5 Small Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

Have you been looking for a new job longer than a month? Perhaps you can’t quite figure out why you aren’t getting calls for interviews or any responses to the resumes you have been sending to companies. You NEED an updated resume to make an impact in today’s job market.

2018 186

did I send too many follow-up emails, I’m worried about working with a childhood friend, and more

Ask A Manager

Did I annoy this employer with too many follow-up emails? I recently applied for what is essentially my dream job and got an automated response saying that all applications would receive a reply, whether positive or negative. A week and a half later, I sent a follow-up email, saying that I understood that the application deadline was still a week away but that I wanted to restate my interest in the position. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2019 63

How to Quit a Job – The Ultimate Guide to Leaving a Company Gracefully


You are now reading the most comprehensive guide on the planet on How to Quit a Job. Our goal is to help you leave a job gracefully. If you find this resource on quitting a job useful, please share it and tell a friend! How to Quit a Job: INTRO.

2018 215

How Attitude Can Impact Your Job Search

Career Alley

Whether you are looking to advance your career within the current organization or searching for a job, your attitude will make a lot of difference. Question: Why did you leave the last job? I just felt like quitting. I never get follow-up calls”. “No

2013 217

5 Reasons Why Less is More in Your Job Search

Career Alley

For those of you who have followed CareerAlley, you will know that I’m a big advocate of getting your resume “out there”. The premise is that the more people who know you are job hunting, the better the chance that you will learn about opportunities. Older jobs that is.

2013 241

?? 18 Keys to End Job Searches Quickly


Key lessons that worked for me on how to conduct a job search. Over the past year, I have managed to become very familiar with job hunting (this was in Israel). Get up and find it. While job hunting, you should… 1) Talk to people. 4) Sign up to jobsites.

2019 70

4 Job Searching Tips You Can Use Today

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Job Searching Tips You Can Use Today appeared first on Ms. At some point in time, most job seekers feel like they have reached a dead end in their search. Below are 4 job search tips that you can put into action today. Create a Job Search Strategy.

2017 164

Showing Your Gratitude During the Job Search

The Job Quest

by Julie Walraven of Design Resumes Follow-up: The Tip-the Scale Job Search Step by Susan Guarneri on Career Hub In addition to all of that advice, here are some sample thank-you letters , courtesy of Susan Ireland. The Job Quest July 28th, 2010 @ 1:21 pm [.]

2010 219

Is Job Search 2.0 Worth it?

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Is Job Search 2.0 by Nicole Crimaldi on May 10, 2010 Guest Post by, Jenny McCoy They say it’s easier to get a job when you have a job, but I’m not so sure. I launched my job search 2.0 The first week of my job search 2.0

2010 185

managing someone my fiance had a conflict with, following up on a promised salary review, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m applying for a job where I’d be managing someone my fiance had a conflict with. This morning, HR called me to set up an interview and the position would be directly overseeing the coworker who he had the problem with, and I would be interviewing with his previous manager. Otherwise you risk ending up in a situation where (a) your new manager feels that you were deliberately deceptive with her and (b) your ability to manage one of your employees is compromised.

Resume Lingerie and 10 Other Guerrilla Job Search Strategies

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? Maybe it’s time to consider shaking things up and innovating an unconventional search campaign to position yourself above the crowd. Know what job you seek and where you can get that job.

2009 151

Job Searching at SXSW? Here’s 5 Tips


Job Search Tips for SXSW & Career Tech Expo. If you’re eyeing out jobs at SXSW, you’re not alone. Conferences are amazing places for recruiters to source for talent but are equally important for job seekers who are in the market for a job. Building relationships and contacts through networking by far is the most productive way to job search either online through social media or in person. Pull up a chair at a table and start talking.

2012 98

Keep the Faith in Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

A woman that took my job search strategies class over 2 years ago, reminded me that you should always have hope, optimism and faith about your job search. She made ends meet by picking up interim odd jobs, including driving a school bus for several months.

2011 77

What You Need To Know About Digital Applications As Part Of Your Job Search

Career Realism

What You Need To Know About Digital Applications As Part Of Your Job Search. As with my clients, I advise you not to focus too much effort on applying online as this is just a snapshot in the overall album of your job search.

2016 91

The Day I Quit My Job to Pursue My Passion: 6 Tips on When to Resign

Personal Excellence Blog

This was after I signed the job offer in Sep 2005 but before I joined the company in Sep 2006.) The challenges I have faced in the course of work have undoubtedly made me a stronger and better person and have definitely better prepared me for what is up ahead.

9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use


Call it the 21st Century Job Hunter’s Toolbox. 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.

2011 109

SR: DUI, Juggling Job Searches and Offers

Evil HR Lady

Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? Thursday, November 18, 2010 SR: DUI, Juggling Job Searches and Offers Please allow me to set the stage for you. Driving is an integral part of the job responsibilities. Suck it up and move on.

2010 151

15 Generation Y Stereotypes To Overcome on Your Job Search


Stand out in your job search by bucking the stereotypes about you. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. 4 Ugly stereotypes about Gen-Y job seekers. I’ve also had the same part-time job for over nine years. Gen Yer?

2011 112

College Grad, Job Bound, Late Summer Job Search Vol 2

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Restarting Your Job Search When All Else Fails – Vol 1 The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 13 » College Grad, Job Bound, Late Summer Job Search Vol 2 “ Doing the job right the first time gets the job done. Doing the job wrong 14 times gives you job security.

2010 109

SR: DUI, Juggling Job Searches and Offers

Evil HR Lady

Following a DUI offence, an employee is required to operate a vehicle that has an IID (ignition interlock device) installed, as required by the state (DMV), and at this time the corporation is not privy to this information. Driving is an integral part of the job responsibilities. Could the employee be dismissed from job responsibilities? Since a DUI is very closely related to your job (since you have to drive to do it), I wouldn't see any problem with termination.

