Category Archives: Job Seekers

Boly:Welch (Portland, Oregon)

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 The way most people look for jobs is outdated and unproductive.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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3 Steps to Negotiate Your Starting Salary Like a Pro

Salary negotiation is often the most stressful part of the hiring process, both for the hiring manager and the candidate. It’s hard for most of us to talk about money with people we don’t know very well. But as a professional, it’s important for you to negotiate for a salary that’s fair, and that you

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Social Media Must-Dos for Every Job Seeker

As a job seeker, you probably already know that social media is a powerful tool. Almost all employers are using social media for hiring! Yet, if you’re being honest, there are probably some parts of your social presence that you’ve let slide. And these lapses could be detrimental to your chances in any given job

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