Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job. recommends a number of job search apps, including one from a premiere job search engine, Indeed. is an aggregator which means it takes your job search criteria and searches a number of job boards.

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Motivational Pointers: Overcoming Your Fear of Job Searching

Career Alley

Nobody said job searching is easy. Because of all the uncertainty, potential for rejections and stress of interviewing, job searching is a dread. Overcome your fear of job searching with the following tips: Set Short-Term, Specific Goals. Your long-term goal is to find a job fits your skills and pays the bills. No goal is too small to work toward, including measurable goals such as: Aggressively check job boards for a few hours each day.

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?? 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). While job hunting, you should… 1) Talk to people. Get in touch with all the people who can help you with your search. I got really sad I didn’t get the job at IKEA but then yet again I spelled objective wrong in my resume no one wants to hire a dumbass. 5) Visit job fairs.

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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 I wanted to openly announce my search and this site to my online network, but I couldn’t because unfortunately my coworkers were a part of the network I’d worked so hard to build.

2010 138

Things They Don't Tell You About Going Freelance -


BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Places to Go, Things to See BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Search Recent Comments May 3 - Nancy on 10 Must-Avoid Business Card Designs (and How to Make Yours Rock!) Any freelancer, whether they work from home or from their own office, will need to be able to ignore numerous distractions.

3 reasons to freelance while you job seek

Mildred Talabi

Today is National Freelancers Day. Okay, possible slight exaggeration aside, National Freelancers Day is now in its 4 th year and gathering momentum each year. million people in Britain freelancing , with the numbers expected to continue growing as more and more people find themselves facing redundancies and fewer job opportunities in the months and possibly years to come. Happy National Freelancers Day.

6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates

Career Realism

Quite often graduates end up in a job that is well below their qualifications, become unhappy, and question their competence. Job Search Tips For New Graduates. Here are a few job search tips for new graduates that could give your efforts a boost: 1. Sometimes, universities and colleges do not prepare you for the hands-on, practical, job-specific qualities that are required of you upon graduating. 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College.

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3 Most Important Things To Consider Before You Quit the Job


Want to leave your job? Okay, so you’ve been at your job for awhile and you’re not happy, but you’re not that unhappy, either. But it just doesn’t have the oomph of that mythical perfect job you read about in the magazines. I don’t think that people who leave companies necessarily have a harder time finding a job than people who are employed. Aside: Even if you quit, you may be eligible to receive unemployment benefits, albeit for a reduced period.

COTJ Reviews FlexJobs: Flexible Job Search Website

Corn on the Job

The Problem: You really need a telecommuting, part-time, flexible, or freelance job, but have absolutely no idea where to even begin searching. Once you come across a few positions that you think match your needs, it’s hard to tell whether the positions are junk/scam or real jobs. An example could be someone that’s simply looking for part-time work, or it could be someone that absolutely needs a telecommuting job.

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Boxing Up Each Event During Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.23.10] View Comments Boxing Up Each Event During Job Search If I told you that putting things in different boxes would help you in your job search, would you believe me? During job search, a lot is asked of us. And we need to do all of this under quite a bit of pressure. Pressure that comes from our friends, family members, former co-workers or anyone who has a job.

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How to Make Your Job Search More Successful by Improving Your Hire.

Jennifer Anthony

How to Make Your Resume Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market – Part 1 of 2 → How to Make Your Job Search More Successful by Improving Your Hire-Ability Posted on January 18, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Heather Eagar Regardless of how long you’ve looked for a job (or how many jobs you’ve looked for), it’s always important to do whatever you can to make yourself more hire-able. – Need a job?

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Why Now Might Be The Perfect Time To Quit Your Job

Career Realism

QUIZ: Should You Quit Your Job? They all have a very negative attitude about their jobs and their careers. There’s no secret that the average person hates their job, but what I’m seeing and hearing goes way beyond just hating a job. I’m hearing from people who are so miserable that they’re considering downgrading their lifestyle and getting menial jobs just to rid themselves of the agony associated with their corporate gigs. 5 Ways To Avoid Job Burnout.

2014 85

Not Quite Ready For The ‘Real World’? Take A Gap Year!

Career Realism

You’ve spent almost your entire life in working hard in school, but also enjoying the lengthy breaks throughout the year, and you’re not quite ready to enter into the ‘real world’ That is totally and completely fine. There may also be an opportunity to do some freelance jobs that are shorter duration during the time off.”. How To Explain A Job Gap On Your Resume. Job Search: Working On Your Gap Year.

2015 87

Getting Started On Your Creative Job Hunt


Freelancing sounds like a great idea on paper, and it definitely is in practice as well. But freelancing comes with its own set of drawbacks. Luckily, there are plenty of successful freelance resources out there to help you organize your career as a creative freelancer. Though it may sound like a dream for early-career freelancers, there is such a thing as having too many tasks at once. Finding Freelance Work. Finding Jobs via Online Platforms.

