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Executive Job Search Must Haves

Professional Resume Services

There are many different tools you need to have as an executive looking for a new job. Using these strategies will keep you on par with your competition, and your job search strategies can put you over the top.

2017 130

Which Skills Are Optimal For An Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

And as an executive, you may quickly realize you possess very similar skills as your competition when searching for a new job. Multitasking means you can get multiple jobs done at the same time in order to be more efficient and move business forward.

2017 174

The Secrets on How to Conduct a Confidential Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Searching for a new job while being employed presents plenty of challenges. You have to be extra careful when you’re conducting your search, because you don’t want to burn any bridges or seem untrustworthy. Conduct Your Job Search On Your Own Time.

2017 177

Could Setting a Timeline Prove Beneficial to Your Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

A job search has many ups and downs. You could be on cloud nine when you receive an opportunity to interview, but then fall back down when you don’t get the job. Keeping a level mindset is difficult, but necessary during your hunt for a new job.

2017 159

5 Tips When Looking For a New Job Over the Age of 40

Ms. Career Girl

Last year I left my corporate job of 14 years. I was in a space where I had the opportunity to find a new job with a new company. Although it had been a while since I last interviewed, I thought, “No problem.

2018 211

How New Job Search & Recruitment Tools are Changing HR

Corn on the Job

Today’s blog post will be talking about how the technology surrounding the job search & recruiting is changing the HR landscape. The Emerging Workforce Study by Spherion has examined the issues and trends impacting employment and the workplace for more than 18 years.

2015 95

How to Avoid Job Search Disaster

Career Alley

Avoiding a job search disaster is a lot easier than you may think. Some people may find it easier to land a job than others even if two people share the exact same credentials. The job hunt experience usually goes one of two ways. Good luck in your search.

2013 176

Job Search: Practice Redefined

Career Realism

It clearly relates to interviews – but I also see connections to preparing a resume, or a cover letter, or a LinkedIn profile. Will job seekers use these new arguments to ignore the importance of practice as part of their career search? Job Search

2015 114

Workplace Gossip is a Career Killer

Professional Resume Services

The problem is that no matter how they go about it, a workplace gossip is killing their own career. What does this have to do with you as you are hunting for a new job? Your boss will mention it and it will hurt your chances at a new company.

11 New Websites for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

If you’re entering the job market for the first time or haven’t searched for a new job in the last three years, you’re in for a shock over how the process works—and how it has changed in a relatively short period of time. Job search 1.0 = help wanted ads in newspapers.

2011 252

3 Tips for Finding a New Job When You Already Have One


A recent survey has provided data to back up the adage that it’s easier to find a new job while you still have one—80 percent of human resources professionals view job seekers who currently have jobs as more likely to become valued employees than applicants who are unemployed.

2017 164

I Hate My New Job

Evil HR Lady

Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? Wednesday, September 08, 2010 I Hate My New Job Dear Evil HR Lady, I recently accepted a job in an industry I had no interest in. 4) Did I screw myself for taking this job? Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?

2010 163

?? 150+ Awesome Job Search Life Hacks You Need To Try


Avoid being a job search hack with these job search hacks. The below list are over 150 life hacks that I bookmarked because they apply directly or indirectly to your job search, or things that might come up in your job search. Interviews.

2018 74

7 Things Employers Want To Find Out During Job Interviews

Career Realism

The job interview is an essential part of the screening process for employers. Asking questions is essential to helping employers make the right decision on which job applicant to select for the job. Are you getting nowhere in your job search?

2019 80

5 Tips For Job Searching While You’re Pregnant

Career Realism

Bringing a baby into the world is a wonderful thing, but some fear that it will hold them back in their job search. Before you start looking for a new job, check out these quick tips for job searching while you’re pregnant: 1. Job Search Strategy

2013 114


Ms. Career Girl

The post TOUCH ON THESE 9 TOPICS IN YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW appeared first on Ms. Everyone knows that overwhelming feeling of going to a job interview. Address the following topics in your job interview to get a holistic picture of your potential job and work environment.

2017 189

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. I think I did well during that interview as well.

2010 151

11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads

Career Realism

I love working with recent grads in their job search. They have no bad job search habits, so teaching them is fun because I get to see their reaction when they get positive results for the first time. I deal with it on a regular basis when helping new grads find jobs.

Don’t Say Yes Until You Know Your Potential Employer Has These

Ms. Career Girl

When looking for a new job, it’s easy to want to jump at just about any offer that comes your way, especially if it’s within an industry or a role you’ve been really aiming at. You need to read the job description and the details of the roles and responsibilities carefully.

2017 192

5 Tips For Building Your Personal Brand In The Workplace

Career Realism

5 Tips For Building Your Personal Brand In The Workplace. Related: 3 Tips To Avoid Missing Out On New Job Opportunities. 5 Tips For Building Your Personal Brand In The Workplace. This is the reason they don’t get the jobs or promotions they are after!

2016 96

4 Steps To Getting Your Network To Say Yes To An Interview

Tim's Strategy

Savvy job seekers know networking is essential to shortening a job search. The thinking is that it’s easier to get hired when your interviewer knows, likes, and trusts you. to a networking or informational interview. This is a guest blog post by Kristin Johnson. .

2013 92

6 Types Of Illegal Interview Questions To Watch Out For

Career Realism

6 Types Of Illegal Interview Questions To Watch Out For. There are many different types of illegal interview questions out there. This has been a problem job seekers have dealt with for decades. These, of course, are illegal interview questions and cannot be asked.

2017 100

Ask Yourself These Three Questions Before You Resign

Professional Resume Services

It’s completely healthy and natural to take a step back and evaluate your current job situation occasionally. The knee-jerk reaction is to immediately start looking for another job, and possibly even resign from your current position abruptly when things aren’t going well.

