Top 8 Job Search Trends For 2015

Career Realism

Drawing key evidence from William Arruda’s Personal Branding Trends for 2015 and LinkedIn’s US Recruiting Trends: 3 Must-Know Talent Acquisition Trends for 2015 , here are eight critical job search trends you will want to leverage to maximize your career this year. Job Search

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How College Grads Can Get A Jump On The Job Search

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

2019 72

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my employer made me a contractor without telling me, sitting down at trade shows, and more

Ask A Manager

This new position would be a great career and salary boost for me. Any chance that you can somehow frame it in a way where it doesn’t sound like you were actively job searching? My employer made me a contractor without telling me. At some point near the 18-month mark, they switched me to contractor status without informing me. Also, I am applying for jobs both in the UK and the US and have references from both countries.

employee clique is causing problems, employer will pay me more if I work as a contractor, and more

Ask A Manager

Employer will pay me more if I work as a contractor. I was recently extended a job offer at $58k. I replied that I was hoping the salary would be more in line with something in the $62-$65k range. The employer responded that the salaries were not negotiable but that if I was willing to waive my benefits, they would have some wiggle room. I graduate with my MS in December and will be looking for full-time jobs starting in the next month or so.

2015 65

Answering the Money Question

Hiring Technical People

Imagine this scenario per a comment: you’ve been contracting or consulting while you’ve been looking for a job. This is the start of the salary negotiation. Are you ready for the start of the salary negotiation? What level is the job, and what is the midpoint of the level?” ” See What Salary Do You Expect is Another Bad Question. Gross income as a consultant or contractor is nothing like an employee’s yearly wage.

2012 156

5 Tips to Building Your Freelance Career

Career Alley

Freelancer, contractor, consultant, self-employed – these all have similarities but can be different as well. selling work or services by the hour, day, job, etc., Book Corner – Adams Starting A Contractor Business Kit with Booklet and CD (PK216) 3.

Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. Good luck in your search.

Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. Both groups hit obstacles when long lists of job requirements aren’t met by their minimal on-the-job experiences. But it’s hard to create a beefy resume without any practical job experience. Good luck in your search.

5 Reasons to Become an Electrician

Career Alley

If you are planning to become an electrician and you want a high rate for your salary, then you have these factors to consider: 1) If you’re under a contractor or not. Those who have worked under a contractor tend to have lower rates than those who worked independently.

2012 288

Is SEO in Your Career Path?

Career Alley

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is defined as getting the most number of visitors to a particular page or website. The best way to do this is by making that page or site show up at the top of popular search engines, such as Google or Yahoo. Good luck in your search. Jobs by.

2014 308

Losing Your Job and Weathering the Storm

Career Alley

A friend of mine recently lost his job (his company shut down, no severance and no benefits) and, while he was “fine” financially while he was working, he is in financial distress now that he is out of work. While unemployment benefits covers a part of the salary gap, there is still a gaping hole for most people. Today’s post is focused both on, easing the financial pain and first steps in job search when losing your job.

2011 243

10 Careers Perfect for Ex-Military Personnel

Ms. Career Girl

The salary of a Realtor depends on where you want to work. News and World Report reports that the average salary for a real estate agent in the U.S. Government Contractor. Salaries depend on where you work and what you do. The average salary for police officers is $47,921.

Following Your Dreams: From Community College to Interior Design School

Career Alley

According to The Wall Street Journal, interior designers start with a salary on average of $36,000 and can earn upward of $107,000. Median salary is $53,000. Contractor for a design agency. Good luck in your search.

TOUCH ON THESE 9 TOPICS IN YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows that overwhelming feeling of going to a job interview. Address the following topics in your job interview to get a holistic picture of your potential job and work environment. If you work best in a 9 to 5 job, five days a week environment, way to go.

2017 181

How To Avoid Becoming An 'Underemployed' Graduate

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet. Average salary and benefits?

