5 Job Search Tips for 2012

Resume Bear

Before making your resolutions, consider revamping your job search tactics. Job search trends of 2011 included creating the infographic resume , using QR codes , and writing your own blog. So what strategies are trending for 2012?

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20 Job Search Tips for 2012 College Graduates

Corn on the Job

For most (if not all) it’s the official birth of a professional — but only after they do land that first job. When I graduated, the job market was much easier to break into than it is now. Focus Your Job Search: Don’t apply to everything you see.

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Getting Ready Now for Job Search 2012

Careers Done Write

It is easy to dream up excuses around holiday time and tell yourself you will start your new job search after January 1 st , but the holidays are actually an excellent time to make preparations for the New Year so you can hit the ground running. In order to prepare for a thorough and comprehensive job search, it is important to spend time NOW to optimize your efforts. Taking a proactive approach to job search will allow you to expand your reach in the New Year.

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Ten Job Search Strategies for 2012

Career Solvers

And maybe you’ve made a few New Year’s resolutions…Lose weight, save more money…or maybe look for a new job. There are many simple, painless changes you can make in 2012 to increase your chances of finding your next job. The holidays are behind us.

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8 Tips For Your Holiday Job Search


With holiday parties to attend and gifts to buy, does that mean you should take a break from your job search? Hoping to land a new job before the New Year? Update them on your life and your job search. Holiday Job Search Your Job Search find a job holidays

The Four Ingredients of a Modern Job Search

Careers Done Write

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50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

See Top 10 We’re proud to reveal the winners of CareerBliss’ Happiest Companies in America Awards for 2012, thanks to thousands of employees from around the country.Of Job Openings. career job job hunting Job Search job seekers resumebear

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New Grads Embracing Social Media as Job Search Tool

Resume Bear

New college graduates are embracing social media as a job search tool, according to a new study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Students are most likely to use social media in the job search to network with employers, according to survey results.

56 Best Job Search Blog Posts of 2012


I asked the Top Job Bloggers around the world for their most popular, most visited blog posts of the past year. The Top Job Bloggers’ Most Popular Articles of 2012. Andy Headworth : This is why your LinkedIn profile is NOT showing up in people’s LinkedIn searches. Gayle Howard : Job Search: The Emotional Rollercoaster. Giving Job Seekers Permission to Reclaim their Professional Identity. Dawn Bugni : How current is that job search advice?

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Stay “Pumped Up” in Your Job Search

Resume Bear

The longer you look for a job, the tougher it becomes. And the less you get out and look, the less likely a job offer will come your way. What all this means is that a major part of anyone’s job hunt is staying motivated. Join a job-search group.

Things You Should Know About 2012 Job Search

Career Realism

Given the amount of information and resources available to job seekers today, I’m sure you think there’s nothing you don’t know about looking for work in 2012. Job search in 2012 is about being ahead of the pack in terms of what really works.

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Tips to Avoid Job Searching Burnout


Let’s face it; the job searching process can be long, frustrating and discouraging. In the tough job market we have today, the time it takes to research, apply for jobs, interview and eventually land one takes even longer than it has in the past.

Social Networking and Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

In order to have the best odds at getting a job you need to take advantage of social networking as well as creating an impressive resume and acing the interview. The best way to use social networking for a job is to have a LinkedIn profile.

Job Search Tips for College Graduates

Professional Resume Services

You have your degree in hand and are ready to start your job search. Even in a strong economy, starting out on the job search is never easy. However, there are plenty of things you can be doing to get your job search started off on the right foot.

How Kaizen Can Help Your Job Search


It's tempting to take a "weekend warrior" approach to a job search in hopes that going all-out in a sprint will let us be done with it already. A continuous improvement, or kaizen , approach to your job search ensures you build momentum without burning out.

Job Hunt or Job Search?

