Job Search Journey – The Trip Always Seems Quicker on the way Home

Career Alley

So we set out, thinking that when we are tired of driving (maybe halfway through), we can find a hotel and stop for the night. Full of energy (and lots of coffee), it is not until 1am that we decide we should find the next hotel. So what does this have to do with job search?

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Where in the World is Your Job Search?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « 3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan Breaking Through The Job Search Barrier » Where in the World is Your Job Search? While I’ve been in this city before, it got me to thinking about how job search differs depending on where in the world you are.

2010 126

My Job Search Lessons

Career Realism

This is a true story as told to JustJobs Academy which houses career interviews and job search advice for professionals in any industry. Visit to read about how to tame your ego and ask for feedback on the job. Job search lessons image from Bigstock.

The Best Companies for College Grads and Entry Level Jobs

Career Alley

So what exactly is an entry level job? According to Wikipedia (and this is an excerpt) – “ An entry-level job is a job that is normally designed or designated for recent graduates of a given discipline, and doesn’t ask for prior experience in the field or profession. “ Now I’m not sure that is a perfect definition, because not all entry level jobs are for college grads. There are 93 companies on the list and thousands of jobs.

On the Road Again – Job Search – Vol 1

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CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Auditioning for Your Next Job Should You Choose a Job or Let a Job Choose You? » On the Road Again – Job Search – Vol 1 “ A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Of course a lot depends on what inspired you to look for a job in the first place.

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Fifteen Great People in History Who Never Earned a College Degree

Career Alley

Are you in a current career rut and wishing you would have gone to or finished college? Earning a college degree can lead to a great career, if approached correctly. Listed below are ten of the greatest people in history who never earned a college degree. Dropped out of college.

2012 151

Should You Use A Recruiter In Your Job Search?

Career Realism

If you are searching for a new career or you are an eLearner earning your college degree online, you may have wondered if a recruiter could help you find employment more easily than if you take on the challenge by yourself. Should You Use A Recruiter In Your Job Search?

2013 113

50 Hottest Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

So it was only a matter of time, in a bad economy and a worse job market, that Twitter would be flooded with both job seekers and job offerers. Some of these will give you broad search results and take a while to sift through, but let’s face it — you have lots of free time.

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? I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time. I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time.

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50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

Job Openings. Hyatt Hotels. This article was contributed by CareerBliss , an online career community with millions of jobs, company reviews and salary information. career job job hunting Job Search job seekers resumebear

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition

Ask A Manager

I’m currently using your tips to try to find a new job (I am “miscast&# in my current job). My flippant first thought is “If raising it had been successful, would I be spending all my free time job hunting?&# I explain I have tried to address it but am unsuccessful. Anonymous job postings. I have noticed that some companies choose to be anonymous when posting a job ads online. Tickets, hotel, and visas have been paid for.

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Mobile Apps for Career Seekers

Resume Bear

Why not use it to look for a job, too? They’re letting job hunters opt in to receive automated text messages when new jobs open up. They’re creating mobile versions of job boards that job hunters can quickly scan from BlackBerrys and iPhones.

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short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

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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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Start like an Immigrant: Ways to Get a Job Even If Your Diploma Is Fresh Off the Press

Resume Bear

No job is beneath you, although everyone has a deep need for a sense of accomplishment. At an age when many Americans are looking to retire, Lola was searching for a job. Once she obtained her permits, Lola started working at the laundry department at a hotel. She even took on a second job and worked at a retirement home. Even though Richard has his dream job, he never assumes the job will always be there for him. Fiscal cliff. Debt ceiling.

2013 165

emailing my boyfriend’s interviewer, job searching when you share a name with a dominatrix who looks like you, and more

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Should I email my boyfriend’s interviewer about how much he deserves the job? He moved states for me and I was wondering if it would be okay to email a possible employer about how much he deserves the job and tell them about how he moved for me and now I want to take a risk for him? His girlfriend’s belief that he “deserves” the job will have exactly zero weight with an employer. They want to hire the person who’s the best fit for the job.

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did I mess up my job search by starting it too early, including stack ranking on a resume, and more

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Did I mess up my job search by starting it too early? I’m worried that I’ve messed up my chances of working for a specific company by starting my job search too early. I feel like it’s too soon for me to make a decision, I’ve barely begun my search, and things are just happening so fast! Should I just say no to the far away job and give up on the company? Clearly, I don’t have much experience in the job search.

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Hidden Gems to Propel Your Internship Search

Workology

Your college or university may be offering hidden gems that are truly stepping stones to your next internship. Let’s start by exploring the terminology that you might hear from your college’s Career Services office.

Hot jobs in 2014

Career Alley

These questions are asked by the majority of job seekers. Every person sooner or later faces the problem of job hunting. If you are looking for a specific job in the area, it is not difficult to search for particular vacancies’ resources.

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How I Got An Internship With A Millionaire

Career Realism

I want to share a story with you about the one mindset change I made to go from feeling rejected and hopeless as I tried and failed to break into my chosen field, to getting my dream job working for a millionaire. 6 Reasons Internships Are A Must In College. Job Search internship

Who's Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 17

Career Alley

Indiana Regional Medical Center – With 1,200 employees and 20 new jobs added last year, Indiana ranked at number 60 on this year’s list. The left hand side of the page has links for getting started, job opportunities, benefits and more. Good luck in your search.

