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LinkedIn Profile Checklist

Are you maximizing the potential of your LinkedIn profile? As a job seeker, LinkedIn is a powerful tool to find opportunities and be contacted for roles. Employers and recruiters will be seeking you out through the platform based on how you have optimized your presence. Check out this LinkedIn profile checklist to get the most out…

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Agricultural Career Options

Deciding on a career path to pursue is not an easy task. Luckily, the agriculture industry provides a plethora of agricultural career options to choose from, meaning you will most likely find something that fits your wants and goals. Start by looking at the different sectors of the agriculture industry. These include Ag Mechanics, Ag…

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Follow-up Email

You applied for the job role, you landed the interview, and it went great! The process isn’t over yet while you wait for a response from the employer regarding whether you got the role. A follow-up email can make the difference between whether or not you are considered for the position. Sometimes, an employer needs…

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Stand out to Recruiters

Are you searching for a new job role? Recruiters are seeking you as well! You can use the following tips to learn how to stand out to recruiters which will simplify and accelerate the process of finding your next role. You never know who may have the right role waiting for you! The biggest hurdle…

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Resume Skills

When it comes to resume skills, soft skills are out, hard skills are in! Soft skills are not nearly as compelling and advantageous as hard skills in the eyes of today’s hiring managers. When a hiring manager is reading your resume they are looking to see if you have the technical skills to get the…

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Resume Hack: Word Cloud

It’s time for you to use this resume hack! No more questioning whether you’re presenting yourself as a good fit for a position. For this hack, all you need is the job description for the position you’re applying for and your resume. Visit a word cloud website and enter the entire job description to see…

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How to Best Utilize CalAgJobs as a Candidate

Today we would like to share how to best utilize CalAgJobs as a candidate. There are a variety of resources available from CalAgJobs to you as a candidate that we recommend utilizing to improve your job search and career journey. First we recommend creating a candidate account. This will be used to log-in to the…

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Virtual Interviews

Virtual interviews are more common now than ever. The CalAgJobs team works remotely, therefore we have some tips for you about virtual interviews. Test your camera and microphone on the application you will be using prior to the interview. For example, if you’re using Zoom you should download and test the application to see if…

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Interview Execution Tips

You can simplify interviews by breaking the process down into preparation, execution, and follow-up. We previously shared how to prepare for an interview here. Now we will focus on some tips for interview execution. Speak with a confident and audible voice and enunciate your words fully. Talk a comfortable pace, you don’t need to rush…

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Resume Tips: Title

Did you know that when you send your resume to an employer or job board they can see the title of the file? Make sure when you send in your resume, you title it correctly. Avoid using titles such as “resume #1” or “resume for (insert company)”. Instead you want to put your name in…

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