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In 2017, a successful job search is much more complicated than having a good resume! At Job-Hunt.org, with the help of genuine experts, we help you to be smarter in your job search so you can:

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  • Search Smarter! Google-ize Your Job Search with These Tips and Tricks

    Search Smarter! Google-ize Your Job Search with These Tips and TricksThe top search engine, Google, can be a powerful partner in your job search. It can do MUCH more than simple searches of the web. Google can help you find employers you should consider (but didn't know existed) and also job postings from employers near you! Susan P. Joyce, Job-Hunt's Online Job Search Expert shares 10 tips plus 3 tricks in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Using Google for Job Search.

  • 7 Deadly Resume Mistakes for New Grads to Avoid

    7 Deadly Resume Mistakes for Recent Grads to AvoidSearching for work soon after college can be challenging, particularly as many organizations don’t share what they look for in resumes. Seven common resume mistakes can leave employers with the wrong impression, but those mistakes can be avoided. New Grads Job Search Expert Chandlee Bryan lays it all out, including a simple solutions from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search for New Grads.

  • Improve Your Ranking in LinkedIn Searches: 10 Steps to Successful LinkedIn SEO

    10 Steps to Successful LinkedIn SEOLinkedIn SEO focuses on being easily found for the right terms in a LinkedIn search, not difficult to accomplish, when you focus on the right elements. Online Job Search Expert, Susan P. Joyce shows 10 steps for finding and leveraging those right elements on LinkedIn to increase your visiblity in search results. For more articles, check out Job-Hunt's Guide to LinkedIn SEO.
  • Fast, Smart Personal Branding Hacks

    Fast, Smart Personal Branding HacksAn effective personal brand is not optional for most professionals. While some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish, Meg Guiseppi, Job-Hunt's Personal Branding Expert, offers 3 quick hacks offering important improvements to your Personal Brand, from Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Branding.

  • How to Transition to a New Career

    How to Transition to a New CareerIt is hard enough to find a new job. Many apply for any open spot, and the competition can be tough. This difficulty intensifies when you are a candidate who is new to the specialty, craft, skillset, or occupation. In this article, recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert, describes how to make that transition, from Job-Hunt's Guide to Working with Recruiters.

  • 4 Ways to Increase Facebook Visibility for Your Job Search

    4 Ways to Use Facebook to Increase Visibility for Your Job SearchToday, 68 percent of adults use Facebook as their go-to source for news and keeping up with what’s going on. Why not make Facebook a platform to increase your online visibility, reach a broader audience and help people discover you? In this article, Job-Hunt Facebook Job Search Expert Hannah Morgan shares 4 ways to become more visible in Facebook, from Job-Hunt's Guide to Using Facebook for Job Search.
  • How to Leverage Body Language in Interviews

    How to Leverage Body Language in InterviewsInterviews bring out your insecurities, and those aren’t messages you want to send at an interview. In this article, Resumes and Job Interviewing Expert Martin Yate focuses on an important positive body language signals that reinforce one another, and he also addresses some "tells" to avoid. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
  • How to Ace a Speed Interview

    How to Leverage Social Recruiting for Your Job SearchFirst, there was speed dating, and now there is speed interviewing - 10 to 15 very short interviews with 10 to 15 interviewers from the same employer. This may be the first interview the candidate has for a job with the employer. To succeed, read this article by Laura DeCarlo, Job-Hunt's Job Interviews Contributor, from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.

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Guides to Smarter Job Search

  • Guide to Answering the Common Interview Questions

    How to answer the top job interview questions, including the illegal ones, with sample answers included, plus how to follow up effectively after the interview including sample thank you notes.

  • Guide to Successful Job Interviews

    How to handle the different types of interviews, including telephone and video interviews as well as lunch interviews, plus tips on how to prepare successfully.

  • Guide to LinkedIn for Job Search

    Learn how to develop an effective Profile, leverage LinkedIn Groups and Updates, plus more tips for advancing your job search and your career using LinkedIn.

  • Guide to Working with Recruiters

    These people represent the "buyers" so they are very important to you. Learn how to work with them effectively.

  • Guide to Personal SEO

    Learn how to identify the best keywords for you and use them appropriately in resumes, job applications, and LinkedIn Profile.

  • Guide to Personal Online Reputation Management

    Yes, you do have an online reputation! It is impacting your job search and your career. Best to pay attention and manage it yourself.

  • Guide to Personal Branding

    Building your personal brand is critical to a successful job search today. Learn how it works.


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More Free Guides

  • Guide to Veterans Job Search

    For veterans and those in transition, learn how to successfully execute a civilian job search. Adapt and overcome!

  • Guide to Job Loss Recovery

    Losing a job can be a big blow to your pride and confidence as well as your bank account. Here's how to overcome.

  • Guide to Beating Unemployment

    Regardless of why you are unemployed, being unemployed can make your job search a bit more challenging. These tips will help you regain that regular paycheck.

  • Guide to a Stealth Job Search

    If you are currently employed, your smartest strategy is to conduct a "stealth job search" so you don't lose the job you've got.

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