Six Steps To Make The Job Search Less Lonely

Ms. Career Girl

What could be lonelier than the job search? It’s not often acknowledged, but the process of finding a job is lonely just by virtue of what it is. An autonomous search for one’s own job, based on one’s own passions, drive and aptitudes, is bound to feel isolating at times.

2018 244

4 Things Employers Look For In LinkedIn And Resume Comparison

Career Realism

Employers will be looking at recommendations received, endorsements to specific skills, groups you’ve joined and even links to any published content you have. In particular, someone with a lot of recommendations and skills endorsements will be contacted first.

2014 114

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Career Management for a Winning Job Search Strategy

Competitive Resumes

You will clearly hear someone who is now an advocate for job seekers want you to know how to prepare for the job search. What is the toughest part of your job search? Don’t stop pursuing the job after the interview has ended.

2015 198

5 Tips For Asking For A LinkedIn Recommendation

Career Realism

Compiling LinkedIn recommendations is among the best strategies for raising credibility. Here are five tips to ask for – and get – a quality LinkedIn recommendation. Identify people to whom you can give recommendations, then do so proactively. Job Search LinkedIn

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.

2011 110

Use Your Job Strengths For A Faster Job Search


Job search is very similar to dating. 3 Steps to Make Your Job Search Easier. 1) Uncover your comparative job strengths. Think back to compliments that people have given your work, and reread your LinkedIn Recommendations (or any other kind).

2012 106

Have you heard the rumor going round? Pssst! There’s no jobs!

Career Alley

But one Brit has put the rumor to the test by interviewing 120 successful job seekers from across the world, and learning what they did. If you’re looking for your first job, there are probably two obstacles you’re facing: You’re not really sure what you want to do.

2012 280

Why Hating Your Job is a Waste of Time

Ms. Career Girl

Today’s post will resonate with many twentysomethings who don’t like their jobs and still have the opportunity to do something about it. Although changing jobs or industries may sometimes take a LONG time, it is entirely possible. Do you hate YOUR job?

2012 227

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.

2010 164

7 Resume Lies Employers Will Never Check

Resume Bear

So here are 7 “lies,” or careful manipulations of reality that will never get you into trouble (and they have a good shot of landing you a job). No one in the hiring process wants to see an exhaustive list of duties from every job you’ve ever had. Love Every Job.

2011 239

3 LinkedIn Strategies For Escaping Your Crummy Job

Career Realism

The reason you’re updating your LinkedIn profile is because you’re sick of your job. Related: How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Improve Your Job Search Efforts. Here’s How To Escape Your Crummy Job. You want to get the best job possible, as quickly as possible.

2014 113

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say

Career Realism

Search Google news to see what the business is working on, about to launch, or just delivered that won industry recognition. Your role in the interview, then, is to offer up some of the sizzle, to give an indication of how tasty (effective) the steak (you) will be in the actual job.

2014 114

5 Tips for Choosing a Career Coach

Career Alley

Your decision should be based on your needs (resume writing, interview skills, targeted job search or all of the above). If you want to set yourself apart from the everyone else and increase your chances of getting your dream job, you will need to choose the right coach for your needs.

Desk or Labor Jobs Here Today, Consider Them Gone Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

I don’t think experts think these two jobs (desk or labor) will exist for the long term. For right now, we still talk about white collar vs. blue collar jobs. Traditional labor and desk jobs are paying $100,000+ depending on location. Job Jobs

2017 130

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

Can Your LinkedIn Profile Replace The Traditional Resume?

Career Realism

” Related: 3 LinkedIn Strategies For Escaping Your Crummy Job. Certainly, this is not to say your LinkedIn profile is any less important in the job search process. There are plenty of benefits to having a LinkedIn profile in the job search process.

2014 113

The 5 Pieces of Critical Information Missing From Your Resume

Jennifer Anthony

After all, writing a strong resume is not an easy task, and it is certainly compounded by the daunting competition you’ll face in today’s job market. While these situations are common, the way in which job hunters deal with the gaps themselves is critical.

