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OWLS 2 WORK BLOG

Follow the Owls 2 Work Blog as we provide insight and tips to help you explore, plan and develop your career!

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Holiday Job Search Tips

As the holiday season quickly approaches, you might be considering taking a break from your job search. However, this could be a mistake! Despite popular belief, hiring does not come to a halt over the holidays. In fact, many organizations seek to fill job openings by the end of the year that has already been allotted for the current year’s budget, while other organizations are planning ahead and eager to have new employees on board as soon as the new year begins. Keep reading to discover tips and strategies to assist your holiday job search.

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6 Characteristics of Resumes That Get Results

There has been much written on resumes and what is needed to have an effective one. There are six basic characteristics of resumes that get results. Results include securing interviews, informational sessions invite to visit an organization, lunch meetings, or any kind of direct contact with a prospective employer. Let’s review the 6 characteristics.

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7 Ways to Gain Experience

A common question from students and graduates transitioning to a new career is how to obtain to a new position in their field when the opportunities they are finding often require 2-3 years of experience. This can be a very frustrating conundrum indeed. However, don’t despair! Review these tips to secure a position in your chosen career.

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