Job Fairs Offer Opportunities

Professional Resume Services

With all of the new ways people are looking for jobs (online job boards, social networking sites, etc.), many people forget that job fairs are just as popular as ever in today’s employment market. Better yet, some job fairs offer on-site interviews during the job fair.

Have the Handbill in Tow Going to Job Fairs and Networking Events

Competitive Resumes

I talk to job seekers regularly who only depend on a few methods to find jobs. You should know more about using a handbill to put in the hands of people you meet at networking events and job fairs. Standing out is critical in the job search today.

Making the Most out of Job Fairs

Workology

When I first started out in HR ten years ago, I attended job fairs that were packed with employers. Job fairs were so big that it would have been nearly impossible for a job seeker to visit every table. Is attendance at job fairs worth the effort?

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years.

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

” – Theodore Roosevelt As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage.

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4 Job Search Alternatives To Applying Online

Career Realism

4 Job Search Alternatives To Applying Online. The process of job searching has nearly turned upside-down over the past decade thanks to the Internet and changes that have accompanied newer technology. RELATED: 5 Reasons Why Job Boards Aren’t As Effective Anymore.

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how to stand out at a job fair

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for. This was my first foray into job fairs, and it was pretty fascinating to watch how different job-seekers navigated the situation differently. Why do these reps (from big famous companies that everyone knows about) even attend the fair?

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Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Advertise. HCX Jobs. Search. Advertise. Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. Advertise On This Forum. Are attending job fairs still useful for employers and job seekers in this electronic age of resume posting? TOPIC: Are attending job fairs still useful for employers and job seekers in this electronic age of resume posting?

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students must develop a proactive strategy for their job searches if they are to expect to gain an advantage. Here are a few tips for prospective graduates looking to get the most out of their job search this spring: Start Early. Networking is one of the most valuable tools in the job search, no matter how experienced you are.

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Why Starting A Blog Could Help Your Job Search

Career Realism

Why Starting A Blog Could Help Your Job Search. If you want to have a bigger presence on the Internet, starting a blog could definitely help you in your job search. In addition, blogging is a good way to “differentiate yourself from most job seekers,” said Candy. “It’s

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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.

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. which job should I take?

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager will looking like a teenager harm my job search? Posted in job searching A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well.

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short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: job search edition January 22, 2011 It’s short answer Saturday: six short answers to six short questions. Is it better to respond to a job ad immediately or wait a few days? which job should I take?

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Thousands of Jobs if You Know Where to Look

Career Alley

Although the unemployment rate has improved over the last few years, there still appears to be a shortage of jobs for those who want to work (or get a new job). I say “appears” because there are jobs out there (if you know where to look and have the right skills).

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Getting out of the house. or not. - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Getting out of the house. they can be very useful in your search!

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The Evolution of Recruiting, from the Dinosaur Days to the New Social Era

Resume Bear

haha) We did use a couple of fledgling online resume databases, attend job fairs and post to online newsgroups (remember those?) or in the newspaper (yes, print advertising!). Late 90′s – Mid 2000′s = The Job Board Era.

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Seasonal Jobs are Available Year-Round – Here are Some Examples

Career Alley

Seasonal jobs are temporary job openings that last for the duration of a respective season. Employees who are hired during the holiday season are usually kept until early or mid-January and then their temporary jobs end. This seasonal job lasts from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

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21 Best Niche Job Boards for Recruiters

Workology

This post is sponsored by SHRM Jobs , a job board dedicated to helping recruiters hire the best human resource professionals. There are either too many job seekers to choose from or locating that needle in the haystack takes more time, effort and phone calls than time you have. Enter in job boards especially those niche ones that cultivate relationships with the niche and speciality communities and job seekers, you want to reach. Authentic Jobs.

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part II

Career Alley

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs. Part II – Traditional Job Search Methods. Part II of a 4 part discussion on the job market. Search online job boards. Search corporate web sites for job listings. Attend on-site career fairs. A hard look at common job search methods will expose many of the reasons why job seekers are not getting the results they desire.

