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July 6, 2018

Looking for a job is hard enough, but looking for a job in one city while you’re living in another is even harder. Here’s what to do if you find yourself in this long-distance scenario:

1. Focus On One Area

Unless you have a specific job or industry in mind and are willing to move anywhere, concentrate on one geographical area at a time. Make sure to investigate salary ranges in this region so you know what’s appropriate.

2. Use Social Networking Sites

The internet really pays off for long-distance searches. Use Facebook, LinkedIn, an...

July 5, 2018

Last week, I talked with Katie Couric for a segment called Jobless in America on katiecouric.com. This clip highlights my mantra: Stop looking for job and start looking for a person. The right person will lead you to the right job.

Over 80% of All Jobs Are in the Hidden Job Market

In order to tap into them, you’ve got to get out there and start talking to people. Hone your elevator pitch and let people know who you are, what you can do for them, and what you’re looking for.

Break Down Your Overwhelming Job Transition Into Bite-Sized...

June 27, 2018

How long should my job search take? This is a question I’m asked all the time. It reminds me of when I was teaching and my students would ask how long the paper I had just assigned needed to be. Maybe they just wanted to see me roll my eyes and say, “Long enough to answer the question.” And, so, my answer to you is this: How long do you have?

How Long Can You Afford to Search Before Getting Stressed About Paying Bills?

This answer is different for everyone, as it depends entirely on each person’s financial situation. Can you afford...

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