Job Fairs Offer Opportunities

Professional Resume Services

With all of the new ways people are looking for jobs (online job boards, social networking sites, etc.), many people forget that job fairs are just as popular as ever in today’s employment market. Job fairs normally offer employment opportunities at companies in your local community. Job seekers are just as likely to be able to secure an interview at a job fair as they are posting their resume online.

21 Best Niche Job Boards for Recruiters

Workology

This post is sponsored by SHRM Jobs , a job board dedicated to helping recruiters hire the best human resource professionals. There are either too many job seekers to choose from or locating that needle in the haystack takes more time, effort and phone calls than time you have. Enter in job boards especially those niche ones that cultivate relationships with the niche and speciality communities and job seekers, you want to reach. Authentic Jobs.

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6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Which is exactly why you should be looking at some of the other job search alternatives that are available to you. Let’s face it, crowds of job searchers means more competition (which is not what you want when conducting a job search). Another reason to use alternatives is that some jobs posted on job search boards are not real jobs.

2015 239

14 Tips for Creating a Recruitment Plan on a Tight Budget [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting can be a tough job when you don’t know where to start, and it can be pretty expensive too. Takeaways: Everything starts with a job description. Hiring Recruiting budget headhunters Job Boards job fairs Recruitment Social MediaThis post is sponsored by in InHiro. Do you use all available sourcing channels? Here is a sourcing map created by InHiro – a simple tool for recruiters. Think about. View Article.

2015 86

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part II

Career Alley

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs. Part II – Traditional Job Search Methods. Part II of a 4 part discussion on the job market. Search online job boards. Search corporate web sites for job listings. Attend on-site career fairs. A hard look at common job search methods will expose many of the reasons why job seekers are not getting the results they desire.

Ten Tips for Using Technology in Your Job Search to Land Faster

Career Solvers

Last week I led a presentation at the World of Working Women Employment Conference & Job Fair in New York City and discussed methods for leveraging technology to improve the quality of your job search. Job Board Tips. Use aggregate boards to save time and build efficiencies into your search. Rather than spending time searching multiple job boards, use an aggregate board such as Indeed or Simply Hired. Online Job Search Tips.

2012 53

Seasonal Jobs are Available Year-Round – Here are Some Examples

Career Alley

Seasonal jobs are temporary job openings that last for the duration of a respective season. Employees who are hired during the holiday season are usually kept until early or mid-January and then their temporary jobs end. This seasonal job lasts from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Delivery Jobs. Two qualifications for most seasonal delivery jobs are the ability to lift packages and a license to drive a large delivery truck. Attend a seasonal job fair.

2012 268

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. Here are a few tips for prospective graduates looking to get the most out of their job search: 1. Start Early Students expecting to graduate in May should start thinking about their job search and even applying for jobs now.

2014 207

Job Search News – February 16, 2018

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE REINVENTION EDITION – – with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! Insights into reinvention through job search. The look at the changes in job search since 2007 and project how job search will change by 2028. Searching listings by newspaper or online job boards. Encouraged to bring 20 copies of your resume to a job fair. You’ll need to stay apprised of modern job search tactics.

2018 109

Unemployed? How To Survive and Thrive

Ms. Career Girl

Be diligent in the practices that sustain you as a leader; this is the version of you that you want walking into job interviews. Being a leader requires taking risks, creating opportunities out of problems, and venturing out onto the skinny branches; your job search is the perfect opportunity to practice these skills and sustain the leader you truly are. Stay up later surfing job boards. Perhaps you’d like to write five cover letters that week or go to three job fairs.

2019 184

Recruiters Know: A Company is only as Good as Its People

Career Alley

Regardless of the job title, the task at hand is the still the same: ensure that the right people are in the right place, whenever and wherever the company needs talented individuals to support their business goals. Recruiters manage the entire process – from receiving an open job requisition to finalizing an offer of employment. Recruiters are also busy even when jobs are not abundant, as they need to fill the “talent pipeline” for future hiring needs.

