Category Archives: Job Seekers

How to Maximize Your LinkedIn for Business and Pleasure

LinkedIn has been around since 2003, but in the last few years it has surged onto the job search scene the social networking platform of choice. If you’ve spent any time looking for a job recently, you’ll have heard about LinkedIn – some 75% of job seekers used it in a search in the last

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A Guide to Job Searching While In College

In June, I will be graduating from Portland State University with a degree in Marketing and Advertising. This seems a lot closer now that I’m on the other side of Spring Break, so I have mapped out steps to look for a job while I finish up my last term of college. For college seniors

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4 Ways to Master Your Job Search While Working Full-Time

Between job applications, interviews and following up, sometimes searching for the right new job can feel like a full-time job all by itself. So if you’re currently employed and starting a job search, you need to be extra diligent and efficient with how you spend your time. Running a Portland job board for the past

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How to Interpret a Job Description

Job search advice often suggests that you apply for a role even when you’re not 100% qualified. It’s good advice, but let’s be honest: no amount of positive thinking is going to get an employer to consider you for an accounting role if you don’t have accounting experience. So, how can you tell if you’re

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Boly:Welch 101: 10 Tips for a Successful Job Search Strategy

Although no one will tell you this, you can make your job search strategic – break it down into discrete steps to maximize your chances at every stage. The way most people look for jobs is outdated and unproductive. However, your search can – and should! – be so much more than that. Be aware

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