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5 Job Search Tips For Engineers

Career Realism

If you have just graduated from college with engineering as your major and are looking for a job, don’t get desperate. You can easily find your first job if you know where and how to look. Graduates therefore need to go an extra mile to land jobs in the competitive field.

The Value of Job Search Support Groups

Water Cooler Wisdom

« 5 Success Tips for Gen Y | Main | 7 Business Travel Musts » October 14, 2010 The Value of Job Search Support Groups A WCW reader wrote in with this question: I've been out of work for a few months, and it's starting to get to me. 

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An Interview with @interview_ed

The Job Quest

His misadventures on the job hunt include important lessons mixed with wry humor. With some job seekers still in the midst of lengthy job searches, the humor that Ed provides is just what the doctor ordered. TJQ: So, Ed — how long have you been looking for a job?

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keep your cool while you job search!

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. Taking a deliberate approach and calculating the time you spend job searching will help you keep your sanity, nurture a positive outlook, and will be a more effective way to conduct your job search.

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6 Hot Careers in Engineering

Career Alley

If you are thinking of a career in Engineering or if you are already an Engineer, then it makes sense to know the some of the engineering career choices, including salary expectations and leads on where to find a job. Finding a jobJob search links ==>> Petroleum Engineer Jobs.

2 Job Interviewing Secrets You Must Know Now!

Career Realism

You were probably advised against that blunder when you were looking for your first job. God forbid a potential employer should reach out and wind up holding something that feels like damp earthworms! And this starts BEFORE you walk into the interview.

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3 Warning Signs You Should NOT Accept That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Warning Signs You Should NOT Accept That Job Offer appeared first on Ms. Whether you’re causally investigating a new position or you’ve been actively hunting for the right fit for months, searching for a job can be an exhausting process.

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New Careers In the International Market

Career Alley

As the United States economy appears to slow down and as unemployment remains sluggish, more and more job seekers are turning to the international marketplace in order to pursue their career. Just like the leading career provider in the US is the government, you can find plenty of state jobs outside the US as well. German corporations employ Americans with expertise in solar energy or other green technology because the government provides lucrative grants for carbon credits.

I hate my promotion and want my old job back, horrid interviewers, and more

Ask A Manager

I hate my promotion — can I ask to have my old job back? After telling and getting the blessing from my boss, I applied for and got the job. The job is considered a promotion, and it came with a rather large pay increase. Flash forward six months into the new job, and I hate it! I did not evaluate the job offer well enough at all, I just saw the money and the promotion and went for it. Interviewers who won’t allow real conversation.

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A Networking "How-to".

Job Stalker

Well, co- Job-Stalker Gordon Dymowski came up with a goodie this week. As I've frequently pushed here, networking should be an essential part of not just job-seeking (but it is a key element there), but in professional career-building in general. Job Search

Job Hunters: Do You Have NOW Knowledge?

Learning Voyager

One of my favorites occurred some years ago, when I was Training Manager at a Germany-based chemicals company. And the meaning is clear: if you are a job hunter, and you've been looking for more than a year, employers are going to wonder if you are current in your field.

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Career Catalyst - The Fitness Factor Behind Success in Business and Life

Guerrilla Job Hunting

The Center for Disease Control's National Health Interview Survey reports startling statistics on just how few of us exercise, which Liz Wolgemuth addresses in U.S. Harvard psychiatry professor Dr. John Ratey , reports that physical activity boosts Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), a chemical associated with brain growth. Exercise boosts the pleasure chemicals serotonin and dopamine, credited for making us euphoric, happy, and calm.

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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 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook My company, Brazen Careerist, partnered with PayScale to come up with a list of the Top 50 Employers for Gen Y. 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.

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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.

office security guard won't leave me alone — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

I like to maintain a friendly demeanor (it’s part of my job) and I don’t mind the occasional chat. It’s uncomfortable but it gets the job done. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise?

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