Job Search Momentum (Step Three)

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New Year, New Dreams, New Opportunities

Did you know the period immediately following New Year’s Day is typically the busiest hiring time of the calendar year?

That’s because many companies are scrambling to fill jobs budgeted from the previous year, and because as new budgets take effect, companies are gearing up to hire.

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3 Easy Actionable Tasks to Develop Big Job Search Momentum

Have you just started job searching and feel overwhelmed? Not sure where exactly to start? Or, maybe you’ve been job hunting for a while, and now your search has gone from stellar to stagnant? You’re not alone. Developing and maintaining forward momentum in your job hunt is difficult! Yes, we all know you should shoot…

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Could Facebook Help You Land a New Job? The Social Media Giant Is Piloting a Work History Feature

Savvy job seekers know LinkedIn is currently the go-to platform for professional networking and job search outreach. Now they may have another social media tool to help them shine online: Facebook. Recently, Facebook has been testing a feature that allows users to upload their resume and build a professional-looking page that highlights their experience and…

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7 Simple Steps to an All-Star LinkedIn Profile

Do you have a LinkedIn profile simply because you’re “supposed” to have one? If so, you could be missing out on your next big career opportunity. A minimal profile with lackluster information is only slightly better than having no profile at all. Instead, you can give yourself an edge by fully filling out information and…

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The 3 Stages of Your Job Search

When you hear the question, “How is your job search going?” you’re likely to answer with a grumbling, “Well, I don’t have a job yet.” But at The Five O’Clock Club, we would never encourage you to answer the question like that. You may not have a job yet, but that doesn’t mean your search…

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Think of Your Job Search as an Ongoing Campaign

Navigating your job search is much like conducting a campaign for yourself. After all, your job search happens in stages. At The Five O’Clock Club, we believe there are two ways of looking at the stages of a job search: 1. Job Search as a Whole Stage 1: In the early days, you are networking, which…

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What Your Resume, LinkedIn Profile, and Two-Minute Pitch Have in Common

Your resume, LinkedIn profile and two-minute pitch are all important tools to use when you’re on the job search. Each element allows you to position yourself when it comes to job interviews and informational meetings. They emphasize your skills, abilities, accomplishments, and experiences developed over your career in various ways, illustrate your success, and relate…