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. If you’re amongst the ranks of those unemployed by the coronavirus and unlikely to get your job back, here are some job search tips to help you stand out against the competition once you get back into the action. Tailor Your Tools. Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Job Search.

2020 199

#TrendingTopic: Job Referral Tools

Career Alley

In today’s competitive job market, jobseekers are getting increasingly creative with the way they conduct their job searches. People are posting Facebook ads, building online relationships with employers, using social networking websites, job boards, search engines, and recently, job referral tools and platforms. Jobs With Friends, Barrel of Jobs, Employee Buddy, and Hire My Friend, are just a few examples. jobs by.

2013 281

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6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many Job Search Boards, so little time. With the vast number of job search resources available on the Internet, it’s very easy to lose focus and spend all of your time using one type of resource. One of our key themes is to managing your time and effort is CareerAlley’s Four Legs of Job Search (Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites). Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs. jobs by.

2014 239

Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

For those of you who have followed my blog, you will know that I continually compare a job search to a marketing campaign (see “ Job Search Marketing 101 ” – Battling for Prime Shelf Space”) with you as the product. Great marketing campaigns yield great sales (in this case, you finding the job of your dreams). So how does this compare to a job search? Resume Examples – The links follow below. Job Search.

2015 285

5 Strategic Job Search Tips

Career Alley

If you are continuously failing in finding the right job, you have to understand that it’s not always about your eligibility and skills. One has to really plan while appearing for interviews and while searching for jobs. This post presents some useful strategies for effective job search. Industries are getting competitive day-by-day and getting a lucrative job has become immensely difficult. Good luck in your search. Search Millions of Jobs.

2014 284

How to Feel Empowered Throughout Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

Much of this uncertainty stems from the inevitable career search, that hunt for stability and purpose. But job searches aren’t just for recent graduates. It is possible to feel empowered as you search for employment, no matter how long that search lasts.

2018 175

How to Leverage YouTube for Job Search

Career Alley

YouTube is gaining popularity as an alternative to other job search tools. Not only can you view lots of “how to” videos on job search (see some of the topics below), you can use YouTube to promote yourself in a few ways. YouTube is a great tool for building a personal brand as well as creating your video resume (see 5 Resources for Visual Resumes ). YouTube is the perfect tool to help you build your brand. jobs by.

2015 231

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

” – Theodore Roosevelt As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage. Here are a few tips for prospective graduates looking to get the most out of their job search: 1. Starting the job search will give students a good indication of what the market is doing and what companies may be hiring.

2014 207

Hired Help – Job Search Made Easy

Career Alley

In those days, job hunting meant that you would go from recruiter to recruiter, sit in their reception area, fill out an application and then sit through an interview with the recruiter. Job search has come a long way since I started working and, while the Internet has made job search so much easier, the shear volume of information and choices can be overwhelming. Everything is at our fingertips, yet job search can and does take a lot of time and effort.

2011 274

Spring Cleaning for Job Search

Career Alley

Yes, even job search requires Spring cleaning every once and awhile. If you’ve been on the job hunt for a few months or more, it is not a bad idea to take another look at everything in your Job Search Marketing Toolkit. So while you are cleaning your attic (or closet), also take a look at your tools of the job search trade. CareerBliss.com – “Find a Happier Job&# is the tag line for this site.

How to Use Facebook as a Job Search Tool

Career Solvers

Many people use Facebook on a regular basis to stay in touch with friends and family, but few recognize the value Facebook can play in a job search. Most people find their jobs through people they know, and the affinities on Facebook are perhaps the strongest of any social networking platform. Completing the work and education section on Facebook makes it much easier for people to understand your experience should you reach out to them for job opportunities.

Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I’m very flattered and grateful to be included among such heavy hitters in Career Sherpa’s (Hannah Morgan) “ 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2017 “ WOW! Hannah is a nationally recognized author and speaker on all things job search, with a weekly column in U.S. You’ll find websites focusing on these critical job search issues: Salary Research. Samples & Examples. Job Search Advice. Over 50 Job Search.

2017 127

4 Ways to Use Video Tools Like #Blab & Periscope in Your Job Search

Workology

7 Ways to Land a Job with Social Media. Video is changing the world, y’all, and it has a use case in most every life situation and scenario including looking for a job. Like any social media platform or tool, it’s about connections, building rapport and relationships that are the differentiator in any business including how you look for a job. Job Seekers are 14 Times More Likely to Land a Job With a Referral.

2015 122

Using Information Systems to Aid Job Search

Career Alley

Millions of people are currently searching for jobs. These are people who were previously employed and lost their jobs; employed people who are searching for new opportunities and new graduates looking to get into the job market. Whichever the case, everyone needs a good job if they are to smoothly weather the storm of economic hardship. It is very popular both with people who are searching for jobs as well as employers.

2013 228

Social Disaster – is your Job Search Safe?

