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Looking for a job in 2016? Try volunteering!

The Hiring Process The Local Job Market Job Training

"I keep hearing that volunteering and internships are great ways to find a new job. But as you may have noticed, those options don’t pay. Why should I work for free? I need a job!"

The Best Job Search Advice I Have Received

Ask the Employer Job Search Inspiration

We asked employers to share the most memorable job search advice they have received. Check out what they had to say!

Should I wait until January to look for a job?

The Local Job Market

It’s December, and everyone says that companies don’t hire around the holidays. Should I keep looking, or just wait till January?

Fired from your last job?

Ask the Employer

“I was fired from my most recent job. How should I handle this as I apply for a new position?”

To Whom It May Concern?

The Hiring Process

"I keep hearing that you should address your cover letter to the hiring manager, not just 'Human Resources' or 'To Whom It May Concern.' But it’s hard to find that name!"

Personal Branding in Job Search - What Local Employers Have to Say

Personal Branding in Job Search - What Local Employers Have to Say

The Hiring Process Social Media in Job Search Ask the Employer

"Someone recently advised me that successful job seekers have a strong personal brand. What are a few things I can do to build and/or promote my personal brand?"

The Best Way to Prepare for a Job Interview

Interviewing Strategies Ask the Employer

The LinkedIn Coach

Social Media in Job Search

"I heard there is a new service at FCWS called The LinkedIn Coach. What’s that about?"

What's an elevator pitch? Should I have one?

The Hiring Process Interviewing Strategies Ask the Employer

Not sure how to sell yourself? Just the facts will do!

The Hiring Process Interviewing Strategies Job Search Inspiration

"I know I need to tell the interviewer all the great things I can do for the company. But I’ve always been told never to brag on myself. What do I do?"

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