En Route: A Career Blog

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Hiring Trends for the New Year

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 9, 2014 at 9:56 am

With the end of the year fast approaching, you might be wondering what hiring trends we can expect in 2015. I met with some local recruiters to find out what they think will be the top five trends to get hired next year. Referrals: In 2014, this remained the top way recruiters found qualified candidates.... » Read Full Article

Grow Your Social Media Presence

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: November 25, 2014 at 8:47 am

Your social media presence can help you connect and land a new position, and also help you grow your business. How do you get a great social media presence? Here are the top 9 ways.   Share: Share and repost contents from other people’s social media pages, making sure to tag them. You can also... » Read Full Article

The Strong Interest Inventory

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: November 4, 2014 at 9:45 am

It’s extremely important to find out what makes you tick and to know your strengths and weaknesses. This will not only help you during interviews but also guide you in the right career direction. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is typically the assessment you take in college or high school, but what is the Strong Interest Inventory®... » Read Full Article

Tory Johnson on Success, Motherhood, and Creating Your Dream Job

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: October 21, 2014 at 9:39 am

Tory Johnson helps women make great things happen. She is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, a weekly contributor on ABC’s Good Morning America, and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Shift. As the founder of two multi-million dollar career-focused businesses—Women For Hire and Spark & Hustle—Tory Johnson serves... » Read Full Article

How to Handle Job Interview Rejection

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: September 9, 2014 at 10:40 am

The worst part of the job search is obviously the rejection. Nothing hurts more than investing your time and energy into a interview and feeling really positive about it, only to receive the dreaded rejection letter or maybe you don’t hear anything at all.  How do you overcome this? Here are some tips to help you... » Read Full Article

The Key Components of Your Resume

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: August 12, 2014 at 10:13 am

Whether you’ve been out in the workforce for many years or you’re a recent graduate, everyone’s resume should include these following key components. Lacking these may be why you’re not getting call in for the interview. Contact information: It sounds basic, but it’s very important to have your name and contact information visible on each... » Read Full Article

Why Didn’t I Land an Interview?

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: July 29, 2014 at 9:59 am

You’ve found your dream job! You submitted your cover letter and resume as requested, but didn’t receive an interview. So what are you doing wrong? Here are some reasons as to why you might not make the cut. A resume that doesn’t fit the bill—Let’s face the fact that we’re not all professional writers, and... » Read Full Article

Why You May Not Be as Ready for Your Interview as You Think

AUTHOR: Ryan Hickey
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POSTED: July 15, 2014 at 9:44 am

Most people get apprehensive about interviews, whether they’re for an academic program or for a job. It is the part of the process over which you have the least amount of control — but that doesn’t mean you’re out of control. Follow these four tips to put your best foot forward in your next interview.... » Read Full Article

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