Job Search

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Using LinkedIn to Advance Your Career

Most GetFive members use LinkedIn as a part of their job search. Like like your resume, your LinkedIn profile needs to be continually updated. Your professional experience, education, summary of qualifications, and even your headshot need to be up-to-date. The more information you have about yourself, the more potential contacts will be able to find you and the better you’ll be able to connect with the right person.

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Problem-Solving: The Solution-Based Method

If you’re like most people, you have no shortage of problems waiting to be solved. And as you try to solve them, you talk, talk, talk about it. There’s something very satisfying about understanding the problem, its causes, and what will fix it. The more we consider, discuss, and come up with ideas on how to solve it, the more we become experts on the problem…

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5 Questions to Ask When You’ve Lost Your Passion for Work

Do something you love and you won’t work a day in your life. It’s a phrase we’ve all heard but one that rarely applies to the real world. Even jobs you initially adored grow bland over time. Maybe you’re not challenged. Maybe it’s too stressful. Maybe there’s too much corporate red tape. Maybe you’re just over the industry and crave something new.

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Want a Job Fast? Pursue a Career Where Demand Outweighs Supply

Instead of worrying about getting a job, what if you had so many offers, you had trouble deciding which one to accept? What if rather than desperately job hunting after college graduation, you secured a job before you even had a diploma? What if a company wanted your talent so badly they upped the ante with sign-on bonuses and extra benefits?…

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9 Simple Solutions to Common Unemployment Problems

In today’s job market, it’s very common for people to be on the job hunt for months at a time.

When this happens, it’s easy to feel your morale slip. At GetFive, we know how important perseverance and a positive attitude are to a successful job hunt. To help get you through this difficult period, here are nine tips to help you stay motivated.

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10 Stress-Busters to Help You Sail Through Your Job Search

Money woes. A sense of rejection. Questions and pressure from family and friends. An uncertain future. If you’ve recently (or not so recently) lost your job, you know this dismal laundry list all too well. Attitude counts for a lot more than you might think. It’s important to stay positive and follow these suggestions from GetFive:…

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How to Have a Systematic Job Search

Whether you’re employed or unemployed, looking for full or part-time employment, in the hunt for consulting or freelance work, or even if you’re not interested in changing jobs right now, taking a systematic approach to your job search is one of the most effective ways to grow your network and prepare for unexpected changes.

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How to Ace Your Job Interview

Don’t play it cool. During a job interview, you have to show you’re excited about the job. A lot of job seekers forget that one of the most crucial parts of interviewing is convincing the hiring manager that they really want the job. Companies aren’t just looking for applicants who have the requisite skills and…

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