5 Truths You Must Know For Your Executive Job Search

Career Realism

RELATED : Need job search tips? What I have found is that as experienced, competent and even innovative as executives are in the job, there’s a lot you typically don’t know about getting a job, especially one that fits you and offers you what you deserve.

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How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search. For the job search, social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more) has become almost as common and expected as the resume. Related: Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search.

Is Your Past Boss An Overlooked Job Search Resource?

Career Realism

Is Your Past Boss An Overlooked Job Search Resource? Does the thought of calling your previous boss to help with your job search make you cringe just a little? I’ve had people that I fired that I would recommend for a different kind of job than the one I fired them from.

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Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t?

Career Realism

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t? Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired, and Indeed, are immensely popular. Many job seekers use these as a primary search tool to find jobs to apply for. But is that where you need to be to get a job?

5 Key Strategies For An Executive Job Search

Career Realism

Are you in the market for an executive job? No matter where you are in the world or what industry you’re in, VP, Director, Executive, and C-level job searching all require a high level of skill—not just in the job you do, but in the way you find jobs, get interviews, and get hired.

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Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know

Career Realism

Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know. You may be well-educated, incredibly talented and imminently qualified for the job, but you aren’t getting the interviews you want. Correct the mistakes and watch your job search activity pick up speed.

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5 Ways To Keep Your Job Search Going Over The Holidays

Career Realism

You may believe that the holiday season means it’s time to put your job search on hold—but that’s not true. Related: 4 Tips To Keep Your Holiday Job Search Moving. Here Are 5 Ways To Keep Your Job Search Going Strong Over The Holidays: 1.

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In A Job Search? Why You Must Tap The Hidden Job Market

Career Realism

Have you heard of the hidden job market? The hidden job market is made up of jobs that are available to be filled, but are not posted anywhere—they’re not on Simply Hired, Monster, The Ladders, or Indeed. That’s a lot of jobs that you’re missing out on if you can’t find them.

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The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US appeared first on Ms. New York may be one of the first places you’d think of in terms of marketing jobs , and you’d be right. So it’s a great time to progress in a career in marketing, as there are so many jobs available.

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3 States Job-Seeking Graduates Should Consider

Career Alley

While it may not have the population density, skyscrapers or beautiful beachfront property of other states, it has something that makes other states jealous: jobs. An oil boom and low unemployment spell good news for job-seekers. percent, with the addition of nearly 16,000 jobs.

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Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

However, as the below 25 new school ways to land a job will show you, the newly and experienced unemployed still have much to offer and a whole new way in which to market themselves in. Useful for every job from managerial to even the specialty ones. How to Find a Job.

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5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

But the economy is ever-so-slowly improving and jobs are out there. For recent college graduates who are lucky enough to be part of the 45 percent finding work , the job offers they receive may require moving to another city or state, which is a monumental task. Denver. Jobs by.

30-60-90-Day Plan: Your Key To Getting The Job Offer

Career Realism

Are you getting interviews but not job offers? As a career coach, every week I speak to job seekers like you…they are amazing, talented people with resumes good enough to secure interviews—but they don’t stand out enough in the interview to get the offer.

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Looking for a Job? Prepare for the Background Check

Career Alley

If you are looking for a job, you definitely are not alone. Though the economy has certainly been improving and there are more jobs out there, you can be quite certain that employers are going to keep up with background checks. Good luck in your search. Job Search.

5 Questions You Should Be Asking In Your Job Interviews

Career Realism

Asking questions in a job interview signals many positive things to a potential employer: that you’re intelligent, that you really are interested in this job, that you are motivated, and that you think critically. What questions should you be asking in your job interviews?

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How To Answer 5 Important Phone Interview Questions

Career Realism

However, it’s so open-ended, many job seekers flub the answer by talking about personal things (where you live, your family, hobbies, etc.) This is your first chance to sell yourself for the job. Why are you leaving your current job?” (Or, Or, “Why did you leave your last job?”).

How To Answer Interview Questions About Your Weaknesses

Career Realism

We all know not to say anything bad about ourselves in job interviews, so many job seekers answer this question in a way that’s obviously fake…have you ever said, “I’m a perfectionist,” or “I work too hard?” RELATED: Need some job interview advice?

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How To Answer Interview Questions About Salary

Career Realism

Two job interview questions that cause job seekers a lot of anxiety are: 1. How much money did you make in your last job? (Or, RELATED: Need some job interview advice? Answer #3: Go ahead and tell them how much you made at your past/current job.

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How To Close The Job Interview To Get The Offer

Career Realism

Many job candidates make a huge mistake in their interviews—and you need to make sure it isn’t happening in yours. RELATED : Need some job interview advice? The job interview is a sales process. You are selling you to that hiring manager for that job.

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Answering Behavioral Interview Questions Regarding High-Stress Situations

Career Realism

5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job. #1 Career Coach – Peggy McKee is an expert resource and a dedicated advocate for job seekers. HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Interview Job Search behavorial interview question job interview job search

Thank You For Not Hiring Me, Chipotle

Corn on the Job

Bianca Cadloni is a social media specialist at Cactus (full service advertising agency), in Denver. I was trying to land a “dream job” with Chipotle in September of 2011, but any place that would have hired me would have been my dream job.

