Entry-Level Jobs: How to Create a Happy Hunting Ground

Career Alley

Survival of the fittest” is the law in today’s overcrowded job market. This is why the best advice for soon-to-be graduates is to be prepared for the hardships of job hunting. Your resume is the main (if not to say the only) weapon in your online job hunting.

FlexJobs Names Top Career Categories & Companies for Freelance Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

workforce currently freelance. Boulder, CO, March 12, 2018 – According a survey from FlexJobs, freelancers enjoy work on average more than their non-freelance counterparts. The Top Five Careers For Freelance. The Top 15 Freelance Job Companies.

15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms. The freelance economy continues to grow, and these companies have hired the most freelancers this year. The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms.

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Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. Good luck in your search.

The Highest Paying Jobs for Non-College Grads

Career Alley

So unless you’re Mark Zuckerberg or some transplanted suburban kid that spawned from a rich family, the only way it doesn’t pay to have a four-year degree is to have a career in one of the following highest paying jobs available for non-college grads: Pastry Chef.

2013 198

College Grad’s Guide to Dressing for an Interview

Career Alley

It always feels like there are fewer jobs than there are applicants, and if you have mostly worked for your family or in part-time jobs, the prospect of an interview can be a little terrifying. Hayley is a freelance blogger and part time fashion consultant.

Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc.

Career Alley

When searching for a job or career on the Internet, web users have a variety of options for websites to look for job postings. Some sites offer additional services, such as career counseling and resume uploading, while others only list job opportunities. jobs by.

Job Search – In Over Your Head?

Career Alley

Job search can sometimes feel much the same (that “over your head&# feeling). Not to worry, take a step back and reorganize your search.

2010 141

???? 25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search


If you're sick of looking for a job, this is for you. Although most of these tips are useful for any job seeker, all of them are intended for people who’ve been job searching for much longer than they expected, possibly even a year or more. My own long job search story.

2017 83

Young and Out of Work? Check Out These Options!

Career Alley

Whether you have just graduated from college into the middle of a rotten job market or your previous job has disappeared, it is essential that you get back into the game and that you do it as quickly as possible! The truth of the matter is that while jobs are scarce, there are a wide variety of options open to you. Consider some of these options and try as many of them as you can; you never know when you are going to get the jobs of your dreams.

2012 116

25 Ways to Breathe Life into a Painfully Long Job Search


How to shake yourself from the daze of a long job search and start getting conclusive results. Although most of these tips are useful for any job seeker, all of them are intended for people who’ve been job searching for much longer than they expected, possibly even a year or more.

2015 114

4 Key Factors to Consider Before Starting Your Job Search


Before you start looking for a job, make sure to choose the right direction first. I know a lot of you are going to disagree with me here but I think job searching has never been this easy. Without further ado, here we go: 1) Real World Job or Online/Freelance job.

2011 109

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Job Search In College

Career Realism

I was stressed out for most of it because I was afraid I wouldn’t find a job and end up living in my parents’ house until I was 30. I was applying to tons of jobs and either never hearing back nor receiving a “sorry” email and I was not sure why. Customize it to fit the job.

2013 114

How to Get from College to Career: Advice from Lindsey Pollak

Water Cooler Wisdom

I decided to write a revised edition of the book to make sure that readers would have the most up-to-date, relevant and forward-thinking advice for their job searches and careers. The most important piece of advice in the new edition is the same as the original edition: take action every single day to find a job and build your career.   How has job hunting changed in the five years since you launched the original edition of Getting from College to Career ?

2012 65

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. Why apply for the job when you have 7 or more years?

2010 101

short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. which job should I take?

2011 87

Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019

Ms. Career Girl

FlexJobs has released its annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019. To be considered, the jobs offered by these companies had to be remote-friendly, either allowing for candidates to telecommute entirely or part of the time. Number of Remote Jobs Up.

