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Job Search Advice

Resume Keywords

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

by Tracy Laswell, CPRW, JCTC - CAREER-Magic.com More than ever before, a job seeker's resume must be carefully composed to appeal to applicant tracking systems, recruiters, and hiring managers. Each word on the page should support your specific career objective. And it better be all about bene…

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Monday, July 10th, 2017

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

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

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 …

Connecting with Recruiters in Your Job Search

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

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…

The Job Market is Great – Why is My Job Search So Slow?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Great article by Aldo Svaldi in Sunday's Denver Post. http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_13735365 What I liked about this particular article is that instead of just relating the bad news, it offers insights into what's going on behind the scenes when you apply for a job and practical ways to …

8 Reasons to Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

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: LinkedIn is sort of a one-stop shop for career management - it functions as your online resume, …

The Power of Positive Thinking

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Article excerpt by Katie B. Smith ...what keeps you thinking positive? How can you reframe your negative thinking into positive thinking, or at least thoughts of possibility? Read more at Katie's Blog: http://katiebsmith.wordpress.com/…

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

Monday, May 1st, 2017

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…

About that LinkedIn Profile of Yours…

Monday, May 1st, 2017

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 optimizing your approach on LinkedIn. A few points to co…

Top 10 Interview Tips

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Top Ten Things You Need To Know About Interviewing - a quick review list by Tracy Laswell Valdez, CAREER-Magic.com. Want to learn more? Call us for a coaching session: 303-424-1700 1.    Getting an interview is an accomplishment all by itself. Celebrate it and begin building the relationship! …