Using Information Systems to Aid Job Search

Career Alley

Millions of people are currently searching for jobs. These are people who were previously employed and lost their jobs; employed people who are searching for new opportunities and new graduates looking to get into the job market. Good luck in your search.

2013 300

How to Conduct a Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

For those trying to conduct a job search during the coronavirus pandemic, it may be tempting to throw up your hands and admit defeat — at least until a sense of normalcy returns. Be the job candidate who does not get distracted by all of the coronavirus updates.

2020 251

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Making Networking and Informational Interviews Part of your Job Search

Career Alley

There’s a 90% chance your next job will come through networking, even more so if relocation isn’t part of your job searching plan. Nationally , 80% of all jobs are found in the hidden job market. You find the hidden job market through networking. Job Search.

2013 324

8 Job Search Trends You Should Expect in 2020

Ms. Career Girl

The new year always brings some exciting new developments in the job market with it. New tech impacts the business world, and perhaps new job opportunities have arisen? . In 2019, about 7 million jobs were unfilled ! Which skills should you build up if you want to find a job?

2020 231

12 Job Search Tips & Tricks

Career Alley

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). There are some basic tricks like, updating your profile on LinkedIn or any of the job search engines.

2015 329

Use LinkedIn Wisely in Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

I would guess that the majority of executives in job search, or planning one, know that they need a LinkedIn profile. They may fill in a little information in their profile, but they rarely do much else. Executive Job Search LinkedIn Personal Branding personal branding

2018 268

Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

For those of you who have followed my blog, you will know that I continually compare a job search to a marketing campaign (see “ Job Search Marketing 101 ” – Battling for Prime Shelf Space”) with you as the product. Good luck in your search, Joey.

2015 377

Job Search – Take the Plunge

Career Alley

Job search is much the same, sometimes you just need to commit yourself, kick it up a notch and take the plunge. Today’s post is a collection of recommended job sites from readers. Dice.com – This site provides technical job opportunities.

2014 300

10 Resources for Intelligent Job Search

Career Alley

You know what they say – “If a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing well” The same is true with job search. So what exactly is intelligent job search ? Spin Strategy provides a number of resources for job seekers.

2014 379

Reviews – Top 5 Job Search Books

Career Alley

We can all use help looking for a job. All of that is very helpful and can help us fast track the job search process. There must be hundreds of job search resource books out there, which are the best ones to use? Can you find a job in 2 hours?

2014 403

College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you’ve not yet started your job search. Maybe you think it is a bit too early to be job searching (that is a big mistake). Job Search.

2015 354

My Favorite Job Search and Career Sites

Career Alley

I’ve seen hundreds of career and job search sites over the years that I’ve been writing for CareerAlley. The list (partially listed in this post) is not in any particular order, it’s just the sites that I feel provide the best resources and information. jobs by.

2015 324

5 Tips to Digitize your Job Search

Career Alley

For those of you fortunate enough to never have had to type your resume on a typewriter, you don’t realize how difficult and time-consuming job hunting was in the pre-digital days. We now have different challenges in managing digital job search. Job Search Career Tips

2014 337

14 Job Search Resources for 2015

Career Alley

There are four basic categories of job search resources – Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites. You should be allocating your the time you spend on job search across these resource types. Good luck in your search, Joey.

2015 324

5 Tips for Successful Job Search Networking

Career Alley

As you add contacts (or renew old contacts) during your job search, you should also “refresh” your relationships on a regular basis while looking for a job. A phone call or email letting them know that you are actively looking for a job should suffice.

2014 331

How to Leverage YouTube for Job Search

Career Alley

YouTube is gaining popularity as an alternative to other job search tools. Not only can you view lots of “how to” videos on job search (see some of the topics below), you can use YouTube to promote yourself in a few ways. Good luck in your search, Joey.

2015 306

Finishing Your Job Search Plan Lists – Lesson 2

Career Alley

Job Search Plans are much the same. While you may have all good intentions in launching your search, a poorly executed plan will most likely have you chasing hundreds of leads (like that guy’s coins on the floor) without any real benefit. Job Search Boards.

2014 396

LinkedIn Questions Surrounding an Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Anyone who is in the middle of a job search has likely heard about the importance of their LinkedIn profile. Your profile can be the difference in landing an interview for a job or getting passed over. How Can You Use LinkedIn For A Job Search?

2018 176

Personal Branding FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with my c-suite and senior level executive clients for the first time, we discuss the job search issues concerning and impacting them right now. So, I’ve gone back to my notes over the past year or so, and compiled a good amount of information to pass on to you.

2016 232

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Your Elevator Speech

Career Alley

Provides a potential networking contact with the information they need to determine if they should provide recommendation or job lead. Regardless of the length and format, it is an essential part of your job search toolkit and many times is the opening line in an interview.

