Job Search 101 – Launching Your Job Search

Career Alley

Welcome to the launch of CareerAlley’s Job Search 101 series , specifically focused for those who are launching a job search for the first time (or those that need some great advice). Over the course of this series, we plan to cover the following job search basics to get you started: General Advice. Posting Job Search website links (with brief reviews). Posting headhunter / Executive Search website links. Tools and Templates.

Launching Your Job Search – Job Search 101

Career Alley

Welcome to CareerAlley’s Job Search 101 series , specifically focused for those who are launching a job search for the first time (or those that need some great advice). Over the course of this series, we plan to cover the following job search basics to get you started: General Advice. Posting Job Search website links (with brief reviews). Posting headhunter / Executive Search website links. Tools and Templates. jobs by.

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Compensation Conundrum – When You Should Compromise on Compensation

Career Alley

Individual job search can be challenging (regardless of why you are searching for a new job), but group job search (as in a downsizing, closing of a location or closing of a company) takes the challenge to a new level. Everyone, of course, handles the job search pressure differently. Everyone needs to approach the process in the job search in their own way and time, but panic is not a good way to start.

New Grads Embracing Social Media as Job Search Tool

Resume Bear

New college graduates are embracing social media as a job search tool, according to a new study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Approximately 41 percent of 2012 college graduates in the market for a job are using social media to help them land one, according to NACE’s 2012 Student Survey. Students are most likely to use social media in the job search to network with employers, according to survey results.

15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. Make a plan – Whether it’s a check list or a list of action items, you should have a job search plan. Kickstart Your Job Search Do Your Research – Do you know where you want to work? The early bird gets the job.

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15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. Make a plan – Whether it’s a check list or a list of action items, you should have a job search plan. Kickstart Your Job Search. How to Build a Job Search – Company Research. Smartphone Job Search.

2014 245

4 Ways to Use Video Tools Like #Blab & Periscope in Your Job Search

Workology

7 Ways to Land a Job with Social Media. Video is changing the world, y’all, and it has a use case in most every life situation and scenario including looking for a job. Like any social media platform or tool, it’s about connections, building rapport and relationships that are the differentiator in any business including how you look for a job. Job Seekers are 14 Times More Likely to Land a Job With a Referral.

2015 122

How New Job Search & Recruitment Tools are Changing HR

Corn on the Job

Today’s blog post will be talking about how the technology surrounding the job search & recruiting is changing the HR landscape. More than 2,000 workers and 225 human resource managers were surveyed on their opinions and attitudes around critical workplace topics such as recruitment, employee engagement, job satisfaction, retention, employee advocacy, social media use, generational differences and work/life balance. What about personal branding tools and blogs?

2015 73

COTJ Reviews JIBE.COM: Social Job Search Tool

Corn on the Job

FTC Disclosure: I received compensation for mentioning the product listed below. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will benefit the Corn on the Job community. Which industries, job titles, and companies appear most out of our connections?

2010 98

Making Job Search Fun | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Making Job Search Fun (Yeah, That’s Right!) Job search is tough and it’s certainly a lot of work; but it doesn’t have to be drudgery. Job Search News [.]

2010 99

?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar. You want your job search to be as short as possible, so don't even plan on turning this into some kind of “job seeker tips of the day” desktop calendar that you're still flipping through months from now. Put differently, no one should try to apply all the tips in one job search. Older job seeker?

2018 64

11 Ways to Hit a Home Run in Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

You will fall behind the competition if you don’t stand out in today’s job search. There are things in your job search you haven’t tried yet, conversations you’re unwilling to have, and things you’re doing that are fruitless and should stop. If you don’t, you won’t get the job. A successful job search requires building a personal brand and sending out a whole lot of cover letters and resumes.

2017 140

366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers. Put differently, no one should try to apply all the tips in one job search. Instead, use it to create your own job search checklist: read through the list completely.

2016 64

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&#. There is background on each of their recruiters as well as a job guide and registration capability.

2010 207

Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, January 3rd, 2011 Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 This month’s Career Collective topic is trends, tools, and hiring practices for 2011. Thanks for being such a wealth of information for job seekers!

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In a Job Search, Knowledge is Power

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 In a Job Search, Knowledge is Power This month’s Career Collective question is What is your favorite resource for job seekers?

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Twitter, Bret Michaels and Job Search

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Friday, April 30th, 2010 Twitter, Bret Michaels and Job Search I’ve never really been a big fan of Poison or Bret Michaels. Which leads me to job search.