2013 244

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students must develop a proactive strategy for their job searches if they are to expect to gain an advantage. Here are a few tips for prospective graduates looking to get the most out of their job search this spring: Start Early. Students expecting to graduate in May should start thinking about their job search and even applying for jobs now.

2011 207

What is a Resume Book?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

In addition to traditional job and internship search methods, a resume book can help you to expand your overall job search. In addition, they will be able to coach you on your resume, interview tips and tricks, and what to expect on your first day at an internship or job. In addition, many employers simply do not have the resources to setup job postings on multiple job portals. What is a Resume Book?

2020 40

Thousands of Jobs if You Know Where to Look

Career Alley

Although the unemployment rate has improved over the last few years, there still appears to be a shortage of jobs for those who want to work (or get a new job). I say “appears” because there are jobs out there (if you know where to look and have the right skills). One issue is “job mismatch” right jobs, wrong skills. Another issue is not knowing where (or how) to find jobs that might match your skills. HOW TO FIND A JOB?

2014 279

The Evolution of Recruiting, from the Dinosaur Days to the New Social Era

Resume Bear

haha) We did use a couple of fledgling online resume databases, attend job fairs and post to online newsgroups (remember those?) Late 90′s – Mid 2000′s = The Job Board Era. Recruiters embraced this new technology, posting jobs on Monster, MonsterTrak (remember that one for college recruiting?), And, yes, we were still attending those job fairs, hoping that this one would be different, but they never were… You know why?

2011 190

How To Conduct A Job Search

Career Realism

Unfortunately, many of these new grads haven’t been taught how to conduct a job search. How To Conduct A Job Search If this sounds like you, then you’ve come to the right place. There are several common methods for finding jobs, some of which are online and others that are offline. Here are three tips to get started with your job search: 1. Talk To Your Network With as many as 75% of jobs found through personal relationships, networking is a big part of the job search.

2013 63

?? Should You Holiday From Job Hunting During The Holidays?

JobMob

Holiday job search do's and don'ts. 1) Don’t actively job search on a holiday weekend. Not thinking about your job search during the holidays could be the best thing for your job search after the holidays. 3) Don’t be embarrassed to talk about your job search. In fact, most of the adults you see or meet during your holiday weekend will have been through more than one job search of their own and will know what you’re going through.

2018 48

Poll: Which Is Harder – Dating Or Job Search?

Career Realism

Job search can be extremely challenging, and sometimes it can seem like you’re never going to find work. You’ve tried it all: online job boards, speed networking, job fairs … you’ve even had friends set up interviews for you. You’ve got your online dating, speed dating, meet ups at bars, set ups by friends… it’s incredibly similar to job searching, isn’t it? Job Search career

2012 84

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Parents, college professors and the media have told them that a college degree is the way to a job that will bring satisfaction, fulfillment and a fat paycheck. Get the diploma, send out a few “dynamite” resumes, and a job will follow. Job hunting in the adult world of work is more than sending resumes to job boards. Job satisfaction, fulfillment and life/work balance are secondary. A new college grad could pursue that sales job and make good money.

?? 18 Keys to End Job Searches Quickly

JobMob

Key lessons that worked for me on how to conduct a job search. Over the past year, I have managed to become very familiar with job hunting (this was in Israel). While job hunting, you should… 1) Talk to people. I got really sad I didn’t get the job at IKEA but then yet again I spelled objective wrong in my resume no one wants to hire a dumbass. Top job boards will deliver potential jobs directly to your inbox. 5) Visit job fairs.

2019 48

Holiday Weekend Job Search Do’s and Don’ts

JobMob

Can you afford to holiday from your job search on a holiday weekend? Don’t actively job search on a holiday weekend , unless you live in a country that has a holiday weekend every weekend (I’m looking at you, France every May). Not thinking about your job search could be the best thing for your job search. Don’t be embarrassed to talk about your job search. Do be prepared with a good response to “how’s your job search?”

2013 83

Employment Resources for Military Veterans

Resume Bear

In addition to their individual hiring commitment, Hilton has also generously offered to donate overnight hotel stays to job-seeking veterans and eligible spouses through its Hilton HHonors guest-loyalty program. The donated rooms will be provided to those who are interviewing for a job, engaging in skills or certification training, or other job-seeking activities. Veterans Recruiting Services connects employers and veterans through virtual career fairs.

