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. The salary ranges for public health educators depends largely on the employer and type of job. Good luck in your search. Career advice Careers Advice Career Advisor Guest Posts Job Search Targeted Job Search

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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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Impropaganda in Your Job Search

Career Alley

I’m thinking that impropaganda is a clever play on the word (like WOW, I just thought up a new term), but if you do a search on the Internet you will see that many before me came up with the same idea. But it could also be in any other form that would show up in an Internet search. Let me just say that, unlike a cheating partner, you should not be the last to know (as in- finding out because you were rejected for a job due to your Internet profile).

15 Job Search and Career Articles to Get Your Job Search Started

Career Alley

15 of the best career and job search articles just for you from your CareerAlley fellow readers. The Secrets to Staying Optimistic While Unemployed – Job search is not easy, especially when you are unemployed. Why You Should Make a Job Change: 10 Hidden Reasons Why You Might Hate Your Job – Think maybe you don’t like your job? 10 Industries Most in Need of Skilled Workers – Job search where the jobs are.

2012 239

My Favorite Job Search and Career Sites – Vol 1

Career Alley

I’ve seen hundreds of career and job search sites over the three years that I’ve been writing for CareerAlley. I’ve covered Job Search Sites, Career Advice sites and Career Resource sites. Most of these I’ve stumbled upon during my research on a topic for a post and then have continued to visit the site (or recommend them to job searchers). Job Search Sites : There are hundreds of job search sites (and this estimate is probably low).

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Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. Graduation does guarantee a job. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. Why not get a head start on the job hunting process? Your second major should be Job Search Preparation. Now is the time to explore the types of careers and jobs that use your major. Good luck in your search.

The Last Spring Break – Tips for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Now it’s time to pay the price – time to go out into the real world and get a job. If you are really lucky, you already have a job lined up (not very likely these days). And, if you’ve been following the advice of this blog, you’ve been spending part of your college days priming the pumps of your job search. Review your top 5 job search sites. Check jobs on LinkedIn. Register on 3-5 job search sites.

Ugly Job Search – 5 Pitfalls to Avoid

Career Alley

The age-old question “How long will it take me to find a job” always reminds me of the question “How long is a piece of string” The answer to both questions is, of course, “it depends” However long or short it is (find a job, that is), it is always longer than we would like. According to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc’s 1st Qtr 2012 Job Search Stats , the median length of a job search was 3.03

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Job Search – One Leg at a Time

Career Alley

A rule of thumb when looking for a new job is to look for something that is a bit of a stretch for you. You should take this into consideration when conducting your job search. Your resume and application process should match your new job requirements. Top 10 Ways to Get a Better Job. Working the Network – Most people get the fact that their network is their most important job search asset. Fast Track Your Job Search.

2012 221

Evolutionary Job Search – Survival of the Fittest

Career Alley

If you’ve been working for 10 or more years, no doubt you’ve seen the dramatic change in the approach to job search. It wasn’t all that long ago when looking for a job meant researching companies at the library (remember those?), While we still do some of these things in our job search (except for the library bit), the primary method for job search has become the Internet. and online job search activities will occur.

2012 239

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?

4 Cold Calling Tips That Can Boost Your Job Search

Career Alley

In a tough job market, finding want ads for your chosen field may be tough. Whether you’re looking for a professional job as a lawyer or accountant, a corporate management position, a healthcare position as a respiratory therapist, or even an administrative position like a dental assistant, it can be difficult to find employers who are openly recruiting during difficult economic times. Ask if there are any job openings at their company. Good luck in your search.

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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. Nan Russell gives you 7 daily tips (one for each day of the week), in her Job-Hunt.org article, Recharge Your Week for Your Recovery from Job Loss. There were times you didn’t want to go to work when you had a job, but you still did.

2012 188

Reader’s Choice – Job Search Resources

Career Alley

How to Job Hunt – Dick Bolles, author of What Color is Your Parachute? – Some interesting short job-tip videos from Dick Bolles (Dick Bolles is a highly esteemed job-hunting/career-changing expert, best known for his best-selling book, What Color is Your Parachute?). The videos give job-seekers practical tips to help them land careers they love and start the new year off right. This article tells you how to leverage Twitter to find a job.

2012 197

Required Reading – Summer Job Search Reading List

Career Alley

Balancing your time during a job search can be challenging to say the least. Recruiters, Job Search Engines, Company Career Sites, your Network, where do you start? The volume of information available, compounded by automated job search engines returning long lists of “matching jobs” (most of which are not even close) can keep you very busy. A list of Job Search and career articles suggested by fellow readers.

