Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are tons of great ways you can improve your job search experience with little to no effort on your part. Whatever you hold in your mind as your ideal job will be what you gravitate towards, so be careful what you wish for. Good luck in your search. Job Search.

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Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech

Career Alley

Provides a potential networking contact with the information they need to determine if they should provide recommendation or job lead. Regardless of the length and format, it is an essential part of your job search toolkit and many times is the opening line in an interview.

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6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post 6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search appeared first on Ms. I moved across the country without a job. I began my job search earlier this year and had a solid idea of the type of company I wanted to join and the skills I have to offer.

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Tips for Job Search After 50

Career Alley

There is nothing like experienced job candidates for employers, but that doesn’t mean looking for a job when you are 50 years old (or older) will be a piece of cake. Remove or “one line” very old jobs. The Best Resume Formats for the Job you Want.

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How Recent Grads Can Quantify Their Accomplishments

Career Realism

Fresh graduates often struggle with how to quantify their accomplishments. It is easy to impress the interviewer with examples of increasing profits, decreasing costs or streamlining processes. The post How Recent Grads Can Quantify Their Accomplishments appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

The Power of Qualified References in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’ve gone through a round or two of job interviews with a target employer, and you’ve done extremely well. Checking references takes time and costs money. Inform them of what kinds of jobs you’re seeking. 7 Things Successful Executive Job Seekers Know.

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Executive Resume Mistakes to Avoid at all Costs

Professional Resume Services

Take keywords and phrases from the job description and requirements and use them in your resume when you can. Not Talking About Accomplishments. Executives typically aren’t shy about discussing their accomplishments.

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7 Job Search Tips for Your 2020 Self

Competitive Resumes

Grit and grind will always matter in the job search as much as having adequate hard and soft skills. Partly due to how job seekers will market present themselves to the world long before a single employer is interested. Your life lessons matter in your job search.

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14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. careers Job Search Resume Social Media

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Job Search Makeover – When Good is not “Good Enough” to Get the Job

Career Alley

Everyone in your department had the option moving (at their own cost) to the new location (1,500 miles away in the middle of no where). You decide to stay and look for a new job, after all, you have at least 6 months to find a new job. Good luck in your search.

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3 Ways You're Slowing Down Your Job Search (And How To Fix Them!)

Career Realism

If you're wondering why your job search isn't working or why it's suddenly slowed down after a few good leads, then you've come to the right place. One of the biggest concerns we hear from our club members is how long the job search seems to take nowadays.

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?? How To Actually Job Search on LinkedIn in Secret


It would suck to lose your current job before finding a new job. There is a lot of great advice out there for job seekers on how to use LinkedIn to build their personal brands and find new career opportunities. 2) Don’t openly advertise your job search.

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How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.02.10] View Comments How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement If you are regular reader, you may notice that another recent post showed someone similarly posed. That post was about signaling strength during job interviews.

10 Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans

Career Realism

O’Donnell, LinkedIn Influencer and founder of CAREEREALISM, recently wrote an article for LinkedIn called, “ How to Get a Job After the Military.” Many of them shared helpful job search resources for veterans. Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans.

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. For many job seekers money is tight.

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DECISION TIME! The shoe dropped, you are now in JOB SEARCH mode

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 12 The Art of Job Search – Recruiters » DECISION TIME!

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7 Steps To Job Searching While Working Full-Time

Career Realism

Job search is a challenge on the best of situations, but it’s especially difficult to manage while you are working full-time. Related: How To Job Search While You’re Still Employed. What do you want to accomplish, and in what time frame?

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Expedite Your Job Search With a Dollar-Driven Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

→ Expedite Your Job Search With a Dollar-Driven Executive Resume Posted on December 15, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony By Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar Readying your resume for an executive job search? 2 – Gather Data on Cost Savings.

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Is your job search stuck? Go save a pair of shoes…

Resume Bear

When we are job searching, we are looking for that great moment when we can shine, the “deal maker” that gets us an interview, or makes us stand out like a superstar. If you find that you are stuck in your job search, go save somone’s shoes by performing a small act of kindness.

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Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know

Career Realism

Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know. You may be well-educated, incredibly talented and imminently qualified for the job, but you aren’t getting the interviews you want. Correct the mistakes and watch your job search activity pick up speed.

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7 Tools To Organize Your Job Search In 2013

Career Realism

Is your goal to organize your job search this year? Organize Your Job Search With These Tools. Here are some great job search tools to help you keep your thoughts straight for little or no cost when it comes to your career. Job Search career ticker

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Why Personal Branding Is So Important In Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.22.10] View Comments Why Personal Branding Is So Important In Job Search The following is a guest post by Meg Guiseppi, an Executive Branding, Resume, Online Identity and Job Search Strategist.

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7 Effective Job Search Strategies For Executive Career Transitions

Career Realism

Has it been more than 10 years since you launched an executive job search campaign ? It is essential to understand while it is critical to engage in online job search activities, it should only be a portion—not the entire component—of your job search strategy plan.

Your Guide to a Budget-Friendly Work Wardrobe

Ms. Career Girl

As a bright-eyed college graduate, one of the greatest allures of a first job lay in its wardrobe: I could hardly wait to line my shoe rack with kitten heels and spend my Saturdays ironing blouses. What can accomplish this? Who doesn’t love pencil skirts and crisp button-ups?