5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid

Career Realism

Searching for a job can be a full-time job in itself. Between searching online job boards and networking with others, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the job hunting process. Here are a few job search time wasters to avoid: 1. Applying For Jobs You Aren’t Qualified For. If you are in desperate need of a job, you may be tempted to apply for all of the latest job openings posted online. Applying For Jobs You Don’t Want.

2014 85

4 Job Search Alternatives To Applying Online

Career Realism

4 Job Search Alternatives To Applying Online. The process of job searching has nearly turned upside-down over the past decade thanks to the Internet and changes that have accompanied newer technology. RELATED: 5 Reasons Why Job Boards Aren’t As Effective Anymore. Job Search Alternatives To Applying Online. Here are some job search alternatives to applying online: Getting Back To Application Basics. Additional Ways to Apply for Jobs.

2016 77

?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar. You want your job search to be as short as possible, so don't even plan on turning this into some kind of “job seeker tips of the day” desktop calendar that you're still flipping through months from now. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

2018 63

A Fresh Look at Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is no different, and the Internet helps fuel this change. It is almost the two year anniversary of CareerAlley and I’ve watched the explosion of new job search sites, the growth of technology in job search and the sharing of ideas that would not have been possible ten years ago. Today’s post is all about a “fresh look at job search&#. Oodle – Oodle does lots of “listing like&# stuff, and job search is one of those.

2010 197

A Look Into the Candidate Experience (Part 1)

Workology

The candidate experience doesn’t stop when a job seeker becomes an employee. I call this the human touch cycle where recruiters, HR or employment marketing campaigns “touch” or “reach” the job seeker a number of different channels whether a job fair, social media or a referral from a friend. Quarterly, recruiters should be applying for jobs of the competition while simultaneously evaluating their own recruiting processes.

2014 108

Supercharge your job hunting…with Jacob Share [PODCAST – EP 37]

Mildred Talabi

My guest on today’s show is an expert at creating THE ultimate job search resource guides which are used and shared by hundreds of jobseekers worldwide. As the founder of Share Select Media, Jacob has almost 10 years of experience building and growing authority blog-based communities, one of which is the critically-acclaimed Israeli-based JobMob site which he nurtured to become one of the biggest international job search blog-based communities in the world.

2016 50

Poll: Which Is Harder – Dating Or Job Search?

Career Realism

Job search can be extremely challenging, and sometimes it can seem like you’re never going to find work. You’ve tried it all: online job boards, speed networking, job fairs … you’ve even had friends set up interviews for you. You’ve got your online dating, speed dating, meet ups at bars, set ups by friends… it’s incredibly similar to job searching, isn’t it? Job Search career

2013 60

How to Make Recruitment Work for Your Small Business

The Undercover Recruiter

On considering traditional mass recruitment methods: Not too long ago, it seemed that the only way to effectively draw in a large pool of applicants was to either spend the money to advertise your position on a job board and slog through a heap of resumes or rely on a recruitment agency. If you’re part of a tech company, participating in a job fair on a campus where computer science majors are prevalent can help tremendously.

2013 70

Holiday Weekend Job Search Do’s and Don’ts

JobMob

Can you afford to holiday from your job search on a holiday weekend? Don’t actively job search on a holiday weekend , unless you live in a country that has a holiday weekend every weekend (I’m looking at you, France every May). Not thinking about your job search could be the best thing for your job search. Don’t be embarrassed to talk about your job search. Do be prepared with a good response to “how’s your job search?”

2013 82

366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers. Put differently, no one should try to apply all the tips in one job search. Instead, use it to create your own job search checklist: read through the list completely. Get career ideas by job shadowing.