2010 176

5 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand On Your Executive Resume

Career Realism

You've certainly heard that using a powerful personal brand message will make your executive resume a compelling read—and help you gain traction in your job search. While tedious work, you'll benefit from having this collection of powerful anecdotes in your job search.

2019 70

3 Ways to Start Recruiting Military Veterans in 2016


Given the challenges they faced protecting our great nation, one would think that finding civilian employment would be a piece of cake in comparison. While job searching our military veterans aren’t in physical harms way, they are facing a challenge that is more difficult to understand.

Writing for Your Audience

The Job Quest

And the comparison to a toy story window is just brilliant. From the time that you learn of a lead for a job, the clock starts ticking. Analyze the job posting and job description for clues. How many people do you know who landed a job with the first résumé they sent out?

2010 183

How to Start Blogging in 5 Easy Steps

Ms. Career Girl

For example: at different points over the last 3 years I’ve considered focusing solely on personal finance, marketing to women and job searching- all very different topics. Search engine optimization plug-ins. I really like them in comparison to GoDaddy and BlueHost.

2011 230

Do Thank-You Notes Matter? You Decide!

The Job Quest

Linkedin Twitter Facebook rss Home About Services & Packages Contact Recommendations Resources The Job Quest Helping You Reach Your Job Search and Career Goals Do Thank-You Notes Matter? Consider, then, three job seekers with backgrounds in management.

2010 147

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. HR employee happiness employee satisfaction job rotatio

2016 92

5 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand For Your Executive Resume

Career Realism

You’ve certainly heard that using a powerful personal brand message will make your executive resume a compelling read – and gain traction in your job search. While tedious work, you’ll benefit from having this collection of powerful anecdotes in your job search.

2013 114

TRU London Day 1 Recap


Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | HR , Social Media TRU London Day 1 Recap Posted on 18 February 2010.

2010 115

Book Review: EPIC Change — How to Lead Change in the Global Age.

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Paul B Hi Scot, Thanks for a new book recommendation, sounds very useful and enlightening.

2008 130

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? They will resent the comparison.

2011 67

HELP: I'm Updating My Cell Phone

Telecommuting Journal

Then I also see more expensive BlackBerry 8820′s but in comparison there doesn’t seem to be much more to those than the 8310′s. If, by the way, anyone is looking for a rugged phone that can survive nearly any natural disaster or rock-climbing excursion, I can honestly recommend the i560 to weather any storm or survive a fall from any height.

2008 100

Technology Tidbit 12 ? Posting Job Orders on Craigslist


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Technology Tidbit 12 – Posting Job Orders on Craigslist. per ad) for posting job orders. I recently posted five job orders on Craigslist using five different states, it’s a multiple location job order. . Research established these comparisons using an identical job order: 1. Selecting your category will bring up the job order form. Popular Searches.

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.

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 don’t recommend HR a ton, but this is a case where you should talk to HR. She is a new graduate and this is her first full-time job out of school.

2017 58

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 43

The worst thing they could've said was, “Nein”

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe The worst thing they could’ve said was, “Nein&# by Rich DeMatteo on November 24, 2009 Why are people terrified of rejection? Silly comparison maybe, but the point is that while some situations are obviously harder than others to step out on a ledge, how will you ever get what you want without asking? You pulled off the top grade, and landed a huge job.

2009 52

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

If anyone hasn't read Outliers yet, I strongly recommend it.) Posted by Elizabeth on January 29, 2010 at 1:47 am | permalink | Reply Not only being an expert but as well making a tough decision especially when it comes to going for a new job, moving to an other city or quitting a relationship. If you want a bit more on this, the article The Key to Job Seeker Happiness…Think It's Money?? Thanks for the recommendation. Is this your first time here?

2010 81

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 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. I don't care what kind of green programs Nike has, they pale in comparison to Tom's for that reason. Is this your first time here?

2009 66

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?

2011 67

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

Ask A Manager

Especially if you like your job. Reply JAM January 14, 2011 at 4:40 pm I’m an American working in the Netherlands — only American in my office — and I heard this kind of stuff pretty much daily for the first year or so at my job.

2011 71