Why a Temp Agency Might Be the Answer

Career Alley

There is not one person out there that is unaware of how hard jobs are to come by in today’s economy. Even with a college degree the road to full time employment can be long and difficult. Many temp agencies have contracts with companies in their area. Getting the Job.

Are Temp Agencies for Me?

Resume Bear

Either you are looking for a job, or you are a business owner looking to hire someone. Should you use a temp agency? What is a temp agency? Perhaps there are high seasons for a particular company and more employees are needed, like over the holidays or during the summer – temp agencies can help fill these seasonal positions. Should a business owner use a temp agency? For business owners who have a need to fill a temporary position, a temp agency may help them.

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How A Temp Position Can Build Your Career

Resume Bear

Whether you are the lone temp, or working with other temps, temporary work is a hub for opportunities and conversation. You don’t have to be committed to a company necessarily.but you do have to be committed to doing a great job on the assignment – to the end.

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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Should I Send Resumes to Temp Agencies?

Resume Bear

Temp agencies are a major part of the workforce in the United States. Working for a temp agency has many benefits. If you plan to apply to a temp agency, there are some things you should do to prepare your resume appropriately. Temporary jobs aren’t just for workers who aren’t able to find a job. In fact, many people prefer temporary jobs over permanent positions. If they want to take some time off between jobs, they’re free to do so.

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. Step 1 is to take your job search offline!

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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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???? 25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

JobMob

If you're sick of looking for a job, this is for you. Although most of these tips are useful for any job seeker, all of them are intended for people who’ve been job searching for much longer than they expected, possibly even a year or more. My own long job search story.

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25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search

JobMob

How to shake yourself from the daze of a long job search and start getting conclusive results. Although most of these tips are useful for any job seeker, all of them are intended for people who’ve been job searching for much longer than they expected, possibly even a year or more.

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9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

Call it the 21st Century Job Hunter’s Toolbox. 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. Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are also popular but not quite as much for job search purposes.

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Job Search – From the Beginning – Recruiters Part 1

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Fasten Seat Belt While Job Hunting – from your Smartphone Career or Job Change – How Do You Decide? Sometimes you need to do the same with your job search, kind of “do over&#. Offering employment opportunities that are direct hire, temporary and temp to hire.

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56 Most Popular Job Search Blog Posts of 2010

JobMob

The most-visited blog posts of 2010 by top job bloggers from around the world. Top Job Bloggers’ Most Popular Articles of 2010. GL Hoffman : Heat Up Your Job Searching Skills: Networking 101 and 102. Hannah Morgan : The Best Job Search Tool Ever. Willy Franzen : Google Social Search Just Changed Job Search. Susan Strayer : Don’t Ask For a Job. Huhman : How to Negotiate a Job Offer.

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Job Search from the Beginning – Recruiters Part 2

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed Finding a Job During the Holidays » Job Search from the Beginning – Recruiters Part 2 “ People often say that motivation doesn’t last. They match those looking for jobs with those looking to hire.

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A Philosophical Job Search

Evil HR Lady

Looking at postgraduate career paths, HR is a remarkably appealing option, but I'm worried about whether my BA would be taken seriously when I'm looking for jobs. A local college offers a postgraduate program that preps students to write the CHRP exams. An Undergraduate Ahh, you are one of the many who made a choice of a major without much thought to how you would get a job. Ahh, but to get a job in HR. An HR analyst job might be attainable for someone in your shoes.

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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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Get Your Foot in the Door and Get Back to Work

Resume Bear

Job seekers can gain several advantages over traditional work search approaches through temp work. For example, working as a temp can improve and update job references and business contacts because there is often access to managers or executives during work assignments that may be impressed enough to provide a referral. In fact, company insiders may be impressed to the point that they present a job offer. Temp work can be a job audition.

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Utilizing Job Agencies to Navigate Your Career Journey

Ms. Career Girl

The post Utilizing Job Agencies to Navigate Your Career Journey appeared first on Ms. It can be frustrating trying to land a job as a recent or semi-recent college graduate with little to no years of full-time work experience under your belt. Any job.”

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

Ask A Manager

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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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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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. I have my resume on an Internet employment board and was contacted by a temp agency for a part-time contract position open in the HR Department in a large local company.

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

Ask A Manager

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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should I reach back out about a job I was rejected for, convincing a friend to job-search, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I reach back out about a job I was rejected for? About 6-8 months ago, I went through three rounds of interviews for a job I was really excited about, at a company I would love to work for. I’m still really interested in the job and the company. I’ve done some temp work since then that would possibly make me a slightly more attractive candidate. But after months of job hunting, this is the first interview I’ve gotten.