Hiring Technical People

Are you on a job search or a job hunt? Many people search for jobs. Some people hunt for jobs. Some people find it helpful to think about their search as a hunt. The hunt is not over until the job is bagged and tagged. If the word “hunt” helps you stay invested in your job search, great. If a job hunt helps you instead of a job search, go for it. Why am I making a distinction?

Ten Things Job Seekers Must Do in 2012

Corn on the Job

The post is titled, “ 10 Things You Must Do to Make 2012 The Best Year Ever “ Go now or later, but definitely stop by and read it. Stop Applying to Every Job: Applying to every damn thing you see is the wrong approach. Focus in on a few specific job types to apply to.

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A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story


When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. First, they both lived in San Diego, and the jobs were in Austin. The YouTube Job Search & the Power of the Video Resume.

Job Searching While Employed:The Do’s And Don’ts

Resume Bear

Though the job search if often treated like a 9-to-5 position, it becomes more difficult to manage when you already have a full-time job. More often than not, job seekers face discrimination for being unemployed, which may lead to finding job openings while gainfully employed.

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Using LinkedIn to Enhance Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

While LinkedIn has become extremely popular with businesses and companies, it still seems to be lagging a bit when it comes to those seeking jobs. That’s a shame because it’s one of the easiest and most effective job search tools available today.

Is Facebook Good For Job Searches?

Professional Resume Services

Can I use it for searching for a job?” ” The short answer is, of course you can use Facebook for job searches. LinkedIn seems to be a natural social outlet for job networking because it is a professional environment through and through.

5 Productivity Hacks For Your Job Search

Career Copilot

Job-hunting is a tedious, painful process. The key to an efficient job search is planning ahead and taking a conscientious approach. job hunting jobs lifehacks pomodoro productivity productivity techniquesIt requires a remarkable amount of time, is inevitably frustrating, and is always just plain unpleasant. So the less time you spend doing it, the better. As with most unpleasant tasks, it requires self-discipline. [.].

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Heat Up Your Job Search This Summer

Careers Done Write

He did say once again that he is very excited about his job search. The point of this frustrating story is that it can be easy for a job searcher to become passive, especially in the summer. So, now that your priorities are straight again, heat up your job search!

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Job Searching on the Go

Careers Done Write

Job searching is so much easier now that so many clever smart phone apps are available. You can explore career options, search job postings, and apply for a job all in a matter of seconds using your smart phone. Beyond.com App to facilitate job searching, saving job postings, and emailing job listings to your email. Career Search Research 1,000+ careers, including salary data, opportunities in specific locations, and outlook.

Being Honest With Yourself During A Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Searching for a job is a big task and it can be disappointing when you don’t find the job that you are searching for. Now, this could be because you are not the right fit, or it just does not feel like a good job for you.

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Qualifications vs. Experience: The Job Search Showdown

Career Copilot

We’re all more than aware of the poor condition of the job market at present; newspapers, magazines, television programmes and blog posts are telling us about it on a daily basis. Unfortunately, this really doesn’t help the millions of people out of work and desperately looking for a job. Career Development graduate jobs graduate recruitment qualifications recruitment

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The Forecast for Public Health Careers in 2012

Career Alley

If you are considering a degree program in public health, you could be making a good move toward your job security. Where to Find Jobs. One of the reasons that public health jobs are so plentiful is that they are available in a wide variety of settings. Good luck in your search.

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6 Job Search Lessons Learned from Steve Jobs

Resume Bear

Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. In the 35 years since the founding of Apple, Jobs contributed to many major advances in technology. The outpouring of sympathy and gratitude across the planet last Wednesday is solid proof that Jobs will be missed and remembered.

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4 Reasons to Stick to Your Job Search This Summer

Career Copilot

However, if you’re currently looking for a job, you shouldn’t consider summer as a time to take a break from your search, but as a time to heat up your efforts. job hunting employment job search summerThe days are getting hotter and it’s getting easier than ever to enter a vacation-like frame of mind. Most people take a break from [.].

