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Finding a job is a life-changing moment. However, getting to that point involves a lot of hard work and planning for a job seeker. As a comprehensive search engine for jobs, Indeed has helped millions of people find their dream job. Learn how to make the most the job search process with help from the experts at Indeed.

The Cover Letter Comeback: Using Disruptive Cover Letters to Find Hidden Talent

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These days, finding the right candidate for an open job can feel next to impossible, especially when your hiring managers are asking for “purple squirrels” — aka impossible sets of candidate criteria. 

Do you ever feel like you’re being asked to find a bilingual brain surgeon who will work for  $10/hour? Impossible, right? If so, you’re not alone. 

So what …

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What the Jobs Boom Means for Tech, Working Moms and New Grads

How does the jobs boom affect jobseekers?

The most recent job numbers are in, and there’s no doubt about it: the market is booming. Despite a slight slowdown, there are still more job openings than unemployed workers, with 7.4 million open jobs signaling strong employer demand.

But what else is happening behind the headlines? Today’s market brings new opportunities for different groups of job seekers, such …

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REPORT: Best Cities for Jobseekers 2019

The best cities for jobseekers in 2019

Choosing where to live and work is a complex decision. Personal preferences are certainly important, such as warm or cold weather, coastal living versus inland and proximity to friends and family.

But there are some considerations, shared by many of us, that can make certain areas seem more desirable than others. Based on these criteria, we dug into Indeed’s job-search …

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