6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many Job Search Boards, so little time. With the vast number of job search resources available on the Internet, it’s very easy to lose focus and spend all of your time using one type of resource. One of our key themes is to managing your time and effort is CareerAlley’s Four Legs of Job Search (Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites). Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs. jobs by.

2014 241

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. Not only are you competing with each other, but you are also competing with professionals who may have years of experience and have recently been laid off or are looking for a change in career. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage.

2014 207

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers who take the time to reflect and dig deep will have the tools to excel beyond their competitors. Search your job title on LinkedIn to find others who do the same kind of work. Threats – What obstacles do you face that may threaten your job search? Is your knowledge of products or services for your new job lacking in any important way? Do you have any financial issues that could impact your search?

2017 152

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. Not only are you competing with each other, but you are also competing with professionals who may have years of experience and have recently been laid off or are looking for a change in career. Students must develop a proactive strategy for their job searches if they are to expect to gain an advantage. Good luck in your search.

2011 207

Moving Towards Efficiency in the Online Job Search Process

Career Alley

With the unemployment rate still lingering above eight percent and business owners complaining about a lack of qualified workers, it’s no secret that something’s gone wrong with the evolution of the online job search process. There’s been a lot of change over the past decade as we moved from newspaper Want Ads to job boards, professional networking sites, and social media recruiting tools. Many of these resources even offer free job matching services for candidates.

2012 235

11 New Websites for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

If you’re entering the job market for the first time or haven’t searched for a new job in the last three years, you’re in for a shock over how the process works—and how it has changed in a relatively short period of time. Job search 1.0 = help wanted ads in newspapers.

2011 252

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y Competing for Jobs?

Resume Bear

There are essentially three generations of job seekers vying for jobs today : Baby Boomers, Generation X or Gen X, and Generation Y or Millennials. Because of this, job seekers are finding themselves competing with people of all different ages for the same job; people that can bring different experiences and skill sets to the position. ” “They are used to online job searches, emailing résumés and following up via both email and handwritten notes.”

9 Snares In Your Job Search to Avoid

Competitive Resumes

Some job seekers set his or her trap before or during their job search. If you are stuck or stifled in your job search, you need to consider if you are in your way. Snares in your job search are enabled by subtle explanations, inaccuracies in your story. People lie to get jobs but often terminated later as vetting continues after hire. The snare of mishandling job search intelligence. Job Search

2017 142

Google Plus Profile, Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When engineers built Google+, they constructed an SEO juggernaut to dominate search results above all other social platforms. Out-compete job seekers vying for the jobs you want. Doesn’t it make sense that a Google+ Profile will rank high in Google search results for that person’s name? Then, begin exploring Google+ as a potentially powerful social networking tool. Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search.

2013 182

27 Job Search Boards and Thousands of Jobs

Career Alley

Hard to believe, but 50 job search boards is just the tip of the iceberg. I would be the first to tell you that you should not be using 50 job search boards (less than five is ideal and two or three would be best). Monster.com – The grandfather of all job search engines (no disrespect) and one of the first, Monster once owned the lion’s share of job search. Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs.

2012 215

The Elevator Speech Marketing Tool

RedStarResume

When you’re on the search for a new job, it’s important to pull out all the stops. The competition for jobs is fierce; in order to stand out amongst the crowd you have to market yourself in the best way possible. Activities we take for granted in a job can usually be seen as valuable experience and achievements. Make sure your speech really is a self-promotion and convinces individuals and employers of your invaluable competences.

How I Learned to Leverage Online Job Search Tools

Career Realism

This interview from JustJobs.com will take you through the ups and downs you can expect in the position, what it takes to land the job, what you can expect to earn and more. This sales expert suggests how to be well prepared and informed whenever one needs to deal with a new type of job interview. I found this job online. I regularly searched the internet for jobs while working for another telecom company. I often searched the internet for better opportunities.

2012 64

One Solution to Conducting a Stealth Job Search–Go Mobile

Competitive Resumes

More and more job seekers need to conduct a stealth job search to stay at their current gig until they seize the next gig–on a mobile device. Not only the ones to test skill competencies and employee testing but also learning assessments. Here are some reasons to mobilize your job search: – Increase search efficiency and productivity. – Timeliness is essential to compete. Deadlines are critical to meet for new jobs.

2016 100

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

How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Modernize Your Job Search. My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday. But these jobs are now being sent overseas. I worked with a music teacher in a public elementary school who was miserable in her job. Those days of people competing for you?

