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5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search. Job search taking way too long? CAREEREALISM. Practice constantly! candidate.

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Don’t Give Up Your Job Search In December

Professional Resume Services

The holidays are a hard time to be looking for a job, aren’t they? And sometimes you can get discounts on gifts.

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Chasing job search butterflies

Write Solution

They applied to all kinds of jobs online. Retail Sales. 2. Photo by Martina Rathgens via Flickr. However. Study its movements. At. A.

How is Technology Changing the Face of Retail Recruitment? #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Digital solutions are changing the way we work, but how successful are they and how do they improve operations within temporary retail […].

Dashing Through The Winter Job Search Infographic

Resume Bear

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your job search has to stop. 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking.

5 Reasons Why Less is More in Your Job Search

Career Alley

The premise is that the more people who know you are job hunting, the better the chance that you will learn about opportunities.

Have You Used Geo Location Apps On Your Job Search?

Corn on the Job

Tips and Advice for Using Geo Location Apps in Job Search. Arranging your job search on the search list couldn’t possibly be any easier.

4 Easy Steps To Speed Up Your Job Search

Career Realism

I got an email yesterday from a client wanting to know if I had any job search tips. Speed Up Your Job Search. Really.

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#1 Job Search Strategy All Recent Grads Should Use

Career Realism

” Related:   5 Transferable Skills Job Seekers Need. Happy Grad Project Job Search happy grad project What did they entail?

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How To Start Your Own Business In The Retail World

Career Realism

In the retail world, this can seem like a scary endeavor. portion of those stores are individually owned, retail operations.

How Can Older Workers Help Their Job Search? [Top 10 Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Man, I wanted that job! After I went home to wait, the job offer call came before business hours were over.   Let your age be an asset.

Retail Success

Guerrilla Job Hunting

I worked with one client who specialized in retail merchandizing (POP, planagrams, etc). After developing her resume, we discussed putting together a targeted job search campaign to go after some of the bigger players in retail. asked, “Can you really back that up?” and suddenly her plan was born.

Dashing Through the Winter Job Search

Career Alley

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your job search has to stop. 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking. jobs by.

How to Dash through Your Winter Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your job search has to stop. 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking.

Job Search Marketing 101 – Battling for Prime Shelf Space

Career Alley

Anyway, my friend told me how retail products battle for shelf space. There are so many brands for a particular product (and so many products), that most manufacturers of new products have to battle just space on the shelf at the supermarket or major retailer. So, may ask, what does this have to do with job search?

Why Holiday Job Searches Lead To The Best Presents


While the holidays are a very busy time of year for most people, the time period can also be great for landing a job. Surprise! Think again.

The Best of CareerAlley Job Search

Career Alley

Happy Holidays to all and best of luck in your job search. Most Popular Posts (visits): Who’s Hiring in Retail – A listing of a few of the top resources for finding a job in Retail (one retailer, recruiter and other resources). Lost My Job, Now What? Good luck in your search.

my employer wants me to apologize for job-searching, how far back should your resume go, and more

Ask A Manager

Do I owe my employer an apology for interviewing elsewhere? I was laid off a couple of months ago and took another job to help pay the bills. could go further back, but I purposely started there because my most recent job prior to that was only for three months as a receptionist. But I never get the job. Here we go…. 1. Do you?

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Job Search Advice: Protect Your Dreams

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  Chris does a great job in this clip explaining that concept to his son.  You want it? Then go and get it.  period. 

how can I move from retail into a professional career?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I currently work full-time at a large retail store as a department lead (no real management responsibilities). enjoy my job, but it is physically exhausting and the schedule is unpredictable and often requires me to work weekends/early mornings/late evenings. Targeting office jobs that may have less competition.

is my parents’ advice destroying my job search?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Since I came home from my first year of college in May, I’ve been looking for a new job to no success. I haven’t even gotten so far as to be interviewed, despite having been on a job hunt since May. Finally, And moreover, plenty has changed about job-searching in the last 20 years. Read this.

does updating your LinkedIn profile make it look like you’re job searching, telling your bosses there won’t be holiday gifts this year, and more

Ask A Manager

have a second part-time job at a retail store and I am usually there only once or twice a week. Does updating your LinkedIn profile make it look like you’re job searching? Is there a general impression when you update your LinkedIn that it means you’re actively or even passively looking for a new job?

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

How wide should a salary range be? A job description asks for me to send a resume and “salary range.&# How big should this range be?

Targeted Job Search – Who’s Hiring in Technology Vol 5

Career Alley

There is no reason not to follow your heart. &# – Steve Jobs. Back to basics with one of my more popular topics – targeted job search. Specifically, job search leads for specific industries. An the most popular of my popular posts is of course jobs in technology. Good luck in your search.

Just How Do I Go About Finding a Job?


Long gone are the days of walking into an establishment after seeing a hiring poster on the window and securing a job.

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager will looking like a teenager harm my job search? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Personal Branding for the Modern Job Seeker

Competitive Resumes

Ryan asked me about my career  journey in retail and association management. How and why I started “The Voice of Job Seekers”.

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How to Get a Job in Retail

Career Alley

If you’re looking to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment then retail is the industry you need to be in. If you’re struggling to find companies with retail job vacancies, it isn’t because they aren’t out there. So you will have to search and visit each individual company’s website and click on their careers section.

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How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Don’t make someone have to search through your profile for this information, make it obvious. 2. Cater To How Recruiters Search For Candidates.

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Just How Do I Go About Finding a Job?

Career Alley

Long gone are the days of walking into an establishment after seeing a hiring poster on the window and securing a job. More Niche Jobs.

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Service Industry is Fastest Growing US Job Market


The economy is improving and jobs are being created except not in the places and industries you might expect. “Yawn,” you say.


Networking: The Art Of The Cold Call (Or E-mail)

Career Realism

Related: Top 10 People You Must Have In Your Network To Find A Job. Amy is currently in sales with a big box retailer, let’s say Target.

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5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Job Search


Job seekers can use positive economic forecasts like the one above to their advantage.  Sometimes a change will do you good.  A haircut and color can go a long way to give you the added confidence to lead with your best qualities in the job search.  Up to 80% of jobs go unadvertised. Here are 5 ways to make it happen.

will a pink mohawk be a problem in my job search?

Ask A Manager

Before I left, I had a job at a guitar store, but I’m home a bit earlier than expected so I need to start looking for another job until the summer, when they can re-hire me. job searchingA reader writes: I’m 19 and have just returned home from a 3-month exchange trip.

Job Seekers: Why You Want An Opportunity – Not A Job

Career Realism

They seek a job when they should be seeking an opportunity to use their strengths. RELATED : Need some job search advice?

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The Truth About Job Searching Over 50

Career Realism

“JT & Dale Talk Jobs” is the largest nationally syndicated career advice column in the country and can be found at

7 Stages of Work After College

Ms. Career Girl

We hope that that creative writing, philosophy, business, nursing, or social work degree will lead to a productive job that we actually like.

15 Links to the Best Places to Work

Career Alley

There are “best lists” for everything and Job Search is no exception.  Good luck in your search, Joey

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short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Is it better to respond to a job ad immediately or wait a few days? Unfortunately, I did not get the job. which job should I take?

Is There Ever a Bad Time To Look for a Job?

Resume Bear

When it comes to your job search, there unfortunately won’t be any short cuts or easy answers.

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