2017 174

Don’t Believe the Holiday Hiring Myths

Professional Resume Services

Have you heard you shouldn’t apply for jobs during the holidays, since companies aren’t hiring anyway? The holiday season may be slower from a job seeker’s standpoint, but it rarely has an impact on whether a company is hiring. Myth #3: Jobs Posted During The Holidays Are Temporary.

2017 153

should I push my job-searching friend harder, fired coworker was looking at colleague’s burlesque photos, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I push my job-searching friend to tell me what’s holding her back? A good friend of mine was let go from her job (one in her field that she’s had since we graduated college, also located in our college town) in March. She and her husband have since moved down … and she still has not been able to find a job in her field. To ensure she had at least some income, she took a part-time retail job and has been doing that ever since.

2019 72

Essential Elements to Include on Your Career Changing Resume

Professional Resume Services

The potential employer needs to know you are seeking a career change and why you think you are qualified for the job with minimal industry experience. Some of your skills and achievements from the past may not necessarily apply to your new desired position.

2018 191

9 Ways To Make The Wrong Impression On Your First Day

Career Realism

Related: 10 Rules For Starting Your New Job On The Right Foot. Interviewers “know” within 10 seconds whether a candidate is right for the job. As a job seeker, if you make it past these 16 grueling seconds of judgment and get hired, you’re still not home free.

2016 114

The 7 Deadly Job Search Sins

Blue Sky Resumes

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS The 7 Deadly Job Search Sins 03 / 02 / 10 Written by Louise Fletcher Comments 5 Tweet it! If you’re looking for a job in this current climate, the bad news is that you have a lot of competition. Or send a creative job application directly.

2010 91

The Elevator Speech Marketing Tool


When you’re on the search for a new job, it’s important to pull out all the stops. The competition for jobs is fierce; in order to stand out amongst the crowd you have to market yourself in the best way possible.

So You’ve Been Laid Off… Now What?

Professional Resume Services

No matter how you look at it, getting laid off from your job is never fun. You may be tempted to send out dozens of resumes and cover letters frantically in an attempt to find a new job as quickly as possible, but that could possibly be the worst strategy you can use.

2017 145

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. is that interview question legal?

2011 87

Are Job Boards Still Worth the Effort?

Professional Resume Services

Make no mistake about it: job boards are a thing of the past. In the past, you may have posted your resume on a job board and had a reasonable shot at getting a new job opportunity; however, the way skilled workers find jobs has changed.

Could You Be Committing These Networking Mistakes?

Professional Resume Services

Any job seeker knows how important networking is. However, even a minor mistake can lead to major consequences in your job search. Expecting a Job Offer Right Away. Many people go to a networking event and expect to walk away with a job offer.

2017 130

my boss chastised me about my menstrual cramps, job-searching with four vacations already booked, and more

Ask A Manager

My coworker is job-searching — should I tell our boss? She accidentally showed her personal email account, which had several emails regarding interviews and her resume. I just stared this job a few weeks ago and rely on her for her expertise (we have the same job and same level, but she has been here for several years). This wasn’t information that you were supposed to see, and it is so very much Not Your Business, especially as a brand new employee. (It

2018 67

What To Do When You Hate Your Job


If you’re not happy with your current job or the people you work with, don’t put up with it! Begin to look for something else because you don’t deserve or need to be unhappy at the workplace. Be proactive about finding a new job. It is very easy to get down about your job so ensure that you set an action plan to begin the process of finding a new one. Tips on what to do if you hate your job: Network: The world has changed so much in last 10 years.

2011 100

How To Deal With Interviews When You’re Employed

Career Realism

How To Deal With Interviews When You’re Employed. Looking for a new job while you’re still at your current one? Related: How To Job Search While You’re Employed. If it will be impossible to schedule calls or in-person interviews during certain days of the week or particular times of the day, be sure to share this with a prospective hiring manager or a recruiter. If your job does not require a set hourly schedule, experiment with flexing.

2016 77

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? Have you ever interviewed someone who looked younger than their age (meaning they look like they are under 18 when they really are not)? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 90

my team is flipping out over a thank-you lunch, my new job told me they hired someone else instead, and more

Ask A Manager

My workplace holds an annual conference/event for all of the employees (250+ people). A few people who were on the committee had retired or left for jobs at other places, and the committee was a bit short-staffed. I am a graduate who has been searching for a job for a while. A couple of weeks ago, I landed a great interview with a seemingly good company in my field. The interview went well, and I was asked to come back for a second.

2018 74

7 Things Employers Want To Find Out During Job Interviews

Career Realism

The job interview is an essential part of the screening process for employers. Related: 5 Red Flags Employers Watch For In Job Interviews. Asking questions is essential to helping employers make the right decision on which job applicant to select for the job.

2015 114

5 Ways Your Online Lifestyle Can Ruin A Career Opportunity

Professional Resume Services

Today’s employers will look through social profiles in order to help them decide who would be a good candidate for a job position. People have actually been terminated because of posting negative comments and/or making negative or derogatory remarks in the workplace.

2012 178

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? the new Ask a Manager is here!

2011 72

advising a great applicant to run far away from my troubled office, husband wants to quit his job to job-search full-time, and more

Ask A Manager

My husband wants to quit his job to job-search full-time. This was his first job after college and he was personally referred to the position (so he’s never really searched for a job before). Considering he’s miserable at his current job and has days that he wants to storm out, he’s decided he wants to move on. Now, he wants to quit his job so he can job search full-time. I had an interview with the SVP.

2016 75

Five Keys to Finding Motivation


To illustrate the keys to finding motivation, I'll use an example from a client I spoke with recently, whom I'll call Terri, who wanted a new job but was feeling completely unmotivated to start a search. Then reward yourself for a job well done!

2011 274