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What Is The Best Job Search Tool? Failure

Professional Resume Services

Failure is inevitable in a job search. The likelihood that you will find the perfect job and that you will get that job in your first search is next to none. This means that you will have to search again and again. You will fail at finding a job.

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How to Sustain Your Conviction to a Grueling Job Search

Career Trend

Career Advice Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter job search U.S. News & World Report career advice career change career strategy job search struggleBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Climbing the career change mountain is never easy. And, in today’s shaky economic and corporate climate, the hazards and pitfalls and the cold-hard realities of people, systems, processes and attitudes you will encounter along the way are intimidating, and sometimes, just plain frightening.

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How To Overcome Executive Job Search Inertia

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been in a prolonged job search, sometimes inertia sets in. And during the holiday season, it’s even easier to give in to the urge to kick back and forget about your search for a few weeks. Joyce advised: “Don’t job hunt in solitude.

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When It Comes to Job Search, Ditch the Excuses!

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter When it comes to job search, as in other tough, but surmountable challenges in life, you must ditch the excuses that keep you from taking action and forge ahead! Glassdoor.com Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Job Search Advice U.S. News & World Report career management career strategy job search Job Search Excuses

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Put a Ring on it. 2012 Employment & Jobs Outlook.


Job Seekers to Employers: Put a Ring on it. Experts are anticipating the best job market in 2012 since 2008, and I think that’s a good thing. Jobs will be created and unemployment will decrease. Her job is fulfilling and also challenging.

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4 New Job Search Tools to Check Out in 2012

Career Rocketeer

The year 2012 seems to be the year of innovation around the job search. Job Search Joshua Waldman SEO1 Social MediaThey say great inventions come when people find a better way to solve a problem. Others say laziness is the mother of all invention. But I say that great innovations happen when millions of Americans are out of work and finding [.].

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Job Search Technology for LinkedIn

Career Brander

Below we examine several pieces of job search technology that are applicable to LinkedIn. The power of presentation is often not fully embraced in the job search process. Like LinkedIn’s resume builder, the more straight forward your chronological job history, the better the tool performs. Word clouds essentially capture “keywords” that are relevant to scanning software’s search queries. LinkedIn is now growing at 7500 MPH. That’s Members Per Hour.

Using LinkedIn For Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

If they’re employed, they worry that their employer, or someone at work, will see their activity and know they’re looking for a new job. As an undercover job seeker, they may not be able to be as proactive as those who are not employed. The Lazy C-level Executive Job Search.

Reasons You Won’t Get a Better Job in 2012

Resume Bear

Looking for a better job? Year after year, “Get a Better Job” is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. To start your job search off on the right foot for 2012, stop and recognize what you are doing wrong. What’s stopping you from getting a job?

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The Lazy C-level Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

So you’re suddenly in an executive job search or planning one – by choice or by circumstance. If you’re just starting out or, if your job search is lumbering on and you’re getting few or no interviews or action, you may not know how to job search well.

The Online Job Search – What You Need to Know


When looking for a new job online, there are a few important steps you should consider before applying. Doing even a small amount of research can be hugely beneficial in terms of helping you make up your mind about whether or not a particular job role is suitable for you.

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Preparation is Key to Job Searching


Job seeking can often be a lonely and frustrating business, but if you organise yourself properly, define what your preferences are and what goals you would like to achieve, then, it can make the job searching process more enjoyable.

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When to move on in your job search

Cube Rules

Your job search involves stages — getting from resume to phone interview, phone interview to a face-to-face interview, and from face-to-face interviews to job offer. When should you move on in your job search? They work what they can control in a job search.

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4 Essential Job Search 2.0 Tips for New Grads

Resume Bear

Entering the job market after college can be an incredibly stressful process, but it’s also equally exciting. Here are some job search tips that are applicable to job seekers at any stage but especially designed for the recent graduate.

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