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Why Taking A Temp Job Is A Smart Job Search Move

Career Realism

Why Taking A Temp Job Is A Smart Job Search Move. Related: Job Seekers: Why You Should Try A Temp Job. Even a less-than-ideal temp job may be perceived as better than no job at all on your resume and LinkedIn profile.

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.

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New Kindle Book: 101 Top Holiday Job Search Tips from Job-Hunt Experts

Executive Career Brand

Are you in a job search, or about to be, and thinking that the end of the year is the worst time to land a job? More than 3 million jobs were OPEN in each of the months of October, November and December of 2011, and January of 2012. ? for Your Holiday Job Search.

2012 172

9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use

JobMob

Call it the 21st Century Job Hunter’s Toolbox. Use all of the following tools in order to make the most of your job search and minimize the time it takes to land a job. Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are also popular but not quite as much for job search purposes.

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56 Most Popular Job Search Blog Posts of 2010

JobMob

The most-visited blog posts of 2010 by top job bloggers from around the world. Top Job Bloggers’ Most Popular Articles of 2010. GL Hoffman : Heat Up Your Job Searching Skills: Networking 101 and 102. Hannah Morgan : The Best Job Search Tool Ever. Willy Franzen : Google Social Search Just Changed Job Search. Susan Strayer : Don’t Ask For a Job. Huhman : How to Negotiate a Job Offer.

2010 87

Job Search from the Beginning – Recruiters Part 2

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed Finding a Job During the Holidays » Job Search from the Beginning – Recruiters Part 2 “ People often say that motivation doesn’t last. They match those looking for jobs with those looking to hire.

2010 109

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. 2) AAM blog is quite awesome.

2011 87

emailing my boyfriend’s interviewer, job searching when you share a name with a dominatrix who looks like you, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I email my boyfriend’s interviewer about how much he deserves the job? He moved states for me and I was wondering if it would be okay to email a possible employer about how much he deserves the job and tell them about how he moved for me and now I want to take a risk for him? His girlfriend’s belief that he “deserves” the job will have exactly zero weight with an employer. They want to hire the person who’s the best fit for the job.

2016 74

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

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? what was your worst interview?

2011 72

should I reach back out about a job I was rejected for, convincing a friend to job-search, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I reach back out about a job I was rejected for? About 6-8 months ago, I went through three rounds of interviews for a job I was really excited about, at a company I would love to work for. I had a really good connection with the HR manager on the phone and over email, and (I thought) with the team members I met during a six-hour in-person interview. I’m still really interested in the job and the company. Should I go to this interview?

2014 64

giving feedback to a rude intern, my CEO is saying I was fired but I quit, and more

Ask A Manager

” His hard skills are perfectly fine; he does a decent job on the tasks that we give him, but his tone ranges from a bit to incredibly snotty (a second example: when I asked him what he thought of a senior board member’s recent presentation, he told me only that he thought it could have been shorter). ” You can also point out that these are things that will really hold him back n future jobs, but they’re also really easily fixable.

2015 66

40 Tips for Older Job Seekers That Actually Get Results

JobMob

If I was job searching today, some places wouldn’t think twice about rejecting me for being too old. As a job seeker, it’s up to you to research companies and teams upfront, before you apply, so you can estimate if you’ll be a good fit. From Job-Hunt.Org : 14.

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How twitter got me hired

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips How twitter got me hired 17.

How twitter got me hired | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips How twitter got me hired 17.

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My Funny Job Interview

Career Rocketeer

In an earlier column, I shared how shortly after I graduated college, I blew a job offer at a television network affiliate. Here’s another interview experience that happened shortly after that, and one that had my friends laughing for days. I called and set up an interview time.

2011 56

A Job Seeker Rethinks Executive Recruiters

Workology

As a job seeker, and I’m sure I speak for almost all job seekers, we tend to downplay recruiters and HR professionals in our job searching lives. Quite some time ago, an executive recruiter was helping me to change my resume for a job he had.

2011 126

at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee? I say presumptuous because the interviewer sort of assumed that you would have the cash on hand to pay for coffee (or whatever). Is there an actual job? job searching?

2011 93

interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself? March 12, 2011 A reader writes: I was recently interviewed at a very reputable university that I’ve longed to work for and be accepted to as a student since I was a child.

2011 79

interviewer was offended when I asked why the job was open

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager interviewer was offended when I asked why the job was open March 7, 2011 A reader writes: Any advice on how to “save&# an interview when the hiring manager indicates your question is offensive? I left with no job lined up.

2011 82

interviewing a candidate who lied, my boss died right after I started my job, and more

Ask A Manager

Interviewing a candidate who lied to my company five years ago. Interviewer asked me which job requirements I don’t meet. I had an odd experience during an interview the other day. I was interviewing for a job slightly above my current level that would involve working with a broader set of clients from various industries and would allow me to use my specific expertise more. Why would I apply for the job if I did not think I had the required skill set?

