Two (or More) Job Opportunities? ? 18 Elements of Comparison ? [Part 2 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

Last week we presented Elements of Job Opportunity Comparison 1 through 9 ; This week we present Elements of Job Opportunity Comparison 10 through 18. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Danielle, a senior marketing executive, was quite unhappy in her job. In the end, she made the move to the new job, and fortunately has never looked back. It is common that comparison of two jobs, or two job offers, can be a difficult thing to do.

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Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 1 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

For this reason we are presenting it in two installments, this first including Elements of Comparison 1 through 9, the second including Elements of Comparison 10 through 18. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Danielle, a senior marketing executive, was quite unhappy in her job. In the end, she made the move to the new job, and fortunately has never looked back. It is common that comparison of two jobs, or two job offers, can be a difficult thing to do.

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Strengthen Your Job Search with These LinkedIn Features

Professional Resume Services

As such, a job seeker’s LinkedIn profile development has to also evolve constantly in order to keep up with the competition. The “How You Rank” tool on LinkedIn helps you see how often your profile gets viewed in comparison to the amount of connections you have. As a job seeker, you want your profile to be viewed as much as possible so you’ll be noticed more and be seen as an influencer. Another benefit of the tool is to see who is most influential within your network.

2018 145

No Strings Attached – The Story of My $2,000 Stipend for Interview Attire

Ms. Career Girl

The environment was fast-moving and small by comparison, and that excited me; I loved the challenge of an unknown startup–the risk, the possibilities. Don’t be afraid to take what you’re worth and use it to your benefit. Interviews Job Search News interview insights Jeannette McClennan knowing your value in an interview making job offer choices

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6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

While public jobs normally offer certain advantages such as job security, benefits, and opportunities for pay hikes and career advancement, certain public service jobs are quite lucrative in terms salary. They offer better wages in comparison to similar private sector jobs at the same skill level/grade. Yet, some public service workers earn relatively higher pay than this including benefits. million teaching jobs in 2008 in the US.

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5 Veteran-Friendly Companies

Career Realism

Reentering The Workforce Can Be A Challenge For Veterans The job search process is as competitive as ever and it slows down for no one! This can be especially overwhelming for veterans, as focusing on your long-term career pales in comparison to serving your country. We offer the benefits that servicemembers and their families need, and we help our heroes transition to a civilian career through training and upskilling," the company says on its website.

4 Lucrative Jobs in Real Estate

Career Alley

Indeed, there are numerous benefits of pursuing a career in real estate including a flexible work schedule, independence, and personal satisfaction. That said, here are four of the most lucrative jobs in real estate. For one to get a job as a commercial leasing manager, he or she must have worked in various positions in real estate for several years. Holders of this job title are responsible for ensuring that real estate companies meet their sales goals and targets.

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Working At Nike

Career Realism

Industry experts estimate that only 4-8% of companies offer the benefit of an on-site daycare center. The coordinator shared that my son was significantly delayed in comparison to the other children. ” Having this resource available gives Nike employees peace of mind so they can focus on their jobs. For some companies, work is about coming in, doing a job, and leaving. 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Working At Nike Work It Daily.

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Five Tips for Playing the (Job Hunt) Game

The Job Quest

But, you know, that stuff happens, just like it does when you are job seeking. If you are currently employed but exploring opportunities, it can be very easy to kick back and say, “I’m doing great things in my current job, so it will be easy for anyone to see the value I bring!” But again, human nature being what it is, folks tend to make comparisons. You know that you have skills and talents that will benefit employers.

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

My first job as a teacher in a rural school district in Virginia paid me $5,800 a year…that’s right, a YEAR! My dad would occasionally give me a $20, and eventually, I got a second job to help supplement an income that wasn’t enough to pay my bills on its own. My second year out, I took a comparable job teaching in a neighboring district and got a $4000 raise. We did okay in comparison to the other families in our community.

