It's Wednesday morning. Most of your friends are well into their workday, slugging down their fourth 'get-me-through-another-meeting' coffee, laughing at the boss' latest lame attempt at a joke. But not you. Not today. Today, you're headed to an interview. If you are like most people, you're thinking of 50 ways to shade the interaction to
People change jobs often throughout life. The average person born in the latter years of the baby boom (1957-1964) held 11.7 jobs from age 18 to age 48, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While there are different methods used when attempting to find a job, gaining new employment when you are already employed may
So you've finally been called to interview for that job you're dying to get. Or maybe you have an informational interview lined up or will be attending a networking event next week. You've researched the industry, the company, confirmed that your references will provide glowing recommendations, and prepared a list of questions you'll ask when given the
How To Use Online Networking & Social Media To Land a New Job from Michelle Dumas
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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
Do you Tweet? If not, maybe you should, especially if you are trying to find a new job. Perhaps it would be misleading to say that as a job searcher you MUST be on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or other social and business networking sites. But, assuming that you use social media in appropriate and professional
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 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
Small and large businesses alike find that searching Google is a fast and free tool to check their job candidates. Did you know that in surveys, more than 70% of employers have stated that they have ruled out a job candidate because of something negative they found online? It is important for you to view
"Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it's not going to get the business". ~Warren Buffett There's a line in an old song that goes "The old grey mare, she ain't what she used to be". Replace "old grey mare" with "search for a job", and you've got a catchy little phrase
The development and popularity of social media has transformed the way we communicate, how we gather and disseminate information (whether personal or professional), the way in which we share our opinions, and the method by which we brand ourselves. Yes, brand. We disclose what we think, expose what is important to us, essentially lay bare who
Networking can give you a distinct competitive advantage when jobs are scarce, generating you more leads and getting you hired faster. We hope you enjoy this infographic which includes a list of tips to turbo charge and strengthen your results from networking.
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