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Writing a Standout cover letter

How to Write a Standout Cover Letter

When putting together a job application, it’s easy to focus on the resume and forget about the cover letter until the end. While a pain point for some job applicants, a cover letter requires the

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Interviewing

How to Answer Five Tough Interview Questions

You have finally landed an interview. Congratulations! As you conduct your company research, gather your interview attire, and decide on the questions you want to ask, a crucial step to interview success lies in how you

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Networking

Six Steps Job Seekers can take to Achieve Success at Job Fairs

With more employers attending virtual career fairs than ever before, it is crucial to have a plan in place to navigate job expos. As a great place to network, speak with recruiters, and meet other job seekers, job fairs have immense value. While similar to preparing for a job interview, job

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LinkedIn Profile Tips

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile for Success

In today’s job market, job seekers need to have a social presence. With 84% of companies using social recruiting to source candidates, your online profile is another critical aspect of your application. LinkedIn is the largest online professional network

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Beginning a new chapter

Six Tips to a Successful Career Change

From Stephen King to Ronald Regan and HEPCO’s veterans turned team members, we probably know of someone who has made a drastic career change in their life. With four million people quitting their jobs in April 2021, the pandemic

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Engaged interviewer

How to Ace Your Online Interview

With COVID-19 sparking the growth of various interview methods, it’s not enough to know how to interview in person. As online interviews are increasingly popular due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many recruiters have to switch

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Resume writing

Top Six Tips to Writing a Winning Resume

In a world of applicant tracking software and a lack of human connection when applying to jobs, getting one’s resume noticed is extremely important. A resume is the first impression that a recruiter will make

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