Preparing for the Job Search Post Covid-19

Ms. Career Girl

Either way, with many companies looking to trim staff or even unlikely to survive the pandemic at all, there will likely be countless workers starting a job search in the coming months. If you’re amongst the ranks of those unemployed by the coronavirus and unlikely to get your job back, here are some job search tips to help you stand out against the competition once you get back into the action. Tailor Your Tools. Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Job Search.

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5 Tips to Digitize your Job Search

Career Alley

For those of you fortunate enough to never have had to type your resume on a typewriter, you don’t realize how difficult and time-consuming job hunting was in the pre-digital days. We now have different challenges in managing digital job search. “Speed to market” is now the name of the game, along with leveraging digital tools and your professional network. To those who master these skills, the job market is all yours. Job Search Career Tips

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7 Job Search Apps You Don’t Want to Miss

Career Alley

Finding a job has never been is harder with recent job cuts, lay-offs and mass redundancies. Competition has increased with the Internet – it has never been easier to conduct a job search and submit your resume. You have to be more competitive to get an interview and land a job in a good company. The seven apps listed below will help provide a competitive advantage to finding a job. Android Link for Pocket CV. - iOS Link for Pocket CV.

2014 257

The 7 Steps to Writing an Interview-Winning CV

Undercover Recruiter

Your CV is your number one marketing tool when it comes to landing job interviews, so you need to ensure that it stands out from the crowd and catches the eye of the employers you are most interested in. The key to creating a top notch CV is knowing exactly how to structure your CV and. The 7 Steps to Writing an Interview-Winning CV. Job Search Resume & CV Writing Career CV Tips job search job seeker

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Job Search Reviews – I Read it on the Web

Career Alley

Just because something is on the first page of Google’s search engine does not mean that it is good (how many people go to page 10?). You can start with the search engine at the top of the page. Totaljobs.com – Totaljobs is a UK based job search site with almost 93,000 job opportunities representing almost 5,000 companies. Look for jobs by selecting one of the tabs (Sector, Location or Popular Searches). Good luck with your search.

2011 185

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 3 of 5

Career Alley

Sophisticated smartphone resume writing tool needed to help job searcher create or update resumes from anywhere. One of his problems is that his resume is not particularly focused on any one job type and he has decided he must have several resumes (each of which will focus on a particular field). This article will cover 5 job search Resume/Cover letter and help apps. kyCVwy – Résumé, CV & Cover Letter in PDF – Yes, a very long title for an app.

2012 241

5 Key Questions to Ask Yourself About Your CV

Position Ignition

Often when we are job searching or preparing for a significant career move, we dive into updating our CV's (curriculum vitae) without necessarily taking the time to think about it first. Although it is tempting to move into action straight away, it can be useful to think about what you want from your CV and what you really want to do with it, before sending it out into the market. Your CV is an important tool for you in your job search.

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Forget About Your CV and Start Networking Now!

Position Ignition

Recently, Simon North , Founder of Position Ignition wrote an article for Jobsite.co.uk , one of the largest job websites in the UK. The theme was on CVs and how we put such a great focus around them when actually from his experience, networking is a much more powerful job searching tool and should be taken much more seriously. In this article he says that for "as long as he can remember, the CV has been the ‘passport’ to jobs and to work.

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?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar. You want your job search to be as short as possible, so don't even plan on turning this into some kind of “job seeker tips of the day” desktop calendar that you're still flipping through months from now. Put differently, no one should try to apply all the tips in one job search. Older job seeker?

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The Right Stuff – The Gear You Need For Job Search – Part 1

Career Alley

Talk about the “right stuff” So I got to thinking, what is the “right stuff” required for job search? If you had the perfect package (all the right tools in your job search toolkit), what would it include? Now while you won’t need anything as complicated as the Space Shuttle for your job search, the shear volume of tools available can be overwhelming. Search, save and apply. Good luck in your search.

2012 253

How to Get Your CV Right [9 Top Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

When applying for a job, it’s important to get your CV right when you send it off. Here are 9 top tips to make sure your CV is perfect: Know What the CV is For: First thing you need to know about your CV is what it is for. The CV is not what gets you the job, it’s what gets you the interview. Know Who Will Read It: Consider who is going to read it – what do you need to tell them in relation to this job?

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5 LinkedIn Job Search Tips You Haven’t Heard Yet

Resume Bear

Insightful ways to improve your profile and grow your LinkedIn job search network. As LinkedIn is the biggest professional social network in the world and is a proven tool for building business, changing careers and landing a new job, you may feel like you’ve already heard everything there is to hear about the social media site. But there are a few lesser-known LinkedIn job search tips that can be just as effective as the ones we all know about.

2011 205

366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers. Put differently, no one should try to apply all the tips in one job search. Instead, use it to create your own job search checklist: read through the list completely.

2016 64

Introverts’ Guide to a Smooth Job Search

JobMob

Looking for a job doesn’t have to be so hard. While launching a job search may not rank in difficulty with rocket science, it has become increasingly difficult and more complex. If you are on the brink of launching a job search or have started one, hit the pause button before doing anything else. There are volumes on job search advice. Too often I see job seekers decide to skip what they are being told to do.

