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The 4 Most-Asked Questions About LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most popular job search tools in use today. Many people who are on LinkedIn know the basics about completing their profile, but are often left with questions about how to make the best use of this social media platform. Below are the top four questions that Schofield Strategies receives regarding […]

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After the Interview Quick Tips

Wondering what to do after an interview? These after the interview quick tips will help you!   Write a Thank You Note: For a sample, click here.   Follow-Up With Your References: Immediately contact anyone who you had provided to the company as a reference. Let them know about your interview and how it went […]

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Interview Thank You Notes

When you are one of many candidates being considered, what you do after the interview can set you apart significantly and increase your chances of being offered the job. Here are some tips for writing your interview thank you notes. The first thing to do is to send a follow-up note. The etiquette for thank […]

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Quick Interview Tips to Put Your Best Foot Forward!

 Think of this as your interview preparation cheat sheet!!   Be polite and courteous to every person you interact with at the company. Even the receptionist may be asked how you treated her. A little courtesy goes a long way. Obtain contact information and proper spelling of the person’s name for anyone who interviews you. […]

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How to Prepare for an Interview on Interview Day!

Did you miss the previous post on how to prepare for an interview? If so, check it out here. This post focuses on how to prepare for an interview on interview day, including dressing for success and what you should bring to your interview. Please leave us a note below if you have any questions! Dressing […]

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How to Prepare for an Interview

This post touches on how to prepare for an interview. The next post will focus on things to do “day of” to prepare, including dressing for success and what you should bring, so make sure to check back! Research the company: This will help you get an idea of the company culture, and may give you […]

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Working With a Certified Resume Writer

  When you make the decision to work with a certified resume writer, you’re not only investing your time and money, but you’re also entrusting the writer to articulate your personal brand and shape how you’ll position yourself in your job search. Listed below are several tips to help ensure you have a successful collaboration […]

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Getting Around the ATS

An ATS can be a real barrier when pursuing a position. Even if you are qualified, if your resume is not “read” right by the ATS, you won’t be considered unless you can reach the hiring manager directly. Did you miss our previous posts on applicant tracking systems (ATS)? If so, start here. Although ATS’ […]

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