2016 65

5 Truths You Must Know For Your Executive Job Search

Career Realism

With 15 years of executive recruiting and over five years of coaching job seekers around the world, I’ve worked with executives at all levels, in all kinds of industries—from big bank CEOs, CTOs of companies with hundreds of thousands of SKUs, VPs, Directors, and all kinds of executives in every area of the company (finance, operations, sales, marketing, customer support, IT, etc.). RELATED : Need job search tips? Download a Free Executive Job Search report ].

2015 87

How To Modernize Your Job Search

Career Realism

My first outplacement client uttered a phrase I heard over and over as I helped clients transition from a layoff to a new position: “I’ve never actually looked for a job. Related: 10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday. But these jobs are now being sent overseas. The trick is to bypass the applicant tracking systems because if you’re competing in a pool of hundreds of candidates, you’re playing the odds, and that’s not a fun game to play.

2015 63

Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Most Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) and those born post 2000 know that using social media is a given when they embark upon a job search. RELATED: Need some job search advice? It is time to get with the program and learn what you need to know in order to optimize your job search strategy and create a killer brand for yourself in the process. The primary tool used by recruiters is LinkedIn, but Twitter is also gaining ground. (I

Don't Confuse Competence with Desire and Other Browseworthy Links

Career Makeover Coach

Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS Don’t Confuse Competence with Desire and Other Browseworthy Links by Tai Goodwin on February 8, 2010 1.

2010 194

Sworn Affidavit – Powerful Tool to Resolve Workplace Disputes

Sklover Working Wisdom

So, Maritza wrote the company’s Senior Management and asked for a waiver of her non-compete agreement if she went to work for a small company. After 14-weeks of job search, just weeks before her severance was to expire, Maritza was offered a good job with a small software production firm. The job offer, however, was subject to her getting a written waiver or release from her non-compete agreement. “Honesty is telling the truth to other people.

2014 116

4 Tips for Evaluating Knowledge Tools

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. Cube Rules teaches you how to build SMART Goals , how to survive a job layoff and how to write your performance review. 4 Tips for Evaluating Knowledge Tools Written by Scot Herrick on August 16, 2007 in Task Management 0 Comments - Leave a comment! Use the new tool for 30-days.

2007 100

From Mired to Hired: Another Guerrilla Job Search Success

Resume Help Blog

While there’s never been a worse time for traditional job-search methods, “ Guerrilla ” job hunters are enjoying consistent success — even in today’s awful economy. They introduced me to the ‘new age’ of job search, which was mainly Internet-based.

2010 130

5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Competitive Resumes

An online job application is yesterday’s tool. Today’s modern job search is about standing out, and not complying with old processes where you appear as one of the crowd. To succeed, you have to disrupt the normal flow of internal job referrals, perform and get noticed showing social proof through your online presence, and offer value extending beyond a pay scale can measure. The job application quandary. job application Job Applicant Social Media

5 Tools Employers Use to Determine if You’re the Right Fit

Jennifer Anthony

If you’re considering changing jobs for the first time in a while, or find yourself unemployed after many years with the same company, you may run across some surprising requests during your job search. These types of assessments are particularly common in jobs where you would be required to deal with the public on a regular basis. They’re also widespread in jobs where integrity is paramount, such as positions dealing with money transactions.

2011 109

10000 Hour Rule - Career Advice, Personal Branding & Job Search.

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » Error 404 “Entitled” to What – Being Unemployed? Search Our Content Loading Loading

2010 74

The Resume as Part of Your Social Media Job Search Campaign

Career Realism

Despite interactive mediums, it’s still a very crucial marketing tool and essential in launching your digital marketing campaign. Greatly due to the explosion of social media, job sourcing and job seeker marketing has exponentially evolved. How do you find a job today?

2010 112

Is Your Job Search Getting the Results You Want? By: Cheryl Lynch.

Resume Help Blog

By: Cheryl Lynch Simpson March 12th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp Richard Bolles, job search guru and author of “What Color Is Your Parachute?” predicts that you can expect to search for work 1-2 months for every $10,000 you hope to earn. To job search is to make mistakes.

2010 130

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. I feel guilty about job searching after my employer gave me generous medical leave. I have been on my job for almost two years now.

2014 29

10 Things You Need to Know About Today’s Job Search

Career Realism

Recruiters are now using Google and LinkedIn searches to find talent, instead of paying for job-board or talent databases like they used to do. And because there are so many candidates competing for each job, HR people (or hiring managers if they are tasked with recruitment) often scan resumes very briefly. In years past, a resume or job application was focused on what the job seeker wanted. Job Search job search today

2012 87

The 7 Deadly Job Search Sins

Blue Sky Resumes

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS The 7 Deadly Job Search Sins 03 / 02 / 10 Written by Louise Fletcher Comments 5 Tweet it! If you’re looking for a job in this current climate, the bad news is that you have a lot of competition. Or send a creative job application directly.

