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Employee Spotlight – Bryan Buck – Charleston Travel

Bryan says: After leaving a position with a cruise line, I was temporarily working in a coffee shop when I saw AAA’s job posting for a travel agent. Having majored in hotel management and having worked in hotels and a...

Employee Spotlight – Travel Sales – Charlotte, NC

Kelli E. Sandel – Inside Sales Agent says: I’ve been with AAA Carolinas a little over two years. I initially applied because I wanted a steady job and I love traveling, so working with travel seemed like it would be...

Best Time to Email Your Resume

​There's not an exact science to scoring an interview but you can increase the odds by sending your resume at the optimal time. According to a study​, almost 24% of emails are opened within the first hour of being received....

Best Job for Your Personality Type

​Your personality type can play a role in determining which career you'll be happy with. You can't change who you are, but you can find a career that suits your nature. Are you a practical supervisor or an adaptable technician...

Facebook For Your Job Search

​Do you use Facebook as part of your job search strategy? Link Humans​ recently conducted a survey to see how people use Facebook when looking for a job. The results tell us that people definitely use Facebook to get...

HOW TO: Ace a Job Fair

Job fairs are a great way to learn about new job opportunities but they can be overwhelming if you're not prepared. Pay attention to the tips from Careerealism below to ace your next job fair: ​Practice your elevator speech -...

Holiday Networking

Holiday parties can be more than just old relatives and eggnog. These social gatherings can be used as an opportunity to network and, if done smartly, could be used to land your next job. Think about all the people...

How Blogging Could Help Your Job Search

Choosing to start a blog could be a good way to showcase your work as a professional. As the demand to be visible to employers grows, it isn't always enough to simply have social media profiles. If you want...

HOW TO: Blog for a Job

Job hunters can set themselves apart from other candidates by establishing themselves as a subject-matter expert. How do you do this? Getting published in a trade publication or mainstream media is challenging, but there's one publishing platform that is...

HOW TO: Plan Your Day As a Job Seeker

As a job seeker, what's the best way to plan out your day?​ According to a recent poll by Climber.com, the job seeker’s day is divided like this: Searching For Positions Online – 29.94% Applying To Positions – 27.28% Networking – 24.11% Researching...

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