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Ugly Job Search – Horror Stories – Grim but True

Career Alley

Whatever the reason, it’s not a bad idea to look at other peoples job search grief. I remember the time I went on a job interview. After she is done with her irate husband, she begins to tell me that the job (you know, the one that I’m interviewing for) is the “job from hell” Well there’s a good advertisement. Where do I sign up for the job from hell? Ever think about paying off the interviewer to get the job?

2012 256

Job Search without a Net

Career Alley

A friend of mine learned that the division he was in was going to be shut down and he had 6 months before his job was eliminated. So the good news was that he had 6 months to find a job. The bad news was that he only had 6 months to find a job. The mindset and approach to finding a job is very different when you are out of work (or about to be out of work) versus looking for a job while you are still working (with no expectation that you are going to lose your current job).

2012 207

Utilizing all Social Networking Outlets for Your Job Search

Career Alley

These days if you do not have a computer or e-mail address, good luck hearing back from anyone for a job. Twitter and Facebook are different concerns when seeking a job. These are valuable resources when searching for a job. These people are your friends, and should be interested in aiding you in your job search. Not all social networking sites are equal when it comes to getting your name out there for a job. Good luck in your search.

4 Executive Job Search Blunders

Executive Career Brand

Wonder what career professionals in the thick of the job search landscape say are the worst things they see job seekers do. things that are sabotaging their chances to land the jobs they want? three of my favorite job search folks’ answers (with their Twitter handles – check out their conversations there for more advice): 1. Joyce, @JobHuntOrg , Job-Hunt.org and WorkCoachCafe.com. Harry Urschel, @eExecutives , The Wise Job Search.

56 Best Job Search Blog Posts of 2012

JobMob

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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Moving Towards Efficiency in the Online Job Search Process

Career Alley

With the unemployment rate still lingering above eight percent and business owners complaining about a lack of qualified workers, it’s no secret that something’s gone wrong with the evolution of the online job search process. There’s been a lot of change over the past decade as we moved from newspaper Want Ads to job boards, professional networking sites, and social media recruiting tools. Many of these resources even offer free job matching services for candidates.

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Job Search Journey – The Trip Always Seems Quicker on the way Home

Career Alley

So what does this have to do with job search? You will reach your destination (a new job) more quickly with a well planned job search journey. So what do you need to create a great job search plan? Job Search Checklist : Start your planning with a job search checklist. Checklists for Job Seekers – A bunch of checklists for each part of your search. 10 Characteristics Of A Successful Job Seeker.

2012 235

5 Steps to Making a Fresh Start for Job Search

Career Alley

“ The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. If finding a new job was one of your resolutions, now is the time to get organized and set your plan in motion. How you approach your job search is driven by many factors: Whether or not you are currently working (or have you lost your job). Industry and job function.

2012 239

Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job seekers are increasingly turning to social media to find employers who are hiring. Besides LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, popular social sites like Facebook and Twitter have become useful job search tools. If you’re wondering how to use social media to land a job, here are some tips and strategies: LinkedIn. Think of your profile as your online resume and update it each time you change jobs, earn a degree or complete job-related training.

The Effects of Social Media on Your Job Search

Career Alley

When is the last time you sat down with a newspaper to start looking for a job, dropped your resume off in person at a business, or even filled out a hard copy of a job application? These days we operate almost exclusively online, even when we’re searching possible new careers. In fact, most potential employers can find out just about everything they need to know about you just by searching for you on the Internet and pulling up your social media profiles.

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. Stop ignoring Facebook as a job search tool. I speak to job seekers every day and ask them if they use Facebook as part of their networking and job search strategy. The holidays are behind us.

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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. Or you may be lazy – thinking that if you put out a few feelers and get your updated resume onto plenty of job boards, you can sit back and wait for interviews to roll in.

2012 176

8 Tips For Your Holiday Job Search

Jobacle

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? Employ some of these holiday job search tips: Send Out Personal Season’s Greetings Messages To Reconnect If you’re like me, you haven’t stayed well-connected with your extended network -- yet these folks are the ones most likely to land you that next job.

2012 216

Dazed and Confused – College Job Search

Career Alley

At some point (hopefully after 4 years unless you are on the “5 year plan”) it will all come to an end and you will need to find a job. College grads are finding it more difficult than ever to find jobs in their chosen field, and many have to resort to jobs that were traditionally filed by those without a college degree. Besides getting hands-on experience, you will meet people who may hire you (or help you get a job) when you graduate.

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. They need a fully fleshed out profile for passive job search — to be found by executive recruiters and the hiring decision makers at their target companies. As an undercover job seeker, they may not be able to be as proactive as those who are not employed. LinkedIn has a kind of safeguard for undercover job seekers.

