Why Should You Be Hired?

Catherines Career Corner

By Catherine Adenle Wish you could unlock the secret formula to winning the hearts and minds of hiring employers? Well, securing a new job is incredibly tough these days, especially when employers and managers have plenty of eager job seekers to [.] Related posts: How to Find The Job You Are Looking For. 21 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search. Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! Who’s Your Dream Employer and Why? 6 New Year Career Resolutions For You.

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Charles Purdy – Senior Editor Monster.com [Video Interview.

Boomers Next Step

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Why Should You Be Hired?

Catherines Career Corner

By Catherine Adenle Wish you could unlock the secret formula to winning the hearts and minds of hiring employers? Well, securing a new job is incredibly tough these days, especially when employers and managers have plenty of eager job seekers to [.] Related posts: How to Find The Job You Are Looking For. 21 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search. Get the Job, Keep the Job and Lead! 6 New Year Career Resolutions For You. You Are the Pilot of Your Career Plane.

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Using Information Systems to Aid Job Search

Career Alley

HotJobs. HotJobs has also been tried and tested by time. In the simplest of descriptions, HotJobs is a massive job search engine that requires the input of only a few details in order to display the necessary results. Millions of people are currently searching for jobs.

2013 177

How To Find Out Who’s Hiring In Your Industry

Resume Bear

There is a “HotJobs Top Companies&# section (See the arrow?) Did you know that you could find out which industries were hot? (By By “hot,&# I mean which industries are doing the most hiring at the time.) Oh, you didn’t know you could do that?

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Find Out Who’s Hiring

Resume Bear

There is a “HotJobs Top Companies&# section (See the arrow?) Did you know that you could find out which industries were hot? (By By “hot,&# I mean which industries are doing the most hiring at the time.) Oh, you didn’t know you could do that?

12 Job Search Tips & Tricks

Career Alley

This article, from Hotjobs, lists a few tricks that you should know about. The job market has improved lots since 2008, but it is still difficult to find a job. Plenty of supply (as in candidates), just not enough demand (as in jobs).

2015 194

Job Search 101 – Launching Your Job Search

Career Alley

One of the first useful job search sites, Monster has spent a lot of time and effort to evolve with the fast changing job search resource landscape (including buying up their main competitor at the time – Hotjobs).

6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

Originally competed with Hotjobs (which Monster now owns) and now is one of the best known in a crowded field. So many Job Search Boards, so little time.

2014 186

Launching Your Job Search – Job Search 101

Career Alley

One of the first useful job search sites, Monster has spent a lot of time and effort to evolve with the fast changing job search resource landscape (including buying up their main competitor at the time – Hotjobs).

27 Job Search Boards and Thousands of Jobs

Career Alley

Originally competed with Hotjobs (which Monster now owns) and now is one of the best known in a crowded field. Hard to believe, but 50 job search boards is just the tip of the iceberg. These are not necessarily the 50 biggest or best, but the list does include the usual suspects. I would be the first to tell you that you should not be using 50 job search boards (less than five is ideal and two or three would be best). This list will help you see what works best for you.

2012 126

Job Hunting Secrets From A Top Recruiter

Resume Bear

The post’s author Eilene Zimmerman writes: Forget CareerBuilder , HotJobs , and all the other mass job sites.

2011 239

How To Answer ‘Why Should We Hire You?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Every time you interview, your main purpose is to convince them to hire you. The job search is a sales process. The hiring manager (your future boss) is the ‘customer,’ and you are both the sales rep and the product.

2015 114

How To Answer The Interview Question ‘Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. ‘ Where do you see yourself in five years? ’ is a popular job interview question, and a tough one. Who can predict the future? What do they want you to say? RELATED : Need some job interview advice? Watch these tutorials!

2015 114

Career Mentor Cheryl Palmer – insights from a leading executive coach

Call to Career

She has been featured on the Wall Street Journal, CNN, MarketWatch, The Ladders, ExecuNet, and Yahoo HotJobs. Cheryl Palmer is a certified executive career coach and a certified professional resume writer and is President of Call to Career, a career coaching and resume writing firm. Cheryl was also a guest on a radio show entitled How to Find a Job Fast hosted by Chris Russell of Secrets of the Job Hunt where she discussed tips for finding employment more quickly in this economic downturn.

30-60-90-Day Plan: Your Key To Getting The Job Offer

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Are you getting interviews but not job offers? As a career coach, every week I speak to job seekers like you…they are amazing, talented people with resumes good enough to secure interviews—but they don’t stand out enough in the interview to get the offer.

2015 112

3 Surprising Phone Interview Tips

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. 3 Surprising Phone Interview Tips. CAREEREALISM. Phone interviews are so important—they are your gateway to get to the face-to-face.

How To Answer Interview Questions About Your Pet Peeves

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer Interview Questions About Your Pet Peeves. CAREEREALISM. In any job interview, you will be asked about your weaknesses, your failures, and in some cases, your pet peeves. Why pet peeves?

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How To Ace A Phone Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. What’s the biggest obstacle to getting a job interview? The phone interview. Related: How To Answer 5 Important Phone Interview Questions.

Boost Your Resume With A Great Cover Letter

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Picture this: Someone hands you a resume without saying anything, and a few seconds later, someone else hands you a resume, saying, “This person seems like just what we’re looking for and he is really interested in the job!”

