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.

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

14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. careers Job Search Resume Social Media

2018 216

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

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 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 141

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

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 190

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

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 201

7 Job Search Tips for Your 2020 Self

Competitive Resumes

Grit and grind will always matter in the job search as much as having adequate hard and soft skills. Partly due to how job seekers will market present themselves to the world long before a single employer is interested. Your life lessons matter in your job search.

2020 130

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 188

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

Job Search News, December 1, 2017 – The Learning Edition

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE POST THANKSGIVING EDITION- with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! Learning is the new path to job search success. You can find around 600 recently released college courses for minimal to FREE cost.

2017 136

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.

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.

2014 217

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 217

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.

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

?? How To Actually Job Search on LinkedIn in Secret


It would suck to lose your current job before finding a new job. There is a lot of great advice out there for job seekers on how to use LinkedIn to build their personal brands and find new career opportunities. 2) Don’t openly advertise your job search.

2018 81

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 166

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.”

The Importance of Flexibility While Job-Searching

Resume Bear

Today’s tough job market is not one size fits all. It is important to be open-minded while job-searching. Searching only for very specific positions that fall within a limited geographic location will greatly limit your potential opportunities.

2011 225

The Great Job Search: Three Key Tips to Get an Advantage

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Great Job Search: Three Key Tips to Get an Advantage appeared first on Ms. Relief that tests and grades were a thing of the past; panic that she now had the overwhelming task of finding a job with a liberal arts degree. I occasionally sent in a job applications.

2014 212

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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3 Ways to Manage Your Fluctuating Emotions During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Try different strategies to achieve different job search results. Most job seekers would rather do what is easy than what is challenging. It’s easier to applying to 100 job board announcements in a month. Count the costs. Count the costs. Job Search

2017 136

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 209

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job)

Career Realism

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job). So, I’m not going to drone on about how most jobs aren’t advertised, or how networking well means you may never have to formally job search again (not to mention the salary perks when it comes time to negotiate!).

2016 83

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 201

The Best Job Search Personal Branding Advice of 2016

Competitive Resumes

It’s critical in the new job search. And political incorrectness is personal branding at its finest when it costs something or someone. Original. Thought. This is the best personal branding advice you’ll receive the rest of this year.

2016 147

Job Search Strategies: This Is Why The Hidden Job Market Works So Well For Your Next Job Search

Career Advice Guy

Candidates often ask what the hidden job market really is and more importantly how they can take advantage of it. You have the cost of advertising or outsourcing followed by the cost of time for management to interview, discuss and […].

2019 52

Tips for Job Search After 50

Career Alley

There is nothing like experienced job candidates for employers, but that doesn’t mean looking for a job when you are 50 years old (or older) will be a piece of cake. Remove or “one line” very old jobs. The Best Resume Formats for the Job you Want.

2013 163

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.

2010 136

Is Going Back to Graduate School Worth the Additional Cost?

Professional Resume Services

Assessments & Education erin kennedy executive resume writer grad school Graduate degrees Job Search professional resume services Resume WritingOne of the first things people do during a slow economy is consider hiding out in the academic world.

2012 185

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 186

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 187

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 137

How to Make a Personal Business Card for Networking Today (at no cost)

Competitive Resumes

If you don’t do anything for your job search today, make it easier for any job fair vendor, new contact you meet in person or online, or anyone you are exchanging value. Remember if you don’t stand out, you minimize your job opportunities!

2017 165

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job)

Career Realism

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job). So, I’m not going to drone on about how most jobs aren’t advertised, or how networking well means you may never have to formally job search again (not to mention the salary perks when it comes time to negotiate!).

2016 81

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 223

Annoucing Ms. Career Girl's Job Search Boot Camp!

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl’s Job Search Boot Camp! I’m writing a pretty cool job search guide for college seniors and recent graduates. Many of you make the same mistakes when it comes to executing your job search. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women.

2010 188