Job Search News September 29, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! The right experience may land you the job but not necessarily the pay. What’s hot in job search? e.g. Said the worst part of their job was having to show up #WhyIDidntGetTheJob.

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The Truth About Contingency Recruiters

Career Rocketeer

A contingency recruiter works for the company, not you. They are paid to find people for jobs, not jobs for people. Everything Else Job Search SEO1True, if you seem to fit what a client company is looking for, a good recruiter won’t treat you as a commodity. He’ll respect your presence in the process by keeping you in the [.].

Good Morning Job Search

Career Alley

I can complain (and this is not a complaint) or I can look for another job. But let’s face it, all jobs have their ups and downs and any other job is likely to have some aspect that is not ideal. You need to know what’s important to you in your career (and your job). Does your job have more negatives than positives? Maybe it’s time for you to start your job search. Rather, it provides links to other sites which have posted jobs.

8 Things to Do When Your Job Search is “Code Blue!”

Competitive Resumes

Your family, friends, mentors, professors and others are part of your “code blue” team for your job… Click To Tweet. Read Time for the Job Interview! Call your job search team to help you. You may have identified those people from your last job search.

2017 139

Job Search: Hide & Seek

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Job Search: Communicate Your Specialty Cars and jobs » Job Search: Hide & Seek Published May 23, 2010 Uncategorized Leave a Comment Tags: Internet job search , job search approach , linkedin , LinkedIn profiles , online identity , recruiting Hide and seek, a classic children’s game. Job Search is just the opposite.

2010 109

Effective Research For an Effective Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

→ Effective Research For an Effective Job Search Posted on October 1, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony Guest Article by: Louise Garver Your job not only consumes 40+ hours each week, but also determines how you spend the remaining hours.

2009 158

5 Reasons why the new Job Search strategy is About Relationships

Competitive Resumes

The Voice Of Job Seekers.from the page of an empathetic resume writer. The Voice of The Job Seeker Blog. Today’s job seeker must manage more than his or her résumé, cover letter, references on web job boards. People search a lifetime to find the perfect career.

2010 130

Job Search: Is Event Planning Right for You?

Career Realism

This is a true story as told to JustJobs Academy which houses career interviews and job search advice for professionals in any industry. Visit to read about how to search for the perfect job and get promoted once you’ve found it.

2012 101

Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The following is a guest post by Torin Ellis, a job search expert. The phrase ” this isn’t your parents job search ” has never been more true. They refer to them as “contingent workers.” Job Search In Today’s World.

There Should Be a Job Lab Everywhere

Competitive Resumes

I’m excited to announce my volunteer effort with the “Job Lab” as part of the Aim to Work initiative. Once a month, I will be facilitating basic job search workshops for free to offer the Ashburn-Gresham community help with basic (but relevant) job search help.

2017 130

Online Hiring Expected To Double In 2012

Resume Bear

Elance , the leading platform for online work, recently released its 2011 Online Employment Review which says that “the future of work will be contingent, global and online.” Economic News Featured Articles Hidden Job Market Job Market Job Openings Job Trends Jobs News Why ResumeBear?

2012 273

Working With Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

Did you know that internal recruiters and external recruiters — either retained or on contingency — help you in different ways? The recruiter(s) took over and landed them in most of their jobs. They may be your advocate, if they believe you are the best person for the job.

Top 10 Human Resources (HR) Recruitment Websites

Position Ignition

If you are working in HR and are looking for some recruiters to take you seriously, here are our top 10 recruitment agencies and websites that we think will offer you the best opportunity in the job market. FrazerJones - specialise in global HR search and recruitment. Job Search

2016 130

Headhunters versus “Scam” Hunters – Do Your Homework

Career Alley

If you do a search on these companies for complaints, you will find that most have numerous complaints and claims against them (this is certainly true for the four that have contacted me). So my point is this, a true recruiter (headhunter, executive search firm, etc.) jobs by.

2015 163

The Next Step After Writing Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

It’s also a good job skill so you don’t have an excuse for ignoring that whole technology thing. The next step after writing a resume – distribution - trips a lot of job-seekers up. That’s a lot more effective than circling want ads and hoping you find a job.

