Reduce Job Search Costs

Resume Bear

Remember the days when people would get a job right out of high school or college, stay with the same company for 30 or 40 years, then retire with a pension and a gold watch? Luckily, there are ways to save money, and maybe even take a tax deduction or two once you find a job.

Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are tons of great ways you can improve your job search experience with little to no effort on your part. Whatever you hold in your mind as your ideal job will be what you gravitate towards, so be careful what you wish for. Good luck in your search. Job Search.

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Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech

Career Alley

Provides a potential networking contact with the information they need to determine if they should provide recommendation or job lead. Regardless of the length and format, it is an essential part of your job search toolkit and many times is the opening line in an interview.

6 Tools to Help Launch Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are eight or so key items you need to launch a successful job search (see Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit ). FormSwift for Resumes – FormSwift’s Resume Builder is also great for any job seeker. Exporting will cost you $4.95 jobs by.

2014 368

How Much Will Not Having A Good Resume Cost?

Professional Resume Services

Many times, someone will look at the price of having a professional resume writer develop their resume and wonder if it is worth the cost. Say you are hoping to find a job that pays $52,000 a year to make this exercise easy.

2014 228

6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post 6 Things You Can Learn From Your Job Search appeared first on Ms. I moved across the country without a job. I began my job search earlier this year and had a solid idea of the type of company I wanted to join and the skills I have to offer.

2016 207

Career Coaches: The Pros, Cons and Costs

Career Alley

If you’re currently stuck with a dead end job or you’re collecting unemployment looking for a job, you may feel like you’re stuck in a rut. While some people are going to work with a coach until they land a job, some coaches may offer “session packages.”

Job Search Secrets

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « The Best Places to Work in IT – 1 College Grad Job Search – Let the Good Times Roll Vol 1 » Job Search Secrets “ Listen, Do you want to know a secret?, Job search secrets. These sites run the full range from advice to jobs. Good luck in your search.

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How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These tricks are ineffectual now that personal information exists about each of us online (whether or not we’ve put it there), and people sourcing and assessing job seekers are Googling potential candidates’ names before reaching out to them. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

2016 214

How To Derail Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Most of the time, it’s the same sort of thing that derails an executive job search; something you thought was unimportant trips you up and leaves you behind in the race. But when the important thing you missed costs you an interview or a promotion, it hurts.

2014 195

Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Job Search

Career Alley

But I know I can’t go back ‘Cause now it’s just too late I’m sayin’ shoulda woulda coulda, yeah ” – Brian McKnight I spend a lot of time with vendors, service suppliers and consultants in my job. Restarting Your Job Search : Nothing like a fresh start.

2014 379

Shorten Your Long Distance Job Search

Careers Done Write

A long-distance job search requires more planning and dedication than a local job search. You have the hurdle of breaking into to a new job market in addition to logistical challenges. Follow these tips for shortening your long distance job search.

2014 194

The Most Common Executive Job Search Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

These five common job search mistakes could be costing you your next executive position! An executive job search can be exciting and stressful all at the same time. Failing to Target Your Search. Searching for an executive job is a full time job itself.

2017 142

Evolutionary Job Search – Survival of the Fittest

Career Alley

If you’ve been working for 10 or more years, no doubt you’ve seen the dramatic change in the approach to job search. It wasn’t all that long ago when looking for a job meant researching companies at the library (remember those?), Good luck in your search.

2012 315

5 Job Search Tips for College Grads and Entry Level Job Seekers

Career Alley

I often get asked by recent college grads what they can do to improve their chances of getting a job once they graduate. They answer, of course, depends on when you start the college grad job search process. 17 Sample Job Interview Questions With Answers.

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?

2017 183

6 Job Search Resources to Focus Your Job Hunt – Salaries

Career Alley

Getting the basic requirements for your job search in place can be overwhelming. Writing your resume, cover letters, working your network, creating your job search plan, company research. Your Current Job Title -What you do is important, but so is your job title.

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In the job interview, she whined about her current job. That cost her the new job.

Cube Rules

One of the consistent pieces of job interview advice is to not speak badly about your current job – especially if you go into a victim mentality, or, for that matter, your horrible manager. The post In the job interview, she whined about her current job.

2019 141

Top Tips for Leveraging Your Smartphone for Your Job Search – Part 2

Career Alley

Getting access to your job search docs “on the fly” is really important. In Part 2, we will cover several tools you can use on your smartphone to edit your job search documents so that they better match the current opportunity. Good luck in your search.

2013 394

The Power of Qualified References in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’ve gone through a round or two of job interviews with a target employer, and you’ve done extremely well. Checking references takes time and costs money. Inform them of what kinds of jobs you’re seeking. 7 Things Successful Executive Job Seekers Know.

2013 240

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 1 of 5

Career Alley

Well job search is no different. No, not searching while walking (although I’m sure it’s been done), but being able to job hunt and manage your career from (almost) anywhere. Job search (finding jobs that match your criteria). Job Search.

2014 316

Who’s Your Daddy? – Leverage Your Job Search Network

Career Alley

In a prior post on this topic (Job Leads and Links from Friends – Did You Network Today?) I mentioned that I did not know the statistics of those hired due to Networking (versus job hunting). I still don’t know the stats, but I do know that Networking has the following going for it: Cost – […]. Networking

2017 215

Executive Resume Mistakes to Avoid at all Costs

Professional Resume Services

Take keywords and phrases from the job description and requirements and use them in your resume when you can. While these may seem minor to you, an employer could see them as you not being serious about getting the job.

