Happy Thanksgiving from StartWire!

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November 25th, 2015

With Thanksgiving approaching and heralding the holiday season, many job seekers grow discouraged and put their search on hold until the New Year. It makes sense at first–with people getting ready for the holidays, job seekers conclude that it’s nigh impossible to get in front of a hiring manager. What if instead of putting your […]

A Salute From StartWire!

November 11th, 2015

StartWire thanks our veterans for their service! Whether you’ve recently been discharged or last served years ago, looking for employment as a veteran is different than as a civilian. Companies are taking notice of the unique skills and battle-tested talent of veterans, and many seek to recruit our nation’s protectors after their service is done. […]

Rethinking Outplacement: StartWire’s New Free Service Helps Displaced Employees Find Jobs 30% Faster

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November 10th, 2015

Traditional outplacement services, by which companies help their laid-off employees find new roles, simply don’t work. They are often expensive, meaning employers can’t always support each of their transitioning employees, and they offer mixed results. Moreover, many of today’s outplacement solutions are outdated, neglecting to capitalize on the new channels and technologies that can help […]

How to Start Hearing Back

Job Search Videos
September 7th, 2015

If you’re like most job seekers, as soon as you hit the apply button on a job, your brain is flooded with questions. “Did they get my resume?” “Where do I stand?” “Am I still in the running?” Welcome to the Application Black Hole. The bane of online job search. Happily, StartWire can help. We […]

Why upload your resume?

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August 3rd, 2015

The team at StartWire has been in then recruiting and job search space for decades….literally decades. And there is nothing we love more than giving folks who join our Job Search community some insider knowledge to help you find a job faster. Here’s one of those secrets: Recruiters search resume databases looking for candidates…everyday. Sometimes […]

StartWire Launches Job Search Video Series

July 25th, 2015

Wondering where we have been? At StartWire we have been hard at work bringing you the tools you need for a successful job search and to get hired fast. While we have the blog, we wanted to offer our job seekers something more. We wanted to give everyone the knowledge of what is happening behind […]

The Salary Question During an Interview

January 7th, 2015

Q: How do I answer when I’m asked about my salary preferences? A: This question is tricky because answer too high and you’ll seem too expensive of a candidate. Answer too low and you’re effectively selling yourself short. Before you go into any interview, whether it be through phone or in person, make sure you […]

The Strategic Value of Organizing Your Job Search

November 3rd, 2014

If you find it hard to keep track of your job search progress and history, consider using a site dedicated to job search organization. Doing so allows you to keep your job search information all in one place. If you don’t like the idea of extra work, the good news is that these sites do […]

5 Tips to Get Ahead on Your Job Search

October 30th, 2014

With Daylight Saving Time ending this Sunday, don’t forget that your clocks are turning an hour back! Yes, I know what you’re thinking. What that means to many of us is… an extra hour of sleep! What are you going to do with this extra hour? If you’re in the midst of a job search […]

5 Inspirational Stories of Career Changes

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March 19th, 2014

The most exciting and honestly, scary part of a career is not knowing where it can take you. We all start off our careers having a sense of certain interests we hold and fields we’d consider going into, but availability of opportunities, who we meet, how we connect to employers within the companies, and an […]