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JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Job Hunt 2017: The 5 Questions that Matter When Hunting for a New Job
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Julie Huang
Head of University Relations
Irvine
It’s the new year and you’re ready to take that next step. It may be your first job after graduation or maybe you’re ready for a new adventure and need to find a new job.
Job search, tips, Etiquette, professional dress, following up, manners,  job-seekers
JOB HUNT 02 December 2016
Etiquette Tips That Will Make or Break Your Job Search
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
No matter how qualified you are for a position, if you lack etiquette, you will severely damage all chances of getting a callback. Although rejection letters rarely say, “we didn’t hire you because you have no manners,” you can be sure that candidates who don’t conduct themselves with professional etiquette are cast aside.
Marketing Yourself to Employers, soft skills, resume, digital profile, hard skills, online portfolio
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
4 Tips for Marketing Yourself to Employers
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Julie Huang
Head of University Relations
Irvine
So, you’re on the hunt for your first job. You’re reading through job descriptions and stumbled upon one that truly speaks to you. Before you get too excited, you start to realize… Hundreds of other people are probably applying for this position too. So what’s going to set me apart?
career search, career, job search, dream job, resume, letter of recommendation
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
10 Super Helpful Tips for Career Searching
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Jonathan Cula
Branding Intern
So college is almost over, and you're looking to start "adulting." The first thing you're looking to do is find that job you've always dreamt of. But how exactly will you get there? Well... it will be quite a journey, but it doesn't last forever (although the fruitful aftermath will).
career search, career, job search, dream job, resume, qualifications, company
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
4 Reasons You're Scared to Start the Job Search
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Chi Chung
Branding Intern
Davis
Starting your job search can be hard. Here are 4 reasons you might have on why you haven't started your search, and solutions to remedy why you haven't started.
Resume, job hunt, applying to jobs, digital profile, online portfolio
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Applying For Jobs? Why You Need More than Just a Resume
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Tia James
Guest poster
A lot of us believe that the formula for getting a job is resume+cover letter+interview=job, but in order to stand out from the other applicants, showing the value you bring to the company is important.
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JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
5 Tips to Manage the Stress/Anxiety of a Job Search
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Sarah Landrum
Guest Poster
Formatted your new resume and cover letter? Check. Got your references in order? Check. Job site alerts ready to hit your inbox? Check. Even when you think you’re prepared, the process of a job search never ends. There’s always more.
interview, job search, careers, communication, questions to ask at an interview, questions to ask an interviewer
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
The 12 Best Questions for Candidates to Ask During an Interview (According to Experts)
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Sarah Landrum
Guest Poster
“Do you have any questions for me?” This would be a simple “yes” or “no” in most scenarios, but when a potential employer asks it in an interview, it carries more weight.
online resources, apps, job hunt, online portfolio, digital profile
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Untapped Resources to Help You Enrich Your Online Portfolio
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Mike Hanski

The zero hour has come: you are on the hunt for a job. Your resume is ready and looks awesome. So do your cover letter and references. Haven't you forgotten anything? Online portfolio, no less than awesome...
profile picture, photo, digital profile, professional, millennials, infographic
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Digital Profiles: A List of Must Haves
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Kelly Nguyen

Your digital profile is important, but ultimately it’s at risk of being just like everyone else’s. So how do you make it stand out? What can you add to your profile to make it more noticeable?
digital footprint, digital profile, online portfolio, online footprint, social media marketing,
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Digital Footprints and How To Leave Your Mark
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Caleb Buzzas
Branding Intern
Eugene
From the sites you visit, to the links you click, somebody somewhere is recording information about you. This information is called your digital footprint. It’s an online trail similar to walking in sand, anywhere you go leaves a virtual footprint.
Social media, online portfolio, digital footprint, soft skills
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Your social media can be your key to success
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Brendan Chen
Branding Intern
Riverside
People often think of social media sites as their own personal circle. However, according to Time’s magazine, 93% of recruiters and employers go on social media sites to learn more about their candidates’ personal lives.
Resume, work experience, internships, soft skills, hard skills, tech skills, sales jobs
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
How to Write a Fast and Efficient Resume
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Daisha Paringit

There comes a time in adulthood where you are faced with getting a job...
resume, professional experience, projects, networking, communication skills,  social media
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Key Factors on Landing a Job Post-Graduation
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Bryan Tran

You are finally done with school and are ready for the real world. Or… are you?
listening skills, resume building, social media marketing, networking, body language
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
How to Stand Out With Limited Experience
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Nikolaus Witowski
Branding Intern
Santa Barbara
At some point in our lives we will hear the words “what are your qualifications for this job” during an interview and how you answer this question will be a large deciding factor as to whether you will land the job.
Dream job, dream internship, first job, first internship, finding a job, career advancement
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Don’t Look for Your Dream Job. Look for Your First Job.
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Sam Davidson

My first job wasn’t my dream job. This is something I remind college students of constantly, especially when they ask me after a talk how they can turn their passion into their profession.
Dressing for work, work attire, first impressions, interview, soft skills, body language
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Dress for Success: How to Nail the First Impression During an Interview
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Anna Martirosyan

So how do you show them - without even saying a word - that you belong there? Whether we like it or not, what we wear makes a difference.
Getting rejected from a job, Staying motivated, productivity, internship, job, bouncing back
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
So, You Didn’t Get the Job. 10 Motivating Tips to Help You Bounce Back
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Gisel Malek
Content Marketer
After all the interviews, showing up in uncomfortable clothing and days spent wondering how well you actually answered some of those questions, you get the news...and they decided to go with someone else!
Getting rejected from a job, Staying motivated, productivity, internship, job, bouncing back
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Rejection is Part of the Game
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Randy Han

Let’s be honest, the worst part about the job hunt is getting rejected. So the real question now is about how to stay motivated after getting rejected.
Dream Job, Linkedin, Digital Profile, Online Profile, Connections, Skills
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
5 Ways LinkedIn is Failing to Help you Land your Dream Job
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Gisel Malek
Content Marketer
It’s not very often people think about the ways in which LinkedIn doesn’t help with landing you that job. Here are 5 ways we think LinkedIn is failing when it comes to what matters most - results.
Internship, Startup culture, Resume, Personal Branding, Mentorship
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
How I Landed An Internship (At 500 Startups!)
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Tim Elkana

About a week ago, 500 Startups offered me an internship at their accelerator in Mountain View. 500 freakin’ Startups...The best way to set yourself apart is to venture where no one else goes. Do your research and don’t give up.
Job Application, Interview Follow-up, Interview, Networking
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
42 Ways to Make Your Job Application Stand Out
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Gina Apperson

In a world full of job hunters and piles of resumes, you may be wondering how you can stand out among the crowd.
Dealing with Rejection, Interview Follow-up, Job Interview, Professionalism
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
What Happens When You Don't Land the Job?
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
Getting rejected can always be a struggle, but look on the bright side, there are tons of jobs just waiting to be applied for.
Job Interview, Interview Follow-up, Email Ettiquette, Professionalism, Networking
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
7 Ways to Secure a Job After the Interview
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
In today’s market, finding a job can be tough. Many candidates applying for the same jobs will ace the interview (just like you!) and this makes the hiring process very difficult. But have no fear
Job Interview, Follow Up, Thank You Note, Professionalism, Email Etiquette
JOB HUNT 14 December 2016
Tuesday Tip: The Interview Follow-up
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Hannah Son
Content Writer
Redondo Beach
Good work! You have successfully finished your interview…but your work isn’t done yet, the job interview is only the beginning.