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
Are your job references holding you back or helping you in your job search? Do you know when to submit your job references? Do you know what to avoid and what to do when it comes to your references? Who should you ask to serve as references for you? Are some people better than others?
How To Use Online Networking & Social Media To Land a New Job from Michelle Dumas
Can’t Fail Techniques to Improve the Results of your Executive Job Search from Michelle Dumas
Job hunting. If you're sincerely looking for another job, you know how much work it is. And if you don't currently have a job, job hunting is itself a full-time job, one that requires time, diligence, and the effective use of all tools at your disposal. Tools such as your personal and professional networks, resumes
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.