2010 100

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

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Freeze Your Job Search During The Holidays

Career Realism

Planning to hold off on job searching until January? You’re mistaken if you believe companies quit looking for talent this time of year. While plenty of people start to back off on job searching in November and December, you can benefit from continuing to put time and effort into your hunt for a great opportunity. Consider these five significant reasons you’ll miss out (big time) if you freeze your job search during the holidays: 1.

2013 88

will looking like a teenager harm my job search?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager will looking like a teenager harm my job search? I’ve tried getting a more mature hair cut, dressing older, wearing make up, etc… but it doesn’t help much. What can I do to make up for this disadvantage?

2011 90

short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

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?

2011 72

Is Summer the Best Time for Your Executive Job Hunt?

Professional Resume Services

The dog days of summer are here again, but for many, it’s not quite time to relax. If you’re looking for a new job, you may be wondering if summer is a good time to begin your job search. Summer’s long days mean more daylight hours for your job search.

2015 221

Help! When’s the Right Time to Leave a Job?


My business life right now during the holidays consists mostly of hoodie sweatshirts and house slippers so I’m up for the challenge, and hopefully so are you. Of course I informed my boss of my request, she said she would follow up on it.

2011 122

letting a manager know employee is job-searching, texting recruiters, and more

Ask A Manager

Should HR let a manager know an employee is probably job-searching? I post jobs, verify employment, etc. Recently two things happened: When I was posting a job on an internet job site, one of my current employees came up as a possible candidate, and I received an employment verification call on this employee. I am assuming they are looking for another job. I do believe that pay is one issue for the job search.

2016 48


Ms. Career Girl

Whether you are in college seeking an internship, or further on in your career and looking to advance your position, making basic and careless mistakes on a job interview can cost you that opportunity even if you have the experience, credentials, and intelligence.

2019 264

Ego Surfing and Your Online Presence Part 1

Career Tips Blog

Subscribe via Email Home Bio Contact My latest tweet - Click to follow sons first drum lesson was cool! Ego Surfing and Your Online Presence Part 1 To ego surf means to search the internet for your own name to see what information comes up. Begin the search at Pipl.com then follow up with a search at Google.com. Next, add one of the meta-search engines. One is that nothing comes up about you and the other is that negative info comes up.

2008 40

Pounding the Pavement (Keyboard) for Jobs

Career Alley

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I remember looking for my first “real” job (as opposed to those that I held during college). I would spend Sunday, cutting out job ads from the paper and then faxing my resume and cover letter to potential employers. Job Search.

2015 141

A Letter to My Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (with 11 Lessons and Tips)

Ms. Career Girl

The job search process can be a grueling one, I get it. So, here’s my open letter to frustrated job seeking friends everywhere. 11 Lessons & Tips to Follow if You’re a Discouraged Jobseeker. Apply to the jobs that you meet 80% of the job requirements for.

2017 186

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn? LinkedIn has rapidly become the leading job search platform where members from every industry and job function can: Quickly find career opportunities in any location. Save interesting jobs for later resume submission.

2016 221

How to Creatively Network for Your Job Search (guest blog from Sam.

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe How to Creatively Network for Your Job Search (guest blog from Sam Diener) by Rich DeMatteo on October 13, 2009 This post was guest blogged by Sam Diener of The Sam Diener Blog.

2009 65

It’s Personal


This incredibly powerful insight can help you enhance your job search if you know how to put it to good use. Today I am fortunate to know just as many people who sit on the hiring side of the desk as the job seeker side. Recruiters and hiring managers really do want to make the personal connections, so your job is to make it easy for them to like and remember you! Here are some of the best ways to personalize your job or internship search: Target your job search.

2014 114

TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on February 10, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? ← How to Make a Perfect Plan For Your Job Search How to Make Sure That Your Resume’s Formatting is Perfect → Like Be the first to like this post.

2010 130

What is my Career Passion – A Question Many Employees Ask

Career Alley

I knew that months of misery on the job had reached a point of no return. While I knew it wasn’t in the job of my dreams, I thought the experience, paycheck, and job title would all be worth it. Quitting the job had been on my mind for months. Jobs by.

2014 236

How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation

Ms. Career Girl

Think about your professors that know you quite well, then keep the following guidance to keep in mind when you pose your letter of reference request: In emails, lead with your question, and then build your case. Follow up.

4 Reasons You Still Don’t Have a Job Offer

Resume Bear

While unemployment for white collar workers still hovers at approximately 6%, many job seekers have been able to conduct productive searches that have yielded new and exciting roles. Job seeking is a lot like dating. Are You Following Up?

2011 273

A Job Seeker Rethinks Executive Recruiters


As a job seeker, and I’m sure I speak for almost all job seekers, we tend to downplay recruiters and HR professionals in our job searching lives. Quite some time ago, an executive recruiter was helping me to change my resume for a job he had.

2011 126

3 Types of Job Hunters Who Can’t Find Work


You’re kicking off a new job hunt, and you’ve sent out a fresh resume. There are three types of job seekers whose resumes are more likely to tank even if they’ve put the best skills on their resume for that job. You don’t have to list every job you’ve ever had on your resume.

2016 146

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Working At Nike

Career Realism

For her, growing up, they were synonymous with fun, freedom, and family. Summers were a chance to put the books down and change it up for three full months. This extra free time has an amazing domino effect on our lives that we can’t quite quantify; it does so much good!”.

2019 83

The Absolute BEST Time To Look For A Job

Career Realism

When is the very best time to look for a job? a) When you have a job (so dont quit before you find a new one). b) When you have time to devote to finding a job. e) Only after two years in the same job. Related: How To Job Search While Youre Still Employed.

2014 114