Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. The following is a guest post by Torin Ellis, a job search expert. The phrase ” this isn’t your parents job search ” has never been more true. Job Search In Today’s World.

Strategies for Job Searching In Our Current Economy

Corn on the Job

Liam also has an interest in jobs, marketing and politics. Here are some tips on how to land a job in hard times, from networking to resume writing; discover how to get the edge over the competition. Along with a website, you should make use of social media for your job search.

8 Savvy Tips for Snaring a Job Online in Our Robust Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Job growth is expected to remain healthy in 2018 , and whether you’re unemployed or are looking for a better fit, jobs are available. Online applications are now the way of the job-search world, and standing out in the crowd isn’t easy.

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Ten Unconventional Job Search Tips & Strategies

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ten Unconventional Job Search Tips & Strategies appeared first on Ms. Are you actively seeking a job? Has your search been long, difficult, and frustrating? It’s free, and it will make you stand out from thousands of other job seekers.

2016 175

Job Search News Special – How to Use My Job Search Tips eGuide

Competitive Resumes

My updated eGuide “118 Job Search Tips…” If you don’t have my job search tips eGuide, you can get it right here. If you’re parents or friends tell you the job search is a numbers game, tell them to get my eGuide.

2017 136

Job Search News for August 25, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use some additional resources so I’ve compiled a few of them. .I’ll What’s new in job search? CNN reports more than a third of Americans are participants in the gig economy or what many would say is the side hustle. via GIPHY.

2017 130

How to Find Your Dream Career in a Demanding Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you know exactly what you want to do already, or you feel clueless as to what to do next in your career, the economy is more demanding than ever in terms of jobs available, skills required, experience needed, and salary expectations.

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.

7 Tips for Trouncing the Job Competition in an Upbeat Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The good news is that the economy is robust. Skilled workers who had to shelter in place at lackluster jobs during the economic downturn are now looking to move. Facing off against ten competitors for every choice job will take confidence and finesse.

2018 165

4 Job Searching Tips You Can Use Today

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Job Searching Tips You Can Use Today appeared first on Ms. At some point in time, most job seekers feel like they have reached a dead end in their search. Below are 4 job search tips that you can put into action today. Create a Job Search Strategy.

2017 143

Is Staying In Your Pajamas All Day Stalling Your Job Search?

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Unbridled stress and angst can exacerbate today’s job search. The economy is uncertain, bad attitudes are ablaze and the competition is fiercer than ever. No wonder job seekers struggle with maintaining poise, hope and focus.

2013 251

6 Ways to Own the Job Search Process and Kill the Game in Five Years

Competitive Resumes

Have you thought about how you’ll remain engaged in the job search even if you love your current gig? Few jobs offer security much less can promise stability. You only have one job? One job? What will rock your job search in five years?

2017 197

The Importance of Persistence in Job Searches

Professional Resume Services

The point of that is that for someone looking for a job the economy is never great. This is why persistence is so important for your job search. Without it, even in a great economy, you aren’t going to have much luck.

2013 189

4 Summer Strategies to Step Up Your Job Search

Careers Done Write

If you are one of the many professionals who has been searching for a new job during the first half of 2011, the recent news of stagnant job growth and the layoffs at CISCO , may be a bit disheartening, to say the least. Job search is not what it used to be.

5 Resources for Executive Job Search

Career Alley

With that picture in mind, the more senior your role, the more difficult it is to find a new job. So, how long does it take to find a more senior job? There are so many factors (salary, education, experience, geographic location, your network, industry, the economy, etc.)

2014 202

Job Search Tips for College Graduates

Professional Resume Services

You have your degree in hand and are ready to start your job search. Even in a strong economy, starting out on the job search is never easy. In a down economy, it can be even harder.

Finishing Your Job Search Plan Lists – Lesson 2

Career Alley

Job Search Plans are much the same. While you may have all good intentions in launching your search, a poorly executed plan will most likely have you chasing hundreds of leads (like that guy’s coins on the floor) without any real benefit. Job Search Boards.

2014 233

New Job Search in a New Town

Careers Done Write

My husband and I recently relocated to the Northeast from California and I had to leave my job so he could get a promotion. I don’t have many contacts in this area and I have been submitting my résumé via the job boards; but I am having no luck. Ask Deb job search

2011 198

Economy Drives Happiness, Jobs, & Divorce


Like many we had been affected by the shitty economy and spent time at home instead of traveling across the world to faraway lands. Miserable and trapped because the job market was standing still. Entering the job market, getting a makeover, and even getting a divorce.

Making Your Way through the Job Search

Resume Bear

Enduring the stress of your job search itself is one of those times. So how will you get over the metaphorical mountains that lie between you and your next job ? You certainly won’t find a job without searching. In other words, you lead the search.

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Job search


In today’s tough economy, finding a job can be difficult. Whether you are searching for a new part-time or full-time position, you can follow these tips to help you find your dream job quickly. Before you begin filling out job applications, you need to be prepared.

Five Myths About Job Searching:


#1: The smartest person always gets the job. In today’s economy, an employer wants to know that, if required, you are able to complete a wide range of jobs. Having transferrable skills, a can do attitude and a willingness to learn and be involved in all aspects of the business is key to nailing the job interview. #2: Do not get discouraged if you feel that you lack the right skills to get a new job. 4: Applying for jobs online is the only way to find a new job.