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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. If you are want a job where you can make a difference home care aide is the job for you. Good luck in your search.

2014 296

How To Find A Career That Lets You Travel The World

Career Alley

More people than ever want to quit their jobs and start travelling the world. Here are a few jobs that allow you to travel and earn money at the same time. Freelance writing can be hard at first. You might make minimum wage and struggle quite a bit. Pitch your ideas to travel magazines or international papers and you just might get a chance to freelance for them or even to write a permanent column. Freelance Photographer.

2013 258

5 Career Options for those Interested in Criminology

Career Alley

If you want to work in a field related to criminology , you have quite a few options. That creates many different job opportunities, some requiring more training and education than others. This may be the job most people think of first when it comes to law enforcement. While the specific requirements vary from city to city, the basic requirements for this job include a high school diploma and attending a police academy. Good luck in your search. Jobs by.

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5 Hot Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

Career Alley

The nature of the job and circumstances vary greatly with different criminal justice jobs. This variation allows you to select a job that would best fit your aptitude, interest, and personality. Check out these amazing jobs that you may find interesting if you have a criminal justice major: Lawyers. Your job might not be that glamorous and exciting, but you’ll get an idea as to what the requirements are. Lawyer Job Search. Good luck in your search.

2014 314

5 Tips for Having a Successful Single Parent Career

Career Alley

Tip: Work from home and freelance jobs are increasing immensely. It’s quite alright to skip lunch with friends or a PTA meeting every now and then to rest or spend time with your family. Best and worst jobs for single parents. According to Forbes , the best jobs for single parents include teachers, public relations managers, real estate brokers, virtual assistants and any job in health care. Doctors have long hours, as do some sales jobs.

2014 245

FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going

Ms. Career Girl

That’s quite a long time when measured in Internet years. And it’s a long time when looking at the job market. To celebrate our 10th anniversary this January, FlexJobs has taken a look at where the flexible job market stood in 2007 when our company was founded, where flexible jobs are now, and where we see them going in 2017 and beyond. millions of people out there looking for different types of job situations, especially flexible jobs.

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Landing a Job at the FBI

Career Alley

The best part is that there are a wide range of career opportunities within the FBI and most offer a satisfying job combined with a nice salary. While details aren’t public, some estimate that the FBI receives between 10,000 and 15,000 resumes each month for a few select jobs. The jobs are select and you must be as well if you want a shot at one. For other types of jobs, you can visit to search for all open positions.

2012 207

Same as it ever was. - Job Stalker

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 Same as it ever was. at 11:13 PM | no comments | Share [link] Well, not quite. the other was the weekly "sip at the Sync " Friday-afternoon schmooze which may have dropped another freelance project it my lap, so thats a "win"!

How to Keep Your Age a Secret in an Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid How Many Pages Should My Resume Be? For instance, if you worked in retail at a local department store and your latest job was president of the department store nationally, you might want to include this to show your fast progression throughout your career.

2010 141

5 Roadblocks for Career Changers to Overcome

Ms. Career Girl

Being a manager is quite different from being a baker. 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. Sure, you’ve been dreaming of changing your career for quite some time now, but what if you dive head-first into it and realize that you don’t love it as much as you thought you would?

2015 178

Work at Home Writing Gigs at Internet Brands

Telecommuting Journal

Actually, they own and operate quite a lot of community and ecommerce sites and it turns out they have some writing positions open. deals with, it seems like a great place to look for open work at home writing jobs. Here are a few current openings I found by just looking: Freelance Travel Writer Internet Brands, Inc. See Internet Brands – Freelance Writer – Travel for application and contact information. Freelance Shopping Writer Internet Brands, Inc.

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5 Tips for Military Spouses Pursuing a Career in Teaching

Ms. Career Girl

Many military spouses are aspiring teachers or currently have a degree in teaching; however, this career path can be quite challenging due to the frequent moves that are a part of life as a military spouse. While a career in teaching comes with an extra set of challenges for military families, through careful planning and proactive job searches, military spouses may achieve fulfilling careers in this profession. Job Search military career

The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

Whether working from home or putting in a few extra hours at a second job, the following ten suggestions may help you make extra money on the side. One – Freelance Work: Freelancing offers several advantages to individuals who want to generate a little extra income. Quite often, hourly rates are better than those in salaried position. Job Search

2014 174

6 Hot Jobs for Pilots Outside of the Standard Airlines

Career Alley

Being a pilot sounds like a glamorous job, but at first glance it may also seem limiting. Can you get a job as a pilot doing anything other than flying with commercial airlines, or is that really the only career option out there? Fortunately for those looking to keep their options open, there are plenty of jobs for pilots besides a standard airline contract. Here are six things a licensed pilot could do if they were seeking an outside-the-box job. Delivery Pilot Jobs.

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 221

Forensic Nursing as a Career

Career Alley

The nursing occupational field is a rapidly expanding and high paying job market that offers many opportunities for employment for motivated individuals who enjoy helping others. The idea behind the job of a forensic nurse is to identify injuries and other pieces of evidence that might be needed in a court case. Forensic nurses have two jobs, helping patients and gathering evidence. Forensic Nursing Is a Great Job. Good luck in your search.