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

My first job as a teacher in a rural school district in Virginia paid me $5,800 a year…that’s right, a YEAR! My dad would occasionally give me a $20, and eventually, I got a second job to help supplement an income that wasn’t enough to pay my bills on its own. My second year out, I took a comparable job teaching in a neighboring district and got a $4000 raise. We did okay in comparison to the other families in our community. 5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid.

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5 Tips For Asking For A LinkedIn Recommendation

Career Realism

Because the best recommendations are specific, it benefits you to zero in on the greatest achievements to highlight in your professional history. 4 Things Employers Look For In LinkedIn And Resume Comparison. DeMaio is a triple-certified, nationally-recognized executive resume writer and job search coach. Job Search LinkedIn

How To Date Your Way to a Job

JobMob

Find your perfect job/perfect love with these job and spouse hunting tips. Have you ever wondered why it is so difficult to find the perfect job? After I recently got engaged (to the perfect woman), I started thinking about the two subjects, and realized that both dating and job hunting actually have a lot in common. Job Hunting: When you are looking for a job, you need to define in advance what it is you are looking for. The Search.

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5 Tips for Choosing a Career Coach

Career Alley

Your decision should be based on your needs (resume writing, interview skills, targeted job search or all of the above). If you want to set yourself apart from the everyone else and increase your chances of getting your dream job, you will need to choose the right coach for your needs. Creating a job search plan (how you will spend your time in your search). It will also give you a point of comparison (as you compare the other short list of coaches).

BE THE BATMAN: The Art of Crafting a “Super” Career Persona

Corn on the Job

Unless of course you’re special in some way that has nothing to do with the job you’re applying for, like your name is Bruce Wayne or Tony Stark, and you’re not just a business person but also a billionaire-playboy-philanthropist. (In In which case, I can’t help but ask, why are you even applying for a job, man? For most of us mere mortals, standing out in the job market isn’t easy. But that’s not going to WOW me into giving you a job.

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5 Job Hunt Research Mistakes You’re Making and How to Avoid Them

Career Rocketeer

Are you using research to your advantage in your job search? You probably type the product into Google and pull up customer reviews, comparisons to similar products, and reviews by prominent publications. The same goes for your job search. Look to company and employee social media accounts, YouTube videos, recent press mentions, product and service reviews, the company blog, and anything else that may come up in a Google search of the company.

2011 70

Hiring Problem: The Lack Of Specificity In The Hiring Process

Career Realism

” Related: 6 Job Search Reality Checks To Begin 2015. But this error actually pales in comparison to the highly likely result – a mismatch between the candidate and the employer with all the resulting implications for both the employer and the new employee. According to a recent study from Burning Glass Technologies, an analysis of “middle-skills jobs” (roles that require high school but not college degrees), 78% of jobs call for fluency with technology.

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How To Build Your Own Brand: Strategies For Success

Career Realism

Ask yourself how you want an employer or client to see you in comparison to your competition. Specificity helps explain which assets you will bring to the job. Consider the benefit. Job Search career homepage ticker What if people could evaluate your expertise based only on one visual symbol? What if people could understand your essence through a short Linkedin profile? That is the task—to build a personal brand identity through design and content.

2013 88

Six Resume Tips That Make Sense | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Rather, it indicates too many people in job search mode are grossly misinformed today or are engaging in the process without the requisite knowledge and life experience to write an effective resume and conduct a successful job search. The actual length of the document depends on who you are, how extensive and complex your background is, and how much information you need to include that is relevant to the job you are applying for.

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Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

Others lay claim to basement apartments or hang out at home, endlessly scrolling through job postings and printing out resumes. Still others struggle to land a job immediately after graduation, particularly a full-time position with benefits. In the wake of my college graduation, I sent out a newly minted resume and several shy cover letters to any job that remotely resembled my major (English). Others do the same with expectations, comparisons, and standards.

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Can Your LinkedIn Profile Replace The Traditional Resume?