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5 Tips for Landing an Interview with Your Online Job Application

Career Alley

Job search has changed dramatically over the last 10 years. Today’s job search is almost entirely Internet based. Whether it be LinkedIn or applying for a job on a job search board, it has become increasingly easier to apply for a job.

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Is Your Job Search Getting the Results You Want? By: Cheryl Lynch.

Resume Help Blog

By: Cheryl Lynch Simpson March 12th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp Richard Bolles, job search guru and author of “What Color Is Your Parachute?” predicts that you can expect to search for work 1-2 months for every $10,000 you hope to earn. To job search is to make mistakes.

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4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume

Career Realism

Over the past decade, getting through applicant tracking systems (ATS) by including the right keywords has become the holy grail of job seekers. As a job seeker, you should be concerned with and aware of how your resume will make it past the guards.

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The Only Hard and Fast Rule in Resume Writing

The Job Quest

Take a look at the following questions by job seekers to see what I mean: “Should my résumé be two pages or less?” Are you applying for a local job or for a position halfway across the country? “How can I write out my accomplishments to have the most impact?”

This Simple Trick Will Help You Quantify ANYTHING On Your Resume

Career Realism

As a candidate or an employee, you need to justify the cost of your employment. You need to be able to prove you can get the job done better and faster than the ‘other guy’ (or other girl!). It’s your job to prove your value to employer by flaunting your accomplishments.

2017 114

Tell-tale Signs That You Should Turn Down That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to obtaining a job offer and securing a job, there are many factors that go into this process. So what happens after you’ve put endless time into what you thought was the job of your dreams, all to discover it’s not at all what you had in mind?

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Seven Ways to Get Noticed in Your Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? You’re just blending in with the Job Search Herd when you’re like everyone else. Take a different approach to your job search and you’ll start to see positive responses. For instance: (1) Have business cards advertising “You&# and your job search. (2) Your job skills and competencies should be in the top one-fourth of the first page of the resume.

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3 Reasons Not Having A Personal Website Might Be Costing You Big

Career Realism

I’ve heard stories of personal websites helping people land jobs, secure new clients, get found by the press, impress their bosses, and demonstrate thought leadership. In the wrong context, talking about your accomplishments and success can definitely be inappropriate.

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3 Reasons Not Having A Personal Website Might Be Costing You Big

Career Realism

3 Reasons Not Having A Personal Website Might Be Costing You Big. I’ve heard stories of personal websites helping people land jobs, secure new clients, get found by the press, impress their bosses, and demonstrate thought leadership.

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9 Traits Of A Professional Resume

Tim's Strategy

What does fine Italian food have to do with the job search? So put yourself in their shoes and make their job easier; short word blocks of no longer than three or four lines are preferred. Content Generation | Trade Shows | Social Media | Cost Control | Profitable Exposure.

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8 Ways to Be A Smart Job Seeker

Career Alley

Many of us are familiar with the hardships involved in being an unemployed job seeker (take a look at I Lost My Job, Now What ). Rather than be depressed over the challenges and pressures of looking for a new job, job seekers should focus on accomplishments along the way.

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Interview Mistakes That Can Cost You The Job – by Jenna Goudreau

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. a human resources consulting firm, has seen his share of embarrassingly bad job candidates.

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Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The following is a guest post by Torin Ellis, a job search expert. The phrase ” this isn’t your parents job search ” has never been more true. For sake of an explanation, companies take this position because it is more cost effective on the bottom line.

3 Ways To Quantify Your Experience With Numbers

Career Realism

Although most people understand the general idea of this, I find that job seekers often struggle with applying this idea to writing their resumes. For example, if you’re an internal auditor, your resume could say: Saved company money by finding ways to cut costs. —or—.

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5 Surefire Ways to Be the Right Candidate

Ms. Career Girl

Getting a job is now harder than it ever was. This is mostly because graduates are increasing in number, and most of their jobs are limited. That said, it is not impossible to get a job, even in these difficult financial times. Build a List of your Key Accomplishments.

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Job Search After 50: Make Your Job Hunt Work! | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Featured — By Bill on March 17, 2011 9:33 am Make your job hunt work and help you find the right job as quickly as possible. Overall with this hiring backdrop looking for a new job or new career will not be easy. But searching for a job after 50 has never been the easiest thing in the world. Hunting for a new job after 50 can be a significant challenge but it’s no reason to panic or give up looking for employment without giving it your best effort.

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Job Hunting After Age 50: Help For A Stalled Job Search! | Boomers.

Boomers Next Step

Careers , Networking — By Bill on April 22, 2011 9:33 am Job hunting after age 50, can be a new, unusual and if you allow it; a discouraging experience. Add in the economic and business decline, the falling demand for certain jobs and careers, and the daily birth of new jobs that the title can only be deciphered by those in the know. Add in that many employers who will be playing it safe and hiring the younger less costly job applicant.

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7 Painless Tips To Writing A Good Cover Letter

Career Realism

Use Your Cover Letter To Begin Selling Yourself For The Job The job search itself is psychologically a sales process, and this cover letter is the very first 'ad' that will grab attention and interest—even before they read your resume. Do you hate writing cover letters?

9 Interview Traps to Avoid

Career Alley

But interviewing for a new job is serious business and the stress can sometimes be overwhelming. combined with the pressure of finding a new job can lead to some fatal errors during the process. Read on to identify some interview traps that may keep you from landing your dream job.

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