Job Interviews: How to Deal with Rejection

Job Interviews: How to Deal with Rejection

by Grace Clark

Getting rejected from a job never gets easy. No matter how long you’ve been in the work force, being passed over for a position always comes as a huge disappointment. The fact of the matter is that interviews are tough and the market is competitive. You may be extremely qualified, but more than likely there will always be a candidate more qualified than you. Continue reading “Job Interviews: How to Deal with Rejection”

Prepping Your Social Media Presence for Successful Job Searching

JohnA lot goes into looking for a job: crafting a perfect resume, scouring job boards, reaching out to old colleagues and professors, attending community networking events, just to name a few.

But you also need to Google yourself—because potential employers sure are.

A study conducted by Career Builder found that:

  • 57% of employers are less likely to interview a candidate they can’t find online
  • 54% have not hired a candidate based on their social media profiles
  • 70% use social media to screen candidates

Cultivating a professional online presence is crucial to successfully snagging the perfect job opportunity. College toga party pictures, drunk tweets, political rants, badmouthing former employers, and insensitive jokes that we thought nothing of at the time can now put a job offer in jeopardy.

Here are some strategies to clean up your digital presence as you prepare to seek out your next job opportunity:

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