Link Roundup 2/3/17: Career Mistakes & Cartoons

Link Roundup 2/3/17: Career Mistakes & Cartoons

Link Roundups
Whether or not you realize it, you've probably taken some missteps in your job search. Sometimes these are small mistakes, and sometimes they will cost you a big opportunity.The best way to avoid mistakes like these is to familiarize yourself with them first! We have a few links covering that topic, as well as various others. Read on for this week's batch of links! (more…)
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Why You Need a Job Search Plan

Why You Need a Job Search Plan

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Once you've actually decided to sit down to start your job search, you may notice something. It's not easy to jump right in. It's very much like writer's block. For many writers, the first paragraph is the most challenging portion. Just like to many job seekers, the first step is the hardest to take. This is why it's incredibly important to have a job search plan. A well thought out plan can make it easier to dive in, and apply to the jobs that you truly want and have a shot at. We'll help you build the beginning of that plan in the paragraphs below.  (more…)
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Link Roundup 1/6/17: New Year, New Job Search

Link Roundup 1/6/17: New Year, New Job Search

General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
Welcome to our first Link Roundup in the New Year! Since the year has finally turned, there is a lot of great advice out there about how to be a better job seeker in 2017. We've gathered the very best links this week and put them all in one place for you to read from! What to Remove From Your Resume in 2017 As we've discussed in a previous blog post, a resume should be a living document. This means that it changes and adds new skills constantly, just like you. If you haven't updated your resume in a year, there are likely many trends and styles present on it that are now not current. Check out this link to keep your resume fresh in 2017. (more…)
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How to Prepare & What to Expect at a Job Fair

How to Prepare & What to Expect at a Job Fair

All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Job Fairs can be extremely overwhelming. It's a frenzy of people trying to form connections and sell themselves as the perfect candidate. Time is short, and everyone there is trying to be their best selves. Knowing what to expect can help you be more prepared. Read on to make sure you get the most out of your job fair experience! (more…)
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Why Work With a Recruiter?

Why Work With a Recruiter?

All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice
There are two ways most readers arrive at our blog. Either you click through to it from Walrath Recruiting's homepage, or find it searching for advice. Either way, you are seeking advice in your job search and career. At some point, you've likely asked yourself, "What's the benefit of working with a recruiter?". Today, we can answer that question.  (more…)
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What is LinkedIn?

What is LinkedIn?

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
LinkedIn is an incredibly popular professional social networking tool that is used by millions of workers across the globe. In it's most basic form, it acts as a virtual resume, which exists for potential employers to see. At this point the site is so popular if you've been searching for a job, you likely already have an account. However, if you're holding out from using it, or just haven't heard of it, read on. We'll explain the benefits of using the social platform below. (more…)
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