Career Realism

” Related: 3 LinkedIn Strategies For Escaping Your Crummy Job. Certainly, this is not to say your LinkedIn profile is any less important in the job search process. There are plenty of benefits to having a LinkedIn profile in the job search process. You can apply for a job posting on LinkedIn. The resume also offers more formality to applying for a job and HR needs it to support EEO compliance audits.

2014 87

?? How To Evaluate New Job Offers

JobMob

We make the decision that it's to time leave our current employer and look for another job. Once you've started your job search, you've cut the emotional ties and now it's just a matter of time until you get the right job offer and then you are on your way. But what happens if you were not actively looking for a job? Suppose you were as happy as a pig in * and then a request for a job interview comes knocking on your door? 7) Benefits.

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The 5 Pieces of Critical Information Missing From Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

After all, writing a strong resume is not an easy task, and it is certainly compounded by the daunting competition you’ll face in today’s job market. Here are 5 of the most often-overlooked components, along with ways to add this data so employers can see the value in hiring you: 1 – Your career progression A surprising number of people provide a work history that shows just the last, most important job that they’ve held at that company.

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5 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand On Your Executive Resume

Career Realism

You've certainly heard that using a powerful personal brand message will make your executive resume a compelling read—and help you gain traction in your job search. While tedious work, you'll benefit from having this collection of powerful anecdotes in your job search. Look To Others For Comparison You may have started to look at the data for your executive resume with a critical eye. Looking for a job?

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The Power of Video Interviewing

Workology

For recruiters and hiring managers, video interviews offers another opportunity to engage the candidate in a face to face environment without the overhead costs associated with the job interview. As a job seeker, there is a great deal of costs, preparation and travel associated with the job search. Using video interviewing technology is very simple and set up for the job seeker can take less than 10 minutes if installing an external webcam.

15 Tips for Cutting Expenses While Job Hunting - Jobacle.com BLOG.

Jobacle

BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Places to Go, Things to See BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Search Recent Comments May 3 - Nancy on 10 Must-Avoid Business Card Designs (and How to Make Yours Rock!) Tip #1: Get Your Unemployment (and Other) Benefits Go to your local unemployment office right away and file for benefits.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I’ve been searching for a job since last October and got to several second-round interviews but was never selected… and then COVID hit and my large state university set a hiring freeze. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

3 Ways to Start Recruiting Military Veterans in 2016

Workology

Given the challenges they faced protecting our great nation, one would think that finding civilian employment would be a piece of cake in comparison. While job searching our military veterans aren’t in physical harms way, they are facing a challenge that is more difficult to understand. Finding the right job fit for military veterans at your company is equally challenging for the recruiter. Provide Job Seeker Resources of Military Veterans & Their Family.

Resume Booster: Become Bilingual

Career Realism

There has never been a greater degree of job competition due to the dire economic conditions that have led to desperation in all areas of life including job loss. The Benefits Of Becoming Bilingual. Professionals who start their careers with companies due to their education and bilingual capabilities have immediate benefits with long-term rewards that occur much faster than a comparable associate that does not possess the knowledge of a second language.

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5 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand For Your Executive Resume

Career Realism

You’ve certainly heard that using a powerful personal brand message will make your executive resume a compelling read – and gain traction in your job search. While tedious work, you’ll benefit from having this collection of powerful anecdotes in your job search. Consider pulling in specifics from among the following components of each job: Size of budgets managed – both department and project-level. Look To Others For Comparison.

2013 87

Job Rotation Planning Can Help Keep Employees Happy

Workology

You think about your friend who just got a new job and how happy they were at dinner and wonder if this is all you’ll ever do. Or you worry that you only have the skills to do this one job and who knows what the future will hold. Without wanting to reformulate each employee’s job description (though an isolated case of additional responsibilities can’t hurt now and then), the simplest explanation is to develop a meaningful job rotation schedule.

