?? 15 Savvy Reasons To Temp Between Jobs

JobMob

If your job search is longer than you expected, take a temporary job in the meantime. Having over 6 months to kill before I would be recruited into the Israeli army and with my savings dwindling, a temporary job offer came out of nowhere… Conducting telephone surveys.

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

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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?

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How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Career Realism

As the job search advances one of the top questions becomes "what salary do I ask for?" You see, when a candidate meets a company and falls in love with their dream job, they need to have some awkward conversations before they can commit to each other and start having fun together.

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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.

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will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager will looking like a teenager harm my job search? I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time. I am a recent college graduate, but get mistaken for a high schooler all the time.

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short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: job search edition January 22, 2011 It’s short answer Saturday: six short answers to six short questions. Is it better to respond to a job ad immediately or wait a few days? which job should I take?

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How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Career Realism

The last thing you want to do is to price yourself out of a job because you didn’t know you asked for too much. It’s business time… so, let’s get down to business. This can hurt your chances of getting the job offer because the employer might think you’re only in it for the money.

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How To Deal With Interviews When You’re Employed

Career Realism

Looking for a new job while you’re still at your current one? Related: How To Job Search While You’re Employed. It is best to be honest about your schedule and your times of availability from the get-go. If it will be impossible to schedule calls or in-person interviews during certain days of the week or particular times of the day, be sure to share this with a prospective hiring manager or a recruiter. Flex Wherever Possible. Happy job hunting!

2016 77

Hot Healthcare Recruiting Trends: Part 4 – Increasingly Sophisticated Retention Efforts

Workology

Those in charge of healthcare recruiting efficiencies are consistently looking for ways to do their job better and to keep their hospitals and organizations staffed. Flex-time and employee-based scheduling allow employees to have real input in scheduling shifts and balancing their lives.

2012 125

5 Easy Ways To Get Ahead In The Workplace

Career Realism

According to Webster's Universal College Dictionary, to be efficient means "performing or functioning effectively with the least waste of time and effort." When you are efficient, you do it with the least waste of time and effort. Many people take flex time for granted.

2019 78

Career Change: Are You In For The Short Or Long Term?

Tim's Strategy

For almost 20 years, I’ve been helping individuals find better job fits. If you are looking for a better job fit, you need to determine which strategy—short term or long term–works best for you at this point in your life. Job Hunters. A transition takes time.

2011 88

4 Ways To Reconnect With Your Career

Career Realism

Remember all those years ago when you first started down your career path, making steady progress or landing a job you were sure you would want forever? Or maybe you just accepted a job that seemed promising, or that you felt was the best you could do, and one thing led to another – leaving you stuck without even a honeymoon period to look back fondly on? We wake up and don’t want the job that we’ve got. Was there a job you had in the past that you loved?

2013 87

How Hiring Managers Make Hiring Decisions

Career Realism

Every day, millions of job seekers find themselves struggling to understand one big question: What does it take to actually get a job offer? Interviews come and go but no job offers. It’ll be tough to land a job. Who Gets The Job Offer? She could easily do the job.

2013 83

an employer sent me rude, critical emails but now wants to interview me

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Although I am NOT desperate for a new job, I would like one very much and have been looking on and off for 3 years. I have it good now, but most of the time I am not challenged and have very little to do, I have very little growth opportunity, and, well, I think the organization is seriously falling apart for several reasons, all having to do with dirty politics. I don’t think you have the right interpersonal skills for this job. bad interviewer behavior job searching

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I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since. I have no doubt that applying your advice is what got me the job. job searching?

2011 63

5 Most Interesting Notes From the 2010 Israeli Recruitment Conference

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The Kenes Gius is the annual conference about recruitment in Israel put on by HRD, the company of Israeli super-recruiter Morit Rozen , one of my Top 9 Israeli Job Search Experts on Twitter at @moritrozen. I had hoped to attend the conference in 2009, but there was a problem with the timing – and I think that I ended up being sick that day anyway – so I was particularly looking forward to this year’s conference, which took place on October 11th.

2010 68

referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 53

8 things you should know about job references

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 8 things you should know about job references February 14, 2011 If you’re job-searching, at some point you’re going to be asked for references … and if you’re like a lot of people, you’re going to hand them over without giving much thought to what will happen next. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio January 7, 2011 The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Posted in me The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

how important are educational requirements, unexpected visitors when working from home, and more

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I’ve been job searching for a few months now and I have yet to really get anywhere, because every time I find a job listing that is in my industry and correlates to what I do, they seem to require a level of education that I don’t have. My current job was advertised as a masters/PhD being “required,” but I applied anyway, and here I am. People apply for jobs all the time where they don’t meet all the qualifications.

