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How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation appeared first on Ms. Do you have a letter of recommendation already? Having a letter of recommendation can provide your character backing and/or academic accomplishments to help a future boss understand what a superstar your are.

4 Job Search Tips for the Passive Candidate


She’s well-respected HR professional at her organization and until now hasn’t given much thought to jumping into the job search. She’s ready to take the plunge and after 8 years re-enter the job search market.

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10 Guerrilla Job Search Tactics That Work

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe 10 Guerrilla Job Search Tactics That Work by Nicole Crimaldi on March 30, 2010 In my opinion, there are two things job seekers do wrong: they are too general and they are too boring. But why do I feel most candidates are boring?

2010 276

Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job seekers are increasingly turning to social media to find employers who are hiring. Besides LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, popular social sites like Facebook and Twitter have become useful job search tools. Good luck in your search.

did I send too many follow-up emails, I’m worried about working with a childhood friend, and more

Ask A Manager

Did I annoy this employer with too many follow-up emails? I recently applied for what is essentially my dream job and got an automated response saying that all applications would receive a reply, whether positive or negative. A week and a half later, I sent a follow-up email, saying that I understood that the application deadline was still a week away but that I wanted to restate my interest in the position. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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How Networking Affects Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Many people know that networking is important to their careers, but few understand how to effectively use their networking contacts when looking for a new job. Networkin g isn’t difficult, but is necessary, as it can be a very important tool in your job search strategy.

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Is Job Search 2.0 Worth it?

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Is Job Search 2.0 by Nicole Crimaldi on May 10, 2010 Guest Post by, Jenny McCoy They say it’s easier to get a job when you have a job, but I’m not so sure. I launched my job search 2.0 The first week of my job search 2.0

2010 182

when job searching, where is the line between admirable and annoying persistence?

Ask A Manager

I truly feel as though getting this job would be a career changer for me, and I know based on my experience, skills, and what the company says its looking for that I would be a great asset to the company. Should I switch up tactics and contact another employee to see if I can secure an interview that way? After applying for a job, you can reach out by email once … although many hiring managers, myself included, feel that even that is unnecessary and slightly annoying.

2012 79

?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018


Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

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366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016


Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

2016 83

How To Stay Positive During A Long Job Search

Career Realism

How To Stay Positive During A Long Job Search. There is little getting around the fact that job search can be a soul-sucking process that eats at your self-esteem and sense of worth. Related: 5 Tips To Stay Positive And Motivated While Job Searching.

2016 83

Resume Lingerie and 10 Other Guerrilla Job Search Strategies

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? Maybe it’s time to consider shaking things up and innovating an unconventional search campaign to position yourself above the crowd. Know what job you seek and where you can get that job.

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Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

In today’s ever-challenging job market, job seekers must be on the hunt for new opportunities 24/7 to maintain a competitive advantage over other top job candidates. This free app provides you immediate access to their database of new job listings.

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9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use


Call it the 21st Century Job Hunter’s Toolbox. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Use all of the following tools in order to make the most of your job search and minimize the time it takes to land a job.

2011 109

Thank You Notes – Managing Your Post-Interview Impression

Jennifer Anthony

Woody Allen is famous for saying “Eighty percent of success is showing up.&# A similar sentiment is often assigned to the thank you note during a job search; a common rule of thumb is that a follow-up note should be sent via U.S. In fact, it is recommended that you write thank you notes via e-mail if you know that the hiring decision will be made within a short time span.). 5 Surefire Ways to NOT Get the Job You Want. By Chandlee Bryan.

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Schrödinger's candidate.

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 Schrödingers candidate. Oh, on an additional follow-up point.

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Networking for Introverts

Ms. Career Girl

To make the most of this, it’s best to come up with a succinct summary of your abilities and accomplishments. To come up with your summary, start by making notes about your work experience, your skills, your career objectives and your best achievements.

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5 Steps to Landing the Right Job – and How to Master Them

Career Alley

Most of us spend more time working at a job than looking for one, so when it comes time to embark on a job hunt , you may feel a little rusty and out of practice. How long will they be out of a job? You can regain control over the job hunt by keeping it simple. Jobs by.

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Why Aren’t I Getting Hired?

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume should be customized for the job. As a Resume Writer and Career Coach , one of the questions I get asked the most is “Why can’t I find a job?” Hunting for a new job is tough, it just is. Today’s job seekers must have a presence on social media.

2016 188

my employer wants me to apologize for job-searching, how far back should your resume go, and more

Ask A Manager

I was laid off a couple of months ago and took another job to help pay the bills. I don’t know if I’m supposed to apologize for something being on her desk, or for looking for jobs. Be prepared, though, for the possibility that may not want to, because they could very reasonably feel burned by you moving on soon after they hired you — although that depends in part on the nature of the job.). But I never get the job. It’s five answers to five questions.

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Work With America’s Best Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

The 250 Top-Ranked Executive Search Firms in America and 8 Tips To Work With Them. When you’re proactively job-hunting, you need to take advantage of every opportunity to advance your job search. According the online job search expert Susan P.

Why Being The Best On Paper Does Not Always Mean You Will Get The Job…

Career Alley

As a recruitment company, we feel we can offer job seekers some well needed insight into the mind-set of recruiters and our decision making processes. We see so many worthy candidates that we have to trust our instincts when it comes to choosing the cream of the crop.

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Job Hunting in 2010? Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000

Jennifer Anthony

Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000 Posted on January 1, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar With 2010 upon us, professionals everywhere are gearing up for the job hunt, with the usual energy that accompanies a January job search.

