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Career Advice Round-up for the week of Dec 28th, 2020

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Curated job search articles for the week of December 28th, 2020….

Use These 3 Tips to Ace a Virtual Interview

Job and life advice for young professionals. See more from Ascend here. When it comes to landing a new job, it’s important to stand out professionally. This has always been true, but social distancing and virtual meetings have made it more difficult than ever to make a positive impression.

Everything you need to prepare an elevator pitch during COVID-19 | News Break

When getting ready for a career fair or networking event, writing an elevator pitch is an essential part of the prep work. With these events now largely occurring online, knowing how to prepare a virtual elevator pitch is a skill that you need to succeed in today’s professional job market.

4 Examples of How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” in Interviews

In this article, I’m going to walk you through steps and examples of how to answer the “Tell me about yourself” interview question to impress employers and get more job offers. We’ll also cover the costly mistakes you NEED to avoid if you want to pass this question.

Social Media Screenings Gain in Popularity –

What you post on social media could have serious repercussions on your professional life. It could cost you your current job or future job opportunities. According to a 2018 CareerBuilder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process, and about 43% of employers use social media to check on current employees.

How to Keep a Good Record of Your Job Search Activities for Unemployment Benefits Purposes

Keeping good records of your job search activities when seeking a new job anytime, but especially if you are receiving unemployment benefits, cannot be overly emphasized. Your unemployment office will request verification of the job search activities that you have undertaken in searching for a job.

Chris Kidd

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