Twitter Job Search Help From Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

On topics ranging from personal branding, targeting and working with executive recruiters, to best job networking and interviewing strategies, and so much more. . Check the hashtag #cdisst (tweets are already showing up in the hashtag stream), or go to the CDI website to access the tips. Tweets will fall into one of the following 9 categories: 1. Includes informational interviews, direct to company websites, social search sites (e.g.

Conquer Networking Jitters: How To Shine At Your First Event

Ms. Career Girl

I had practiced my elevator pitch until it sounded as close to effortless as it was going to get and I carried with me a substantial supply of business cards. I walked into the brewery tasting room where the event was being held, and as the event coordinators were still setting up shop, found my way to the outdoor patio. People with their elevator pitches printed out in front of them, furiously and silently practicing in the minutes counting down to the start of the event!

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9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Use all of the following tools in order to make the most of your job search and minimize the time it takes to land a job. So… decorate your toolbox and toss in the following: 1) Social media presence. On LinkedIn, you can even have recommendations posted on your profile, so hit up your former bosses, clients, professors, and coworkers for glowing commentary about you.

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There is No Such Thing As LUCK in Landing a New Job

Resume Boutique

The most successful of them took full ownership of the process, maximized their resources, and never gave up. One of those contacts referred him to Resume Boutique for a resume, cover letter, and job pursuit/interview/post-interview strategy. So, we drafted and revised all communications during the two-month interview process. We also worked Dave to refine his "elevator speech." Dave prepared for every interview and every communication. By Randi S.

4 Critical Foundations For A Successful Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Polish up your resume and start applying to every job that is remotely similar to anything you’ve ever done… Call up everyone you know and ask them if they know of any jobs…OR. How are your documents backed up, or are they? The focus is on recording everything you do – applications sent, interviews/networking events attended, follow-ups, everything! Is your interviewing wardrobe up-to-date?

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Bringing Your “A” Game: 5 Tips For Acing A Job Fair

Career Realism

Brush Up Your Elevator Speech. Recruiters should be able to provide you with an estimate of how long it will take the organization to contact you if they are interested in bringing you in for an interview. If you find an organization or job that really interests at the job fair, consider doing some more research on the company and following up with the recruiter a few days after the event to reiterate your interest in the position.

Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Instead of emailing it or submitting it online, you actually get to meet the person you’re giving it to, and get valuable practice delivering your elevator pitch. Job seekers do get calls for interviews from job fairs. If You Go, Here Are Some Pointers To Keep In Mind: Your physical appearance is just as important here as in an interview. Dress as if you were going to an interview: be conservative and wear a suit. Make sure you have a great elevator speech prepared.

10 Real World Tips to Find a Job Close To Home

JobMob

If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. Give everyone you know your 30-second elevator speech, including other parents, neighbors and folks you may mix with as tennis partners/country club friends/farmer’s market enthusiasts. Identify nearby companies and contact them for an information interview. Follow her @Mojo40_Mavens. 7 Company Research Tips Before The Job Interview. Sick of commuting?

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Should You Attend A Job Fair To Find A Job?

Career Realism

Instead of emailing it or submitting it online, you actually get to meet the person you’re giving it to, and get valuable practice delivering your elevator pitch. Job seekers do get calls for interviews from job fairs. If You Go, Here Are Some Pointers To Keep In Mind: Your physical appearance is just as important here as in an interview. Dress as if you were going to an interview: be conservative and wear a suit. Make sure you have a great elevator speech prepared.

FIVE TIPS FOR THE MODERN JOB SEEKER IN A BUYER’S MARKET

Resume Boutique

Once you have a direction, you must develop a brief, cogent elevator speech and practice it before you reach out to build your referral network. Make notes about the date and content of the conversation and establish a time that you will follow up. Follow up on every lead you are given and go on every informational or courtesy interview you are offered. Follow up with the people who sincerely reach out to you.

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How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Improve your skill in understanding job ads and how to deal with the black hole and you up your response rate. How to select the companies that make sense for you, write a custom letter than will get read, follow up and get results? I’ve seen over half a million resumes, developed relationships with exclusive clients, set and followed up on about 15,000 interviews and placed all levels of management. How about your elevator speech?

2011 60

Top 8 Tips for Job Fair Success

Career Realism

You may be one of hundreds of candidates vying for a recruiter’s attention, but you can earn an advantage over the competition by following these top tips for job fair success. You should also mark off the companies that you speak to, so that you can remember to follow-up after the event. Be prepared to answer some brief interview questions on the spot or fill out applications for some employers. Practice your elevator speech. Follow-up within 48 hours.

Building a Successful Job Hunting Network! | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor? If you send out 15 or so letters a week, plan to follow-up in about another week.

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Guest Post: Ford R. Myers.

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Guest Post: Ford R. One of the more "evergreen" of the selections there follows: 20 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers in a Down Market By Ford R. Show up earlier. Keep-up with your interests, hobbies, and activities.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Your Approach to Finding a Legal Job in.

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. When applying for a position, apply once, follow up once by a phone call or email after time has passed. Networking & The “About Me&# Speech : Networking is very important.

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