2019 248

Why You Should Consider a Flexible Job as a New College Grad

Ms. Career Girl

The journey of finding a job can be different for everyone: frustrating, long, short, easy, difficult. No matter which way it goes, new college grads would be wise to consider a flexible job (remote, freelance, flexible schedule, etc.). Flexible jobs save you money.

2019 221

Thousands of Jobs if You Know Where to Look

Career Alley

Although the unemployment rate has improved over the last few years, there still appears to be a shortage of jobs for those who want to work (or get a new job). I say “appears” because there are jobs out there (if you know where to look and have the right skills).

2014 217

5 Hot Jobs for 2015 and Beyond

Career Alley

If you are thinking about changing your major in college or you are about to enter college, then you will want to consider the “hot jobs” and careers for 2015 and beyond. Their job may include development and training, policy planning and organization analysis and development.

2015 180

Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. Both groups hit obstacles when long lists of job requirements aren’t met by their minimal on-the-job experiences. But it’s hard to create a beefy resume without any practical job experience.

Fun Careers That Don’t Require A 4 Year Degree

Career Alley

Granted many of these people also have special skills or knowledge that most of us don’t possess, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t find a job you will love without a college degree. Graphic designers can develop their portfolios outside of the college setting quite easily through apprenticeships or freelance work. These portfolio samples will help you get entry level positions in a variety of places, including advertising firms and design agencies.

2014 175

The Top 10 Low-stress Jobs

Career Alley

The American Institute of Stress found that 40 percent of workers find their jobs very or extremely stressful. Your current place of employment can also be reducing your years of life since job stress is typically associated with health complaints more often than financial or family problems.

2014 202

Is SEO in Your Career Path?

Career Alley

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is defined as getting the most number of visitors to a particular page or website. The best way to do this is by making that page or site show up at the top of popular search engines, such as Google or Yahoo. Good luck in your search. Jobs by.

2014 181

5 Roadblocks for Career Changers to Overcome

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve worked for several years in your field, scoring accolades, promotions, and yes, new job titles along the way. Research various job opportunities in your desired career field and see which ones you might be qualified for. Featured Job Search

2015 242

What are the Options for a Graphic Design Career?

Career Alley

Training in graphic design can lead to a wide range of different jobs. At the same time, graphic designers can get profitable employment in publishing and illustration, while exploring the opportunities presented by television work and freelancing. Design jobs consequently offer a range of possibilities for those willing to extend their training and specialist skills into a particular role. Freelancing. Good luck in your search.

2012 133

4 Great Career Options for English Degree Holders

Career Alley

Ad copywriters, speech writers, public relations writers; many of these professionals with a “writer” suffix on their job titles were once all English majors. The demand for these jobs is growing steadily and does pay well in the long run. Entry requirements: A law degree (LL.B.)

2014 181

Stop Watching CSI and Make Crime Analysis a Reality

Career Alley

Here are some of the steps you will need to take in order to secure your ideal job in this industry. Before you decide that you want to pursue a career in crime analysis, it is important that you fully understand the subject and the job description. Good luck in your search.

2012 158

5 Tips To Land A Work From Home Job

Career Realism

There are many perks to finding a job that allows you to work remotely. However, finding that perfect work from home job you love isn’t always so easy; it takes a certain type of person with the right amount of motivation in order to be successful working from home. Job Search

A Surefire Way to Amp-Up Your Career

Career Alley

Sometimes not getting a job is the best thing you can do for you career, better than landing that administrative position you only sort-of wanted, better than launching a business from scratch that you think might be profitable, better than any of the infinitude of options in which you have only a vague interest. You have your apartment to think of, a job you’re committed to, maybe a pet that needs taking care of. Jobs can be quit. Good luck in your search.

2013 132

6 Exciting Careers for Women Who Love Communications

Ms. Career Girl

Interestingly, it’s a field that splits pretty equally between genders in lower-level jobs, but only three percent of creative directors are female. Before striking out on their own, however, women need to learn as much as they can about every job in the agency.

