my company monitors us to make sure we don’t job search, school-issued email addresses, and more

Ask A Manager

My employer monitors employees to make sure we’re not job-searching. He tracks our jobstreet/monster accounts and flags anyone who he thinks is exploring other jobs. Is it unethical to update my job accounts while I’m still employed? Luckily, you can conduct an active job search without ever updating a monster.com or similar account. In fact, simply passively posting your resume online is one of the worst ways to job search.

2014 64

do you need a local area code when job searching, candidates keep stalking my voicemail, and more

Ask A Manager

How important is a local area code when job-searching? I recently graduated and moved to the Seattle area to be closer to family. However, it’s very possible that a court would consider the bathroom behavior to be sex-based discrimination or a violation of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Recently, my work has become less and less independent. Should I apply for jobs where I don’t meet all the qualifications?

2016 48

4 Ways to Evaluate An Internship Program – And Why It Matters

Career Alley

Most recently, publishing powerhouse Condé Nast has decided to pull the plug on its prestigious internship program after losing a class-action unpaid internship lawsuit. InternMatch recently found 36.9 Good luck in your search. Job Search. jobs by.

5 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

Resume Bear

Despite LinkedIn, Facebook and other new job hunting forums, at some point in the application process you’ll be asked for a resume or CV (Curriculum Vitae: a summary of your academic and professional history). All hiring managers know you need solid references at some point in the job hunt.

2012 264

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III

Career Alley

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III. Part III – A Method to Make your Job Search More Productive. Part III of a 4 part discussion on the job market. In your quest for the right job or new career, haven’t you asked yourself: “Is there a way to break from the pack and secure opportunities from the 90% of unpublished job listings?”. What if you are a recent college graduate?

How to get a good job after 50 [PODCAST – EP5]

Mildred Talabi

Welcome to Episode 5 of the newly relaunched The Science of Successful Job Hunting podcast! My guest on today’s show is Rupert French, an Australian-based careers guru and the author of the job hunting manual for older workers, How to Get a Good Job After 50.

2015 107

???? 7 Things Recruiters Reproach Older Job Seekers And How To Respond

JobMob

Job search is hard enough without these extra obstacles in your way. The biggest hurdle older job seekers usually face is that many recruiters tend to be put off by their age. Free bonus: The Midlife Job Search Report is a handy guide I compiled for older job seekers.

2017 105

???? 7 Things Recruiters Reproach Older Job Seekers And How To Respond

JobMob

Job search is hard enough without these extra obstacles in your way. The biggest hurdle older job seekers usually face is that many recruiters tend to be put off by their age. Free bonus: The Midlife Job Search Report is a handy guide I compiled for older job seekers.

2017 82

my boss won’t let me give my staff feedback in case it hurts their feelings, and more

Ask A Manager

This hasn’t been a huge problem until recently, when a few members of my team began to slack off and the quality of their worked suffered significantly. But any time I give my team constructive criticism in front of the CEO, she undermines me and tells the employee, “No, no, no, that’s fine, you’re doing a great job.” You’ve been told that you’re responsible for doing a job, but you’re not allowed to actually do that job.

2018 60

my reference lied to make me look better, coworker sent me an alarming Christmas video, and more

Ask A Manager

The alternative is that she deliberately made things up in the hopes that she would help me get the job, which I just don’t understand. I am a recent graduate and when I was sending an interview confirmation email to a manager, I misspelled her name as “Megan” instead of “Meganne” because I was rushing wanting to send the message as quickly as possible. Job searching while newly pregnant. It’s five answers to five questions.

2018 62

my former manager is trash-talking my new manager, knowing everyone’s salary, and more

Ask A Manager

With her unprofessional behavior, she is creating a divide in the office between her followers, mainly recent graduates who listen and engage in the gossip, and those who do not. How can I handle this part of my job? In fact, a lot of people would like to see more employers moving to transparent pay because it makes it much easier to spot patterns of discrimination based on things like gender or race. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2015 57

How to Build an Effective Online Presence - Part 1: Your Resume

Blue Sky Resumes

Bits and pieces about you will come up when people search your name and they might not be things you want people to see. But setting up a VisualCV isn’t so much about search visibility as it is about having a place to send people who might be interested in learning more about you.

2009 55

tiny answer Tuesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

How many questions are normally asked at a job interview? How many questions are normally asked at a job interview? I recently graduated college and I’m preparing to go on my first job interview, so I would like know this in order to be fully prepared for the interview. It really depends — on the interviewer, the candidate, the job, and the length of the interview. My friend wants to recommend me for a job that I’m not sure I want.

2013 58

short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

Do your job to the best of your ability, and let him be accountable for his own performance. I interviewed for the job, but did not get it. I applied and got an interview, but did not get the job once again. How I convey that I’m smart in job applications?

2011 71

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

Recently I changed industries and have started recruiting for my new company. I could chalk it up to bad luck, but I just can’t comprehend a candidate that would seem interested in a job, run through a good portion of the process, then just not show from there. job searching?

2011 70