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Sweet Dreams

Once upon a time, in a magical land called Vermont, a talented Texas Ex and her charming husband dreamed up a smart new storytelling platform for children with picky...

 
 

3 Ways to Showcase Your Skills in the Job Search

Ninety-three percent of employers say skills are more important than college majors in the hiring process, according to a recent Association of American Colleges...

 
 

How to Beat Job-Search Burnout

Job-hunting can be a long and arduous process. A 2012 AARP survey found that workers under age 55 take an average of 35 weeks to get hired, while those over age...

 
 

Personal Branding Done Right

The ubiquitous phrase “personal branding” prompts many an eyeroll—as the Onion recently parodied (“‘I Am a Brand,’ Pathetic Man...

 
 

Résumés Made to Order

Résumés are getting more creative than ever. One job-seeker made his résumé into an Amazon product—complete with customer reviews and “frustration-free...

 
 

5 Last-Minute Job Interview Tips

So your job interview is tomorrow, and panic is starting to set in. Don’t worry—it’s never too late to prepare! Here are five easy things you can do...

 
 

Four Tips for Stealthy Job-Searching on LinkedIn

I’ve worked for my company for 11 years, and I’m ready for something new. I recently set up a LinkedIn profile and am connected to my boss and others...

 
 

Have Diploma, Will Travel, Must Network

Dear Jen, Since graduating from UT in December, I’ve been struggling with the job search. I’ve applied for about 75 jobs, but haven’t landed a single...

 
 

The 10 Biggest Job-Search Mistakes

Recognizing and avoiding these common job-hunting pitfalls could mean the difference between a rejection and an offer, says Texas Exes Career Services Director...

 
 

LinkedWin

If you’re like most of us, you have a LinkedIn account and accept the occasional connection request—but not much else. Here’s how to really use the networking...

 
 
 
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