2015 158

Tips On How To Find A Job In Tough Economic Times


What can you do to be competitive when looking for a new job? Writing a quick resume late at night and applying for random jobs is NOT going to get you the job you are looking for. Below are some further ideas and suggestions to find yourself a new job. Sell yourself: Take time writing your resume, and tailor your resume specifically to each job you are applying. Do not send out the same resume to every job advert you see.

2011 122

4 Tips For Finding Your Work-From-Home Dream Job

Career Realism

Many professionals have had success in landing work-from-home job opportunities. Getting started in your company search can be difficult. Here are some tips on how to spot that work-from-home job you have always dreamed about. Follow Work At Home Job Sites.

In Tomorrow’s Job Market, It Will Be All About You

Corn on the Job

Geordie McClelland is the CEO and Founder of t heThings.biz , an online career advancement service designed to help entry-level job seekers find work at companies where they are best positioned for success. 7) Technical knowledge related to the job.

2014 77

Personal Branding, Social Proof, and YouTern

Competitive Resumes

I want to share another great conversation with Mark Babbitt, CEO of YouTern about job search trends and the changes to YouTern coming this month. Expectations are much higher to perform as entry-level training is much shorter.

2016 130

4 Surprising Ways To Celebrate International Update Your Resume Month

Career Realism

Feel free to include even short snippets where your boss or client said you did a ‘good job’ over email. This brag file will come in handy next time you’re applying for a new job, promotion, or during your annual performance review. Get A Side Job To Add Another Entry In Your Resume.

3 Steps To Branding Yourself For Career Success

Career Realism

Progress leads to the coveted freelance gig, the hot club’s stage, the entry-level position with serious growth potential, and eventually to the corner office (or the awards podium or to whatever else is your ultimate goal). How can you take that to the next level?

2016 92

5 Effective Tips For Landing Your Dream Job That Trump Conventional Advice

Career Realism

Do you happen to be in the market for a job? Being thrown in with thousands of job hunters who are in search of the perfect position to jump start their career is hard. Related: The Lazy Job Seeker’s Guide To Getting A Dream Job. Job Search Dream Job

2014 112

?? 13 Really Good Things To Do Between Jobs


How to survive while between jobs and keep busy the right way. You are simply between jobs and while hunting, here are things you can do to stay positive and proactive while waiting to get your job offer. Great ideas of what to do when you're in between jobs. Freelance.

2019 52

applying for a full-time job and asking to work part-time

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Last night I went to bed feeling secure in my newly-undertaken adventure as a part-time freelancer who recently left an unfulfilling full-time job in the wrong city and the wrong working culture to pursue my field in greener pastures. This morning I woke up to an ideal-but-awkwardly-timed job posting for an entry-level position I’m eminently qualified for at a company I’d already mentally ear-marked as a good potential future employer.

2015 66

returning to work after being a stay-at-home-mom

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: There are some high-level MBA type moms who have made a business giving career advice for moms who want to “relaunch” themselves back into the paid workforce. It’s definitely true that having been out of the workforce for a while makes it a lot harder to get back in, especially in this job market, where employers generally have tons of well-qualified candidates with more recent experience to choose from. job searching

2013 81

Bon Voyage Tjobs

Telecommuting Journal

It was like the original teleommuting job search site, around for as long as I’ve can remember (15, 16 years?). Given the nature of Internet acquisitions, it makes perfectly good sense that FlexJobs , the new telecommuting job search site with more bells and whistles than tjobs every really had, has swallowed them up. a larger staff to help with your job-finding needs, and all the same efforts to provide true, legitimate work at home jobs and resources.

2012 100

Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

It’s easy to assume that most graduates plunge into entry-level positions, careers, or casual tours of Southeast Asia. Others lay claim to basement apartments or hang out at home, endlessly scrolling through job postings and printing out resumes. Still others struggle to land a job immediately after graduation, particularly a full-time position with benefits. Some friends abandoned the job search and hopped on planes to New Zealand, Serbia, and Vietnam.

2018 144