2019 63

Protect Yourself: Laws Every Employee Should Know

Career Alley

Some of us enjoy our jobs and like our employers, some of us really do not care for our jobs or our employers, and some of us fall somewhere in between depending on the day. Whether you like your job or not, there are several employment laws you should be aware of in order to protect yourself. The law states that your employer cannot withhold money from your paycheck for performing poorly on the job. Contractor Law. Good luck in your search.

2013 215

What Job Searchers Need to Know about Recruitment Trends in 2014

The Undercover Recruiter

This is the Chinese year of the horse, so for those of you looking for career success: what does it hold for the job hunter? Will there be jobs and if so how will one access them? There will be jobs: By: vigdor. Yes, there will be jobs.

2014 112

WID Warrior: How Grant Successfully Changed Careers & Landed The Big Job

Career Realism

At Work It Daily, we love hearing when our members land their dream jobs and achieve career success. We're highlighting one of those warriors who recently landed a great job after going through Work It Daily's program. Both were different jobs than the one he previously held.

2019 58

The Frightening Fact New Grads Should Know Before Entering The Workforce

Career Realism

If you’re not familiar with what a contract job is, it’s a job that typically has a defined start and end date, and by ‘end date,’ I mean the date you will be laid off and lose your job. Contract jobs are detrimental because they typically have no benefits whatsoever.

2014 106

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

What’s your excuse? “I can’t afford …”

Write Solution

… resume, job search, or career assistance to launch a career, after investing countless hours and tens of thousands of dollars in an education, advanced degrees, or specialized training. Career Advice Attitude Career Investment Job Search Job Search Strategy LinkedIn perspectiv

2012 80

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

Focus on Your Experience

Hiring Technical People

Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job. Skip to content Johanna’s Site What I can do for you Workshops and Training See me Speak Email newsletter Contact Johanna ← Why Hire Junior Contractors? ← Why Hire Junior Contractors?

2008 156

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Figuring out pay as a contractor I have never worked as a contractor but was contacted about a potential contract job and asked to provide my pay requirements plus gas cost. Also, which is better, salary or hourly? do I have to be perfect to get a job?

2011 71

Who's Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 17

Career Alley

Indiana Regional Medical Center – With 1,200 employees and 20 new jobs added last year, Indiana ranked at number 60 on this year’s list. The left hand side of the page has links for getting started, job opportunities, benefits and more. Good luck in your search.

2010 257

What HR Needs to Know When Hiring a Contract Recruiter

Workology

Aside from having a problem most companies would kill for in the current economy, you now realize that handling this assignment could be a full time job. When the jobs have been filled, the contract is over and the recruiter can move on to the next job. Where the job is located.

2014 152

Alternative Career Opportunities

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Creating Job Opportunities Branch Out your Job Search » Alternative Career Opportunities Published September 17, 2010 Uncategorized Leave a Comment Tags: hidden job market , linkedin , career alternatives , contract consulting , IT consulting , resume advice , hidden job opportunities , contract employment Traditional job openings are still scarce relative to the number of candidates seeking positions.

2010 114

Bottom Line it For Me – What's Really Important to Consider When.

Jennifer Anthony

Follow the rules: In this case, the “rules” are the ones that they request in the job description. If they want your cover letter to include your salary history, then provide it. Think about the last time you had a contractor or salesperson trying to win your business.

2009 130

The Absolute 13 Best Websites for Job Researching Companies in the USA

JobMob

I tell people that it never hurts to apply for a job, and when in doubt, go ahead and apply for a position (unless, of course, you meet less than about 75% of the qualifications). For one thing, the salaries of the top executives. For those seeking jobs in government.

2011 114

my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask A Manager

I’m in my mid-20s and this my first professional job after completing grad school. But one problem I haven’t figured out how to deal with is her expectation that I be more grateful for the job. She constantly remarks things like “this is such a good job,” “I give you such great pay/hours,” “You kids don’t appreciate how good I am to you,” and “No other job would treat you this well.” How do I best approach this with her while assuring her I’m grateful for the job?

