Shorten Your Long Distance Job Search

Careers Done Write

A long-distance job search requires more planning and dedication than a local job search. You have the hurdle of breaking into to a new job market in addition to logistical challenges. Follow these tips for shortening your long distance job search.

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Working the Passive Job Search Campaign

Careers Done Write

You probably have heard that employers would rather recruit an employed candidate than an unemployed job seeker. A working candidate is more attractive because they are without a shadow of why they left their last job. This is an area where many candidates fall short.

2014 191

How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 1

Executive Career Brand

I recently did an interview with a writer for Money Magazine on using Twitter for personal branding and job search. In Part 1 of this two-part series, I’ll talk about: The value of Twitter for executive job search, How to get started, How to follow the right Twitter folks, and.

2014 256

Serenity Now! Simplify Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How much do you really know about today’s executive job search? It’s a given that job-hunting these days is a complicated process. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) have gotten in the way of employers finding best-fit candidates.

2014 150

Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

My answers to her spot-on questions — including links to other posts I’ve written — form the basis of a solid roadmap for successful job search. Why is it so vital for senior executives to use social media as part of their executive job search?

The Candidate Experience: Perception is Reality


Join us on Febuary 27, 2014 from 11:00 – 12:00p EST for our webinar “ How to Get Strategic with the Candidate Experience ” and learn what it means to get strategic about your candidate experience practices. For job candidates at your organization?

Toxic Executive Job Search Belief: I don’t need to target my resume

Executive Career Brand

You’re deep into executive job search or about to dive into one. Today’s job search is a personal marketing campaign. More About Today’s Executive Job Search. How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market?

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Top 10 Job Search Trends Of 2014

Career Realism

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a heads up about emerging job search and resume best practices? Results from recent focus groups conducted by Career Thought Leaders throughout the US, Canada, UK, Australia, and Russia have been cataloged and offer a rich array of tips and suggestions for executive and non-executive job seekers alike. Related: 5 Easy Ways To Make Yourself A More Attractive Job Candidate. 8 Apps Every Job Seeker Must Have.

2014 84

Storytelling for Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

Seven years ago Quintessential Careers, a leading online career site, innovated Job Action Day to help all job-seekers and workers take stock of their situations, and make plans and/or take action steps to improve their careers. This year, celebrated on November 3rd, Job Action Day is all about empowering job seekers to use storytelling for career success. That’s why job-seekers need a consistent narrative, backed by accomplishment stories.”.

2014 128

Recruiting Animal’s Review of Manage Your Job Search

Hiring Technical People

Did you see Recruiting Animal’s review of Manage Your Job Search ? Here’s the summary of what he says about Manage Your Job Search : “… up-to-date guide that I would recommend.” If you are looking for a job, get your copy now. Manage Your Job Search agile agile hiring book review candidate experience network value It’s terrific.

2014 134

5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search

Career Alley

Let’s face it, job search can take a really long time. Looking for work is generally a frustrating experience, and after filling out multiple job applications and putting together who knows how many cover letters, it can feel like you’re just hitting a dead end.

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Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job. Check on newly added jobs since your last search.

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A “Free Floating” Job Search Via The Net

Career Alley

Job search was a simple affair only in old times when people were employed even against their will. In modern times, in a “free floating” job search you can spend a very long time, although its variants have been significantly increased. jobs by.

2014 211

Staying Alive in the Job Search


We can learn so much from Tony in this new job market. This job market requires a targeted job search approach to receive a call from the recruiter. As a candidate, you must know the exact seat desired within the organization. WHAT JOB DO YOU SEEK?

2014 142

12 Job Search Blunders You Don’t Want to Make

Career Alley

Whatever the reason, it’s not a bad idea to look at other people’s job search grief. I remember one job interview I had where the interviewer got a phone call in the middle of the interview. So what are some job search blunders you can avoid?

2014 222

The Modern Job Search Playbook

The Undercover Recruiter

You probably don’t care how the job search is different today. What you do want to know are the new rules for landing your next job as quickly and painlessly as possible! The Modern Job Search Playbook.

2014 114

Why Stellar Employees Sell Themselves Short in the Job Search

The Job Quest

In writing résumés and preparing folks for employment interviews, it’s my job to find the extraordinary that will set my clients apart. I’ve just done a good job.” They do what will get the job done, whatever that means for that particular day.

2014 227

How to Use for Your Job Search – Part 1

Career Alley

If you’ve followed CareerAlley for long, you will have read some of my posts regarding the “ Four Legs of Job Search “ One of those “legs” is job search sites/engines. The rest of the fields on the advanced search are self explanatory.

2014 194

Don’t Overlook LinkedIn Company Pages for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Once you’ve determined which companies you’re targeting for your job search, you’ll need to research each one for various information: Services and/or products. Job openings. Among the myriad of places to conduct your research (Hoovers, Glassdoor, job boards, company websites, etc.), One reason is that many companies offer employees at all levels monetary incentives when they’ve recommended candidates who are hired.

2014 140

5 actions to take before starting your job search

Cube Rules

Once you make a decision to go find another job, many people immediately start applying for new jobs. And the answer has to be better than “I hate my boss” even though that may be true (one of the biggest reasons for leaving a job is because your boss becomes unbearable…). Add to your job skills? A job that will eliminate a two-hour one-way commute? Knowing the answer helps you frame what type of job or company you’ll go after in your job search.

2014 211

8 Job Seeker Recruiting Trends for 2014

Career Alley

With the advent of 2014, recruiters are seeking new and productive ways to search and recruit prospective employees. Therefore, it’s important that job seekers are familiar with latest methods that recruiters use to find and hire new employees. Good luck in your search.