Supercharge Your Job Interview With A 30-60-90-Day Plan

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Who can use a 30-60-90-Day Plan for a stronger, more successful job interview? Everyone. Related: 30-60-90-Day Plan: Your Key To Getting The Job Offer.

2015 83

Thousands of Job Openings in Financial Services

Career Alley

Financial Services Jobs using Job Search Engines: Hotjobs Finance – I’m sure you’ve heard of Hotjobs.

2010 141

How To Successfully Talk About Failure In A Job Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. We all want to talk about our successes in a job interview, but employers persist in asking us about our failures. Related: How To Answer, ‘Have You Ever Been Fired?’. They’ll say, “Tell me about a time when you failed,” or “Tell us about a failed project.”

2015 114

5 Questions You Should Be Asking In Your Job Interviews

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Asking questions in a job interview signals many positive things to a potential employer: that you’re intelligent, that you really are interested in this job, that you are motivated, and that you think critically.

2015 114

How To Answer 5 Important Phone Interview Questions

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Phone interviews are really phone screens. Employers are looking for reasons to cut you from the list of people they’re interested in (because it cuts time and expense from their interviewing process). Related: 6 Tips To Ace Your Phone Interview.

How To Answer Interview Questions About Your Weaknesses

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Who else hates interview questions about your greatest weaknesses?

2015 114

How To Answer Interview Questions About Salary

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Two job interview questions that cause job seekers a lot of anxiety are: 1. How much money did you make in your last job? (Or, Or, How much are you currently making?). What are your salary expectations for this role? RELATED: Need some job interview advice?

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How To Close The Job Interview To Get The Offer

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Many job candidates make a huge mistake in their interviews—and you need to make sure it isn’t happening in yours. RELATED : Need some job interview advice? Watch these tutorials!

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How To Write The Best Job Interview Thank You Note

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. A surprisingly easy way to stand out from others competing for the job is to send a thank you note after the interview. Many job seekers don’t send a note—maybe because they believe it isn’t necessary (it is), or maybe because they don’t know what to say.

2015 114

Answering Behavioral Interview Questions Regarding High-Stress Situations

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Have you ever had an extra-heavy workload? Of course. We all have—and we will again. That’s why interviewers want to know how we handle situations like that. RELATED : Need some interview advice? Watch these tutorials!

How To Answer ‘Why Are You Interested In This Job?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. A hot-button question for employers is, ‘Why do you want to work here, for us?’ They want to know that you’re interested specifically in this job—and not that you just need a paycheck. RELATED : Need advice for the job interview? Watch these tutorials!

2015 114

6 Vital Resume Tips For Job Seekers Over 40

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Are you in your 40s or 50s and having trouble getting interviews? You may assume it’s your age—but the problem is almost certainly your resume. RELATED: Need to write a resume? Watch these resume tutorials!

2015 114

9 Great Ways To Answer A ‘Stupid’ Interview Question

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. Why do interviewers ask strange interview questions like, “What animal would you be?”

2015 114

Job Interview: 3 Ways To Answer ‘What Makes You Unique?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. For some, the job interview question ‘What makes you unique?’ can stop you in your tracks. You know you have the qualifications and the skills to do the job, but how are you supposed to know how you’re different than anyone else?

2015 114

5 Truths You Must Know For Your Executive Job Search

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner.

2015 113

5 Places To Find Information For Your 30-60-90-Day Plan

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. A 30-60-90-Day Plan has a powerful impact on the success of your job interview—IF it is specific to the job and the company. Related: How To Write A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer.

2015 68

50 Hottest Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

hotjobs : Hot jobs call for a hot hashtag. Twitter is like a window into the soul of America. It shows us faster and more accurately what is on our collective minds than any other medium currently in use.

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Prepare For A Phone Interview. Work It Daily. If you’re like most people, you either (a) hate phone interviews or (b) don’t take it as seriously as a face-to-face interview.

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Prepare For A Phone Interview. CAREEREALISM. If you’re like most people, you either (a) hate phone interviews or (b) don’t take it as seriously as a face-to-face interview.

#1 Resume Improvement All Job Seekers Can Make

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. #1 Resume Improvement All Job Seekers Can Make. CAREEREALISM. Is your resume generating offers to interview? If not, it’s time to make some changes. Related: The Top 3 Resume Improvements Everyone Needs Now.

2016 82

How To Answer The Interview Question ‘Are You Overqualified?’

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer The Interview Question ‘Are You Overqualified?’. CAREEREALISM. If you make it to the interview, you may be surprised to hear them tell you that they think you are overqualified for this job.

How To Answer 2 Interview Questions About Your Work Style

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer 2 Interview Questions About Your Work Style. CAREEREALISM. Naturally, every potential employer wants to know what you will be like on the job, and if you will fit in with the company.

2016 82

How To Answer Interview Questions About Job Hopping

Career Realism

HotJobs, and the Denver Examiner. How To Answer Interview Questions About Job Hopping. CAREEREALISM. Are you a job seeker with a lot of different jobs on your resume? It’s true that lots of people switch jobs more frequently than we used to, and so it’s less of a big deal than it used to be.

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