2014 87

Job Seekers: Most Important Online Tools and Apps

The Undercover Recruiter

Over the last decade, how people discover new job opportunities has evolved dramatically. When was the last time that you looked at a newspaper to find your next job? These days, the majority of job searches are conducted online, spawning a whole new industry around job boards, recruitment websites and job posting platforms. However, with all of these advancements, the modern job search can still seem a bit complicated and time consuming.

2013 85

6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Career Alley

Need help writing your resume or CV? Your resume is your most important job search tool and it can be quite difficult to write if this is the first time you've created your resume. Resumes CVs

2017 301

Skill Selection: The Key Ingredient to Cooking Up a Tasty CV

Undercover Recruiter

All workers rely on special tools to help them create masterpieces in their jobs. Skill Selection: The Key Ingredient to Cooking Up a Tasty CV. Job Search jobseekerEverybody loves food, right? Right. Now that I have your attention, let’s take a look at what cooking culinary treats can teach us about creating careers. For chefs, it’s all about their knives. They almost become part of them throughout their careers, along with. View Article.

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56 Most Popular Job Search Blog Posts of 2010

JobMob

The most-visited blog posts of 2010 by top job bloggers from around the world. Top Job Bloggers’ Most Popular Articles of 2010. GL Hoffman : Heat Up Your Job Searching Skills: Networking 101 and 102. Hannah Morgan : The Best Job Search Tool Ever. Willy Franzen : Google Social Search Just Changed Job Search. Susan Strayer : Don’t Ask For a Job. Huhman : How to Negotiate a Job Offer.

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helpful job search links

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. » May 06, 2009 Helpful Job Search Links Knowing where to go to optimize your job search is key as a strategic job search plan is vital.

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Searching for My One True Job: Why Job Searches Should Mirror Online Dating Expectations

The Undercover Recruiter

But according to the numerous job sites I’ve signed up for, this is who I am. Well I’ve got something to say job sites: you don’t know me ! Job searching is important – it is your future after all. It’s as important, perhaps, as the search for your ‘significant other’ considering the amount of time you spend on either of them, so let’s compare the two. So why do we settle with the job offers that pile into our inboxes?

2014 73

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

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social media and job searching

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. Blog Home Page Career Books Resume Quote Services Offered CreatingPrints Website Job Search Links Executives Nursing « Pink Slip Parties -- Do They Provide Quality Job Leads?

2009 40

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

2010 82

5 LinkedIn Job Search Tips You Haven’t Heard Yet

JobMob

Insightful ways to improve your profile and grow your LinkedIn job search network. As LinkedIn is the biggest professional social network in the world and is a proven tool for building business, changing careers and landing a new job, you may feel like you’ve already heard everything there is to hear about the social media site. But there are a few lesser-known LinkedIn job search tips that can be just as effective as the ones we all know about.

2011 87

What is the Purpose of a Resume?

The Undercover Recruiter

Many people think that the purpose of a resume is to get them a job. Whether you have a paper version or an electronic version, your resume is a tool for you to sell yourself to your prospective employers. Job Search Resume & CV Writing Applicant candidate Career CV Tips Hiring job hunt job search RecruitmentThis is not entirely correct. Your resume provides a summary of your experiences, abilities, skills, as well as accomplishments.

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What’s in a name….that which we put on a CV?

Mildred Talabi

Okay so Shakespeare may not be too proud of the play on words for the headline, but I’m sure he’ll approve of my premise – does the name at the top of your CV make a difference to your employment prospects? Does the name at the top of your CV make a difference to your job prospects…? The legality and ethics of a CV name change. Post 9/11, one jobseeker found that his Muslim name was proving a hindrance to his job search… so he changed it.

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How Social Media Will Help Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Modern day job hunting has changed completely, long gone are the days when everyone was pouring over the job section in the local newspaper. You may already be on social networking sites, but may never have used them for your job search. In modern times a job hunt should always start by creating online profiles on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Whether you are looking for a recruitment or marketing career social media will be an asset to your job search.

you must launch an aggressive job search campaign

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. Blog Home Page Career Books Resume Quote Services Offered CreatingPrints Website Job Search Links Executives Nursing « Are You Properly Leveraging Your References?

2009 40

How To Grab the Attention of A Good Recruiter

Position Ignition

Outlined below are several strategies to grab the attention of job recruiters, and maximize the chance at employment. A Clear And Concise C.V. The most important tool in seizing the attention of a recruiter is the curriculum vitae, or C.V. The C.V. The recruiter will see hundreds, if not thousands of C.V.'s, s, so it is important that the applicant spend an appropriate amount of time constructing and perfecting the C.V. Tailor C.V. The C.V.

Top 100 Pinterest Boards for Job Search

JobMob

Where to find the best job search resources on Pinterest. Why use Pinterest for your job search? Well, if you saw our previous article about The Best Pinterest Job Search Tips From The Experts , you already know about using it to make a visual resume, to show off your achievements (as a work portfolio ) or just to be inspired. Job Search Resources by RazorEdgeResumes.com Writing Service (6,030 followers). Job search fun.

