How To Stay Organized During Your Job Search

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It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed in the job-search process. After a while, all the applications, deadlines, and contact information can start to blend together. Staying organized is crucial to ensuring you get the most out of the process.  Here are a few tips to help you stay organized during your job search. Set… Read more »

Colorado Unemployment Rate Hits Major Low

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There is more good news out of Denver. On the heels of being named one of the best cities in the country for business, comes the recent announcement that Colorado’s unemployment has hit a major low. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado recently added 2,200 new jobs, with its unemployment rate… Read more »

How To Get Employers to Notice You

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With so many people competing for jobs these days, it can sometimes seem impossible to stand out from the pack.  However, there are many things you do that can help you get noticed by employers. Here are a few great examples. Get online. In this day and age, there may be no better place to… Read more »

Denver: Top Place for Business and Careers

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When it comes to working or operating a business, there is no better place than Denver. Recently, Forbes named Denver the 6th best place in the country for business and careers. It was the second largest city in the top ten. The list surveyed the country’s 200 largest metropolitan areas, and looked at numerous factors,… Read more »

Why Didn’t I get the Job?

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Hearing no is never easy.  Not getting a job you wanted can be difficult to take, particularly if you felt a real a connection with a company or thought you had a really great interview. It is important to see the rejection not as a defeat, but as an opportunity. This means understanding what went… Read more »

Use Your Smartphone to Land a Job

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Your smartphone is a mini computer that you carry around.  You may even feel incomplete without it.  However, smartphones are not just about Candy Crush and Flappy Bird (if you are lucky enough to have it loaded).  You can use your smartphone to land a new job. Here are five ways to use your Android,… Read more »

Use Personal Branding to Land Your Dream Job

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Want a better job? So does everyone else! Use your personal brand to stand out. Let’s face it, the job market is tough out there. ERE.net, a leading online group for recruiters and HR professionals, recently reported that the average corporate job opening receives 250 resumes. From those 250 resumes, typically only 4-6 people will… Read more »

Is Your Résumé Recruiter Ready?

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Can you send me a copy of your résumé?  Employed or unemployed… if you have received a call/email right out of the blue from a recruiter, you want to explore any/all possible career opportunities. What do you do if your résumé is so old it doesn’t even include your current job (or the one before… Read more »

Colorado Politics: Denver Leaders Pushing For Job Growth

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Denver is growing!  It is not only Denver that is primed for growth, but all of the municipalities that make up the Denver metropolitan area.  In January of this year, local mayors met up and decided on some key areas they planned to focus on in 2013. These ranged from economic development initiatives that can… Read more »

Being Unforgettable to Employer

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If you’re like most job seekers, you follow a set routine when looking for a new job.  You network and check online job postings.  When you locate a job that you are interested in, you write a targeted cover letter and enclose it with your résumé.  You then research the company and practice for the… Read more »