10 Links to Finding Your Job Search Recruiter

Career Alley

I don’t know if this happens to you, but sometimes I get calls from recruiters asking if I know someone with specific job experience. On the main page, click “find” and the recruiter search screen comes up. Three steps – select your category (industry), job type (temp, perm, etc.)

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Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

Resume Bear

Are you looking for a new job? If so you may be wondering “Can my credit history impact my job search?”. Not only does this have the unfair feel to it, the practice creates a barrier to job seekers that have been unemployed during the economic downturn. If the credit check is taken into account as a requirement for employment then these job seekers find themselves stuck in a vicious cycle. The post Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

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CT, MA, NY & RI Tech Sales | CBS (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

At Connecticut Business Systems (CBS), we do not fill empty seats… We hire and develop future leaders! Looking for a professional job in tech sales? Full medical, dental and vision coverage starts the first day on the job.

Incriminating Background Check for Marketing Director

Careers Done Write

I don’t really feel that my credit history and my past indiscretion with driving under the influence are relevant to my role as senior marketing director, but if I refuse to cooperate, I will not be offered the job. - JD, Connecticut. Ask Deb job searchDear Deb, Q.

5 Ways to Succeed in Reinventing Your Career


Job Search Statistics & Find Work in this Economy. The work economy and job search statistics are staggering: The current number of people unemployed in The U.S. The Internet is cluttered with job hunting tips.

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7 Ways to Use Geography to Your Networking Advantage


I am fortunate to live 50 miles outside of New York City in a vibrant Connecticut town on Long Island Sound. I belong to the ASTD of Southern Connecticut. Job Search Life network Networking sandra sandra long

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One Anecdote: Patience and Tenacity in Your Job Search in this Economy

Resume Boutique

One of our Resume Boutique clients just landed a job after a long search. A Connecticut-based lawyer, he moved to New York City and took a temporary position with the thought that soon he would land a full time job. But within eight months, the New York legal market began to take a nose dive. So he did what he had to do. He was fortunate enough to work for on very long term projects for two firms. He contacted us in the summer of 2010.

The 8 Best Career Movies of All Time

Resume Bear

Plot: Girl gets everybody’s dream job at fashion magazine. Plot: Group of friends hate their jobs. This is easily one of the best movies ever and so perfectly depicts what it’s like to be in a job you hate.). Plot: Guy has a job that involves firing people.

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Bad Credit No Longer a Problem in Job Hunts

Resume Bear

Your credit history can keep you from getting a job. For years employers have been pulling credit reports as part of the background check of potential job applicants. “It is not indicative of the person’s ability or trustworthiness to do the job,” said Blair.

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How to Address a Lengthy Unemployment

Careers Done Write

Connecticut. The main thing is to be upbeat and let them know you are the best person for the job. Improving your job search strategies can be helpful as well. Dear Deb, Q.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers 01.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

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Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery


Recent reports show that the economy and US job market continue to slowly improve, with employers hiring at a steady pace in April. It was her “dream job,” but she felt that the role was more than she could handle due to family commitments.

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I was fired because of Facebook | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips I was fired because of Facebook 18.

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Applying for Unemployment Is Out of Question, Right?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

By cutting your hours, they are hoping that you’ll find another job, thus saving them from having to fire you or pay unemployment. For instance, there’s a good site at Legal Assistance Resource Center of Connecticut (larcc.org). Dear J.T. &

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“Can an employer dictate who an employee can and can’t speak with?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Stamford, Connecticut. Employers can surely prohibit employees from making or taking personal telephone calls while on the job. There is no question that an employer can prohibit making or taking personal telephone calls by employees on the job, almost without any limit. As to off-the-job activities, a few states limit what employers can prohibit. Hope your job search is an easy one. . Question: I was recently laid off from an ad agency.

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Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

The reasons behind women’s concentration in low-wage jobs – and their relative absence at the top – are complex,” said Julie Vogtman, Senior Counsel for the Family Economic Security Program at NWLC. “A Job Search career

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California will require paid sick leave, how to change the font size here, and more

Ask A Manager

California has just passed a bill making it the second state (after Connecticut) to require employers to offer paid sick leave. And in general, I think that anything that gives you more information when you’re job-searching is good. A few random things – 1. People who like to zoom in or out to increase or decrease the font size here: There’s now a built-in feature of the site that will let you do that more easily.

Poor Credit Can Stop Your Career Dead In Its Tracks

Corn on the Job

You know that your credit score impacts the limit on your credit cards, but did you know that it also has an effect on your ability to get a job? It seems silly that your credit score, which is primarily used for getting a loan, has any effect on your job search.

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can I ask my husband’s boss not to renew someone’s contract, keeping personal files at work

Ask A Manager

I work in Connecticut and am an exempt, salaried director. Connecticut state law requires that employers “make reasonable efforts to provide a room or other location, in close proximity to the work area, other than a toilet stall, where the employee can express her milk in private,” and that covers exempt workers too. Start looking for another job now? Start job searching now. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 2: I accepted and signed a job offer from the job placement agency and submitted all the required files (all info including SSN, ID’s, etc.) I was supposed to start the job five days after accepting the offer. Keep up the job search, Al Sklover.

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Bash HR? Be Uninformed


Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Recruiters complain about HR — there are webinars and blog posts for job seekers on how to get the attention of a hiring manager and avoid HR. It may not always be the most rewarding part of the job, but it’s part of the job. Job Boards vs. LinkedIn? (29 and Managers will frequently create and demand excessive experience and requirements within their open job reqs.

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Unemployment Extension Update

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Unemployment Extension Update by Rich DeMatteo on October 29, 2009 Legislation Update On October 27th Senate agreed on an 87-13 procedural vote to extend unemployment insurance. At one time, I had a thriving business, was nominated Who’s Who’ in America & worked 18-22 hrs a day 6-7 days a week but know can’t find a job.

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new hire said I’m too relaxed to be a manager, coworkers keep calling me the “compliance lady,” and more

Ask A Manager

While I am aware that I am more laid back than some of our other managers, I have never felt that this has made me incompetent at my job. I live in Connecticut, where currently we have a rapidly growing epidemic of crumbling house foundations. (If You’re not in a marriage with Connecticut; you’re allowed to decide you want to leave. Long-distance job searches can take a long time, unless you’re in a really in-demand field where people are being snatched up.

employee takes a vacation day every week, listing Airbnb hosting on a resume, and more

Ask A Manager

But certainly if his manager objected, she could intervene — there’s no reason his manager couldn’t say, “Your job is intended to be a five-day-a-week job the majority of the time. The person who got the job I applied for told my current boss about it. Recently, I applied for a new job. Apparently the decision came down to two candidates and another woman got the job. I’m really angry and now fear for the job I have now.

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can my boss lock up my cell phone, creating a website for your resume, and more

Ask A Manager

There has been an issue at work with one of my coworkers using a cell phone on the job, and my boss decided to make us lock up our phones at the beginning of each shift. Your boss can absolutely require you not to have a cell phone on your person while you’re working, and to lock them up in a locker or some other area so you don’t have access to them while you’re on the job. Can my employer lower my pay when transferring me to the same job at a different location?

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who has the final say in hiring, sick day favoritism, and more

Ask A Manager

I had a two-part interview this past Monday at a company for a role that is my dream job. HR should never have the final word on hiring (except for HR jobs, obviously). HR’s job is hiring is to facilitate the process, ensure that laws are being followed, do some initial screening (sometimes), and — in some companies — help train managers on how to interview well. Online applications that require a current job when you’re not currently employed.

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