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Job Search Strategies for Highly Ambitious Individuals

Career Alley

If you’re determined to secure an excellent job, you’ll have to go further than just sending off a few CVs and hoping for the best. Here, we take a look at ways to secure the very best jobs out there. Go through all your contacts on networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and establish whether you know anyone within the business that you’d like to work in. The benefit here is that you could be approached about jobs that haven’t even been advertised yet.

Job Search in the Digital Age: Video Resumes

Career Alley

Did you know that job recruiters only spend six seconds looking at a resume? To stand out from the crowd, many job seekers are submitting video resumes to complement or replace the traditional paper version. Good luck in your search. Job Search. jobs by.

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5 Golden Rules to Maximising Your Job Search

Position Ignition

The job market is very tough and competitive these days and so it's really important to have a clear strategy and to stay on top of your job search. Here we offer you 5 Golden Rules to ensure you stay in control of your career and job search: 1. Job Search

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2010 Top 10 Executive Personal Branding and Job Search Trends

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

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You have submitted your CV/Resume, now what?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Hunting – It’s a Jungle Out There Restarting Your Job Search When All Else Fails – Vol 2 » You have submitted your CV/Resume, now what?

2010 186

The Best Apps to Use in Your Job Search

Career Realism

With both the increasing number of graduates looking for jobs and the cuts in many industries, it’s important you use any available resources to find a job that’s right for you. If you’re looking for jobs on the go, here are some of the best apps to use on your job search : LinkedIn.

2012 113

What Recruiters Really Want to See on Your CV

The Undercover Recruiter

If they tick most of the boxes then I will usually call them as soon as possible or read further into their CV. Things I look for in their CV are minimum educational requirements, relevant experience, a desire to do the job I am advertising and the ability to work in that location.

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The Most Effective Ways To Improve Your Job Search

Career Realism

The idea of a new job might sound exciting, but it surely does require a lot of hard work. We just have to improve the way we search for jobs by making full use of all the resources available. Improve Your Job Search With These Methods. Refining Your Job Search.

2013 114

How To Use Facebook for Professional Networking #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Why use Facebook for professional networking? It has become a perfect platform for B2C (business to consumer) marketing, providing very targeted advertising opportunities based on user's likes and associations. What is your best networking tip on Facebook?

2015 114

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

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My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

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How Social Media Will Help Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Modern day job hunting has changed completely, long gone are the days when everyone was pouring over the job section in the local newspaper. You may already be on social networking sites, but may never have used them for your job search.

Tips On How To Find A Job In Tough Economic Times

RedStarResume

What can you do to be competitive when looking for a new job? Writing a quick resume late at night and applying for random jobs is NOT going to get you the job you are looking for. Below are some further ideas and suggestions to find yourself a new job. Sell yourself: Take time writing your resume, and tailor your resume specifically to each job you are applying. Do not send out the same resume to every job advert you see. Use your social network.

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Top 55 Most Popular Facebook Pages for Job Search in 2011

JobMob

Where most job seekers hang out on Facebook. Film Professionals And Jobs – Fpnjobs.net - 8,565 people like this – Fpnjobs is a easy to use site for Film production resources, Here you can post a JOB, find a JOB, list your film services, or find Film services, and Put the CASTING CALLS and all this is for FREEEEEEEEEE. ZUMBEEL | A Telecom Career eTool – 10,230 people like this – mostly job listings for telecom engineering professionals.

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Career Networking: The Critical Need To Stay In Touch | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.23.10] View Comments Career Networking: The Critical Need To Stay In Touch I’ve written before about big mistakes people make in job search. Big gaps in their career networking strategy. Good advertising for them.

2010 107

Using Social Media for Job Hunting

Career Alley

The development and evolution of the internet has mirrored a significant change in the approach job seekers and graduates adopt when looking for their first professional full time position. The last decade has seen the traditional and well established approach many job seekers were used to becoming invalid and increasingly unsuccessful. The increased difficulty of finding a job is no secret. The benefits of networking. More - Network for your search.