2010 151

Why A Miami Business Administration Degree Can Advance Your Career

Career Realism

The economy is on an upswing, but the job market is still a tough nut to crack. People displaced by job loss find themselves facing months of endless job searching with no offers. this is a good time to return to college. Hotel or Motel Manager -$65,000.

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The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 12

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Resume Content vs Form DECISION TIME! Their career site has tabs at the top for Working Here, Career Options, Search Jobs and more.

2010 151

16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss March 2, 2011 We recently talked about how long it’s reasonable to answer questions from a past employer after you’ve left. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

Ask A Manager

Don’t tell me when I call for our phone interview (again, pre-scheduled) that you haven’t looked at the job description since you applied and thus can’t remember much about the job. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? which job should I take?

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

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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?

2011 61

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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10 tips to get the most out of your internship — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 tips to get the most out of your internship January 17, 2011 If you’re thinking about leaving college without doing a couple of internships, don’t. Posted in internships If you’re thinking about leaving college without doing a couple of internships, don’t. Work experience of any kind is good, sure, and I’m sure that just a job with the same sort of experiences as an intership will work just as well.

8 things you should know about job references

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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

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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?

Not Just For Students: Where to Apply for Internship Programs in Israel in 2011

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FFIPP Internship for Human Rights and Just Peace in Palestine/Israel – “For college and university students only. LIFE – for college graduates aged 21-30. “A nine-month, leadership development program in Israel and India for college graduates.&# (July 2011). Oranim’s Free Eilat Hotel Experience – for non-Israeli Jews 18-35, depending on country of origin. Related posts: First Jobs Blog for Students in Israel.

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Oops, there we go.

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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 Oops, there we go.

2010 52

I got fired for attending a conference that I wasn’t invited to

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A reader writes: I started working at my job eight months ago, not long after I completed college (thanks in part to your write-ups about cover letters, resumes, interview questions and job searching). I paid for the conference fee, the airline tickets, and the hotel room out of my own pocket. I already paid for the hotel room and return flight, so I ended up staying there even though I couldn’t go to the conference.

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who pays for coffee, combining an interview and a trip, and more

Ask A Manager

Finally, before starting this new job, I was out of work for a while, so I am trying to be frugal and to save some money. I’m finishing up graduate school in June, and beginning my job search. That’s actually pretty normal for a lots of jobs; there are often six weeks or more between interview and start date — a few weeks or more to go through the whole process and make a decision, plus a few weeks after the offer before the person starts.

2018 56

should I go to law school if I don’t want to practice law?

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A reader writes: As a college senior, I applied to law school and deferred admission to a top-3 law school. I know that very few recent college grads get to have the life experience I’m having. I’ve ordered lunches, ordered dinners, booked cars, helped with hotel reservations, etc. I committed to going to law school several months ago, considering the above negatives of my job. (I However, I’m still playing with the idea of staying here at my job.

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

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Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Removing Arbitrary Bars to Hiring People with Arrest and Conviction Records Improves Job Availability, Lowers Crime and Social Costs, Experts Tell EEOC. Many of the individuals trained, employed, and placed in restaurants, hotels and other food service establishments by the D.C. Prepare for Your Job Interview Questions With a NEW Free iPhone o. Recruiting / HR Jobs.

2011 43

my company told me to pick my own punishment, resumes with jokes, and more

Ask A Manager

Let’s say a company prepaid a business trip for you – nonrefundable airfare, and hotel accommodation. If they fail to cancel the tickets/hotels (all in your name), is it illegal to take said trip? By the way, I bet your hotel reservation actually is refundable; they typically are if they’re canceled far enough in advance.). I posted the job description online and asked that applications be emailed to a member of our team. Does that mean I didn’t get the job?

2013 55

how long can I stay home with my kids, invasive questionnaire for job candidates, and more

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Employer asks job candidates how much they spend on makeup, charity, and credit card bills. When she told me about it, I thought it was an exercise in job skills because the job is accounting based. What would be the best way for her to push back and make it clear that she doesn’t want to share that information without giving up her chance at the job? How long can I stay home with my kids before it affects my job search?

2014 61

my team is flipping out over a thank-you lunch, my new job told me they hired someone else instead, and more

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A few people who were on the committee had retired or left for jobs at other places, and the committee was a bit short-staffed. I am a graduate who has been searching for a job for a while. So, Jane warned me that I may be out of a job if the former employee decides to return, but I just accepted that as well. Anyway, the following Monday was to be my first day on the job and I arrived early. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2018 64

I feel guilty for turning down a job offer after I was wined and dined

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A reader writes: A year ago, when I was a year out of college, my partner was seeking a transfer to another city, so I began job-searching in the area. They flew me out and put me up in a beautiful hotel with a hired car — the whole nine yards, and they were really wonderful people to boot. The all-day interview went very well and the director called me as soon as I got off the plane home to offer me the job. job offers

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terse answer Tuesday: 7 terse answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

I really like today’s mix — everything from to odd interview requests to tailoring your resume for a job at Hooters, and we even get to revisit the coughing coworker debate. I’m a college student studying Hotel and Restaurant Management. I worked at some retail jobs in high school, but everything since then has been office jobs and internships. About a month ago I applied for a position at a small college for a position I was interested in.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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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.

fast answer Friday

Ask A Manager

As I am hiring, is it unethical to share resumes and cover letters with these already-hired hourly workers (with 1+ year already on the job) in order to get their opinions and help advise on who might be the best fit for the team? I applied for a job online a few months ago. I suppose I should have mentioned that I applied for a job and supposed the call was related to that — that could have helped — but I didn’t. So, now I’m job-hunting.