2014 164

Understanding the Importance of Keywords in Your Job Search

Career Alley

We all know that your resume is the most important document in your job search and your network is one of your most valuable job search tools. The bad news is that your resume and network are only half of a successful job search. Good luck in your search.

2014 205

Job Search – We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

Career Alley

” – Wizard of Oz I remember a job interview I went on several years ago. I was not really looking for a job, so you are probably wondering why I went on an interview. Today’s focus is recruiters (one of my “ Four Legs of Job Search “).

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The Job Quest’s Top 10 of 2014

The Job Quest

With today being the last day of 2014, I decided to put together a roundup of the most popular blog posts published this year on The Job Quest. Why Stellar Employees Sell Themselves Short in the Job Search. Dispelling Bad Job Interview Advice, Part 1.

2014 163

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

Career Alley

In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. If you use LinkedIn, you know it is not just about job search. Job Search.

2014 190

5 Recruiting Trends in 2014 You Can’t Ignore #recruittrends


Learn more about the latest recruiting trends of 2014, by joining me on a Success Factors webinar 1/23 at 10 AM PST. 2014 is a Year of Business Transformation. 2014 is a year of transformation. The fundamental challenge for recruiting in 2014 remains the same.

2014 147

The BAD Candidate Experience: Alive & Kicking


The Bad Candidate Experience. Alive & Still Kicking Job Seekers in the Face. Every time I think we are past it – over it – ready to mark “the bad candidate experience” as a bad part of HR history, I hear another story. Job seekers can take it.

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.” In other words, a resume must be designed so the reader feels the candidate is “just right” for the position. Never mind that the first job was in 1981.

2014 189

The State Of Hiring 2014 [Infographic]

Career Realism

“Hiring the best is your most important task,” said Steve Jobs. Sometimes hiring managers are battling for best (as they should be)… and other times, hiring managers are just settling for the first ‘acceptable’ candidate. 47% say finding quality candidates is too difficult.

2014 88

7 Job Search Mistakes Every Job Applicant Should Stop Doing

The Undercover Recruiter

Job searching in a tough market is a daunting and tedious process. During the job hunt course, the applicant has to go through a series of […]. 7 Job Search Mistakes Every Job Applicant Should Stop Doing.

2014 114

Stay Savvy with these Job Search Social Media Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

When applying for jobs, it’s important that you’re social media savvy. 45% of employers admit checking candidates’ social media. Stay Savvy with these Job Search Social Media Tips [INFOGRAPHIC].

What Job Searchers Need to Know about Recruitment Trends in 2014

The Undercover Recruiter

2014 is the year of the horse – get galloping! This is the Chinese year of the horse, so for those of you looking for career success: what does it hold for the job hunter? This is a quick canter through some of the key trends for 2014. There will be jobs: By: vigdor.

2014 114

Formulating a More Effective Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Regardless of natural talent, if you land successive jobs at average companies, eventually you will fall victim to your environment. Evaluating and identifying what a truly successful job search process looks like is the skeleton key for unlocking your doors into the most successful companies.

2014 114

Who’s Hiring at the Top 5 Best Companies to Work for – 2014 Vol 1

Career Alley

Your job search plan (see Job Search Planning ) should include a list of the companies where you would like to work and this listing (the first of several for the 2014 list) should help you select the best choice for you. Good luck in your search. Jobs by.

2014 180

It’s 2014. Your Resume Should Reflect That Fact. Here’s How.

Career Alley

What should know about writing resumes this 2014? Whether you are a newbie or a veteran looking to find a job but are not confident on how to work on your resume, don’t fret. There are many places online to turn to for advice, like job listing website Randstad. Job Search.

2014 198

How To Job Search Like An Olympian

Career Realism

With the 2014 Winter Olympics launching in Sochi, Russia, in just a couple of weeks, it’s again time to be impressed by the incredible discipline, focus, and persistence of the world’s best athletes. So, how do you job search like an Olympian? How To Job Search Like An Olympian.

2014 111

Note to the Passive Candidate: Don’t Overthink the Process


Have you ever had this feeling as a candidate? You know you are absolutely ready for a job change. We have, without realizing it, become the passive candidate. You are however, voicing how you are discontent you are at your job and people are listening. They tell you about the job and you could not be more excited. She says, “It is okay if you listen, but you have a pretty good job”. There will be other jobs. Remember, all jobs are temporary.

2014 115

6 Tips For Managing Job Search Stress

Career Realism

Stressed out by the job search? Create a long-term plan for your search, recognizing that it may take several, or more months to land a role. Don’t enthusiastically start the search by sending out a lot of resumes but then slow down due to lack of response.

2014 114

3 LinkedIn Job Search Basics For Targeting Companies


But what should you actually be doing that can help you land a job via LinkedIn? Most jobs that are posted on LinkedIn should be linked to an actual person’s account. So, if you find a job on LinkedIn or even a job on another job board, site, WOM, etc.,

2014 107

5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid

Career Realism

Searching for a job can be a full-time job in itself. Between searching online job boards and networking with others, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the job hunting process. Here are a few job search time wasters to avoid: 1.

2014 108

Why Resume Templates Are Job Search Killers

Career Realism

I equate resume templates to a Zebra’s stripes—really great for camouflage and blending into a “herd” of other job seekers. A quick and easy way to get the job done. Or, in this case, find a job. Ready to give up that job search-killing resume template?

2014 105

6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates

Career Realism

Quite often graduates end up in a job that is well below their qualifications, become unhappy, and question their competence. Job Search Tips For New Graduates. Here are a few job search tips for new graduates that could give your efforts a boost: 1.

2014 113

How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market?

Executive Career Brand

You’ve probably heard about the hidden executive job market, but do you really know what it is, why it exists, and how to take advantage of it? No one knows for sure how many jobs are unlisted, but it’s estimated to be around 80 – 90%.

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