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.

2010 188

How current is that job search advice? | Beware the dinosaur.

Write Solution

I recently worked with a soon-to-gradate, elementary school teacher. When working with students, I’m careful to explain my approach to resume creation and the reality of Job Search 2012. It is as old as dinosaurs and ineffective in a 2012 job search.

2012 107

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.

2013 193

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.

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. Many students complain that their respective schools did not help them find employment upon graduation. Good luck in your search.

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new career, haven’t you asked yourself: “Is there a way to break from the pack and secure opportunities from the 90% of unpublished job listings?”.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?

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Related: 5 Tips For Recent Grads Entering The Workforce. My first job as a teacher in a rural school district in Virginia paid me $5,800 a year…that’s right, a YEAR!

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Related: 5 Tips For Recent Grads Entering The Workforce. My first job as a teacher in a rural school district in Virginia paid me $5,800 a year…that’s right, a YEAR!

2016 81

Being a Manager Sucks - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice Blog.

Jobacle

You realize you still need to do your old job too. If you ask enough times, many employers will give you the manager job you desire. The problem is there is often no one to step in to do your old job.

2011 192

Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Search – Everyone has a Story to Tell Job Hunting – What Have You Been Doing Lately? » Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time? Therefore, you have to be strategic in how you use your time during your job search.

2010 126

Grad School: Snooze Button or Good Idea?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

and I have frequently asked tough questions of readers who are pondering a return to school, especially those considering a graduate degree. Given the state of the job market, this might just be the ideal time to hit the snooze button and wake up to a better economy. Dale: J.T.

2009 52

How to Get a Job When No One Is Hiring

Professional Resume Services

The most popular misconception when the economy is less than outstanding is that no one is hiring. Most job seekers are fully aware that it’s easier to get another job when you already have one and that is never more true than when the economy is down.

2012 207

6 Benefits to Using a Temp Agency to Find a Job

Career Alley

The past several years have marked America’s longest unemployment crisis since the Great Depression, with the highest jobless rates in recent history. While finding a permanent position can be difficult in this economy, consider temporary assignments if you are in the job market.

Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

With the economy down and the world in crisis, the only thing sure to be consistent is unemployment. 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.

2011 283

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 One reason is that unpaid internships hurt the economy. Job Search.

Recent Students: Let’s Help You Survive Life After Graduation

Resume Bear

Some of you already have jobs and are packing to move to a new apartment, but don’t quite know how to balance a budget or establish good credit. Some of you are very financially literate but need to find a job to stay financially afloat. Job Hunting. Life after Graduation.

2011 238

Experiencing Multiple Layoffs & Finding Help

Career Alley

Unfortunately, consecutive recent layoffs or settling for a lower income is becoming more common nowadays. Many Americans have lost two jobs in the past two years. Remedies for Repeat Job Loss. If you have negative feelings, those emotions are reflected in your job interviews.

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Dear Career Coach– I Need a Job!

Career Alley

I keep applying for every job I can find, but I’m not getting any response. Signed, Job Seeker Joe. Many qualified job seekers are finding that it’s taking longer to land a position in this economy, and employers realize that, too. Meanwhile, there are some solid steps you can take that will significantly strengthen your position in the job search. Check out job descriptions in your field to see if you match up. Good luck in your search.

8 Job Source Myths – Busted

Resume Help Blog

Actually, it’s the best candidate who gets the job. Job boards are the best source of leads. Most jobs are never posted. It’s nearly impossible to find those hidden jobs. Make sure people know about your search.

Those Who Teach

Career Alley

Those who can’t find a job, teach. With the economy and job market the way it is, many new college graduates are having a hard time finding a job in what they trained for. If you are a recent graduate, a retiree who is looking to get back to work, or even just looking for a new field to work in, try teaching. Good luck in your search. Career advice Careers Guest Post Job Search Advice Career Advisor

2012 116

20 Tips for 20 Somethings

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe 20 Tips for 20 Somethings by Rich DeMatteo on December 22, 2009 This is a guest post from William Tincup. If you are a college student or recent graduate, here’s what you are up against. The only thing that matters at that point is your graduation date, degree and school name. Apply to jobs where you have a fighting chance of being successful.

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A Snapshot Of The College Class Of 2013 [Infographic]

Career Realism

job market. million students are expected to graduate this year with a bachelor’s degree. Fortunately for the college Class of 2013 , scoring a good job right out of college is likely. These are promising stats for any recent job-seeking grad.