2013 185

Job Loss: 10 Top Tips for Surviving Redundancy

Position Ignition

Upon hearing that you're being let go from your job because your organisation is being downsized or restructured , it's understandable to let panic set in. Give yourself time and space: After any type of job loss, many of us experience a grieving process.

2011 204

What You Need To Know About Working With A Recruiter

Career Realism

To use a recruiter in your job search, you need to know what the different types of recruiters are, how they work with you, and what you should expect. Related: How To Write A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer. Recruiters know about jobs you won’t be able to find.

2016 95

Getting On a Recruiter’s Radar Screen

Career Rocketeer

Although not at the top of most people’s game plan, for most unemployed and employed job seekers retained and contingency search consultants and even more so IT technical recruiters for temp or contract positions have their place in the overall job search strategy. Networking Job Search Perry Newman SEO1

Do You Know Your Story?

Ms. Career Girl

My successful navigation of these circumstances was contingent on accurate communication of the feedback from the external reviewers to our internal team and diligent management of timeline, deadline and budget. The post Do You Know Your Story? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 180

How Poor Credit History Can Damage Your Career

Careers Done Write

Many job seekers are shocked to learn that poor credit history can damage their career. They generally find out when they are not offered the job due to poor credit, despite high professional qualifications. Credit Score job search

2013 176

Hidden Talent: The Classes of 2008-2012

Workology

They grew up expecting to work hard, go to college and get a good job. Job offers were rescinded to many grads in these classes. They have had to create contingency plans and be flexible. Gen Y HR Job Search Sourcing college graduates millennials recession

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Job Hunting Secrets From A Top Recruiter

Resume Bear

As BNET’s sister site MoneyWatch pointed out recently, in a climate where it takes the average job hunter more than seven months to find their next position, big job boards like Monster and CareerBuilder are of only limited use.

2011 239

What You Need To Know About Working With A Recruiter

Career Realism

To use a recruiter in your job search, you need to know what the different types of recruiters are, how they work with you, and what you should expect. Related: How To Write A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer. Recruiters know about jobs you won’t be able to find.

2016 82

When and How to Use a Headhunter

Career Alley

One senior recruiter friend told me that he had this one MBA candidate come in and basically started grilling him about what he will do for her in the next week and what is his plan in finding her a job. Contingency headhunters are opportunists and are paid ONLY when a hire is made by the company AND they found the candidate hired; Retainer headhunters are trusted recruiting advisers to a company and usually have a longer term contract with a company or department. “ Be like a duck.

2012 116

Next Gen Hiring – Why Mobile is Important #MobileRecruit

Workology

To do Contingency or Contract Work. Engagement cannot be measured by an algorithm alone, only a job seeker or candidate, and even employee can share the engagement they truly felt. The Next Gen wants a Self-paced job search. Next Gen wants to job search on their time, through their channels. If you only post jobs to a specific job board and the workforce you seek doesn’t hang out or job search on that job board, how great is that strategy?

2014 115

my boss found out I’m job-hunting

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a few years into my current job and decided that I want to move into a different field that is tangentially related to my current field. After a long job search process and many interview rounds, it’s finally down to me and just one other candidate for a position in the field I’m interested in transitioning into. But last week, my manager suddenly told me that he knows I’m a finalist for this job. job searching outside

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Why Do You Need A Career Development Plan ASAP?

Career Realism

Career happiness is contingent upon self-discovery about what is most important to you, doing what you enjoy, and doing what you are good at. What’s so important about a career development plan? Will it make a difference in someone’s career?

2015 114

Tim Sackett on 7 Secrets Only HR Pros Know

Resume Bear

After 15+ years of successfully leading HR and Talent Acquisition departments for Fortune 500s and smaller technical firms, Tim took over running the contingent staffing firm HRU Technical Resources in Lansing, MI. career job job search strategy job seekers recruiter resumebear

2012 225

What If Your Plans Don’t Work? Don’t Stop!

Resume Bear

In my last post , I channeled the words of my father — “Don’t quit your job until you have another one.&# In the months leading up to that, I had been sending out résumés all over and landed a job at the end of August with a nonprofit in Milwaukee.