3 Job Search Mistakes Most People are Making

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe 3 Job Search Mistakes Most People are Making by Nicole Crimaldi on March 24, 2010 I’ve received lots of great emails from college seniors and recent grads this week. Many of you are making 3 serious job search mistakes.

2010 268

Negotiation in Your Workplace, Job Search, and Everywhere Else

Competitive Resumes

Negotiation is a must have this skill for your job search, workplace, and life. As we dive deeper into the gig economy, each job seeker will accept several roles. Even in a job where you don’t plan to stay long, it is valuable to negotiate for more.

2017 146

Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

With the country’s high unemployment rate of approximately 8%, and an economy that is still shaky, it’s important to know which industries will provide job security and which industries are dying out. Projections for 2020 estimate a loss of over 61,000 of these jobs.

The Fundamentals of Job Searching

Professional Resume Services

It can be tough to find a job even when the economy is thriving, but during down times it seems almost impossible to find a position that fits. Recessions take their toll on just about every job sector. But, that doesn’t mean you have to be discouraged by the lull in the market. Now is

2011 158

6 Job Search Lessons Learned from Steve Jobs

Resume Bear

Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. In the 35 years since the founding of Apple, Jobs contributed to many major advances in technology. The outpouring of sympathy and gratitude across the planet last Wednesday is solid proof that Jobs will be missed and remembered.

2012 279

Four Job Search Frustrations by Kevin Donlin

Resume Help Blog

As you might imagine, many things are bugging many job seekers in this economy. But I boiled them down to four prominent job-search frustrations. Frustration #1: “I submit my resume for a posted job and never hear back from employers.

2010 164

Executive Job Search: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Executive Career Brand

Before first speaking to prospective c-suite clients, I email them a few questions to answer, to help me determine whether we’ll be a good fit to work together on personal branding and content development for their job search. I need help understanding how to conduct a job search.”

2013 198

Inspiration For Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

If you’re unemployed, about to be laid off, or just in an endless search for a new role or opportunity, at times the process can seem daunting, overwhelming, or even frustrating. What I am trying to do is get you to be creative in your job search.

2010 141

Job Search Marketing « Career Brander

Career Brander

Only we apply it to job search. The 5 P’s of marketing are : Product, Price, Packaging, Place and Promotion The 4 P’s of sales are : Prospecting, Problem Solving, Presenting and Persuading The Marketing P’s from a job seeker perspective Product: In a job search, it is you. In the current economy, this can be a “trap” question and should be handled very delicately. However, the more important aspect of price is a job seeker’s compensation expectations.

2010 109

6 Shocking Job Search Statistics I’m Discussing at #SXSWI


Join Me at the 2016 SXSW Job Fair and Expo. On Sunday, March 13 from 11:00-12:00 PM CST I’ll be taking the stage with my speaking partner in crime Carlos Gil for our SXSW Job Expo Session, Resumes Suck! 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media.

2016 106

Tips for Staying Positive in a Job Search

Resume Bear

But how do you stay positive when going through a long, challenging job search? Similarly, you can’t control the economy or the job market, so focus your mental energy and time on things you can control or influence.

2011 282

2010 Top 10 Executive Personal Branding and Job Search Trends

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

2010 226

Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

As a résumé writer, I hear some of the most dreadful tales imaginable from clients about searching for or changing jobs. As anyone who has looked for a job knows, there is no such thing as a ‘sure bet’ for employment. Hopefully, one of the reasons that you landed the job interview is by way of someone who is an internal contact or has insider knowledge of the company. Reach for the Skype: tackling a job interview on webcam. By Dawn Rasmussen.

Tips to Avoid Job Search Time Wasters: Part 2

Resume Bear

While there are many ways to make your job search more effective, there are little things that can slow down the job search too. Sometimes, you could be slacking off in your search and not even realize it. Most people find a job through someone in their network.

2011 235

21 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle Now, when you are looking for a job, you can feel inundated if you think about the amount of factors beyond your control that might affect your chances of getting hired. First is the economy, then comes your [.]. All about Jobs Business Career Career help Career Management Cover Letter CV CV/Resume Interview Job Interview Job Search Job Searching Job Seekers Jobs Networking Salary Skills Skills Portfolio Social Media Web 2.0

Recruit Your Friends to Help With Your Job Search

Career Alley

If you on the verge of graduation or have just recently graduated, then a job search is on the horizon. However, entry level jobs and college graduate jobs aren’t easy to come by, especially in today’s unstable economy. Good luck in your search.

2013 193

More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy 02.

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 189

Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

As a résumé writer, I hear some of the most dreadful tales imaginable from clients about searching for or changing jobs. As anyone who has looked for a job knows, there is no such thing as a ‘sure bet’ for employment. Hopefully, one of the reasons that you landed the job interview is by way of someone who is an internal contact or has insider knowledge of the company. Reach for the Skype: tackling a job interview on webcam. By Dawn Rasmussen.

Job Search – 3 reasons no one is calling you back

Cube Rules

Did you see that story about the woman who got laid off, tweeted about it, and by the time she reached the parking lot , already had another job offer? Unless you’ve been looking for a job so long, it’s starting to feel like, well, your job. photo credit: Furryscaly.

2011 257

Executive Job Search Tips – Considering New Trends

Jennifer Anthony

→ Executive Job Search Tips – Considering New Trends Posted on February 19, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Heather Eagar The New Year has brought on many new trends in the job search world – and the same is true in the executive realm.

2010 141