2019 88

taking a new job while still working part-time for my old employer

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I wrote to you previously and you were kind enough to quickly and accurately answer my question about salary negotiation in the event of a merger ; I was offered a modest increase and received a smaller raise at my next performance review as well. This organization means a great deal to me, and the available position would be the perfect combination of “dream job&# and “attainable at this point in my career.&# job searching

2011 56

Why Now Might Be The Perfect Time To Quit Your Job

Career Realism

QUIZ: Should You Quit Your Job? They all have a very negative attitude about their jobs and their careers. There’s no secret that the average person hates their job, but what I’m seeing and hearing goes way beyond just hating a job. 5 Ways To Avoid Job Burnout.

2014 108

Resume Writing – What Do Hiring Managers Look For in a Resume?

Jennifer Anthony

Simply put, they want to find the best candidate with the qualifications and required skill-set for the job. You are more likely to go straight to the “E&# section and look up electrical contractors. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

2009 151

Companies hiring in August 2010

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 Companies hiring in August 2010 06.

2010 223

my coworker closed her trunk on my arm and didn’t apologize, hiring family, and more

Ask A Manager

I work as a runner for a law firm, so a good portion of my job involves making deliveries and such. It did hurt a lot, and while I’m not the kind of person to whine over every little scratch (hence why I just ignored it until our job was complete) an apology would have been nice. I am job searching. Many jobs ask me to apply with my “desired salary” (which at least is better than salary history).

2018 48

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

Ask A Manager

My husband told me that he and a contractor had an affair while on a company trip. This contractor’s contract is due to expire in a few months. Can I ask my husband’s boss to not renew the contractors contract for personal reasons (to save my marriage) without it bouncing back on my husband? I work in Connecticut and am an exempt, salaried director. Start looking for another job now? Start job searching now.

2018 58

I resent my coworker’s sick days, getting out of a carpool, and more

Ask A Manager

Company offered me a job, then offered it to someone else while I was considering it. I got a phone call on a Monday and was offered a job. I left a message asking if the salary was negotiable, and asking that I be sent a written offer to review since they still hadn’t told me anything regarding benefits or PTO. They didn’t call back until Wednesday afternoon, and then told me that they might have already given the job to someone else!

2019 60

Companies hiring in August 2010 | 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 Companies hiring in August 2010 06.

2010 130

3 updates from letter-writers

Ask A Manager

The agreement HR and I came to was that I would leave my job and HR would give me an excellent reference and state that I was laid off through no fault of my own after a project went in a different direction. Even though I lost my job, I am glad I spoke up and I don’t regret anything. I just want to move forward with my job search. (At Can I ask for child care costs to be covered as as contractor ? (#2

2017 43

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

However, the Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs actually provides exactly what they promise, and then some. It’s not a “quick fix&# or an answer to your money nightmares and it’s not going to land your job FOR you.

2008 130

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

However, the Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs actually provides exactly what they promise, and then some. It’s not a “quick fix&# or an answer to your money nightmares and it’s not going to land your job FOR you.

2008 130

is it okay to clip your nails at work, explaining why I don’t want a promotion, and more

Ask A Manager

In my last two cubicle-type jobs, there has been at least one person who clips their nails in the office on a regular basis. It’s also not unheard of for employers to need employees to provide statements for unemployment hearings or legal matters; if your job made you privy to relevant information, it’s reasonable that you might get pulled into those proceedings. Can I suggest creating a job for myself on another team? It’s five answers to five questions.

2014 66

my manager over-uses “like,” is lunch included in an eight-hour day, and more

Ask A Manager

We’re government contractors, so while our team generally skews young and is used to being casual with one another, our clients are typically more reserved and expect a higher degree of formality. Is lunch included in the eight hours for a typical corporate job? Am I going to lose my job? I’ve started looking for another job, but is there any reason not to ask if they are planning to fire me? Asking about a fired coworker’s job.

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