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Jennifer Hill On New Jobs In 2014: Stop Hoping, Start Hunting

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Jennifer Hill from JHill's Staffing Services has literally written the book on how to land a new job for the new year.

"Stop Hoping, Stop Hunting" has tips on what to do and more importantly what not to do when going for that gig. Social media traps, the importance of a phone call just a couple of things you need to know before sending out that resume.

Jennifer shared some of those tips with Bob and Araksya and even told horror stories about how some of her clients blew their chance at employment.

Advice On Social Media:

  • Beware of posting political content, inappropriate behaviors, or illegal substances.
  • Having an inappropriate profile picture.
  • Thinking a profile, profile pictures and or a profile's content is private when it's not!

Job & Career Killers:

  • You're hard to reach by phone and only respond by e-mail or text.
  • You lie on your resume, on your application, or during your interview.    
  • You yell, scream, or cuss at your recruiter or company representative.

‘Stop Hoping, Start Hunting' is out now.

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