2010 83

4 Key Factors to Consider Before Starting Your Job Search

JobMob

Before you start looking for a job, make sure to choose the right direction first. I know a lot of you are going to disagree with me here but I think job searching has never been this easy. Imagine, job seekers now enjoy the benefit of having each and every possible tool to use to make job searching much easier and efficient. Plus, we have awesome job search tips sites like JobMob to further help us fine-tune the way we do things.

2011 83

Defining Commensurate: It’s not so easy…

Workology

You have most likely heard or read the words “compensation will be commensurate with experience and/or academic preparation” What does this mean? . Many may see those words in a job posting or job description and think this means they will receive a compensation package which is comparable to what everyone else in the world with a same or similar job title makes. How can we ensure that employees feel justly compensated? Total Compensation?

2014 101

Doing This One Thing Increases Your Chance of Getting Hired by 75%

Ms. Career Girl

Getting hired, even in today’s strong job market, is a numbers game. Although it varies by job title and job market, they found on average employers receive 100 resumes per job posting and only four to six (4-6%) of those are invited for an interview. As it turns out, many of us do not spend enough time reviewing the job posting to determine if we are qualified. Job Search News getting hired

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5 Hot Careers in Financial Services

Career Alley

Many compliance officers are trained lawyers and, as such, will command higher compensations. Finding a jobJob search links ==>> Compliance Jobs. Develops &/or utilizes financial risk management tools and practices to analyze and report on financial market risks. How Much They Make – Compensation has a broad range, depending on the position responsibilities and level. Finding a jobJob search links ==>> Asset Manager jobs.

2013 282

How Twitter Hashtags Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Career Realism

But since that time, Twitter has evolved into an amazing resource for companies seeking customers—and even job seekers looking for work. One reason seekers have had success landing jobs through Twitter is because of the use of hashtags, which function as mini search tools. Top Job Seeking Hashtags By conducting your own Twitter searches, you're likely to locate job opportunities that could help you find work.

2019 56

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. A degree in engineering is not a guarantee that you will land a job, but there is a better chance with these hot engineering careers. Finding a jobJob search links ==>> Petroleum Engineer Jobs. Good luck in your search, Joey.

Succession What? Why YOU Need to Care about Succession Planning

Career Alley

Motivation - Planning tools can help identify and groom high-potential employees for eventual promotion. Do they tailor rewards and compensation packages to keep employees highly engaged and motivated, and ensure the highest probability of retention? Good luck in your search. Planning hiring Job Search Jobs new jobs search jobs self help Succession PlanningBy Greg Belkin, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Peoplefluent.

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5 More Hot Careers for 2014

Career Alley

Feeling like your job is a dead end? How Much They Make – Background, experience and product specialties drives much of what determines compensation for this career. Median pay is $60,000 per year and the job outlook is excellent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compensation analysis can be found on Glassdoor.com – Marketing Specialist Salaries. Finding a JobJob Search Links – Marketing Specialist. Jobs by.

2014 272

Salary Negotiation – Do You Know How Much You’re Worth?

Career Alley

Most of us get our raises, bonuses and promotions from time to time, but the best opportunity to increase your compensation is when you are moving from one company to the next. But when that big day comes, and you get that job offer, how do you know they are offering you what you are worth? The 2015 Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance – This guide will help answer most of your salary and compensation questions if you are in the accounting and finance fields.

Patience is a Virtue (but a job would be better) – Wish Upon a Job Part III

Career Alley

A friend of mine found out that their job would be ending in 6 to 12 months. That sounded like more than enough time to find a great job with time to spare. Of course, that was 5 months ago and now it looks like their job will end in another 2 to 3 months. Well I can tell you it was not spent looking for a job. If you are serious about finding a new job, you must treat each day as if it was your last day employed. Collectively, your lists are a powerful tool.

2012 197

Salary Negotiation – Your Bottom Line

Career Alley

While there are many factors when considering a job offer, one of the key drivers is how much compensation you are offered. While your job title, responsibilities and career track are also key considerations, you still need money to pay the bills and put food on the table. After you find your job, the one that really motivates you, the money comes next. While we are only worth what the market will pay, there are ways to maximize your compensation. jobs by.

Five Big Job Hunting Mistakes You’ll Want to Fix This New Year

Professional Resume Services

If you take the time to speak with any executive level job-seeker, you are likely going to hear a few words of wisdom about how to find the perfect executive position. However, many of these individuals are full of misguided tips that are going to hinder, rather than help, your job hunt. To avoid falling for these common job hunting mistakes, use the information here. There are tools to help with this. Trying to Match Your Resume to the Keywords in the Job Posting.