2017 59

should I give my interviewer a typed list of my answers to likely.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager should I give my interviewer a typed list of my answers to likely questions? Part of what I’ve done is to collect around 20 interview questions and write down my answers. Good luck on your interview. is that interview question legal?

2011 81

I hate my promotion and want my old job back, horrid interviewers, and more

Ask A Manager

I hate my promotion — can I ask to have my old job back? After telling and getting the blessing from my boss, I applied for and got the job. I even had quite a few of my coworkers recommend me for this position. The job is considered a promotion, and it came with a rather large pay increase. Flash forward six months into the new job, and I hate it! I did not evaluate the job offer well enough at all, I just saw the money and the promotion and went for it.

2014 76

the 10 interview questions you're most likely to be asked — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager the 10 interview questions you’re most likely to be asked January 24, 2011 The absolute best way to kick ass in a job interview is to practice the hell out of the questions you’re likely to be asked. News & World Report today , I list the 10 most common questions you’re likely to be asked in an interview — which are thus the 10 you should rehearse and rehearse and rehearse. job searching?

2011 74

my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager being overweight in an office that’s obsessed with weight March 8, 2011 A reader writes: Recently, one of my co-workers quit after only a few months of employment. OP will either need to try and ignore it again or find a different job.

2011 74

Top 10 Places to Find Job Listings | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor? Confused with the numerous advertisements and job search engines available online?

2011 65

in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? January 5, 2011 A reader writes: I had a great second phone interview with a company I think would be perfect. The problem is, of course, no salary range was listed on the job description.

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interviewer didn't give me any time to ask my own questions — Ask.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager interviewer didn’t give me any time to ask my own questions December 29, 2010 A reader writes: I am stumped about a telephone interview I had today. Is it typical of a phone interview that they do not give you any details about them?

2010 65

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews January 18, 2011 A reader writes: I’m an HR professional, and I’ve been recruiting folks for various companies for somewhere around 10 years. what was your worst interview?

2011 70

I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since. I decided to use the question on the very next interview I got, which took place yesterday.

2011 74

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager does company’s silence mean I didn’t get the job? January 6, 2011 A reader writes: I recently interviewed for a job, and didn’t get it. I guess it’s safe to say I didn’t get the job. job searching?

2011 78

???? 61 Hidden Job Market Secrets Without Using Social Media

JobMob

What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Quick poll: what is the hidden job market? So many jobs are never advertised anywhere, completely unpublished. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. So where are the hidden jobs?

referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. You have a friend who’s job-searching.

2011 61

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Interviewer insisted I was uninterested in the job A friend got me an interview with his company. I didn’t respond very well, as I sat there in stunned silence while he gave me “job-hunting tips.&# Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 92

short answer Sunday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Changing out of snow shoes before an interview I was wondering your thoughts on wearing snow shoes to an interview, changing to dress shoes right before and maybe placing them in the coat closet? Is the job market improving? do I have to be perfect to get a job?

2011 90

8 things you should know about job references

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 8 things you should know about job references February 14, 2011 If you’re job-searching, at some point you’re going to be asked for references … and if you’re like a lot of people, you’re going to hand them over without giving much thought to what will happen next. 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 50

is it okay to let your organization manage you out of a job you hate?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Is it ever ok to let your organization manage you out of your current job? If you knew me in real life, you would know this is so not who I am — I am an extremely dedicated worker who gives it all I’ve got — I have simply allowed this job to squash my soul and now have nothing left to give to it. (My I am starting my job search but would like to take my time to find the right position.

short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Weird interview question I was recently asked in an interview if I thought I was smarter than my current boss. This is a really weird interview question, and I can’t figure out what they hoped to accomplish with it. Should I bother pursuing this job?

2011 75

listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager listen to me on Minnesota Public Radio January 7, 2011 The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Posted in me The wonderful Alexandra Levit and I were guests on Minnesota Public Radio this morning, talking about job search strategies in a tight job market. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media

JobMob

What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Hidden jobs defined. Many jobs are never advertised anywhere. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. So where are the hidden jobs? 55 tips to find hidden and unpublicized jobs.

my new coworker is my childhood bully, getting people stop with replying-all, and more

Ask A Manager

I recently started a new job. For what it’s worth, I’ve read quite a few accounts of former childhood bullies and people who confronted their former bullies, and apparently it’s not uncommon for the bullies not to even remember that they were horrible to a particular person! I cancelled an interview and was asked to reimburse the cost of a plane ticket. I recently encountered this situation during a job search. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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yes, you really should write a better cover letter

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager yes, you really should write a better cover letter March 7, 2011 Periodically I hear from readers who tell me that after they started approaching their cover letters differently, as I advise here , they started getting interviews. And yet I know many of you are still unconverted and since I would like you to actually get interviews, I’m going to continue to beat you over the head about this. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

Here we go: Interviewing with the person you’d be replacing I’m pretty good at interviews, however this week I have an unusual situation. I will be interviewing for the head of HR. Having her interview with the others makes me uncomfortable. job searching?

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