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Top Tips for Making Passive Job Seekers Approachable on LinkedIn – A Recruiter’s Insights

LinkedIn has continued to become a primary vehicle for outreach for both agency and corporate recruiters. If you want to stay current with moves and changes in your field as well as the best professional opportunities relevant to you, it is in your interest to have the best LinkedIn profile possible. If you want to hear about interesting news and intriguing job prospects, whether you’re in the job market or not, follow these four important, recruiter-recommended tips.

The Recruiters’ Advice for New Year’s Resolutions 2014

According to published reports, the most popular New Year’s resolutions are losing weight, paying off debt, saving money and getting a better job. With the economic uncertainty that plagued the past few years, many people might not think that finding new employment should be a 2014 priority. However, no matter the market conditions, there are always companies looking to hire talented professionals, and those people who are prepared will be in the best position to take advantage of new career opportunities as they are uncovered. Here are some insider tips from top WinterWyman recruiters on finding the employment you want in the New Year:

The Benefits of Informational Interviews for Recent and Soon-to-be College Grads

Recent college graduates, not all interviews for entry-level positions need to be fraught with anxiety. Informational interviews - conversations with professionals in the fields and functions in which you’re interested - can be valuable resources for college students and fresh grads starting down a professional career path. Here are some of the perks of seeking information, rather than immediate employment.

Ten Words to Avoid During a Job Interview

Can you really ruin a job interview by saying one wrong word? Possibly! Avoid these off-putting terms and wow your potential new boss along the way.

10 Powerful Job Search Tips for the Seasoned Professional

Looking for employment at any age can present unique challenges. If you are a seasoned professional, you may be competing with contenders who have fresher skills, or you could come across age biases in the marketplace. Follow these 10 tips to overcome potential hurdles and give yourself a competitive advantage when looking for meaningful work.

Job Interview Language – What to Say and What to Avoid

The language you use to demonstrate your experience, expertise and career goals during an interview can make the difference between getting the offer or hearing “no thanks.” Follow these guidelines to note words to use and words to avoid during your job interview.

Unexpected Tips for Mastering the Job Interview

As a job seeker, it’s exciting to be selected to interview for a coveted position. You extensively research the company, formulate insightful questions and secure stellar references. But are these preparations enough to stand-out from the competition and become the candidate of choice? Not really.

Get the 411 Before You Dial In...10 Tips For a Successful Phone Interview

Phone interviews are exactly that - a way for potential employers to screen-out candidates who are not a good fit for the role. Some job seekers miss the mark on the phone interview and lose the chance to make a powerful first impression. Here's how to stay in the running.

What to Evaluate When Considering a Start-up

For many people, early stage companies offer an allure and excitement that well-established companies can’t match. But how do you know that the start-up you are considering is the right career move? Make an educated decision by researching the following:

Always be Prepared for a Job Search

Having an updated resume at the ready, attending networking events, browsing job opportunities on LinkedIn – why do career experts feel we should be keeping up with these activities even when were not actively looking for a job change? Because sometimes the best opportunities come along when you’re not looking. Here’s why you should always be looking:

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