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What Candidates Want: Job Search Trends 2021

Time to read: 4 min

Job Search Trends 2021 Summary:
– US job listings up 29 percent from February 2020 to June 2021
– A candidate-driven market brought about with the success of business on the line as the economy opens back up.
– Job seekers understand their demand and worth.
– Remote work and diversity, equity, and inclusion are top priorities in their job search.

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7 Portfolio Website Tips for a Standout First Impression

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Portfolio Website Tips Summary:
– A viewer’s first impression of your portfolio is important as it only takes 50 microseconds for a website visitor to register a visual appeal.
– Highlighting top-tier brand projects and self-initiated work in a portfolio displays versatility and passion for the craft.
– A portfolio should utilize concise copy, interactive features, and demonstrate the designer’s creative process.

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The 12 High-Paying Top Tech Jobs in 2021: Data Expands, Development Prevails

Time to read: 7 minutes

Top Tech Jobs 2021 Summary:
– The tech industry is one of the most promising industries of work with constant growth and innovation.
– Each position within the lifecycle of a digital product has a place on the list.
– Outside of digital products, top tech jobs are becoming more and more in-demand to encompass data and database management.

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Resources To Help Sharpen Your Graphic Design Skills

Time to read: 4 min

Sharpen Your Graphic Design Skills Summary:
– Graphic design is a frequently evolving industry that requires constant adapting.
– As a graphic designer, there are key graphic design skills you need to be successful: typography, color, layout, branding, and web design.
– This list of resources includes interactive games, infographics, stock photo sites, and more.

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7 Tips To Ace Your Virtual Job Interview

Time to Read: 5 minutes

Acing Your Next Virtual Job Interview Summary:
– How to put your best professional foot forward via the computer screen.
– Checklist of what to do to prepare for a virtual job interview aside from researching the company and practicing interview questions.
– Treat virtual interviews the same as in-person interviews.

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68 Questions to Ask In an Interview

Time to read: 6 minutes

Summary of Questions to Ask In an Interview:
– Just as much as the company is interviewing you for the position, you are vetting the company, as well. Come prepared to get the answers you seek.
– Ask questions pertaining to the position, company, company culture, the team, and next steps.

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Tried and True Creative Resume Tips to Get Hired

Time to read: 5 minute read

Creative Resume Tips Summary:
– A resume as a creative professional is another way to showcase your eye for design, even though it is highly recommended to create in Microsoft Word.
– If your resume is poorly formatted or missing key elements, employers may skip over you, or worse, you will be overlooked by the ATS.
– There are many simple creative resume tips to follow to ensure you feel confident applying to jobs and walking into interviews.

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LinkedIn Job Search Tips to Gain Hiring Manager and Recruiter Attention

Time to read: 6 minutes

LinkedIn Job Search Tips Summary:
– LinkedIn is the top professional social networking platform with 610 million members.
– There is more to LinkedIn for job seekers than crafting posts and applying to jobs.
– Balanced persistence is key in today’s job search. Additional tried and true job search tips to apply.

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Career Housekeeping to Lift Your Spirits During Quarantine

Time to read: 5 minutes

Career Housekeeping to Lift Your Spirits Summary
– Combatting the uncertainty and negativity that comes with news of business closures, layoffs, and prolonged social distancing.
– Tips on how to use this time to update your materials and the effects of updating job search materials can have on your mental health, mood, and confidence.

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Recession-Proof Industries for Your Job Search

Time to Read: 5 minutes

Summary of Recession-Proof Industries for Your Job Search
– Has COVID-19 started a global recession?
– Recessions are a general decline in economic activity. With that comes a domino effect on employment, spending, and business practices.
– While a recession is among us and businesses are remote due to the virus, candidates should still be job searching and looking for positions in recession-proof industries before the decline really takes hold and affects recruitment.

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