HIRE ME! 7 Tips For Getting A Job After College

Career Realism

In today’s job market, college graduates have a tough time. Related: 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads. Many colleges have job searching courses that help you build resumes and extol the virtues of the book, What Color Is Your Parachute?

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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.

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???? 61 Hidden Job Market Secrets Without Using Social Media

JobMob

What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Quick poll: what is the hidden job market? So many jobs are never advertised anywhere, completely unpublished. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. Create a job.

Are "job fairs" totally useless? - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Are "job fairs" totally useless? Job fairs.

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IRL: 4 Face-to-Face Networking Opportunities You’re Missing Out On

Career Rocketeer

Job seekers today spend a lot of time online, and for good reason. After all, the Internet is a great tool for job seekers to research, connect, and network with practically any company on the planet. With this outrageously convenient job search tool, it’s easy to forget about job searching in the real world. If you’ve neglected offline job search practices, you’re missing out on a lot of great opportunities that could give you your next big break.

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55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media

JobMob

What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Hidden jobs defined. Many jobs are never advertised anywhere. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. So where are the hidden jobs? Create a job.

I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since. I have no doubt that applying your advice is what got me the job. job searching?

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Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

Jennifer Anthony

This is not a part-time, side job to these professionals — this is their livelihood. How to Spot Them If you use a typical search engine, you will literally find more than a million links. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

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referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. You have a friend who’s job-searching.

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8 things you should know about job references

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 8 things you should know about job references February 14, 2011 If you’re job-searching, at some point you’re going to be asked for references … and if you’re like a lot of people, you’re going to hand them over without giving much thought to what will happen next. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio January 7, 2011 The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Posted in me The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Top Ten Ways to Find a Job | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « New Job-Search Toolbar Follow Up Your Cover Letter With a Follow-Up! » Top Ten Ways to Find a Job When the economy is in bad shape, the job market is usually worse.

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The week, recapped.

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About The week, recapped. Monday, I was down at the Embassy Suites for a "job fair".

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How Important Is Domestic Partner Benefits to HR?

Workology

Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This! John got me a decent job in state government, with his connections. an HR and job search blog, we have covered a Diversity and GLBT job fair and posted articles about domestic partner benefits.

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Another milestone, catching up.

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Another milestone, catching up. 09/13/10 - Twitter in the job search.

the person who reviews our work gossips about it, did I mishandle this travel reimbursement, and more

Ask A Manager

I work as a claims adjuster, so my job is predominately on a phone queue. It’s the job of our “call quality analyst,” Mary, to pull four phone calls a month and score them using a complex template. I can’t help but think it’s not professional and she could lose her job over it or at least get reprimanded. My partner flies a lot for his job and has a lot of miles. Job searching after quitting a PhD program.

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A GREAT Job Interview Follow-up Letter Secret | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Sarah Palin: Get Your Facts Straight (Controversial Careers Series) Job Hunting Tax Breaks … Your Professionally Written Resume is Tax Deductible » A GREAT Job Interview Follow-up Letter Secret Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Job Interview “Secret&# You’ve just finished the interview you hoped to get and it went pretty well as far as you can tell.

Guest Post: Ford R. Myers.

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Guest Post: Ford R. Apply what you learn, and generate stronger search results.

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50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever | JobMob

JobMob

50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever Over on the Dilbert Blog, Scott Adams gave his readers an assignment : “describe your own job in one sentence, preferably in a humorously derogatory way.&# Try to describe your current job or one of your past career choices in the comments. A 30-60-90-Day Sales Plan for Your Job Interview 21 Things Never to Assume About Your Interview Comments 1 [.] you see that Scott Adams asked his blog readers to mock their jobs?

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Coping With a Job You Hate | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers Take The Job – Or Finish Your Degree? » Coping With a Job You Hate All of us have been there at some point.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Your Approach to Finding a Legal Job in.

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Tuesday, September 29, 2009 Thinking Outside the Box: Your Approach to Finding a Legal Job in a Tight Job Market By Randi S. Feldman The Current Reality : The legal job market is slow.

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do what you say you're going to do

Ask A Manager

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? things that arent good ideas #78 my company does secret performance reviews that were not allowed to see should you include a short-term job on your resume? is this job going to be a nightmare?

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