How to Take the Work Out of Finding Work

Ms. Career Girl

NEW JOB SEARCH SHORTCUT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT. No one loves searching for a new job. Searching for a new job using a traditional approach can be like a fulltime job itself, one that has to be crammed into what is often an already packed schedule.

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5 Tips When Looking For a New Job Over the Age of 40

Ms. Career Girl

Last year I left my corporate job of 14 years. I was in a space where I had the opportunity to find a new job with a new company. I used to any get any job I wanted, so finding a new one should pretty be easy.”

2018 205

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The Resume as Part of Your Social Media Job Search Campaign

Career Realism

Greatly due to the explosion of social media, job sourcing and job seeker marketing has exponentially evolved. Once you have developed your resume and identified which social media tools will be part of your job search campaign, you can strategize, publish, and manage online content.

2010 113

The Goldilocks Principle & Resumes for Candidates over Age 45

Careers Done Write

She tested the bears’ beds and porridge in search of accommodations and dinner that was “just right.” For example, some candidates will write “7 years” instead of writing “2003 – 2010.” Never mind that the first job was in 1981.

2014 189

6 Ways to Strengthen your Resume for the Holiday Season

Careers Done Write

Catalog your accomplishments from this year. Eliminate stale or outdated bullet points from jobs you held more than 10 years ago. job search resume tips

2013 183

What Hiring Managers Look for in a Resume

Hiring Technical People

Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. What did you accomplish? Do not list every single language you ever studied in school, every operating system, every database, every variant of every operating system unless that is somehow material to the job.

2008 156

Focus – A Critical Skill For Job Seekers

Career Realism

In a wired world where job seekers can be presented with hundreds, if not thousands, of pieces of “job hunting” advice daily, the need for job seekers to develop and use the skill of “focus” is critical. In the job hunting world, this factor is not new.

2014 102

Make Your Career More Social: Show Up and Engage

Threshold Consulting

This month’s Career Collective topic is “social media - how to use it in a job search, how to get started, do's and don'ts”.   For specific job search applications, you’ll want to check out posts by Career Collective colleagues.

2011 206

Where Have all of the Jobs Gone?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « It’s a Small World – Networking Is Your Resume Over-Bold? » Where Have all of the Jobs Gone? In addition to cutting jobs due to the recession and to increase profitability, companies are looking overseas to save money in labor costs. It’s not just technology jobs that are leaving the United States.

2010 221

Help! I Can't Land an Interview

Career Realism


2010 114

love letters as writing samples, the candidate who spoke Pirate, and other tales of amazing resumes

Ask A Manager

1. “A recent applicant for an entry-level office job at the nonprofit where I work wrote in his application, ‘Just Google me.’ “At a previous job we received a 3-page resume that started with a list of accomplishments. One of the so-called accomplishments was ‘Met Lenny Kravitz.’ It had absolutely nothing to do with the job or the industry that we were in. ” 4. “We interviewed a guy for a web designer’s job.

2018 74

Being an expert takes time, not talent | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Elizabeth on January 29, 2010 at 1:47 am | permalink | Reply Not only being an expert but as well making a tough decision especially when it comes to going for a new job, moving to an other city or quitting a relationship. If you want a bit more on this, the article The Key to Job Seeker Happiness…Think It's Money?? I think this is very important and I should keep it in mind during my upcoming job search (that's what triggered the thinking about this subject).

2010 81

BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Have a baby instead. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Posted to: Job Hunt | Women September 7th, 2010 There are very few available jobs that require a graduate degree. Is this your first time here?

2010 102

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security. in Russian from Columbia, but not how many students get jobs. Pick a school based on their track record for getting students jobs. And, since you’re not picking from a list of brand name schools, make your choice based on their track record for getting their graduates great jobs.

2010 76