Looking for work can itself feel like a full-time job. Gone are the days when one only had to review the classified ads, call for an appointment or simply just drop by the hiring employer and speak to someone about the job (yes, this actually used to happen!). Today there are recruiters, job boards on
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You did it! You landed the interview for the job of your dreams! Okay, maybe it "just a job", but it was important enough for you to suit up and show up, right? So you clearly have some interest in getting it. Now that the interview is over, what's next? Do you follow up? How
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." So wrote William Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet. The meaning of the phrase is simple: If something we know had another name, it would still be what we know. But this isn't always true, is it? Take the word recruiters,
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Are you tired of submitting resume after resume to jobs that you find on Internet sites and hearing nothing? This job search method is known to be one of the least effective, and no matter how you slice it, will not be very productive in helping you land a job. You need to be more
Is your job search taking longer than you expected? Are you having difficulty getting hired? Is it possible that a simple change in a job search technique might help? In the slideshow below, learn some common job hunting mistakes to avoid in order to propel your job search to success.
If you do not yet see the value of career and job search networking, this article is not for you. If you do not like job search networking, that is poor excuse for avoiding the key to your future career success. Developing, strengthening, and sustaining professional network relationships is at the center of your growth - or
If you have ever looked for a job when job openings are scarce, you know how frustrating it can be. But there are still strategies that can be used to find a job even when it seems there are no job openings available. Learn how to get hired even when there are no job openings
People are currently filling the jobs you may have had in mind. They were smart to plan their job search last summer and got serious about it in the fall. They interviewed in November and December, and walked into their new offices this January. Make a job search your idea. Job searching takes planing, passion, and
2014 will be the Year of the Employee. As the economy recovers, more employees will move on to new and better opportunities. It may be the time for you to land a job you want. Job search distractions include stress and anger for the mid-career unemployed. But, it is time to move on. Make a plan,
Some call it networking, others say it’s whom you know. No matter how you slice it, it’s common in a job search to receive job leads, referrals, or references from others. And when you land that job, it’s proper business etiquette to thank those who helped you along the way. But in this world of
Are the results of your job search disappointing? This infographic checklist will help you figure out why and will also help you improve the results that your résumé and job search are generating.
Once upon a time, conducting a job search was relatively straightforward: You'd ask friends and acquaintances if they knew of any openings, peruse the Classified Ads section of the local newspaper, and send resumes along with a nice cover letter. It was even permissible, if not advisable, to follow up with a telephone call. No longer.
Unless you’ve had jobs simply fall into your lap, you know that engaging in a job search is usually time-consuming and, the longer it takes, often stressful as well. Success is easily measured; initially by the number of interviews you get and, ultimately, in whether you receive at least one suitable job offer. // However,
You've heard the song. One of the most popular doo wop songs of all time, the 1957 song by the Silhouettes contains lyrics describing a scenario familiar to most of us looking for employment: After breakfast, everyday, she throws the want ads right my way And never fails to say, Get a job Sha na