Category Archives: Job Search Advice

The Intern Inside Scoop: Emerge & Shoe Revolt

No matter where you fall on the debate as to whether or not unpaid internships take advantage of young people and students, it can’t be denied that internships, paid and unpaid alike, can help propel your career. To read more … Continue reading

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers

1.   Just Do It Filling out job applications is not fun.  I could think of a million other things I would rather be doing.  On top of that, there is a lot of pressure involved.  I don’t know about you … Continue reading

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College Applications: 1, Job Applications: 0

[source] As I was standing in line recently for concert tickets, the guy in front of me was tutoring a high school senior.  He was helping her with her college application.  And I got to thinking about how much time, … Continue reading

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Mind The Gap: How to fill empty space in your resume

[source] Times are tough.  Unemployment is high.  Jobs can be hard to come by.  As a result, there are a large number of people that have gaps in their resumes ranging from a few months to a couple of years. … Continue reading

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Stand Out In The Crowd: The cover letter

[source] Cover Letters. How many of you felt a wave of dread come over you as you read those words? They’re time consuming.  I have been known to call them the bane of my existence. But, cover letters can also … Continue reading

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How To Have Klout When Searching for a Job

Clout [klout] noun pull; strong influence; muscle, especially political power Everything you put online becomes part of your online resume.  Monitoring your brand and the information you are putting out is important.  Klout can help you make sure you are creating the right brand to … Continue reading

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How To Stand Out When Applying for a Job That Gives Back

With unemployment over 9%, competition for a job is stiff.  You have to make your application stand out from the rest of the stack.  If you’re looking for a job in social enterprise or CSR, a job that gives back, … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Fight Burning Out

Any time you are working on something day in and day out there’s the possibility of burning out.  Job searching is no different.  Especially in this economy when landing a job can take months, it’s easy to burn out and … Continue reading

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The Intern Inside Scoop: Falling Whistles

We’re starting a new series, The Intern Inside Scoop.  What better way to kick off the series than to start with a former intern turned staff member at Falling Whistles? Falling Whistles just so happens to be hiring interns, so … Continue reading

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5 Ps To Keep In Mind When Applying To Social Enterprise + CSR Jobs

[Source] There are 5 Ps you need to keep in mind when searching for a job that gives back: Profit, People, Planet, Passion and Personality. If you’re looking for a job in corporate social responsibility/sustainability or social enterprise, a job … Continue reading

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