2016 64

Military To Civilian: 3 Tips For Career Success

Career Realism

A chief concern of many transitioning military job seekers is putting military experience into civilian terms in order to adequately market their talents. Pinpoint the civilian job title that most closely matches your military experience and target your job search. Many companies in Corporate America value the military job seeker’s training, teamwork, leadership, and dedication. Job Search career

5 Things Veterans Should Do When Job Searching

Career Realism

Sometimes, without previously holding civilian positions or having broader industry experience, it can be hard to navigate a job search effectively- particularly when it seems as if companies aren’t recognizing what your experience brings to the table. Here are five things veterans should do while job searching: In order to avoid feeling frustrated or overwhelmed, there are a few steps every veteran can take to achieve a happier – and more successful – job search.

Are "job fairs" totally useless? - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

Arts & Entertainment Life & Style News & Opinion Sports Find a blog Login or Sign Up Featured: No waiting: Become a ChicagoNow blogger now , Pitch us your blog idea Job Stalker Home Archive About Are "job fairs" totally useless? Ive been, frankly, surprised at the reluctance of some folks in the "job industry" to have a profile in here. Job fairs. Obviously, the first thought is "well, youre going to the wrong job fairs!",

2010 75

The Reality of Being Too Old & Unemployed

Workology

million jobs lost during the Great Recession, making prospects grim for many of the long-term unemployed.” I was an Employment Specialist and my goal was to get people back into the job market. Use it to apply for jobs. Sign up with at least 3 major job boards. Apply to at least 20 jobs a week. Go to job fairs…join your local chamber. Go after jobs that you are truly qualified for. As time goes on – “ Don’t Try to Get a Job.”

2013 112

What is Mobile HR & Recruiting?

Workology

This might include an iPhone that aids in candidate sourcing or QR Code readers for use at job fairs. On the flip side, recruiting tools exist to make the hiring and interview process easy and mobile ready for the job seeker as well. These include mobile ready websites, job board apps , and text message alerts for job seekers who are mobile, active, and on the go. Recruiters can engage job seekers anywhere and at anytime.

Part One: CA Discrimination Law and Web-Based Recruiting Practices #hrbasics

Workology

The California law against discrimination, harassment and retaliation is found in the Fair Employment & Housing Act, California Government Code §12900, et seq. The state agency enforcing the FEHA is called the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”). Information may be provided through job fairs, and college or high school recruitment efforts.

CA 98

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

Jennifer Anthony

Whereas having a marketable resume is extremely important, a fantastic resume by itself won’t get you a job. It also helps jog a person’s memory about any previous jobs you may have discussed with them in the past. Carry it around with you Whenever you walk into a job fair, networking event , or even lunch with a colleague, you should have several printed copies of your resume with you. A rock-solid resume is essential to any successful job search.

2010 116

???? 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. Recently, the hidden job market definition has expanded to also include jobs that are poorly advertised in places where they’re not likely to be seen. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. So where are the hidden jobs? Share this: a very hidden job.

Top Ten Ways to Find a Job | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « New Job-Search Toolbar Follow Up Your Cover Letter With a Follow-Up! » Top Ten Ways to Find a Job When the economy is in bad shape, the job market is usually worse. Those with jobs are trying to stay employed and people without jobs are desperately trying to find a new job, both can be extremely stressful. Stay motivated and persistent – finding a new job is your new job right now.

2010 61

Attack of the Killer Job Search Methods That Don't Work (But Every.

Competitive Resumes

The Voice Of Job Seekers.from the page of an empathetic resume writer. The Voice of The Job Seeker Blog. Today’s job seeker must manage more than his or her résumé, cover letter, references on web job boards. The complex lives of the unemployed and underemployed have solutions but will not simplify thedaily complicated challenges confronting all job seekers. As resume writers, trainers, and job coaches, that same road remains intricate and delicate.

2010 109

Why Unemployment Statistics Can Be Very Misleading

The Undercover Recruiter

This isn’t just about re-training someone to do a different type of job as much as it is to explain how to ‘network’ – that generic term meant to explain how to find jobs besides applying online to job boards and sending up your resume hundreds of times without hearing back. Teach how to connect with people , schedule ‘informational’ interviews, have resume review sessions and schedule job fairs which don’t just have customer service or sales jobs.

2014 85