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I have a few questions before starting a new job

Careers Done Write

Hi Deb, I received a job offer. Ask Deb jobsHowever, I had a few questions before starting. Do you agree with me? Penelope Q.

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5 Ways to Succeed in Reinventing Your Career

Blogging4jobs

Job Search Statistics & Find Work in this Economy. million; essentially unchanged since February 2012. for the month of June – 12.7

Reasons LinkedIn Can Cause Problems at Work

Resume Bear

There goes the stealth mode for your job search. The time you spend job hunting at work can lead to productivity issues.

Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times

Resume Bear

Job postings and career fairs can bring in hundreds of applications at a time. Attracting Attention. Don’t allow your students to make excuses.

Social Recruiting: Advice From A COO

Resume Bear

We all know social recruiting is on the rise (see here, here and here for more advice on social job seeking).  Article by.

What Job Boards are Most Useful for Applicants?

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re looking for a new job, so the best place to turn is to the biggest and most popular job posting sites, right?

Define ‘Career’ (I Bet You Get it Wrong)

Career Realism

Honestly, what’s your definition of “career”? Better still, have you ever made sure your definition is accurate? You’ll be glad you did!

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LinkedIn Headlines that Stand Out from the Crowd [10 Examples]

The Undercover Recruiter

Giacomo Bracci Helsen clearly uses his whole brain when coming up with new strategies for design. 2. Left & right brain thinker.

2012 34

Falling Down on the Job (Literally) – Personal Injuries

Career Alley

Work can be hard enough, but getting injured on the job can be very challenging. Much depends on the seriousness of the injury, whether or not you need time off, the cost of covering your injury, rehabilitation and loss of wages (or worse, losing your job). This legal code instituted a new manner in which these court cases are held.

Your Oops! Is Showing: 15 Outrageous Job Interview Blunders

Career Alley

Chewing gum during a job interview is not a good idea. Even if someone helped you write the resume, you definitely should be the expert.

Should I make myself younger to compete in job market?

Careers Done Write

But, do I really need Juvederm and Botox to get a new job? But don’t let the job search be the only reason for the treatment.

How and Why You Must Be a Smart Job Search Networker

JobMob

If you are waiting for a magic wand so you swiftly “apparate” a new job—while it is a marvelous idea —you will be highly disappointed.

5 Myths About Job Searching

Career Realism

The smartest person always gets the job. Definitely not true – companies these days are more interested in the complete worker.

Is Twitter a Toy or Business Tool? The Difference is You!

Blogging4jobs

However ,  there is definitely a clear point to his declaration. Every day  we have an opportunity to. make a difference.

How to Get the Career You Want And Deserve! Five Steps to Identify Your Skills

Career Alley

Effective career planning takes time and it should start well before job changes are imminent so that career moves are through choice and not just a reaction to circumstances. We are generally happier in a job which plays to our strengths and allows us to do the things we like doing and are good at. Stage One. Stage Two. Stage Three.

Job Search Fizzling? Maybe It’s Your Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Remember Einstein’s definition of insanity? The Lazy C-level Executive Job Search. He does this for hours at a time, every day.

All I Want for Christmas is a New Job (volume 3)

Career Alley

He had definitely been to our house because he finished the cookies and most of the milk. New Year, New Job – What is Your Resolution?

All I Want for Christmas is a New Job (volume 3)

Career Alley

He had definitely been to our house because he finished the cookies and most of the milk. New Year, New Job – What is Your Resolution?

what to say when you negotiate salary

Ask A Manager

As for how to do that, I recently received a letter that does a really good job of explaining precisely what to say, so I’ll let this reader take it from here: Thanks in part to your advice, in two weeks I’ll be starting a new job that I couldn’t be more excited about. Even if you are nervous, bite your tongue.

Eliminating Distractions in Your Executive Job Search

Position Ignition

Throw in a job search and your timetable is in danger of becoming chaotic. However, if you keep letting these distractions win, you’ll never get round to finding a new job. One of the most fundamental things to do at the outset of any job search is to create a plan and a timetable. What are you to do?

Are You Addicted to Job Hunting?

The Job Quest

Could the same be said about your job search? Do activities of the job hunt or strategizing for the job hunt consume every waking hour?

