How To: Job Search Strategy

How to use Handshake filters to identify OPT/sponsored opportunities

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Are you an international student trying to find an internship or job in the United States? You will need to target your approach in order to maximize your time and find the right opportunities. 

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Effectively cold call a company

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In a just-in-time job search, widening your network is essential to secure a broader audience. Reaching out to someone you don’t know by phone, email or LinkedIn can feel intimidating. In the job or internship search this method is worth …

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What is the difference between a job board and a job search engine?

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As the job market rapidly shifts, a strong job search strategy includes a diverse set of resources in your strategy and the dedication to staying on top of them.

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Not all bad news: COVID-19 and what it means for hiring

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The market is shifting daily in response to COVID-19 and there will be implications across the globe.  The only thing we can be certain of is that the economic conditions will continue to change rapidly.  

As an emerging business professional, …

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When you should reach out to employers

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Contacting potential employers is an important job search activity that can help set you apart — but it needs careful consideration if it is to be a positive way to affirm you as a top candidate.  

You may be considering …

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Alternatives to a traditional internship

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The market is changing rapidly and hard decisions are being made by leaders and managers about how to manage headcount and costs in their organization, as well how to prepare for the opportunities that are on the other side of …

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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

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For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

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Understanding the market and who is currently hiring

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You may have seen the news about the newly released American jobs report: U.S. employers added 916,000 jobs in March, the best gain since August. With changes on the horizon as the economy begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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