2019 50

my mom is my HR manager and it’s not good, I walked in on my boss crying, and more

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Unless your mother is retiring tomorrow, you should be job-searching very, very actively so that you can extract yourself from this. I know that she noticed me both times before I turned on a dime and left, and I don’t want there to be anything weird between us. But since some time has passed, I wouldn’t bring it up now. I’m a new grad looking for my first post-college job. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2018 62

questioning an employee about how sick they really are, a sugar-stealing coworker, and more

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She has no attendance issues, no performance issues, no history of abusing flex-time. She’s either willing to approve the work-from-home time or she’s not, but the details of Sansa’s medical symptoms are none of her business. Ask to take the time off, not to work from home during it. But it’s totally reasonable to ask for time off for this, and that’s the way to go. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

2018 56

Drug Screening

Evil HR Lady

Of course, our Regional Manager brings it to my attention that we have made this exception in the past, but it was before my time here. Truth be told, I'm all in favor of meeting the needs of the individual--you want flex time, part time, telecommuting, I'm all there. Good luck with your job search We pre-employment drug screen all applicants. Manager started someone, against my better judgment, before we got drug screen results.

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Drug Screening

Evil HR Lady

Of course, our Regional Manager brings it to my attention that we have made this exception in the past, but it was before my time here. Truth be told, I'm all in favor of meeting the needs of the individual--you want flex time, part time, telecommuting, I'm all there. Good luck with your job search We pre-employment drug screen all applicants. Manager started someone, against my better judgment, before we got drug screen results.

2008 100

do what you say you're going to do

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Every single time. Every single time. My boss does this all the time – she piles on way too much work to the point where she can’t keep up. Reply Kris March 19, 2011 at 11:43 am I am one of the people that does this 100% of the time. which job should I take?

2011 92

I will review your resume this week

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I get a lot of requests to give people feedback on their resumes, but because it’s time-consuming to do it well, I usually turn them down unless they’re friends or family. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise?

2011 81

book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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You make me want to spend more time with drunk grandma. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? do I have to be perfect to get a job? which job should I take?

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager does company’s silence mean I didn’t get the job? January 6, 2011 A reader writes: I recently interviewed for a job, and didn’t get it. It’s incredibly rude and inconsiderate, but it does happen all the time.

2011 74

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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Lay out a time line for accomplishing these goals over the course of a year. You already have a time line all laid out, so it’ll be easy to drop in the numbers. Small adjustments in timing or resources can make a big difference! Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 72

something cool and free for you

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As such, training sessions and I often don’t get along — I get really annoyed at workshops, webinars, and speeches that move too slowly, give me info that I could have gotten in half the time just by reading a handout, or otherwise feel like an unproductive use of my time.

2011 73

Valentine's Day round-up

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how can I convince my husband I can’t accept a job offer on his behalf? when your ex is a coworker — and a silly one (and the later update ) entry-level job search with boyfriend recruiter I met at career expo asked me on a date — what do I do? job searching?

2011 70

1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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I read this blog religiously! :) Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } Tweets that mention 1,000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence) — Ask a Manager -- Topsy.com Previous post: how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? which job should I take?

2011 71

am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager am I wasting this recruiter’s time? January 21, 2011 A reader writes: Is it unprofessional to talk to a recruiter at another company even if you have no immediate plans to leave your current job? do I have to be perfect to get a job?

2011 70

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Ask a Manager -- Topsy.com Previous post: my boss’s boss never talks to me but makes decisions that impact me Next post: do I have to be perfect to get a job? 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? job searching?

2011 70

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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Reply CK March 31, 2011 at 4:30 pm You definitely underestimated the power of your awesomeness :) Reply Anonymous March 31, 2011 at 4:53 pm Hopefully you can do this again at another time. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise?

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want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

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Save yourself the time, and save her the frustration–stop sending resumes her way! :D Reply Anonymous February 7, 2011 at 8:04 pm Darn it, I do not keep my resume on my office computer for obvious reasons and by the time I got home it was too late. which job should I take?

2011 69

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions March 13, 2011 It’s time for short-answer Sunday — seven short answers to seven short questions. That’s a lot of interviews per job.

2011 74

things that aren't good ideas #78

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But, I just put up a new job posting last night, and I underlined twice that I wouldn’t consider any resume without a cover letter. I’m just surprised they saw the job on a web site in the first place. It’s amazing how much bad advice is out there for job seekers.

2011 98

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to fire an employee with a bad attitude January 3, 2011 A reader writes: I have an employee who has been doing her job OK but has a bad attitude and is dragging everyone down. But you really have to — it’s part of the job.

2011 103

the roots of Ask a Manager… — Ask a Manager

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In January 2007 — before Ask a Manager existed — I was feeling antsy about the many ways in which I was seeing job candidates torpedoing their own chances. Posted in job searching Just came across this and thought you guys might find it interesting. job searching?

2011 65

don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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Don’t tell me when I call for our phone interview (again, pre-scheduled) that you haven’t looked at the job description since you applied and thus can’t remember much about the job. Okay, that one was old but I needed a fifth and it’s an all-time best.)

2010 67

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years.

a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you — Ask a Manager

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As a fabulous holiday hurrah, I’m offering you 40% off my e-book, How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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