primary functions, or uses, of a resume? Resumes are self-marketing tools used to present your qualification toward a specific professional goal. Its primary use is to convince the hiring manager or hiring committee that from all the candidates interested in the role, YOU in particu…

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Friday, July 10th, 2015

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Helping Friends & Family Through a Job Search: 10 Do’s & Don’t’s

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

By Tracy Laswell, CAREER-Magic.com tracy@career-magic.com – 303-424-1700 No doubt about it, job searching is a trying time, not just for job seekers, but for family and friends as well. And of course we want to help, we really do. Sometimes we’re successful, and sometimes we need to be more …

About that LinkedIn Profile of Yours…

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

by Tracy Laswell, CPRW, JCTC - CAREER-Magic.com No doubt about it, social media is now an integral part of career development. Whether you're in a job search currently or happily working away at your job, it makes sense to ensure that your online presence is all it can be, especially by optimizin…

Identify, Connect with, Research Target Companies

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Looking for work? Your mind may turn to Monster, CareerBuilder, and other sites of that nature. Instead, check out Indeed.com or SimplyHired.com for one-stop job ad shopping that covers many sources. These are smart employment metasites that index vital information multiple ways. Once you identif…

Equanimity

Monday, March 28th, 2011

by Katie B. Smith In Pema Chodron’s book, Comfortable with Uncertainty, she states, “to cultivate equanimity we practice catching ourselves when we feel attraction or aversion, before it hardens into grasping or negativity.”  Webster’s Dictionary defines equanimity as, “evenness of min…