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By EmployDiversity ✔ Update your resume When applying for a new job, update your resume, cover letter and professional networking information. Add your latest work history and any new skills you acquired. Updating this information will give hiring managers a complete idea of your most recent experience Things to keep in mind when updating your resume and cover letter:   Customize your cover letter for each application...
BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY   After grinding through years of university or college and endless hours of homework, it’s time for all that hard work to pay off! Your first job after graduation is your ticket to professional success and paying off those student loans. When you’re graduating along with thousands of other students, getting a job can be tough. Don’t be discouraged though – we have some key tips to get...
BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY  With graduation fast approaching the race is on to get your first job. A handful of students will have their jobs already lined up from a past internship, but most students will be fiercely competing for the same opportunities. The good news is that there are four important things that you can do now to help you win that job! 1) FIGURE OUT WHERE YOU WANT TO BE If you love the big city and want to work in...
BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY   If you’re looking for a new job you probably know the importance of having a great resume, cover letter, and in-person presence. But what about your social media presence? Most employers will do their homework and will dive deep into your social media profiles as a way to get to know you. They may also be looking for red flags, or reasons not to hire you. As a professional networking and career site,...
BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY  If you’re in your late teens or early twenties, you probably spend many hours each week on social media. You’ve probably used it to connect with friends, read news, and shop. Have you ever thought about using social media in your job search?   As a new grad, don’t forget to include social media as a part of your job search strategy. Social media is a great tool for making connections...
BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY After investing many hours on your application and interviews for your dream job, hearing ‘no’ can be frustrating and demotivating. Regardless of your qualifications and preparation, sometimes you won’t be selected for the job. As difficult as it is, rejection can be beneficial if you take the time to learn from it. Once you’ve regrouped your morale, here are some things you can do to bounce back...
Open interviews with a conversation that focuses on the interviewer to become a memorable job candidate BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY A true (short) story about a diverse professional’s interview ... After the standard interview greetings (“Hello,” “How are you?” “Thank you for taking the time to meet with me,”), the job seeker opened the interview with a simple statement, “I’ve been reading...
 By EmployDiversity Automated recruitment tools have made life more efficient for employers, but have created more obstacles for job seekers looking for face-to-face interviews In 2003, William Gibson, author of the seminal science fiction book “Neuromancer” wrote, “The Future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed.” Fast-forward to the 2020’s and corporations are adopting...