2016 56

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Employers and Workers Comp: The Real.

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Compensaton and Benefits. Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. When we think about workers’ compensation insurance fraud, we think about the man blinded in a work accident who gets caught driving a golf cart, or the woman who limps into court wearing a neck brace and then skips back to her full-time job as a yoga instructor. Be our Friend.

When an Alternative Resume Could Be the Key to Landing a Job

Guerrilla Job Hunting

We are constantly being deluged with articles, videos, and books; all telling job applicants how to keep up with the Joneses. Here are five of the newest approaches to resume-writing and some of the benefits and pitfalls of each: Video resumes: These are essentially personalized commercials. Parsing information (for comparison purposes) from a visual resume can be a lot more work for a recruiter than from a text resume. Resume writing isn't what it used to be.

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Fact Sheet - Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Compensaton and Benefits. Whether compliance would be an undue hardship is determined by looking at the difficulty or expense of compliance for a specific employer in comparison to the size, financial resources, nature, and structure of the employer’s business. Prepare for Your Job Interview Questions With a NEW Free iPhone o. Popular Searches. Be our Friend.

Technology Tidbit 12 ? Posting Job Orders on Craigslist

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Compensaton and Benefits. Technology Tidbit 12 – Posting Job Orders on Craigslist. per ad) for posting job orders. I recently posted five job orders on Craigslist using five different states, it’s a multiple location job order. . Research established these comparisons using an identical job order: 1. SITE:SEARCH - Top LinkedIn Search Tool (12 April 2012).

6 Common Work at Home Challenges

Telecommuting Journal

While the ability to adapt my work life to what’s going on around me is one of the main benefits of working at home, it can also be one of the most challenging things to actually DO. Time Management When you work from home, depending on the type of job that you have, the most challenging aspect may be managing your time. He actually loves comparison shopping and is great at finding the best deal to ensure that I get the most I can get for the money.

2010 109

Define Exactly What Life and Career Success Means to You

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? How do you find a job today?

2010 64

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

My boss found out about my job search through LinkedIn. I have utilized LinkedIn to aid me with my career search through postings on various group boards, my headline and sending a message to all my contacts about me and my job objectives I have many contacts on LinkedIn, from my field, and hope to benefit from these to secure a new position. I just got my first full-time job since graduating college this past June.

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bringing up your age in interviews, relentlessly negative coworker, and more

Ask A Manager

My coworker is relentless negatively about our old jobs and our new ones. I found a new job quickly, and then one of my coworkers from the old place also joined the new company. However, I look quite young in comparison to most executives I come across, and I fear this will be held against me during the interview process. Often reference requests come in batches like this when someone is job searching. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions.

2013 59

The worst thing they could've said was, “Nein”

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe The worst thing they could’ve said was, “Nein&# by Rich DeMatteo on November 24, 2009 Why are people terrified of rejection? Silly comparison maybe, but the point is that while some situations are obviously harder than others to step out on a ledge, how will you ever get what you want without asking? You pulled off the top grade, and landed a huge job.

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Being an expert takes time, not talent | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Elizabeth on January 29, 2010 at 1:47 am | permalink | Reply Not only being an expert but as well making a tough decision especially when it comes to going for a new job, moving to an other city or quitting a relationship. If you want a bit more on this, the article The Key to Job Seeker Happiness…Think It's Money?? I think this is very important and I should keep it in mind during my upcoming job search (that's what triggered the thinking about this subject).

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. I don't care what kind of green programs Nike has, they pale in comparison to Tom's for that reason. Is this your first time here?

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Announcing another live video chat and something else. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

I think it's actually something catchy like three things to do in an interview to get the job. How to negotiate salary, how to deal with getting fired from the last job, how to deal with references when your boss doesn't know your job hunting. Another benefit over a bank loan: as long as you adhere to the payment plan, it doesn't show up on your credit report and doesn't affect your credit rating. Makes us tax payers pale in comparison.

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