Top 10 Signs of the Worst Freelance Job Ever


Save yourself massive headaches by knowing which jobs to avoid. A couple of times a week, I get an email from a new reader who’s interested in starting a freelance writing career. Without fail, he’ll inevitably ask me one of the following questions: Where can I go to get my first job? Asking the Right Freelance Questions. If the pay isn’t already sustainable long-term, don’t apply for the job. 6) The job description is too vague.

5 Tips for Military Spouses Pursuing a Career in Teaching

Ms. Career Girl

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. can help spouses and children of veterans get the information they need regarding the benefits any military-friendly college should offer. Make as many phone calls to school administrators as possible, and apply to every job you are qualified for.

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Explore Different Careers With Job Shadowing

Career Alley

You might want to consider job shadowing. What Is Job Shadowing? Job shadowing is a great way to explore different careers before committing to a specific college program or industry. Job shadowing is also a great way to meet veterans in your desired field. How Do I Job Shadow? For example, if you are completing a medical assistant program, reach out to those in the college program to find a local clinic where you might be able job shadow.

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Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

However, as the below 25 new school ways to land a job will show you, the newly and experienced unemployed still have much to offer and a whole new way in which to market themselves in. Useful for every job from managerial to even the specialty ones. New School Ways to Land a Job by an Expert. These bloggers dust off a few old school ways to land a job that are still a must for anyone on the hunt. How to Find a Job. 5 Things to Stop Doing in Your Job Search.

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Starting a New Career: Ideas and Options You Should Consider

Ms. Career Girl

This is a particularly good option for veterans who would rather create their own jobs instead of trying to find employment via someone else. Idea #5: Freelancing. You can pitch stories to publications, consult on design ideas or start your own freelance site building business. There are plenty of options for people who want to freelance and do the entrepreneur “thing.” SideHustle Job Search New Career Options

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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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Collecting Business Cards Is NOT Networking

Career Realism

of job openings are not publicized but are filled through networking. She is a veteran and since my company’s mission is to promote the hiring of veterans, she said she would utilize my services and asked for a contract. You don’t tell him that you really want to meet with him so that he can help you get a job – or, better yet, hire you. No matter how you lost your job you cannot reveal any bitterness. It’s not, “Can you help me find a job?”

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How To Choose A Career Or Job Fair

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.28.10] View Comments How To Choose A Career Or Job Fair Career fairs (or job fairs as they are sometimes called) are not created equal. A few weeks ago I wrote about the pros and cons of going to a career or job fair. Fearing that they’ll be taking calls and e-mails from anxious job seekers in advance. And, also important, what types of jobs are available?

Networking: Are You Feeling Burned Out? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Especially for people who have been out over six months and who have not seen networking deliver a new job. Despite all of us out there saying that networking is the single most important job search activity. You stop communicating your specific job search objectives. As I introduce a long time job seeker with a newer one. The veteran has a different energy. blog comments powered by Disqus Need A Job?

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Career Strategy: On Being Open To Influence | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

One that I thought all of you could benefit from was on re-drawing the way you do things – especially if you have been in job search for longer than 6 months and feel overwhelmed by the breadth of your effort. Encouraging the completion of my first book (on the psychology of a successful job search) and building a paid speaking career. Jason is CEO of Jibber Jobber – a great job search/networking management tool.

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Hiring A Career Expert? Key Considerations Before Writing The Check.

Tim's Strategy

A lot of well-meaning people were quickly certified or trained to work in these jobs. But it also may be related to the jobs you are targeting. Or if you are unqualified for a job. Signs that your job search is on the right track. In my 2007 job search, I didn’t need resume or interview strategy support. You can also just admit that you are lost and find someone who can build you a comprehensive job search plan.

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