Career Alley

I was recently recruiting for an open position and, after numerous resumes and interviews, narrowed the search down to three candidates and then the final choice. Then came the background check (which includes a fairly robust Internet search) and we discovered some disturbing news. Do you know what will show up in a robust Internet search on you? Have you done a search lately? Today’s post provides some tools and advice to help you manage your social footprint.

2011 269

Finding the Best Ways to Conduct a Job Search Online

Career Alley

Maybe you’re on the job market for the first time or you’ve been on the job hunt for awhile but are looking for strategies to shake up your approach. Here are 5 things every job searcher can do to make their process easier and dramatically increase their chances for success. This can be the hub of an effective job search. But there are passive aspects of job sites as well that can streamline your search. more – Job Search Sites.

2013 231

5 More Tips for Leveraging Your Social Networks in Your Job Search

Career Alley

Successfully leveraging your social networks in job search requires that you focus on those individuals who know first hand about you and what you’ve accomplished in your career. For example, former managers from previous employers will best know the type of work you did, what you are good at and your long term potential. These connections should be at the top of your list and you should leverage them to help find jobs. Good luck in your search. Jobs by.

10 Great Job Search Resources for College Grads

Career Alley

” – Dead Poet’s Society Your first job marks the beginning of your 10,000 day career (do the math) and, while you are probably just hoping you get a job, you should prepare for the long haul (working that is, not job search) and try to pick a job that suites you best. Finding a job right out of school is difficult these days. For those that follow my blog, you will be familiar with the Job Search Marketing Toolkit.

2014 228

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students must develop a proactive strategy for their job searches if they are to expect to gain an advantage. Here are a few tips for prospective graduates looking to get the most out of their job search this spring: Start Early. Networking is one of the most valuable tools in the job search, no matter how experienced you are.

2011 207

9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

Call it the 21st Century Job Hunter’s Toolbox. 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. These tools use every arena available to get you professionally known and wanted by employers in today’s changing job market: on paper, in person, online, and through friends and acquaintances. Networking is the most effective way to find a job. These are your tools.

2011 83

Top Five List for Job Search Repairs and Maintenance

Career Alley

Speaking of Top Lists, today’s post focuses on repairs and maintenance required to keep your job search on the road. So while you may think that your job search is in good shape, it’s always a good idea to get an oil change every few thousand miles or so. Review Your Job Search Marketing Plan: If there were no commercials for products, how would you know they existed? So what, exactly, is a job search marketing plan?

2011 238

Cover Letter Debate: Are They Necessary in Executive Job Search?

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?

Cool Tool for Job Search: BranchOut

Career Solvers

Before BranchOut, many job seekers were reluctant to use Facebook as a job search tool because of all the personal information that could be displayed. We’re empowering Facebook users to network with those whom they have the most authentic relationships – their friends – and search for hundreds of thousands of jobs through the world’s largest social network. Rick wanted to see who he might know at the company by searching Facebook.

2011 73

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 2 of 5

Career Alley

I was looking at the LinkedIn “find jobs” tab (found under “Jobs” at the top of your LinkedIn page), did a quick search and found a job opportunity that looked like it would be a perfect fit for me. As I read through the job description I got more and more excited about the opportunity. I decided that I must apply for this job. So many job search apps, so little time. Good luck in your search, Joey. Job Search.

2014 239

6 Great Smartphone Apps for Job Search

Career Alley

According to an infographic on Beyond.com ( The Online Job Search Goes Mobile ), 77% of Job Seekers Use Mobile Job Search Apps. That is a huge number, and if you are in the 23% category (those not using mobile job search apps), you are at a serious disadvantage. A perfect example is when you are on the train or bus going to work (not when you are driving). Sounds good, but which Android job search apps should you use?

2014 284

Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job seekers are increasingly turning to social media to find employers who are hiring. Besides LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, popular social sites like Facebook and Twitter have become useful job search tools. If you’re wondering how to use social media to land a job, here are some tips and strategies: LinkedIn. Search for former coworkers and classmates, and request a connection. Good luck in your search.

Are You a Tool?

The Job Quest

Linkedin Twitter Facebook rss Home About Services & Packages Contact Recommendations Resources The Job Quest Helping You Reach Your Job Search and Career Goals Are You a Tool? And once you get the job? How else can you be a good tool?

2010 157

11 New Websites for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

If you’re entering the job market for the first time or haven’t searched for a new job in the last three years, you’re in for a shock over how the process works—and how it has changed in a relatively short period of time. Job search 1.0 = help wanted ads in newspapers.

2011 252

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 2 of 5

Career Alley

I was looking at the LinkedIn “find jobs” tab (found under “Jobs” at the top of your LinkedIn page), did a quick search and found a job opportunity that looked like it would be a perfect fit for me. As I read through the job description I got more and more excited about the opportunity. I decided that I must apply for this job. So many job search apps, so little time. Good luck in your search.