How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

Careers Done Write

Did you know that 85% of available jobs are never advertised? According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 15% of today’s career opportunities ever make it to the job boards. And – when they do get advertised, the competition is fierce.

How to Leverage the Internet to Secure a Job

Career Alley

Of course, this growth has had an impact on the job market, too. The rise of Monster and other huge job boards has made it easier than ever to search for a job online. Huge job sites are like beacons for the unemployed. Networking. Good luck in your search.

2013 169

Sell Me Yourself: The Secret To A Successful Personal Brand

Career Realism

” All those job interviews you had, all those cover letters you’ve written, the time you spent polishing your CV, and the number of networking events you attended have one single common aspect: They help you sell yourself better.

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Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Mildred Talabi

Unless you’ve had your head firmly stuck in the sand over the past three months or so, you would have noticed that everyone is going on about the latest social network that is set to “take the world by storm”.

2012 97

10 Ways to Get a Job

Workology

Download our exclusive Job Seeker Toolkit and start your adventure in landing your next job! Finding a job can be a job in itself, so set yourself a task list, take a proactive approach and make sure to tackle all available avenues. Search through career sites.

2014 152

Want a Marketing Job? Then Market Yourself

Career Alley

Stay foolish ” – Steve Jobs. Recent advances in cyberspace have facilitated the growth of marketing jobs vacancies like never before. Trying to find a job in any industry can seem like a daunting proposition, one that requires varying degrees of skill, luck and networking ability. Advertising yourself using QR codes could set you ahead of the competition, and highlights the sort of creativity that evinces you were made to be a marketeer.

2011 116

How to Find a Public Sector Job

The Undercover Recruiter

In the good old days if you wanted a job in the public sector you did one of three things; for admin jobs you looked in the local paper, for professional jobs you looked in a professional journal and for everything else you looked at The Wednesday Guardian.

2012 105

What lies beneath….the hidden job market (and how you can find it)

Mildred Talabi

The hidden job market - not as scary as Michelle Pfieffer's character in What Lies Beneath. This layer is called the hidden (or invisible) job market and it’s what lies beneath the surface of advertised jobs. So what is the hidden job market and why the big mystery?

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Beginner’s Guide to Online Job Hunting

The Undercover Recruiter

The job market has been transformed too, with most positions now advertised exclusively online – easy enough to find for the computer literate, but what about those new to this form of job-hunting? In recent months, Twitter has become an informal network for professionals.

2013 113

How to Find a Job [8 Under Considered Ideas]

The Undercover Recruiter

In the troubled landscape of the current economy and with the threat of a triple dip recession hanging over everyone’s heads, finding a job is no mean feat. Either way, competition is undeniably fierce and job seekers have to widen the reach of their job search in order to be successful.

2013 114

Job Seekers: Most Important Online Tools and Apps

The Undercover Recruiter

Over the last decade, how people discover new job opportunities has evolved dramatically. When was the last time that you looked at a newspaper to find your next job? These days, the majority of job searches are conducted online, spawning a whole new industry around job boards, recruitment websites and job posting platforms. However, with all of these advancements, the modern job search can still seem a bit complicated and time consuming.

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3 Tips For Finding An Accounting Job

Career Realism

If you are fresh out of university with little actual work experience and few industry connections, looking for a job as an accountant can be a daunting prospect. However, there are a few things you can do to make the task of finding an accounting job an easier one: 1. Improve Your CV.

2013 101

How To Land A Job In Sales

Career Realism

If you have strong communication skills and enjoy building relationships, a job in sales might well be the perfect job for you! Here’s some advice on how to land a job in sales. So what should you do to land the perfect job for you? Build Your Network.