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3 Surprising Phone Interview Tips

Career Realism

5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job. #1 Career Coach – Peggy McKee is an expert resource and a dedicated advocate for job seekers. HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Interview Job Search interview job search phone interview tips

Job Interview Keys to Success

Career Alley

You can have stellar credentials, outstanding performance reviews and be a perfect match for the job, but if you blow the interview, you lost the job. In the current job-seeking candidate pool, it is truly an employer’s market; there is a plethora of potential employees.

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How To Answer Interview Questions About Your Pet Peeves

Career Realism

In any job interview, you will be asked about your weaknesses, your failures, and in some cases, your pet peeves. However, just because you tell them a pet peeve doesn’t mean that you should let loose your very real irritation with something that actually is likely to happen on the job.

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How To Ace A Phone Interview

Career Realism

What’s the biggest obstacle to getting a job interview? Why are you interested in this job? Why are you leaving your current job? 5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job. #1 HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner.

Top 5 Workplace Blogs This Week

Workology

Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week for March 24-30th *Denver Edition*. I’ve decided to call this version of the Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week the Denver Edition ! Why Denver edition? This week I am writing this blog from the cozy couch of a friend in Denver.

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Interview Questions When Transitioning From Academia To Industry

Career Realism

Related: How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions. Whatever answer you give, keep this big picture in mind : You need to show them why you are running TO this job, rather than AWAY from your old one. 5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job. #1

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7 Unexpected Sources For Job Leads

Career Realism

7 Unexpected Sources For Job Leads. If you’ve been job hunting for long, you’ve probably hit the online listings and maybe asked around your network. However, there are a few places you may not be thinking of that could be the source of the perfect job for you.

The Interview: Put Your Best Self Forward

Workology

I drove the tractor down the driveway, into the field, up the hill and back down to the barn while listening to Take Me Home Country Roads by John Denver. I received a call the next day with a job offer. Interviewing is one time in our lives that we become actors performing on stage.

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How To Answer Interview Questions About Job Hopping

Career Realism

How To Answer Interview Questions About Job Hopping. Are you a job seeker with a lot of different jobs on your resume? It’s true that lots of people switch jobs more frequently than we used to, and so it’s less of a big deal than it used to be.

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5 Networking Tips Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

5 Networking Tips Every Job Seeker Needs. Whether you love networking or hate it, it’s still the #1 way to find a job. When someone says they heard about a job through so-and-so, or that ‘my job just fell into my lap,’ you know it happened through networking.

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How To Answer ‘Why Should We Hire You?’

Career Realism

The job search is a sales process. Never, ever say that they should hire you because you need the job or because you really want it—or anything remotely related to your reasons for wanting the job.). Your job is to help them make the right choice.

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How To Answer The Interview Question ‘Are You Overqualified?’

Career Realism

If you make it to the interview, you may be surprised to hear them tell you that they think you are overqualified for this job. They may also be worried that you only want this job as a place-holder until the job you actually want comes along. Can you do the job?

7 Resume Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

Career Realism

Tailor your objective statement to the job opportunity so that you can highlight what you can bring to that particular organization. If there’s not a specific job, broaden your statement but still make sure it sells you. It’s the biggest resume worry of every job seeker.

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How To Get Honest Feedback From A Failed Interview

Career Realism

I once told a candidate that the reason she didn’t get the job was that the hiring manger thought she was too negative, and so then she got into an argument with me about why she wasn’t negative. Click here to see what’s available (and see customer reviews): Job Search and Interview Tools.

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Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job? If you’re in a job search, you may be wondering if attending a career fair or job fair is a good move, or a waste of time. On the negative side, job fairs can be mob scenes—crowded, stressful, and often not very fruitful.

Phone Interviews: 7 Body Language Tips Everyone Needs

Career Realism

Harvard researcher Amy Cuddy recommends Power Poses as a way to build confidence before you go into a stressful situation (like a job interview). Sitting up straight is important, because it will make you sound like you are interested in the job. HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner.

How To Answer Interview Questions About A Gap In Your Work History

Career Realism

Related: 2 Questions You NEED To Ask During Job Interviews. Simply point that out and then quickly pivot to your successes on that job and how you’re excited at the prospect of bringing that success to work for them. 5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job. #1

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How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions

Career Realism

Why do hiring managers ask tricky job interview questions? Answer them well, and they will feel comfortable offering you the job. Here are five tricky job interview questions you should be ready to answer: Tricky Question #1 – Tell Me About Yourself.

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How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

Some job seekers think phone interviews are basic information sessions, but you’ll make a much stronger impression if you already know everything you can about the company before your call. 5 Things To Consider Before You Take That Management Job. #1 HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner.

Get More Interviews When You Tap The Hidden Job Market

Career Realism

Did you know that for every job you see posted online, there is at least one more job you don’t see? Estimates are that as many as 70%-80% of all jobs are not publically posted at any given time. These are known as ‘hidden’ jobs. Related: In A Job Search?

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How To Answer 3 Interview Questions For The ‘Over 50’ Job Seeker

Career Realism

How To Answer 3 Interview Questions For The ‘Over 50’ Job Seeker. Navigating a successful job search can be tricky for the Over 50 set (and very often, the over 40). Related: 10 Tips For Job Seekers Over 50. You seem to be overqualified for this job.

2 Questions You Probably Don’t Ask In Job Interviews – But Definitely Should

Career Realism

2 Questions You Probably Don’t Ask In Job Interviews – But Definitely Should. Asking questions in the interview shows your interest in the job, as well as your intelligence and enthusiasm. Related: How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions.

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