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Job Seeker Desperately Seeks HR Feedback


He’s applied to over 200 positions and is frustrated because even for positions he is told from HR that he is “perfectly qualified” for, but he doesn’t receive a follow up all, email, or any communication back. Lack of Candidate Experience or Human Compassion?

2012 125

The Waiting Game: Surviving Job Offer Anxiety

Career Realism

You wake up the next morning with a huge grin on your face expecting an email or a phone call, but you receive nothing. This is a dangerous time for any job seeker. This inner state of turmoil is often referred to as job offer anxiety. What Is Job Offer Anxiety? via GIPHY Job offer anxiety is the anxiousness and stress one feels usually while waiting for an interview or a call back. Job offer anxiety can even affect job seekers after they have received an offer.

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3 Sample Email Templates Job Seekers Can Send to A Recruiter


7 Ways to Find a Job With Social Media ), we had a handful of questions that I wanted to follow up on. Gmail tools like YesWare can be used by job seekers to receive notification that a recruiter has opened up an email.

2016 102

Did My Resume End up in the Black Hole?

Resume Bear

I have often heard job seekers refer to the application process as a “black hole where resumes go, never to be heard from again”. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BOL), there are 6 job seekers for every opening. Today’s job market is about visibility and differentiation.

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HOW TO: 8 Ways to Use Your Executive Biography

Executive Career Brand

As a basic brand and career communications plan for executive job search, I recommend starting with an executive resume, biography and Linkedin profile. A bio comes into play in many ways, for job search and beyond. A resume is an obvious job search tool.

2011 204

I tell employers I’m the best candidate for the job, I was ghosted after paying for my own interview travel, and more

Ask A Manager

I tell employers “I’m the ideal candidate for this role” I regularly include the following claim into my job applications: “My skills and experience in X mean that I am the ideal candidate for this role.” ” I have been criticized for doing this on the grounds of that it is not my place to make such a claim, their argument being that it’s for the employer to decide who will be the ideal candidate for a role and not me.

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Losing Your Job Sucks– 8 Steps to Secure Your Next Job

Competitive Resumes

Losing your job is never easy. A job loss situation is often followed by confusion, frustration, pain, etc. But how you react to your job loss is more important. And they have helped me secure new jobs in a short time (even recently). Start Applying for jobs.

2016 141

Superstars Need Not Apply

Threshold Consulting

Recently, a LinkedIn Group I belong to posed a question regarding Holiday advice for job seekers.  And done well, means abandoning the job-seeking mode in order to truly get to know others, share career stories, and build meaningful relationships. Yet, in that same discussion thread, there was also advice that was dominated by the traditional notion of “applying for a job” and using a strategy built around seeking openings that need to be filled.

2010 156

Find an Internship in Six Steps


Countless studies don’t lie: College students with internships are more likely to land jobs at graduation. Power up Your Personal Network. Learn how to search, follow and network on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. It works for job and internship seekers.

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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60 Percent of Jobs are Filled through Referrals

Resume Bear

That’s the latest feature from one of the leading automatic online job application software packages, SilkRoad Technology’s OpenHire. Studies have shown that more than 60 percent of jobs are filled through referrals.

2011 256

5 Ways To Kill Your Chances With A Hiring Manager

Career Realism

A big mistake job seekers make is submitting overly-general resumes. Study the job postings for positions like this, as well as LinkedIn Profiles for people who currently have these jobs. And of course the job you’re after today is probably not the one you want to retire on.

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How To Really Use The “Apply Button” On LinkedIn

Resume Bear

The ‘Apply Now” button is only effective if you use a proactive approach for follow up. Make sure you have done enough networking online to populate your profile with sufficient connections and recommendations to prove your credibility.

2012 277

Should You Call After Sending a Resume? Others Say No (and other considerations)

The Job Quest

Yesterday, I shared part of a discussion that I had with leading career experts about the advice to “Follow up with a call after submitting a résumé.&# Using Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter to follow up out shows that you are using social media.

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4 Tips When Connecting With A Recruiter On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Whenever I speak at an event about job search, I always recommend creating a list of target companies and then connecting with recruiters directly on LinkedIn. Almost on a daily basis, I get messages and resumes from candidates who haven’t bothered looking at my LinkedIn profile.

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43% of Recruiters Blacklist Overeager & Aggressive Job Seekers


Job Search Strategies that Get You on a Recruiter’s Job Blacklist. Working as a recruiter is tough, and passive job seekers are estimated to now be 47% of your workforce a year. There really is no such thing as a passive candidate because everyone is looking.

2012 171

Email Or Phone Call? Which Is Appropriate And When?

Career Realism

Deciding on the right method of contact can ultimately create more leverage for you during the job search process. We examine two very important situations in the job search process: the interview wait and the job offer wait. RELATED : Need help with the job search?

2015 114

boss won’t stop asking how he can thank us, interviews when your spouse is a candidate, and more

Ask A Manager

He has asked us to come up with ways for him and our other manager to thank us. ” It is brought up a few times a week. Bringing this up a few times a week is really weird. Interviews when my spouse is applying for a job in my department. My spouse is applying for a job in my department and is a finalist for the position. Should I ask my boss to work from home on the days when the candidates are interviewing? What do you recommend?

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Oops! What NOT to Do While Networking on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

I’m here to help you network and will do what I can, but if I’ve never met you and have zero interaction with you yet, please don’t expect me to write a LinkedIn recommendation for you. Can you help me find a job? Do you know of any job openings that fit my profile?

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5 Tips To Capturing The Job With A Thank You Letter

Jennifer Anthony

Possibly not-some studies show that only 20% of candidates remember to send one, and of that figure, nearly 80% get hired. For this reason, I highly recommend using Thank You Letters as an effective job search strategy.

2010 141