Would Employers Hire Your Facebook Persona?

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It’s no secret these days that many, if not most, employers take to social media to check out potential job candidates.  In some cases, employers may just be looking for red flags or something egregious that stands out that may eliminate the candidate from consideration for an interview. In other cases, though, employers may use… Read more »

Should All Job Seekers Have a Personal Website?

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It’s no secret that building an online presence these days is a great way to get a leg up in your job search, particularly if you have a personal website.  It turns out, having a personal website may not just be a good idea, it may be necessary.  It may be as important if not… Read more »

What Your Interview Body Talk Says about You

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When preparing for interviews, many people spend hours going through sample questions and planning out what they are going to say. While this is important, it turns out that in interviews, what you say with your body may be just as, if not more, important than what you say with your words. Your body language… Read more »

Avoid These 6 Major Interview Blunders

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When it comes to landing a job, there is no step more important than the interview.  The interview is the place where a prospective employer can get a sense of what type of person you are, and whether or not you meet their needs. Having a good interview is essential if you want to land… Read more »

Do a Better Job Search – In Under 5 Minutes

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In today’s competitive job market, everybody is looking for a leg up.  The edge you are looking for may be easier to attain that you may think. In fact, it can be done in as little as 5 minutes. The secret? Reach out to someone who holds the job you are seeking and ask to speak about… Read more »

How to Prepare for 7 Most Common Job Interview Questions

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When it comes to interviews, preparation is key. Preparation starts with researching the company and the interviewers and learning everything you can about both. After that, the next step is to try to anticipate the kind of questions you will be asked and plan out how you will answer them. While every interview with involve… Read more »

5 Must-Know Trends for Job Seekers

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The job market is changing, and so too is the way people find jobs. The combination of technological and cultural shifts, along with economic conditions, has created some fundamental changes in the hiring process. From the ways job seekers find and communicate with potential employers, to the ways employers evaluate candidates, there is no doubt… Read more »

5 Things You Can Learn from a Difficult Boss

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The bad boss – we’ve all had them, or at least heard stories. Some bosses are overbearing, others fail to give credit, and still others are just ineffective managers. While dealing with a difficult boss is never easy, there are some good ways to approach. Along the way, you can learn some valuable lessons that… Read more »

Colorado Oil Estimates Sky Rocket (And So Will the Economy)

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There is more good news when it comes to the economy and job market in the Denver area. According to recent estimates, the Denver-Julesburg Basin may be capable of producing more than 4 billion barrels of crude oil. The number may be as high as 4.6 billion barrels, and is expected to only rise in… Read more »

5 Thing to Do After Accepting a New Job

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Congratulations, you’ve accepted a new job! It’s a huge, exciting moment. Celebrations are certainly in order. Once you have gotten over the initial excitement of saying, “Yes!” here a few things to do before starting the new position. Talk to your boss. As soon as your plans are finalized, you should make a point to… Read more »