2013 112

Why Every Jobseeker and New Grad Should Volunteer [6 Reasons]

The Undercover Recruiter

I recently had a childhood friend make a career change in her late thirties: she went back to school full-time, investing significant time, effort and money to turn her nursing dream into reality. In a bad economy / job market, those words were never more true.

2013 114

How Graduates Can Make the Most of LinkedIn and Twitter

The Undercover Recruiter

“77% of recruiters suggest that they would run an online search for the candidate”. The UK economy is set to go into a double dip recession (BBC, 2012), as the market shrinks by 0.2%. Graduates need to consider what they can bring to the table for their new organisation.

Job Hunting Help: Tapping Into the Hidden Job Market

Career Alley

In fact, 80% of jobs are not publicly advertised. Networking is crucial for finding the hidden job market. Contacts in the Hidden Job Market Companies you have interviewed with in the past. If you were close to getting a job there, go back and see if they have any current openings. Find the employers, which in turn lead you to the jobs. Give them candidate referrals and they will help you in your job search. Good luck in your search.

2010 162

Finding a Job During the Holidays

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Search from the Beginning – Recruiters Part 2 Job Search Resources – What do You Suggest? Author Website: [link] Hiring may slow down during the holiday season, but smart candidates don’t stop their search. We’re plagued with negative news of a poor economy.

2010 133

???? 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

How Many Pages Should My Resume Be?

Jennifer Anthony

Typically, one page resumes are most common for entry-level or recent graduates. Most mid-career level job seekers should easily be able fill two pages. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

2010 151

???? 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

7 Life-Changing Job Trends You Need to Know About

JobMob

Job seekers- you just got a promotion , the “career” as we know it is dead. Just like you’ve heard many times over the last few years, “this is not your parents’ job search”, it probably obvious that you shouldn’t expect that 40-year retirement watch either.

2011 114

Young And Unemployed? 3 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Hired

Career Realism

If you’re a college graduate and you’re unemployed , you might have an idea of what I’m about to talk about. You’ve spent four years of your life hitting the books, getting good grades, participating in relevant extra-curricular activities, and maybe even juggling a part-time job in between.

2013 114

Make Today’s Job Market Work For You

Corn on the Job

So I applied to 30 different jobs and got rejected. I went for a job with the police; they said, ‘You’re no good.’ Twenty-four people went for the job. Ma managed to turn this on its head by forging ahead on his own path in business when the job market wasn’t working out for him. But even if you’re not an entrepreneur, you can read the job market to improve your best chances of getting a job. What Is The Job Market?

2017 40

Client’s Level or Desired Level…Getting It Right!

Career Rocketeer

I think there is much for six-figure executives and those wanting to reach this level to ponder when choosing an Executive Resume Writer and in determining if you’re truly qualified to write your own resume, if this is the option you are seriously contemplating in your job search at this time. After all, anyone can claim to do a good job in those areas, but not everyone really does them or does them well.

2011 45

my friend hates me for “stealing her job”

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: As recent graduates, my classmates/friends have begun the job search. In this poor economy, jobs are hard to come by. I asked my friend if she had been contacted by HR but she hadn’t been and did not get the job, but she expressed that she was happy for me and that I deserved it. I’m afraid she has been telling other mutual friends that I took her job opportunity. Do you feel that I stole her job?

2012 62

terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

I’ve been at my new job for about a month now am really comfortable with everyone bar one member of staff in my department. I embellished my current job title a little on my resume. It wasn’t the best move, but I am very qualified for most positions in my field and currently underemployed due to the economy. I know the economy sucks, but that doesn’t mean you can lie on your resume. I applied for a job at a company and it seemed to go well.

2012 50

How to deal with unemployment in the face of holiday cheer.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to deal with unemployment in the face of holiday cheer Posted to: Job Hunt December 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us Almost no one is so arrogant to think they are better than you because you can’t find a job right now. Your job hunt can go into high gear right now. So start doing things that you can control instead of depending on a job to save you. Why didn't you get the job?"

2009 71

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

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

More than 90% of college kids get internships at some point or another, and, whether or not internships are fair ( some parents buy them ), it is really, really important to have productive summers that can distinguish a recent-grad’s resume. And, of course, it’s a tough time to graduate into the workforce. Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security.

2010 80

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 66