2012 178

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 2 of 5

Career Alley

I was looking at the LinkedIn “find jobs” tab (found under “Jobs” at the top of your LinkedIn page), did a quick search and found a job opportunity that looked like it would be a perfect fit for me. As I read through the job description I got more and more excited about the opportunity. I decided that I must apply for this job. So many job search apps, so little time. Good luck in your search.

2012 256

Wish Upon a Job – Building Your Job Search Part I

Career Alley

Wishing for a job, that is. Wishing is nice from a “positive thinking” point of view but it won’t get you a job without putting in the time. If you are first starting your job search, you have a lot of homework to do before you can effectively start the job search process. The good news is that once you are all set-up, the bulk of your job search time can be spent on looking for opportunities. Good luck in your search.

2012 207

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. The “life” 2X4 induces much more pain for graduates these days, so here are 25 Job Search Tips for the current or soon to be 2012 Graduates: 1. Build connections, join groups related to your industry, and apply for jobs through Linkedin.

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Job Search Action Plan – 5 Resources to get you Started

Career Alley

Job search is much the same. You need a job search plan (“triptik”) to help you find the right job without getting “lost” Balancing your time during a job search can be challenging to say the least. Recruiters, Job Search Engines, Company Career Sites, your Network, where do you start? The fear of missing that one important bit of information or “the” job lead drives most of us crazy.

2012 239

Job Search – Soft Landing or Hard?

Career Alley

Job search is very much the same. The circumstances of your search will drive much of what you feel. The job search process is somewhat different for each scenario. Yes, the vast majority of “what you do” and “how you do your search” will be similar, but the drivers will be very different. Job-Offer Evaluation Checklist. Next Steps in Your Job Search: Resume – If you don’t already have an updated resume, now is the time.

2012 207

Top Picks for Job Search – Companies on “The List”

Career Alley

So when you look for job opportunities, do you just do a search based on job openings or do you have a “list”? So, just like today’s quote, getting the right job is worth doing right. Part of your plan for job search should include making a list of companies where you would like to work. And, according to Fortune’s summary, these companies have (collectively) over 150,000 jobs to be filed. Good luck in your search.

2012 207

Social Recruiting and Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Are you a senior-level executive still hesitating to embrace social networking for your job search and healthy career management? Did you know that more than 90% of employers will use social networks and social media to find talent in 2012? And it costs them less than sorting through thousands of resumes and saves the expense of posting to job boards. But many executive job seekers are starting to get it. Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search.

2012 157

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. For the purpose of this data – nearly 100,000 reviews were assessed to determine CareerBliss’ 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2012. This article was contributed by CareerBliss , an online career community with millions of jobs, company reviews and salary information.

2012 197

Twitter Job Search Help From Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

How would you like to get free advice from job search experts. On topics ranging from personal branding, targeting and working with executive recruiters, to best job networking and interviewing strategies, and so much more. . Job Search Focus. Includes career assessments (formal and informal), personal branding, informational interviews (for career focus), job shadowing, mentor relationships, internship, or volunteering. Finding Jobs: Networking.

Job Search – One Leg at a Time

Career Alley

A rule of thumb when looking for a new job is to look for something that is a bit of a stretch for you. You should take this into consideration when conducting your job search. Your resume and application process should match your new job requirements. Top 10 Ways to Get a Better Job. Working the Network – Most people get the fact that their network is their most important job search asset. Fast Track Your Job Search.

2012 170

Preparing for your Job Search while you’re Still in College

Career Alley

As many recent graduates will tell you, it’s tough out there right now for your age group in the job market. Full-time jobs with benefits are very hard to come by, and most recent graduates will go several months to several years after graduating without ever finding a good job that fits them. Talk to a counselor who can help you find job listings pertinent to your interests and who can help you polish up your resume and interview skills.

Get to know the new rules in job search

Career Alley

With internet job search in full swing, things have changed to a great extent. You can find jobs online, build a good rapport and network with employers, give interviews on the web and find potential people who can recruit you. The rules to finding jobs via the internet keep changing, things which worked previously now are considered to be obsolete and there are no fixed rules for the new world of the online job hunt. Good luck in your search.

2012 215

LinkedIn’s Free Executive Job Search Resources

Executive Career Brand

Then move on to the Guide for Job Seekers or Entrepreneurs (or Small Business, Students, Attorneys, Business Development, Consultants, Journalists, Nonprofits or Venture Capital — see the list in the left sidebar when you click on either of the links above). Using LinkedIn For Confidential Executive Job Search. Executive Career Management Executive Job Search Executive Networking LinkedIn Social Media & Social Networking social networking

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