2010 144

If Your Personal Brand is Not Disruptive, You Won’t Matter

Competitive Resumes

The heart of a job search is your personal brand. All which is contingent on your ability to differentiate yourself from everyone else. If the core of any job search doesn’t create memorability, the difficulties of selling your skills be stalled at every obstacle.

2017 142

Over One Thousand Jobs Available In Florida

Resume Bear

As the job market in the United States continues to show signs of improvement, Adecco Staffing US, the world’s leading provider of recruitment and workforce solutions, is in need of job seekers with superior customer service skills for inbound call center positions based in the Melbourne area.

Hot Healthcare Recruiting Trends: Part 3 – The Job Mix is Shifting!

Workology

Understanding that the Healthcare Job Mix is Shifting will aid healthcare recruiters and hiring managers in understanding how their pocess needs to shift. The Healthcare Job Mix is Shifting. The Healthcare Job Mix is Shifting.

2012 127

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. The short answer is contingent on training, certifications, and industry experience often determines salary. Job Jobs

2017 130

Optimistic vs Pessimistic Job Seeker: How to Be More Positive

The Undercover Recruiter

Job seekers who think positively will interview more effectively, receive higher salaries and enjoy more career options. During their job search, optimists know that rejection will happen, though they also believe that rejection is one step closer to a successful outcome.

2013 114

The 3-Step ‘Beat Unemployment’ Plan

Career Realism

Begin preparing now to limit the length of your unemployment and maximize your job search success. This 3-step “beat unemployment” plan works for job seekers at all levels of the spectrum, from entry-level workers to senior executives. Define Your Job Search Strategy. Before you can structure your job search, you have to define what kinds of positions you will search for – the titles, levels of roles, industries, and types of companies you will pursue.

2014 87

Where Can You Find Your Next Job Using Social Media?

The Undercover Recruiter

They say looking for a job is a full time job. I would suggest taking a little more structured approach to your job search online. What social networks for what jobs. No finance controller will ever get a job here.

The Role Of Headhunters In Recruitment

Career Realism

There are executive headhunters who do a focused executive search in specific industries and specific professions. They are paid by clients on a contingency or a retained basis. Headhunters make use of various tools for their search. Job Search

2013 95

How To Market Yourself In Today’s Economy

Career Realism

You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to recognize that job seekers face obstacles today that they never imagined in the past. Competition is intense and more and more companies are turning to temporary, or contingent, workers in place of full-time employees.

5 Career Narratives You Heard but Must Rewrite

Competitive Resumes

The Rewrite: In today’s workplace, and even in the job search, men and women are expected to be active in all phases. Read: 5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process. Listen to How Can Underemployed Job Seekers Adapt to the New Workplace.

2016 178

Why Recruitment is NOT Dying

The Undercover Recruiter

Even a quick search shows this is not the case; having a profile or account is not the same as using it. Recruiters know that, in general, there are plenty of direct applicants out there, which is why many agencies still use job boards as one way of advertising roles.

2013 114

I love my job, but hate the money

Ask A Manager

I love my job — it’s what I want to do with my career, but I’m in a position with a title I’m overqualified for and don’t make enough money. While I have several years of direct experience and a master’s degree in my field, I was forced into a job title with the word “assistant” in it (went from temp to perm), when my skills are beyond an assistant level. job searchingA reader writes: I’m very torn.

2017 52

5 Misconceptions about Using Recruiters

Careers Done Write

If you are currently looking for a job, there are a few things you need to know about what recruiters can and cannot do for you. One of the most common misconceptions is that recruiters help people find jobs. It is the job of a recruiter to find a candidate to fill a position. Recruiters either work on contingency or are retained by the employer. It is important not to put your eggs in one job search basket.

2010 183

Should You Let A Potential Employer Talk To Your Current One?

Career Realism

& Dale: I had a great job interview for a job I’d love to get. So, here’s how I’d proceed: Tell the new company they need to make you an offer in writing, contingent upon the reference check. Job Search careerDear J.T. &

2013 84