2013 197

Your Career Path to a Job in Design

Ms. Career Girl

The post Your Career Path to a Job in Design appeared first on Ms. One of the best things about a job in design is the fact it is so varied. No two jobs are ever the same. There are also quite a broad range of design jobs available. You will need a lot of training and qualifications to get into this type of design job. Qualifications aren’t always important when looking for a job. Consider going freelance. Design jobs aren’t overly common.

2014 116

A Career in SEO

Career Alley

SEO, or search engine optimization, is likely something that you’ve heard about, even if you don’t already know a lot about the technical side of the internet and how businesses work to promote their product or service on the internet. SEO is actually quite simple – at least in theory. That means that their page comes up closer to the top of Google Search so that more people see it. Type in “SEO” into job search engines, Google Search, YouTube, etc.

2013 210

Your Resume Has 30 Seconds — Fact or Fiction?

Jennifer Anthony

The question posed was: Quite often I hear – “… a resume has less than 30 seconds to make an impact to a recruiter – independent or corporate HR.&# So why would a person whose job “IS&# to review, analyze, and read resumes to unearth talent not spend more time on resumes they solicit themselves? Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For? Job Search Success System Are you a do-it-yourself type?

2010 122

Interesting Career Opportunities In Computer Science

Career Alley

These web pages can be quite diverse depending on the type of site and the functions that the client wants incorporated into their website. The artistic layout, programming, functionality and content are all important aspects of a job as a web page designer. Additionally, freelance web page designers often charge by the project or hour and can often earn $75 to $100 per hour, depending on what area of the country they live.

2013 220

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

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← How to Make a Perfect Plan For Your Job Search How to Make Sure That Your Resume’s Formatting is Perfect → TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? Posted on February 10, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud?

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I got chastised for taking initiative, coworker secretly plans to quit after maternity leave, and more

Ask a Manager

I know my coworker secretly plans to quit after her maternity leave. I think taking months of maternity leave pay and benefits, knowing you are going to quit shortly thereafter (within 2 months), is robbery and a truly bad thing to do. Working and freelancing for the same company. I am working part-time for a company that was, until recently, paying me to write as a freelancer on the side. I asked if the no freelancing rule should go into the manual.

Discovering Just What You Want to Do

Career Alley

We tend to take whatever job we can get right out of college, because let’s face it: the time to finally start paying down those loans is just around the corner, and more than ever, the real world is staring us down in the face. But then we find ourselves in a job that we never really wanted and still don’t really want, but we don’t even know what we want to do. Compile these ideas and start researching all the possible jobs related to them. Good luck in your search.

2011 248

How to Impress Your Future Boss With a Powerful Cover Letter

Ms. Career Girl

Because most HR managers have quite enough on their plate, thank you very much. Here you cover the job and where you found it. Why do you want the job? Everybody can write about what jobs they’ve held. Yes, that does mean it’s quite a lot of work, but you can recycle bits from previous letters into new ones. Nelma Lumme is freelance blogger from Chicago, IL. Job Search Cover Letter cover letter tips Nelma Lumme writing a strong cover letter

Recent Students: Let’s Help You Survive Life After Graduation

Resume Bear

You’re fresh out of college, ready (or not quite) to face the “real world.&#. Some of you already have jobs and are packing to move to a new apartment, but don’t quite know how to balance a budget or establish good credit. Some of you are very financially literate but need to find a job to stay financially afloat. Job Hunting. ResumeBear - A-Z Tutorials on Job Seeking, Plus a Great Resume Tool for Your Search.

2011 183

What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Effective Research For an Effective Job Search Turn Ho-Hum Resume Objective Statements Into Powerful Assertions → What does chocolate have to do with resumes? When I am feeling “blah,” there is nothing quite like it to make me feel better.

2009 100

What You Shouldn’t Include on Your Resume – But Probably Are

Career Alley

Usually, the justification for including these things is that they can help to show your qualifications for specific jobs. But “liking swimming” isn’t going to get you a lifeguard job, and if you’re applying for a basket-weaving and have been weaving baskets for five years, either find a way to list it under your experience or save it for the cover letter or interview. This isn’t quite as bad as actually listing your references on your resume, but there’s no need to do it.

2012 231

How to Train Yourself to be an Interview Champion

Career Alley

“ I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. For most people, interviews are the hardest part of any job search. A recent survey found that Americans change jobs an average of 14 times throughout their lives, which means that, if you are anywhere near normal, you’ll have to sell yourself at least 14 times in an interview. Author Bio : Maria Rainier is a freelance writer and blog junkie. Good luck in your search.

2011 215

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. But if you are 40+, I will tell you (you especially) to: Stop relying on your resume to get you a job. In my opinion, the introduction and recommendation from your network is a more successful distraction than leaving off dates and jobs.

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