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You’re on LinkedIn, of course. But do you use it? Job Seekers Must!

Resume Bear

As I speak with job seekers at both ends of the spectrum, I’m continuously surprised that so many people still don’t use LinkedIn effectively. Kedem agrees: “For any job that has an interpersonal component and/or is client-facing, a LinkedIn profile is a must.”.

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Career Advice for New Grads - life@work

Life@work

life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! My job search strategy was to find temp work and see where it led.

2010 157

Stop Searching, Start Working: 2 Things You Should do while Unemployed

Ms. Career Girl

It’s the NUMBER ONE rule of the job hunt – make looking for a job your permanent job. Is the best way to network and find job leads to shout from the rooftops that you’re for hire? What if you spent half that time actively job searching and the other half actually working?

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to manage a college education Posted to: College students January 21st, 2010 Del.icio.us Ben Casnocha has one of the most thorough, self-examined discussions about the value of college on his blog. He went to college, probably, because so many people told him to. Ben left college. But still, it’s tough to be in college right now. Thanks, community college.

2010 87

4 Things to Know While Contacting Employment Agencies

Career Alley

Are you looking for job right now? But you need not worry because there are ways to increase your chances of getting a new job. To ensure that you will get job offers in the field of your choice, go for recruitment agencies that only accept candidates for specific job positions.

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4 Ways To Get Experience In The Legal Field

Career Realism

Maybe you’ve searched the classified ads only to discover zero opportunities in the law field. Maybe you haven’t taken legal courses in college, but you have extensive administrative experience. Temp Agency. As a temp, you work with a law firm on a temporary basis.

2013 113

Warning: Your Major is Not a Floatation Device

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Confession : When I was in college I hid behind my major- big time. I’ve never achieved straight A’s in my entire life even though I really did practically live at the library during college. What role does your major play in your job search or current career?

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How to Ace Your Job Hunt and Work with Recruiters: The Ultimate Guide

The Undercover Recruiter

Over the years I have spoken with hundreds of people who need some general job hunting (and staying at a job!) I hope it will help with any job hunts you do and I also hope it will save you time with candidates. What is your search strategy?

2013 114

Quick Tip: Fill The Gap With a Relevant Part-Time Job While Unemployed

Corn on the Job

A friend from college sent me an interesting Facebook message the other day. Here’s a direct quote from my friend, Jana: I had a temp position is advertising that ended in May. What I chose to do was take a retail job in sales, which i had never done until this time.

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I’m 70, Do I Have A Chance Of Getting A Job?

Career Realism

& Dale: I have been retired for more than five years, and have had various temp jobs from time to time. I didn’t like my last full-time job , and I haven’t found any job since that I really enjoyed. Then you look for jobs that fit into that bigger picture.

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Top 10 Places to Find Job Listings | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Confused with the numerous advertisements and job search engines available online? We have compiled here the top ten places to find job listings. Read on to explore the world of job listings. 1) Monster: If you have been looking for a job for quite some time now and are yet not acquainted with this name you better register today itself. This job hunt site has been the most popular of its kind for quite some time now.

2011 65

I was one of the interns fired for writing a proposal for a more flexible dress code

Ask A Manager

I’m about to graduate and look for a full-time job. If you have any tips for writing a resume and cover letter for when you a college degree but zero work experience, it would be great to hear. But otherwise, as for your resume: You’re definitely not the only person to graduate from college with a resume without work experience (although I’d argue that it’s malpractice by colleges to allow that to occur.) job searching

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No Reason to Limit Your Career

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

Last year I found a job but was fired during my probation and the next one was as bank teller but was fired again during my probation and the last one as a receptionist but fired again all say that I do my work well but my communication skill is not good. Dear J.T.

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how can I move from retail into a professional career?

Ask A Manager

I enjoy my job, but it is physically exhausting and the schedule is unpredictable and often requires me to work weekends/early mornings/late evenings. I’m in my late 20s, and my 10 years of work history consist of numerous child care jobs (many of them “off-the-books”) and two other retail jobs (a three-month seasonal position and a six-month stay at my very first job as a teenager). GPA and honors society membership, though at a technical college).

what to put on a resume when you have zero work experience

Ask A Manager

When we went to college, Jordan struggled with their major, switching it a couple of times before moving to a community college (due to the costs) and eventually deciding they would take a break to try and get some work experience before going back to school. They are looking at volunteering opportunities, but they are limited — while jobs are advertised everywhere. They should also consider taking a low-level customer service job just to have something on their resume.

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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. So where are the hidden jobs?

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

Ask A Manager

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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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?

2011 64

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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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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