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Tips for Networking Beyond the Job Application

By Ann Eastham
Contributor, Career Services

When you’re a job seeker, the biggest frustration is by far the process of applying for jobs online and never knowing if your application is even reviewed. It can feel like your resume is just in outer space. You’re not alone in feeling this way; so many people do. You may wonder why someone else was hired when you may have been equally, if not more so, qualified.  It’s probably because they are taking full advantage of networking opportunities.

What Your Look Says About Your Brand

By Heather R. Huhman, Business2Community.com Special to Online Career Tips Throughout our professional lives, we’re constantly reminded about the importance of nonverbal communication. It makes up around 90 percent of all communication, meaning it’s essential to pay attention to it. The way you look and act, even before words come out of your mouth, is a huge part of your personal brand. How you dress and how you act say a lot about you as a professional.