How to Avoid Trouble Online

Water Cooler Wisdom

This is a scary story because one definitely gets the sense that Cox thought she was doing the right thing and had no intention of getting into hot water over it.  When you are employed with an organization, what you can and cannot post online takes on a whole new dimension.  Cox is now required to pay $2.5 Know the Rules.

How to Keep your Job Search Secret on LinkedIn

Blue Sky Resumes

After all, you don’t want your boss to know you’re looking for another job until you’ve found one. Here’s how. Change your settings. That’s it!

employer asked me to produce free work as part of hiring process

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am searching for a new job in marketing. would like you to take our homepage and create an image (JPG/GIF/PNG) of what you might suggest as our new look. It can be as simple as just moving some things around or redesigning the footer or as complex as a completely new look. Thank you.” Probably.

Last Job on the Right – Tips for Dealing with Forced Job Search

Career Alley

The good news is that you have six months to find a new job, the bad news is that you have only six months to find a new job.

Three Reasons Not to Take Just Any Job After Graduation

Ms. Career Girl

After a few months of frustration, you might be tempted to take that full time job as a receptionist, even though you really want to be an architect. 

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

The Short Answer is “ No, but he can agree to lose his job if you do speak your mind. Job Loss might be on the horizon? J.B.M.

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how to deal with gimmicky recruiters

Ask A Manager

The recruiter claimed that less than 1 percent of job candidates have such a tool and said it makes people stand out. Another point of concern for me was the emphasis on putting down every single minor detail about all jobs on my resume for my electronic account on the video resume website. Well, most importantly — don’t.

2004 12

Announcing Challenge Plans for April: “Free-For-All” Challenge!

Personal Excellence Blog

Hence, I converted all existing sub-forums into journal-based forums – and added a new sub-forum (Habits Cultivation). Hello everyone!

7 short questions. 7 short answers.

Ask A Manager

We’ve got seven short questions and seven short answers, including whether you can negotiate salary at a nonprofit, whether you should take a job at your mother’s office, what on earth is wrong with kids today, and more. My new job wants me to only give a few days notice. Yes, it’s another short answer post.

Job Search Isn’t Poker

Career Realism

A lot of job seekers ask me if they should “bluff” their way to a better job offer. My answer is a definitive “no.”

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What is Your Job’s Real Hourly Wage?

Career Realism

The husband had applied for a new position that would provide the increase in pay they both thought would solve all of their money issues.

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short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

My boss found out about my job search through LinkedIn. For the last several months, I have been seeking new employment. It has been another week and I still have had no response. I am definitely qualified yet I am hesitant if they call for an interview. My title changed after I started a new job. ” 5.

fast answer Friday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

We’ve got a recent grad without enough references, a coworker badmouthing someone to their former employer, an employee asked to work as a secretary after being hired for a different job, and more. This job has pros to it schedule-wise, but that’s about it. Must a job seeker have a social media presence? Fear not.

is my manager taking advantage of our friendship?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I accepted a new job five months ago with someone I had worked with previously — he was not my direct manager but he was more senior than me. It’s come to a point where I’m considering looking at other jobs, even though I don’t really want to switch jobs,   just maybe managers.

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

When to start job searching. I am planning on moving in about three months to a town about 3hrs from where I live now. Is it a good idea to apply for jobs now or should I wait until it gets closer to my move date? Job searches can take a long time. 2. I don’t want to use my last name professionally. Here we go… 1.

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

We’ve got someone who wants to transfer two months into a job, a union forbidding its members to eat lunch with managers, and more. Transferring soon after starting a new job. have been at my current job for only two months and while the position I am in is ok, there is another department that I have more interest in.

How to Conduct a Successful Job Search

Career Realism

This is a true story as told to JustJobs Academy which houses career interviews and job search advice for professionals in any industry. 

Last Job on the Right – Tips for Dealing with Forced Job Search

Career Alley

The good news is that you have six months to find a new job, the bad news is that you have only six months to find a new job.

7 Things Employers Look for in Your Resume

Career Alley

If you’re looking to get in on the action with a new job or a promotion, it’s probably time to update your resume. Numbers.