Interviewing an Interviewer: The Importance of Comparisons in Job Searches


Sweaty palms and underarms, racing heart, dry mouth – these are the ailments of a typical job interviewee. This is unfortunate because, if selected for the job, a new employee may very well realize the new workplace environment is less than ideal.

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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. Received a Job Offer?

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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. On the job?

2018 130

Evolutionary Job Search – Survival of the Fittest

Career Alley

If you’ve been working for 10 or more years, no doubt you’ve seen the dramatic change in the approach to job search. It wasn’t all that long ago when looking for a job meant researching companies at the library (remember those?), Good luck in your search.

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?? How To Evaluate New Job Offers


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.

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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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4 Secrets to a New Job in 6 Weeks

Resume to Referral

Vince Wiskovitch, from Nassau County, New York, was just hired for a legal position after searching only 6 weeks for a job. By comparison, the average job search in America now lasts 33.3 weeks. Read on to learn the 4 things he did to get hired 27 weeks faster than average.

15 Tips for Cutting Expenses While Job Hunting - BLOG.


To keep yourself on an even keel, commit yourself to a self-help program of cutting expenses while youre out hunting for a new job. For car insurance , comparison shop among several insurers -- keep the deductible high. To create a new comment, use the form below.

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7 Ways to Make Yourself More Employable

Resume Bear

Randstad Canada, the country’s leader for staffing, recruitment and HR Services, shares 7 ways for job seekers to build up their own personal brand and make themselves more employable. 7 Ways Jobseekers Can Make Connections, Get Motivated and Land a New Job.

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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.

I Can’t Get No Job Satisfaction

Career Alley

Why spend time focused on getting a new job before you’ve spend time improving the job you’ve got? The vast majority of us have had the “I wish I could quit my job right now” feeling. And, many of us get so frustrated (for a variety of reasons) that we start our job hunt with a single purpose in mind – “get me out of here” But what about all of the positive things about your job and company?

2011 197

Young and Out of Work? Check Out These Options!

Career Alley

This guest post is provided by Comparethemarket, a UK price comparison site that helps people save money on a range of financial products, including Life Insurance. Whether you have just graduated from college into the middle of a rotten job market or your previous job has disappeared, it is essential that you get back into the game and that you do it as quickly as possible! Good luck in your search. Related posts: Reader’s Choice – Job Search Resources.

2012 197

Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Wrong Job

Career Alley

Been recruited by 5 of the top firms in your field and you pick the job of your dreams. First day on the job turns out to be the day the company you just joined declared bankruptcy. In the category of “What do I Want to do When I Grow Up?&# : Career comparison tool: Compare careers by salary and education – Maybe you don’t know what career you want, or maybe you want to know which careers pay what. What about jobs that are near your house?

2011 197

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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Finding A Job Without Local Experience


As a foreign job seeker trying to find work in your new country, the odds are stacked up against you. Not only are you competing against other foreign job seekers, but you’re competing against domestic job seekers who share similar skills and experiences. It frustrates me so much when I hear this, and I know how depressing it can be to a foreign worker trying to get a foot in the door of their new country. Unfortunately, job seeking takes time.

2011 122

Why Lying at a Job Interview is NEVER a Good Idea

The Undercover Recruiter

Ever considered lying at a job interview? If anything, lying at a job interview is a sure way to court disaster: Just positive portrayal? At job interviews , absolutely everybody gives an overly idealized view of themselves. After all, you are talking to your potential new boss.

2013 113

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. Job Search Ad1 SEO1

2011 92

Career Change: Are You In For The Short Or Long Term?

Tim's Strategy

For almost 20 years, I’ve been helping individuals find better job fits. If you are looking for a better job fit, you need to determine which strategy—short term or long term–works best for you at this point in your life. Job Hunters. Not Qualified For A Job?

2011 88

Job Rotation Planning Can Help Keep Employees Happy


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.

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my boss keeps drawing her blood in front of me — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my boss keeps drawing her blood in front of me January 12, 2011 A reader writes: I started a new job yesterday, and so far it seems to be going well. It’s our job to manage them. And if i lose my job over it, could i sue?

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Job Creation Increased to its Highest Level Since April 2009

Resume Bear

The Consumer Reports Employment Index numbers show job creation increased to 51.1, of Americans started a new job versus 5.7% that lost their job. Job creation increased to its highest level in July (7.8), adding to three months of improved hiring. losing their job.

2009 196

New Boss? New Career Opportunities | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer Career Search and Personal Branding Blog Home About Career Rocketeer Meet the Team Guest Experts Partners LinkedIn 360° Resources Job Search Websites Career Books Job Search Tracker Launchpad Blogroll Events Career Studios Advertise Contact Personal Branding Job Search Resumes Interviews Social Media Networking Career Management Everything Else You are here: Home / Career Management / New Boss? Learn your new boss.

2011 67

my new coworker is my childhood bully, getting people stop with replying-all, and more

Ask A Manager

My new coworker is my childhood bully. I recently started a new job. He introduced himself and seemed friendly enough, as one does with a new coworker – no direct indication of recognition but I think my name gave him pause. I recently encountered this situation during a job search. We all feel bad for the new manager and the other candidate, as it has to be pretty embarrassing for them. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2016 61

Guest Post: Louise Baker.

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 Guest Post: Louise Baker. at 2:37 PM | no comments | Share Every now and again, I get queries from folks who are interested in doing guest posts in The Job Stalker , and Id previously not been particularly enthusiastic on the concept. Posted on date ); NEW!

2010 52

my boss doesn’t like my maternity clothes, employee wears a blanket for sun protection, and more

Ask A Manager

He wasn’t convinced and said that my job depends on me being dressed according to his standards. There are a few other women but none of them have had any children while I’ve been at this job so I can’t look to what they’ve worn.). I’m nervous that my job could be on the line. I’ve been at my latest job for 8 months now (and had a 2 month maternity leave right in the middle). Should I say something to my new employee?

2017 61

my boss helped my girlfriend’s mom ambush her at our house, what does “polished” mean in job postings, and more

Ask A Manager

What does “polished” mean in job postings? I’m office temping and looking for a full-time job. I was at first focusing on nonprofits, but after some great experiences temping in the corporate world, I’m expanding my search. My boss was fired my second week on the job. HR has reassured me that my job is safe and that my technical skills were part of the consideration in hiring me, as they were discussing removing the controller at that time.

2016 42

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. I think the old company was fine, the new one is great, and even if I wasn’t happy, I have better things to do than sit around griping. I am able to quickly catch on to new technologies, and I have the energy, passion, and hunger to succeed.

2013 59

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

My boss found out about my job search through LinkedIn. For the last several months, I have been seeking new employment. 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. My title changed after I started a new job.

2012 56

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.

2010 78

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

Penelope Trunk

And in fact, the importance of hard work over raw talent is the subject of t he most popular Freakonomics column ever in the New York Times.) I had the most amazing supervisor who moved a couple of months ago and I am very aware of the growth I've achieved since she left (minimal to fair) and the growth I would have seen if she hadn't left (much more significant), especially because I'm new to my field. The farming trailblazer living in New York. -

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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 The list is based on what we at Brazen Careerist know about Gen Y and the new workplace, and what PayScale knows about slicing and dicing workplace data. 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.

2009 67

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Let’s not encourage people to go to extremes to assimilate – let’s try and encourage them to embrace their uniqueness while settling into a new culture – I agreed with you until you made that point. Especially if you like your job.

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