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. Having an updated resume or CV is an essential step in getting ready to apply for jobs.

2020 217

How to Conduct a Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

For those trying to conduct a job search during the coronavirus pandemic, it may be tempting to throw up your hands and admit defeat — at least until a sense of normalcy returns. Be the job candidate who does not get distracted by all of the coronavirus updates.

2020 251

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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.

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 344

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 396

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.

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 191

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 329

Working the Passive Job Search Campaign

Careers Done Write

You probably have heard that employers would rather recruit an employed candidate than an unemployed job seeker. A working candidate is more attractive because they are without a shadow of why they left their last job. Therefore, the best approach is the passive job search campaign.

2014 192

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.

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 158

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 186

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.

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 206

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 231

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

Career Alley

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs. Part II – Traditional Job Search Methods. Part II of a 4 part discussion on the job market. Relocation to a region, state, or country with a growing economy; or in need of a particular skilled labor force. Search online job boards. Search corporate web sites for job listings. Competition for any real job is daunting! Good luck in your search.

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 141

Required Reading – Summer Job Search Reading List

Career Alley

Balancing your time during a job search can be challenging to say the least. Recruiters, Job Search Engines, Company Career Sites, your Network, where do you start? The volume of information available, compounded by automated job search engines returning long lists of “matching jobs” (most of which are not even close) can keep you very busy. A list of Job Search and career articles suggested by fellow readers.

2012 227

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.

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.

4 Cold Calling Tips That Can Boost Your Job Search

Career Alley

In a tough job market, finding want ads for your chosen field may be tough. Whether you’re looking for a professional job as a lawyer or accountant, a corporate management position, a healthcare position as a respiratory therapist, or even an administrative position like a dental assistant, it can be difficult to find employers who are openly recruiting during difficult economic times. Ask if there are any job openings at their company. Good luck in your search.

2012 254

Preparing for your Job Search while you’re Still in College

Career Alley

As many recent graduates will tell you, it’s tough out there right now for your age group in the job market. Talk to a counselor who can help you find job listings pertinent to your interests and who can help you polish up your resume and interview skills.

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 200

can you even job search right now?

Ask A Manager

Job hunting can be difficult at the best of times. With layoffs climbing into the millions, workers are being abandoned into an economy where, in many fields, it feels impossible to find a job anytime soon. You may also like: is this the wrong time to apply for jobs? I turned down a job, and now people are devastated how can I manage my team in the aftermath of layoffs? can you even job search right now? job searching outside the plague

2020 48

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.

Executives Have to Eat too – 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.) that drive the job search process. So, if there are fewer senior jobs it stands to reason that there are fewer resources available to executives. Good luck in your search.

2011 221

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.

2011 240

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 277

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 172

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

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.

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 218

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 199

Updating Your Old Resume For Today’s Job Search

Career Alley

In today’s tough economy, there are numerous people out there who are unemployed and looking for work. Much has been made of the 20-something, recent college grad who cannot find employment, forced to live with their parents while peddling between job fairs. But middle aged Americans and baby boomers, although on the whole better off and less likely to be unemployed than the average person, have still seen numbers from their ranks faced with layoffs and job searches.

2011 231

Learn How To Job Search The Right Way

Career Alley

Author: Bad Economy Jobs. Want to find the best jobs and job resources? Career advice Careers Guest Post Job Hunting Job Search Career Advisor“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.&# – Henry David Thoreau. If you knew something wasn’t working, would you keep. Visit

2011 197

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 244

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

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?”. Show job contacts that you are a serious candidate for employment.

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

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