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10 Happiest Big Companies of 2011

Career Alley

If the pros of working at a big company outweigh the cons for you as a job seeker, you should research the top 10 happiest big companies compiled by CareerBliss.com. Learn more about them below: IBM: The International Business Machine (IBM) compensates employees well by offering extremely competitive compensation. Lockheed Martin: Many Lockheed Martin employees said the company provides the tools, resources, and technology they need to be happy with their jobs.

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Wallet Envy – Are You Paid What You’re Worth?

Career Alley

Maybe you don’t even know what you should be paid given your experience, location and job. SalaryTutor.com – This site has a number of tools you can use. Job Interview Answer: What Are Your Salary Expectations? Good luck in your search.

2011 288

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – 10 Resume Do’s and Don’ts

Executive Career Brand

Here’s what you learned in the first 4 parts of this series: Part 1 – Target Your Executive Resume for the Hidden Job Market. It is a career marketing or advertising tool designed to immediately capture attention, generate interviews, and hopefully, pre-qualify you for a premium compensation package. Set up a designated job hunting email account with an address using your first and last names. More in How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market ?

2015 187

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. You are compensated for your own efforts.

2010 101

my employer is competing with my walking group, job searching after generous medical leave, and more

Ask a Manager

I work in a place that encourages others to take leadership in making the company a better place to work; it’s actually part of our evaluation tool. I have taken the transition assistance classes, and am working with a military focused recruiting company to find my dream job assuming I make the cut. Instead, I’d just explain what you have here: “Well, the military handles compensation differently. I have been on my job for almost two years now.

2014 29

Work as a Virtual Assistant : Insider Tips

Ms. Career Girl

If you approach these employment targets with the same level of preparation as any other position, you just might land the perfect job. Clients are always challenging and encouraging us and our assistants to learn new skills, new tools, and new technologies. 3. Are there any tips you'd give to someone considering being a virtual assistant in regards to: a. What to expect in compensation compared to traditional employment.

2016 119

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?

2011 75

Super Bowl and Your Job Search | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Well, if you follow my trend of thought, you’ll see important similarities between what it takes to earn a Super Bowl ring and what it takes to land a coveted job in 2011. # For job hunters the attitude you must adopt is there are no moral victories in job hunting. Your ONLY GOAL is to get a job offer with equitable compensation, and get it as soon as possible. I speak to way too many job seekers who still vehemently cling to 20 th century job search techniques.

2011 66

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? Some people will have you believe that hating your job is something you will have to come to accept as a part of growing up and entering the workforce. career job search

2012 165

5 Questions You Should Be Asking In Your Job Interviews

Career Realism

Asking questions in a job interview signals many positive things to a potential employer: that you’re intelligent, that you really are interested in this job, that you are motivated, and that you think critically. Plenty of people have made mistakes in taking a job that turned out to be a bad decision. What questions should you be asking in your job interviews? Why is this job available?”. What qualities would an ideal person for this job have?”.

2015 87

How To Answer Interview Questions About Salary

Career Realism

Two job interview questions that cause job seekers a lot of anxiety are: 1. How much money did you make in your last job? (Or, RELATED: Need some job interview advice? Throughout the interview process, try to avoid any discussion of money or salary for as long as you can—and never, ever bring up the money issue by asking about the salary for this job. I’m sure that if I’m a good fit, we can come to an agreement on compensation.

21 Best Niche Job Boards for Recruiters

Workology

This post is sponsored by SHRM Jobs , a job board dedicated to helping recruiters hire the best human resource professionals. There are either too many job seekers to choose from or locating that needle in the haystack takes more time, effort and phone calls than time you have. Enter in job boards especially those niche ones that cultivate relationships with the niche and speciality communities and job seekers, you want to reach. Authentic Jobs.

Job Seekers: You Are Fooling Yourself If…

Career Solvers

What can you do about it, and how to avoid being tricked by common job search blunders. If you aren’t getting interviews your search isn’t working. Posting on the job boards with thousands of other applicants will rarely get you noticed.

2010 78

6 Tips to Tame Your Chatty Cathy/Charlie Tendencies in an Interview

The Job Quest

If not reined in, it can cause you to be knocked out of contention for a job that you really would be quite qualified for. A couple that I like come from Quintessential Careers: Established Job-Seeker/Career Changer: 20 Traditional Job Interview Questions and Situational Job Interview Questions & Excellent Sample Responses (there are 20 questions in all for the latter link, so be sure to go beyond the first 10). Interviews always make for a nervous time.

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