2018 130

How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Aside from your LinkedIn profile – if you have one – how many relevant search results will executive recruiters and hiring decision makers find when they Google “your name”? Best of Blogging Your Personal Brand for C-level Executive Jobs.

2013 213

15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

Your CV is an important part of your armoury when looking for a job. It has to look good and be as close as possible to the job description to get you through to the next stage. 15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews. Career Management Job Search Resume & CV Writing

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Tips for Job Searches, Finance, and Graduate School for College Graduates

Career Alley

The main reason post college life can be so overwhelming is that information regarding job searches, finance, and grad schools are scattered all across different corners of the internet. The Job Search. Good luck in your search.

2013 331

The Cost of Being “Out of Touch”

Careers Done Write

If you are a job-seeker, there is a cost associated with being out of touch – your target job. Depriving yourself of these basic tools alienates you from the rest of us and can be a liability relative to your job search.

2014 207

Good News! Some Job Search Expenses Are Deductible!

Professional Resume Services

Sometimes it might feel like all the money you spend trying to find a job just blows away in the wind. Until then, you might want to check out what the IRS says about deductions for individuals: under “Job Search Expenses,” there are some that can help.

2014 163

The Secret To Job Search Success

Professional Resume Services

When you think about it, all the best resumes, cover letters, and knowledge won’t help you get a job if you aren’t consistent in applying for the job. What if you’ve been applying all the places you can think of and are not hearing back from job applications?

2013 141

Common Mistakes That Can Cost You a Job Offer

Professional Resume Services

Many executives forget a job isn’t theirs until they sign on the dotted line to become employed with the company. Receiving a job offer is great, but some mistakes could lead to the offer being withdrawn. Don’t tell your interviewer you have another job offer elsewhere if it isn’t true.

2017 130

Social Recruiting and Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Are you a senior-level executive still hesitating to embrace social networking for your job search and healthy career management? And it costs them less than sorting through thousands of resumes and saves the expense of posting to job boards.

2012 185

These Work Behaviors Could Cost You Your Job

Professional Resume Services

When writing cover letters for resumes , it can be valuable to demonstrate positive work behaviors, but then you have to back them up while on the job. And if this behavior continues, you’ll not only be passed up for promotions and raises, but you could lose your job as well.

2018 191

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 1 of 5

Career Alley

Well job search is no different. No, not searching while walking (although I’m sure it’s been done), but being able to job hunt and manage your career from (almost) anywhere. Job search (finding jobs that match your criteria).

2012 339

Mastering The Job Search Process


In the last decade, job seeking has changed and competition for every role is more competitive than ever. The prosperous decade of the 1990s, when jobs were plentiful and money (not to mention credit) was seemingly free flowing, failed to give way to an equally prosperous 2000s. Individuals seeking employment in this market are finding it difficult to do so, mostly because jobs have disappeared, having been shipped overseas or completely phased out.

Resume Help: How Blatant Errors Can Cost You the Job

Careers Done Write

Resume Help career development job searchToday’s candidate has been sending a resume to dozens of potential employers with no response. He asked me to review his resume and offer suggestions for improvement. Not everyone is an eagle eye when it comes to proofreading documents.

2015 192

Which Executive Job Search Expenses Can I Deduct on My Tax Return?

Executive Career Brand

You may be able to deduct some of your job search expenses. Take a look at what the IRS has to say about deductions in their most current (August 2015) web page on job search deductions. Résumé Costs. You can deduct the cost of preparing and mailing your résumé.

2017 144

Job Search Makeover – When Good is not “Good Enough” to Get the Job

Career Alley

Everyone in your department had the option moving (at their own cost) to the new location (1,500 miles away in the middle of no where). You decide to stay and look for a new job, after all, you have at least 6 months to find a new job. Good luck in your search.

2012 277

3 Ways You're Slowing Down Your Job Search (And How To Fix Them!)

Career Realism

If you're wondering why your job search isn't working or why it's suddenly slowed down after a few good leads, then you've come to the right place. One of the biggest concerns we hear from our club members is how long the job search seems to take nowadays.

2019 81

What to Do When Your Job Search Efforts Don’t Work

Competitive Resumes

Today’s job search requires you to keep both hands on the wheel. My friend, Hannah Morgan, is back to talk what is not working in your job search. We discuss her article from last fall and recently on her blog and solutions to help your job search efforts.

2017 212

A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story


When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. First, they both lived in San Diego, and the jobs were in Austin. The YouTube Job Search & the Power of the Video Resume.

2012 151

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

Heat Up Your Job Search This Summer

Careers Done Write

He did say once again that he is very excited about his job search. The point of this frustrating story is that it can be easy for a job searcher to become passive, especially in the summer. So, now that your priorities are straight again, heat up your job search!

2012 161

5 ways your past can sabotage your job search

Cube Rules

Getting a job is a difficult enough task without having your past sabotage your job search efforts. HR professionals are understandably very concerned about hiring the wrong person, because the average cost of a bad hire equals up to 30 percent of the individuals’ annual salary. The post 5 ways your past can sabotage your job search appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search

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