2010 91

How to Create a Professional Email Signature for Your Career or Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Today, I would like to focus on a more simple aspect of your job search toolkit but one that is many, many times overlooked: adding a professional email signature. Consider the following scenario: You are a “heads down” corporate employee doing a good, no, make that a great job.

2010 91

Top 10 Android Apps for Your Job Search and Personal Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

On this blog we recently featured a brilliant post which highlighted iPhone apps that aid job seekers out there, this post highlights apps for the competing Android operating system! Job seekers need every bit of help they can get to navigate today's difficult job market. A modern-day search for employment involves a lot more than just scanning the job boards and submitting a resume. Job Search by Indeed.com. Monster Job Search.

2011 73

10 Differences Between The Job Search Of Today And Of Yesterday

Career Realism

Job search has changed drastically over the last few years. If you want to succeed in today’s job search, you’ll have to take a much different approach than your parents did. Google Has Replaced The Resume Recruiters are now using Google and LinkedIn searches to find talent, instead of paying for job board or talent databases, like they used to do. Job Search career

2013 63

10 Things You Need To Know About Today’s Job Search

Career Realism

Job search has changed dramatically in the past few years thanks to technology. Are you up-to-date on the best job hunting strategies? Here are 10 things today’s job searchers need to know: 1. Google Has Replaced The Resume Recruiters are now using Google and LinkedIn searches to find talent, instead of paying for job-board or talent databases like they used to do. Job Search career

2013 63

Threshold Consulting: It's Your Life, Own It!: Succeeding in a.

Threshold Consulting

World This month’s Career Collective topic is re-tooling / re-focusing / organizing your job search.   Perhaps it was the listing of categories in search of answers, but in a flash, I was thinking, “l’ll take re-tooling for 100, Alex.” Today, any effort to re-tool, re-focus, or re-organize your job search and career management, means giving up past career models so you can re-align your efforts to meet today’s reality.

2011 148

Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » NETWORKING » Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

2010 114

How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

This 3-part series on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search includes: Part 1. Tapping into LinkedIn’s Jobs Pages. LinkedIn and Confidential Job Search. ?. Whether or not you’re willing to accept and embrace them, the digital age and social media will impact your job search. Even used well, the job boards typically yield a dismal estimated 3-5% success rate. Social Recruiting and Your Executive Job Search.

2013 210

5 Ways to Use Your Smartphone to Land a Job

Competitive Resumes

Speed matters when you’re applying for jobs. Your phone is the most important communication tool you own. It’s time to unleash its potential in your job search. Ready to use your smartphone to land a job? By recording training sessions you lead, you not only help other volunteers, but you also demonstrate your competency to a wider audience. Many companies are actively engaging job seekers on social media, but they aren’t posting 24/7.

2018 122

How Personal Branding Helps You Land a C-level Executive Job

Executive Career Brand

That it’s merely a fad churned up by social media wonks , and you don’t need it to land a job? Throughout your executive career, recruiters have reached out to you when you weren’t looking for a job, and you easily moved from one job to the next. But job search doesn’t always work the way it used to. You need to embrace personal branding and the newer, proven methods to stand out from those competing for the same jobs as you.

2012 173

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. The new title is “Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn – How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand and Land a New Job Faster!”. I can’t stress enough how important LinkedIn is for executive job search, and here’s why. 8 Reasons LinkedIn Is a Job Search Must. More About LinkedIn and Executive Job Search.

2017 125

3 Tools To Escape Your Miserable Job

Career Realism

Related: The Secret To Discovering Your Dream Job. That you CAN escape your miserable job , and do something that: You love… Pays well. 3 Tools To Escape Your Miserable Job. Tool #1: Look In The Right Place. Q: Where do most people look to find a job they love? A: The big job seeking sites. All you have to do is enter in your location and job title, and your dream job appears! Tool #2: Get Clear on What You Want.

2015 85

Best of Blogging Your Personal Brand for C-level Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

They are the single best tool for marketing my brand, my value to my target clients, and the kinds of services I offer. Because running a business is similar to running an executive job search campaign, I recommend that c-suite executives (or just about any careerist) get involved with blogging for job search and career health. C-level Job Search: Blogging? A Nifty Personal Brand Writing Tool: Wordnik.

2012 147

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

How LinkedIn Remains Invaluable To Me, and To All Executive Job Seekers. So I joined and connected with a handful of people I knew well, and I did what many of my executive job-seeking clients do. In time, I crossed over that magic 500 connections, which boosted my profile’s ranking with LinkedIn’s search engine, and I got involved with LinkedIn Groups and other activities on the site. Job seekers need LinkedIn as much as business owners.

2017 146