2012 256

Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

Isn’t your job search the same? So how does this compare to a job search? But marketing is much more complicated that just letting your target market know of your product, it must be done in the right way with the right tools. So too is your job search and, in this case, your marketing toolkit includes: Your resume. You need to include action words (just do a search on the Internet for “Resume Action Words&#.

2011 207

The World is Not Flat – Modern Job Search

Career Alley

My current job is in a small company (several thousand people) and many of the people I work with have been at this company for 15 to 20 years and have never seen modern technology. So I imagine that if any of them had to look for a job they would probably buy the Sunday newspaper and start looking in the classified ads (I’m sure some of you have no idea what I’m talking about). Be Prepared to Look at Job Opportunities When you are Away from Your Computer -.

2011 197

How to Boost Your Self Confidence During a Job Search

Life@work

It's ironic when during a job search, just at the time when you need to feel your most confident, you're feeling your most deflated. Earlier this year I met with a client who had been searching for a new job for over five months. Although she had a full-time job, she was looking for a different one because she had been underemployed and underpaid for several years. We worked together to identify how she could strengthen her job search tactics.

2011 191

Top Reasons You Need a Job Search Email

JobMob

When email is so critical to your job search, you need to think about it critically. 7 months after leaving Seattle, 8 months after giving up on job search, I receive email with a substantial job offer. Yet so many job seekers treat email as an afterthought or worse, a necessary evil: In 150 Funniest Resume Mistakes, Bloopers and Blunders Ever , all based on true stories, “ a candidate listed her e-mail address as pornstardelight@ **.com.

2016 84

Job-Search Lessons From American Idol

Resume Bear

If you ever take a break from your job hunt to watch American Idol, it’s time to connect the dots. No doubt a show that’s about winning the ultimate career break for a singer—a recording contract—holds some important lessons for job seekers.

2011 223

How To Use Twitter As A Job Search Tool

Career Realism

When I suggest using Twitter as a job search tool , I often get blank stares and responses such as, “Twitter, really? Twitter gives you free information about people, organizations, and job listings. To start the process, use the search function to find people or organizations you want to follow. Job Listings. An easy way to search for openings is to use the hash tag sign or what some people refer to as the pound sign which is the # symbol.

Job Search – Hanging by a Thread

Career Alley

So what can this possibly have to do with job search? Apply this to your job search, especially when evaluating new opportunities, interviews and resumes. Resume-Help.org – Another resume help site, this one leads with links for Free Resume Examples, Resume Writing Services and Resume Writing Tips. There are other links at the top of the page for Cover Letter Writing, Resume Writing and Tools to find a job. Good luck in your search.

2010 207

9 Snares In Your Job Search to Avoid

Competitive Resumes

Some job seekers set his or her trap before or during their job search. If you are stuck or stifled in your job search, you need to consider if you are in your way. Snares in your job search are enabled by subtle explanations, inaccuracies in your story. People lie to get jobs but often terminated later as vetting continues after hire. The snare of mishandling job search intelligence. Job Search

2017 142

Google Plus Profile, Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When engineers built Google+, they constructed an SEO juggernaut to dominate search results above all other social platforms. Out-compete job seekers vying for the jobs you want. Doesn’t it make sense that a Google+ Profile will rank high in Google search results for that person’s name? Then, begin exploring Google+ as a potentially powerful social networking tool. Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search.

2013 180

7 Tools To Organize Your Job Search In 2013

Career Realism

Is your goal to organize your job search this year? Organize Your Job Search With These Tools. While I can’t help you with the weight loss, (actually, I did major in Dietetics, so I should be able to, but I’ll stick to careers) I can help you with staying organized and spending less on your career management or job search. As a job seeker, you could have stacks like “Career Documents,” “Employers,” “Social Media,” and so on.

2013 87

5 Ways to Use Twitter for Your Job Search

Career Solvers

Twitter can be a great source of competitive intelligence during a job search. Here are five tips for using Twitter to source information related to your job search that can help you find key decision makers and accelerate your networking efforts. Follow hashtags for career-related subjects to find people tweeting on topics that can help you in your search. Examples: #jobs, #employment. Example – Twitter.com: site:twitter.com GE.

2015 82

Job Search Resources – What do You Suggest?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Finding a Job During the Holidays All that Glitters is Not Gold – How Much are You Worth? » Job Search Resources – What do You Suggest? The article provides some great examples, and I don’t want to give them away so take a look. You can also subscribe to a specific search.

2010 197

A Nifty Personal Brand Writing Tool: Wordnik

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 178

5 Tips for Staying Fit During a Job Search or a Busy Career

Career Alley

Whether you’re busy with a job and family or are without work and making the search your priority, you simply can’t function your best if you don’t exercise. Here’s just one example: A 20-minute exercise plan from Lifehacker. Tip 4: Seek the Exercises, Tools, that Motivate You to Exercise. Good luck in your search. Related posts: The Last Spring Break – Tips for College Grad Job Search. Reinvent Your Career and Job Search – Part 1.

2012 256