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Need a Job? Make Sure You're Networking the Right Way

July 28th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

You’ve heard the theory: the more people you ask about job openings, the more likely it is that you’ll eventually stumble into an open position. So you reach out to everyone you know and get referred beyond this circle. But this kind of networking won’t get you much job search traction. Your More

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A Strong Resume Starts with a Summary Statement

July 27th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Are you feeling stuck in your current position? It’s time to reposition your resume so you can find the job you want. Whether you’re an accountant who wants to go into sales or an operations manager who dreams of being a personal trainer, you face the same challenge: convincing people that, More

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Upcoming Vacation? The Ultimate Checklist to Prep Your Job So You can Truly Unplug

July 22nd, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Does pulling long hours at work have you dreaming of escaping it all and finally taking a well-deserved vacation? You're not alone. However, millions of U.S. workers skip vacation days every year. Often it's simply more work to prepare for and recover from an absence than to actually take the time More

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Eye-Opening Facts You Must Know About Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

July 21st, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Job hunters and applicant tracking systems are like vinegar and oil. The two can feel like they're almost impossible to mix together. However, with a bit of vigorous shaking, that vinegar and oil can become a nice salad dressing. To shake up a stalled job search, it's time to stop believing an More

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How to Present the Perfect Amount of Ambition in Job Interviews

July 15th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

It's important to have the ideal amount of confidence when job hunting and interviewing. If you can show you believe in yourself, and you have passion and skills to boot, you're sure to capture the attention of the hiring managers. However, just like the delicate tasting notes must mix well to More

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Ace Video Interviews With This Expert Advice

July 18th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

For years Goldman Sachs visited elite schools like Harvard and Yale to interview promising undergraduates in person. This year the financial behemoth changed it's recruiting methodology dramatically. Rather than offering campus visits, the company is opting to use a prerecorded-video platform More

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Is Resume Keyword Stuffing Killing Your Hiring Potential?

July 14th, 2016 by Jenni Tandet

Keywords are an essential component of creating a great resume. Using them strategically throughout the copy is sure to help your resume rise to the top of the pile and impress the recruiter. However, many people take it too far. Keyword stuffing is a common pitfall for job hunters who often More

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5 Tips for Gaining Your Family's Support Before Starting a Job Search

July 13th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

When you're a ship captain, there are a lot of things you must do before you embark on the open sea. Besides preparing the ship and stockpiling supplies, you need a crew that will support you through anything that happens during the voyage. Whether you're facing tepid waters or terrifying storms, More

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