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Are you a job-seeker looking for a suitable job in your preferred field? View various tips and job opportunities here to help you find the job of your dreams.

Awesome Google Tips and Tricks Hacks from Job-Hunt!

Susan Joyce loves to share ideas on how to optimize LinkedIn… she has a really good article on her site, Job-Hunt: That post is really a reference page… don’t try to consume it all at once, but it would be good to bookmark it and come back to it. Thanks Susan!

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New Icons for JibberJobber!

We have been working on a massive project that touched almost every page in JibberJobber… I know we missed a few, but we got most of them! I’m talking about the icons… which were perhaps 8 to 11 years old. We’ve updated almost all of them.  Remember, you should be able to mouse over every […]

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How To Start Over In JibberJobber (bulk delete, delete by import)

Recently I’ve gotten a few emails asking how to delete all of your records and just start over. This might be because you did a job search five years ago and you just want a clean slate (there’s value in keeping the records from five years ago), or because you did an import from LinkedIn […]

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Report: Why Privacy Matters to Job Seekers

We should all know by now that oversharing on social media comes with risks—and you don’t need to go as far as the guy who posted video of himself licking taco shells at the restaurant where he worked. (Yes, he was fired). Oversharing can also get you arrested.

Even so, these days people overshare so much that commentators regularly …

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Eric Shannon on Job Search Strategies and Tactics

You probably haven’t heard of Eric Shannon. He’s a super cool guy, and really smart. He’s also been in the job board space for 20 years. Isn’t that crazy? I’ve had a few calls and emails with him over the years, and I respect everything he’s shared with me.  So now it’s my turn to share […]

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New Thoughts on Job Boards for 2018

Job boards. Should you use them? Do you use them but feel guilty? If you pay attention to career experts, they say to not waste time on job boards. But as a job seeker, this is where it feels most comfortable.  There’s a disparity somewhere… and a conflict. I’ve been “down” on job boards sometimes, […]

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I Believe in Cover Letters

Over the years I’ve heard, and written, about cover letters. The big question is should you really spend time on them? YES, absolutely, is my answer. When I’ve been a hiring manager I’ve read every cover letter I got. First, I skimmed it. If the resume showed the person was competent and could do the […]

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A Few More Days Until No More Excuses

Today is December 29th. Sunday is New Years Eve, then Monday is a real holiday.  And that, my friends, marks the end of the “holiday season” that too many job seekers take off. I hope that you had interviews (which I know have happened over the last few weeks), and that you’ve worked on your […]

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The Shift In Your Marketing Message #JobSearch

As a hiring manager I look for two very important things. It is your job to communicate the right message for both of these, but not necessarily at the same time. The first thing I need to know is that you are technically competent for the job. Whether you are a mechanic or a programmer […]

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Announcing the Daily Activity Report

This is a powerful report to help you see what you have done (and give you reminders for what you need to do). This is a powerful report! You can find it under Reports, then Daily Activity Report. Check out this two minute video to see why this will be one of your favorite reports:

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