2013 97

How To Work With A Recruiter – Guidelines | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts Job Hunting After 50 – Move Ahead of the Kids! Joining the Right Social Networks for a Job Search Finding the Right Recruiter For Your Job Search Boomers: You Need to Rethink Seeking Full Time Jobs With Gen Xers.

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Why Your LinkedIn Presence Matters and How to Enhance Your Profile

Ms. Career Girl

As it turns out, though, the social media site has so much more to offer than a digitized version of your CV. With so many users come ample opportunities to widen your network, find new opportunities and further your career, all from the comfort of your computer. Find a Job.

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4 Ways To Take Advantage Of Being Unemployed

Career Realism

For anyone who has been made redundant, had their employment terminated or quit their job, facing down the barrel of unemployment is a scary prospect. For whatever reason you are out of a job, being unemployed is no time to be complacent. Rework Your Resume/CV.

2014 106

How to Create an All-Star Graduate LinkedIn Profile [Top Ten Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Meanwhile tech savvy job hunters have been using the site for a number of years to network with other professionals in the field or to ‘follow’ companies they wish to work for. 5) Complete the summary: Treat it like your short personal advertisement/covering letter.

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How Graduates Can Make the Most of LinkedIn and Twitter

The Undercover Recruiter

“77% of recruiters suggest that they would run an online search for the candidate”. Only 29% students use social networking sites to promote themselves”. Positive Social Networking. Last year we learnt that Charlie Sheen was searching for an intern to manage his online presence.

How To Maintain Your Focus While Hunting For Full-Time Jobs

Career Realism

At a time when so many are out of work at home and around the globe, the daily job hunt grind can get frustrating very quickly. Whether you’re looking for sales jobs, media jobs, social worker or engineer jobs, it’s essential that you maintain your focus during your job search.

2013 99

Everything you’ve ever wanted to ask a recruiter (part 2)

Mildred Talabi

If you’re looking for a job, signing up to a recruitment agency should be a part of your overall job search strategy (I mean, you do have a job search strategy, right?). It is our job to challenge preconceptions.

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Why Recruitment is NOT Dying

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn is a useful example because its primary purpose is to be a professional networking tool; the number of UK LinkedIn accounts is around 12 million, and according to census data the “working population” of the UK is around 38 million.

2013 114

Best Outreach Tips to Find a Great Career

Corn on the Job

You’ve just graduated from college, and it’s apparent that you need to get a job as soon as possible. Finding a good job requires some effort which can leave you devastated. In fact, you should be ready for a long search without getting an employer who is willing to hire you.

2019 89

“I’ve Made It” — How to Find Your Ideal Job

Corn on the Job

The employment market may have improved considerably over recent years, but there’s still plenty of competition out there for jobs. Here are a few top tips that could help you to find and secure the right job for you. Resume/CV. It is brimming with professional networking pages.

2014 85

Ways To Improve Your Chances Of Finding A Job

Corn on the Job

It’s tiresome searching for work and when you’re young and full of ideas, you want to implement them as quickly as you can to ensure you are on the right track to achieving your goals. Here are some little ways to improve your job searching and get yourself ‘out there’! .

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ResumeFit LLC; Does It Fit You? | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Will LinkedIn Replace the Traditional Resume? Job Jotes – The Job Lead Tracker » ResumeFit LLC; Does It Fit You? Recruiters can then search for someone who is ambitious, multi-tasking, analytical, etc.

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How To Get a Job When You’re a Royal Princess

The Undercover Recruiter

However, the Telegraph reports, “…despite her Royal title (or perhaps because of it), Beatrice has failed to find a suitable job since she graduated from university with a 2:1 in history last year.” How can a well-written CV assist in a job search?

2012 114

???? Resume Objective Statements That Cause Recruiters To Reject You

JobMob

My personal belief is that the fastest way to lose a job before they even read your resume, is to begin it with something like that. When going through the job-seeking process, it is very important to understand the stages and the roles of the documents that support each stage.

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