Putting Your Job Search Plan to Work – Lesson 3

Career Alley

Job search is much the same. Implementing a job search plan is key to finding a job. With any of the resources listed below, there is always the danger of focusing on one job search channel at the expense all of your other resources. Job Search Boards.

2014 384

Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

Executive Career Brand

7 Questions to Test Your Preparedness for Executive Job Search. I guess no one is really ready for a job-hunt until they’re forced into it, but I’ve found that many new job seekers dive in before understanding how today’s executive job search works.

2016 237

Job Search Tips for 2016

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Search Tips for 2016 appeared first on Ms. With that mindset, we’ve gathered the best tips and tools of the pros to help you search for and find the perfect position. Put your information on all the major ones.

2016 157

5 Reasons Why Less is More in Your Job Search

Career Alley

The premise is that the more people who know you are job hunting, the better the chance that you will learn about opportunities. One obvious exception is your network, where you will want everyone in your network who can help you find a job to know you are on the hunt.

2013 409

Spring Cleaning for Job Search

Career Alley

Yes, even job search requires Spring cleaning every once and awhile. If you’ve been on the job hunt for a few months or more, it is not a bad idea to take another look at everything in your Job Search Marketing Toolkit. Good luck in your search.

6 Tools to Help Launch Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are eight or so key items you need to launch a successful job search (see Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit ). FormSwift for Resumes – FormSwift’s Resume Builder is also great for any job seeker. Good luck in your search, Joey. jobs by.

2014 368

Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Take the time to write customized cover letters for each job. The vast majority of jobs, especially at the top executive level (VP, EVP, C-suite, President, General Manager, etc.),

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. Check on newly added jobs since your last search.

2014 384

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

” – Theodore Roosevelt As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage.

2014 269

Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Arguably, your job search as a college grad should start long before you graduate, not after you’ve graduated. That being said, if you’ve not done any job search prep during your college years you can’t go back in time but there’s plenty you can do now.

Job Search News – January 26, 2018

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE FUN EDITION – – with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. You know somebody’s job search is depicted here . ” Yes, this is a real job lead.

2018 152

Are You Making Informed Decisions In Your Job Search?

The Undercover Recruiter

If you haven’t had to look for a job in the last several years (or ever), you are going to need to learn some lessons. As a job seeker, you will face numerous new situations. Choices Based on Emotions: These are real examples of decisions job seekers confessed to.

2013 106

10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. Job descriptions still tell you where to send or upload it. Resumes still matter, but they are not your primary tool for the job search anymore. Too many job seekers move from job to job.

2017 188

The Importance of Informational Interviews

Career Alley

A new technique that is emerging that allows us to make connections in our industry or in an industry to which we may want to make a career change is called the informational interview. The informational interview is where you contact someone in a field or industry that you are interested in and ask them to spend time with you discussing a realistic preview of that job or industry. However, there is no telling if the information one receives in accurate.

2013 247

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Networking

Career Alley

Network, Network, Network – the most important three words in job search. According to a report from ABC News, 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking. This should be outlined in an informal message. Good luck in your search, Joey. Job Search.

2015 241

More Job Search Tips to Use in 2018

Competitive Resumes

More job search tips for you in this episode. Although we had a goal to offer three job search tips each, there were more tips than we expected. He helps around 150 people yearly with resume and job search advice. More job search tips for you in this episode.

2018 211

A “Free Floating” Job Search Via The Net

Career Alley

Job search was a simple affair only in old times when people were employed even against their will. In modern times, in a “free floating” job search you can spend a very long time, although its variants have been significantly increased. jobs by.

2014 359

Your Job Search Letters with Wendy Enelow

Competitive Resumes

Modernize Your Job Search Letters, Get Noticed…Get Hired is a compilation of sample job search documents. Her company publishes resources for job seekers and help career professionals who advise them. Job Search

2017 197

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? Read below to discover ways you may be putting a halt to your new job opportunity—before you even land it! You NEED an updated resume to make an impact in today’s job market. Job hunting has been online only.

2018 174

Job Search News – January 19, 2018

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE POST HOLIDAY LAYOFFS EDITION – – with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. Read here for more information ! Listen here: What’s hot in job search?

2018 142

Are You Jeopardizing Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

Every aspect of a job search has to go perfectly in order to land the position you want sometimes. You may have crafted the perfect resumes and cover letters with the help of an executive resume service , but still can’t get a job for some reason.

2018 151

12 Job Search Blunders You Don’t Want to Make

Career Alley

Whatever the reason, it’s not a bad idea to look at other people’s job search grief. Sometimes it’s just a heads-up (like okay, good information and I know never to do that). So what are some job search blunders you can avoid?

2014 379

How to Use Indeed.com for Your Job Search – Part 1

Career Alley

If you’ve followed CareerAlley for long, you will have read some of my posts regarding the “ Four Legs of Job Search “ One of those “legs” is job search sites/engines. The rest of the fields on the advanced search are self explanatory.

2014 331