2013 87

Why You Should Try Our Interview Preparation Tool

Career Realism

Interviewing can be tough, that’s why we created an interview preparation tool to help job hunters. Here’s what one job seeker had to say: Thank you so much for the tips on how to get a job, respond to interview questions (18 questions), as well as other (job search) tips. So that never landed me a job. After going through the tips, I got the job with one of the biggest companies in and around South Africa. .

2012 76

What Achievements Should You List on Your Resume?

The Undercover Recruiter

A resume is a tool for you to sell yourself as a valuable employee. Job Search Resume & CV Writing achievement Employer work WritingIt provides an opportunity for you to let your prospective employers learn more about you, and highlighting your previous achievements on your resume is a good way to demonstrate the value that you could bring to their organisations. But what if you don’t think you. View Article What Achievements Should You List on Your Resume?

2015 87

Free Skills Assessment Tool

Catherines Career Corner

Identifying your skills can help you think about the right job for you. The post Free Skills Assessment Tool appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Free Job Based CV Templates. Top 10 Tips for Staying Sane and Positive While Job Seeking. Starting a New Job – Download a Free eBook. All about Jobs Career Career Change Career help Job Search Job Seekers Skills Skills Portfolio

2008 40

7 Top Sites for Free Resume Templates and Advice

Career Alley

The job market is becoming increasingly competitive. Even retail sector jobs see 64 applicants per open position. If you want to succeed in such a competitive job market, you need to have an interesting, well presented and error free resume. These templates and tips will help you build a CV that gets a good response. The National Careers Service website includes lots of useful tools for jobseekers. The Job Guide’s Resume Builder. Jobs by.

2014 302

Why You Should Try Our Interview Preparation Tool

Career Realism

Interviewing can be tough, that’s why we created an interview preparation tool to help job hunters. Here’s what one job seeker had to say: Thank you so much for the tips on how to get a job, respond to interview questions (18 questions), as well as other (job search) tips. So that never landed me a job. After going through the tips, I got the job with one of the biggest companies in and around South Africa.

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6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Career Alley

Need help writing your resume or CV? Your resume is your most important job search tool and it can be quite difficult to write if this is the first time you’ve created your resume. Find a Job. Above all, your resume should be created in a format that is relative to your industry and job. Do a search on your job or industry and look at resume samples. It’s also important to include keywords in your resume or CV. Jobs by.

2014 265

Should You Be Using Pinterest For Your Job Search?

Corn on the Job

Should you be using Pinterest for your job search? Foodies, fashionistas, social media nerds like myself, big brands, mothers, professional sports teams , and the list just keeps going… A picture/video driven social tool is powerful. But does this mean it’s a tool that you should add to your job search? The Long Answer: Take a long hard look at yourself before you begin using Pinterest as a job search tool.

2012 85

Compare Job Listings and Internships Side-By-Side

Career Alley

Since the job market seems like a vicious cycle of unemployment (to get a job, you need experience; to get experience, you need a job), it is so imperative to gain experience for your résumés or CV boosters by working during the summer. One such tool is FindTheListing. You can use FindTheListing to research and find listings based on specifications, like industry, location, category, job type, and company. Compare Marketing Jobs. by Conrad Yu.

Now Hiring College Students and Recent Grads Vol I

Career Alley

Whether you’ve just started college or you graduated last year (or anywhere between the two), it’s never too early or too late to create or update your Job Marketing Toolkit. Just about everything you’ve done can be leveraged in your search for a job. Career planning during college is very important and most colleges and universities have Career Offices to help in planning and in job search. You can register or just search. jobs by.

2015 223

How Twitter Hashtags Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Career Realism

But since that time, Twitter has evolved into an amazing resource for companies seeking customers—and even job seekers looking for work. One reason seekers have had success landing jobs through Twitter is because of the use of hashtags, which function as mini search tools. Top Job Seeking Hashtags By conducting your own Twitter searches, you're likely to locate job opportunities that could help you find work.

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How to Get The Job You’ll Love [9 Simple Steps]

The Undercover Recruiter

Since the economic down turn in 2007, people all over the world have lost their jobs. Yes we are in a recession and yes it is harder to find a job but that does not mean there are no jobs out there. You wouldn’t go into an exam unprepared so why go job hunting unprepared? Here are 9 simple steps to getting you the job you’ll love: 1) Decide on the job: Firstly decide what type job you would like to apply for and research the job you want before you start anything else!

2013 87

Want a Marketing Job? Then Market Yourself

Career Alley

Stay foolish ” – Steve Jobs. Recent advances in cyberspace have facilitated the growth of marketing jobs vacancies like never before. Trying to find a job in any industry can seem like a daunting proposition, one that requires varying degrees of skill, luck and networking ability. If you’re bereft of ideas and relevant experience, the niftiest gadgets in the world won’t be able to hide the gaping holes in your CV. Good luck in your search.

2011 197

twitter!? can it really help me find a new job?

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog.

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