5 Tips for Military Spouses Pursuing a Career in Teaching

Ms. Career Girl

With 85 percent of military spouses reporting that they want or need to work, finding a stable and meaningful career is highly important for the majority of military wives and husbands. Many military spouses are aspiring teachers or currently have a degree in teaching; however, this career path can be quite challenging due to the frequent moves that are a part of life as a military spouse. Know the Benefits Available as a Military Spouse.

10 Careers Perfect for Ex-Military Personnel

Ms. Career Girl

The post 10 Careers Perfect for Ex-Military Personnel appeared first on Ms. You’ve learned a lot while in the military. This can be scary for many people because working for the military is much different from working for an employer. As you get ready to make the switch to a civilian, here are some options for careers that many ex-military pursue. Throughout your time in the military, you may have moved quite a bit.

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Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

We wish you (veterans) much success during your transition, and hopefully, this show will contribute to your needs in finding the right job for you. I would love your feedback, especially if there are tools you need for your job search. If you are a career professional who advise job seekers and adds feedback whether it’s advice or a differing opinion, I will include a link in future show notes and read your comments on an upcoming show.

Quitting Your Job: Should You Give Notice, or Give Employers What.

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Resume Apps: Avoid Using Objective? 4 Tips for Responding to Joblessness » Quitting Your Job: Should You Give Notice, or Give Employers What They Deserve? Reading a recent post over at Brazen Careerist , I found myself drawn to the straight talk about quitting your job: “Hell, quit your job – no letter, no notice – and get on with it.&#

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Are Gunsmiths a Dying Breed?

Career Alley

Custom parts and guns from a master gunsmith can be worth quite a large sum, especially in places such as England where custom firearms are collected as art. Many sporting goods stores, law enforcement agencies, the military and firearms manufacturers employ gunsmiths. The importance of proper care and maintenance requires trained individuals, and as such there will always be a demand in law enforcement and the military. Good luck in your search.

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6 Hot Jobs for Pilots Outside of the Standard Airlines

Career Alley

Being a pilot sounds like a glamorous job, but at first glance it may also seem limiting. Can you get a job as a pilot doing anything other than flying with commercial airlines, or is that really the only career option out there? Fortunately for those looking to keep their options open, there are plenty of jobs for pilots besides a standard airline contract. Here are six things a licensed pilot could do if they were seeking an outside-the-box job. Delivery Pilot Jobs.

Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re a brand-new graduate, a growing professional or a veteran worker, you’ve probably wrestled with the many struggles of job hunting. Finding prospective jobs, preparing to interview, waiting to hear back from an employer — each step offers its own challenges and stresses. One of the most dreaded steps in the job-hunting process? Beef Up Your Job Duties. But job duties aren’t impressive!

Interesting Career Opportunities In Computer Science

Career Alley

These web pages can be quite diverse depending on the type of site and the functions that the client wants incorporated into their website. The artistic layout, programming, functionality and content are all important aspects of a job as a web page designer. Military. Career Opportunities IT Jobs IT Staffing Job Search Jobs self help Self Improvement tips

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Guest post: John Durfee - 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 Guest post: John Durfee Brendan Tripp on 03.16.11 He was at first overwhelmedby the unstructured options that were out there (despite the harshjob market), but found that utilizing the training hed had in themilitary enabled him to focus his search and get established in a newcareer.

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Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. But if you are 40+, I will tell you (you especially) to: Stop relying on your resume to get you a job. In my opinion, the introduction and recommendation from your network is a more successful distraction than leaving off dates and jobs.

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Job-Seeking Tips for College Graduates

Resume Bear

Looking for that first job after graduating college can be a daunting experience. Through my experience interviewing hundreds of recent grads for my own business, I’ve come up with this list of tips for job-seeking, recent college graduates. You need to focus your search by determining where you want to be in ten years. Identify one to three categories of jobs that you want. Hiring managers realize you may not have much money – after all, you don’t have a job yet.

Can I Ask for a Pay Raise in Today's Economy?

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Latest Job-Search Scam; Jobseekers Beware Toil & Trouble: Women’s Hemline During Interview. “I haven’t had a pay raise in quite a while. What does “quite a while&# mean? To you it might seem like quite a while has passed since your last bump in pay, but has it really been a long time?

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The 50 Best Books for the Unemployed

Resume Bear

Being unemployed can be stressful, frustrating and depressing, especially in an economy where jobs are scarce, competition is fierce, and there doesn’t seem to be much change on the horizon…. While things may seem bleak, it’s important to keep your chin up and your motivation high if you’re going to make your way back into the working world or move from college into your first job. By reminding you that no one can get you a new job, career or business but you.

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Using Force Multipliers to Propel Your Career

The Job Quest

After writing Beefing Up the Résumé Vs. Hitting the Job Hunt Trail last week, I received an email from fellow résumé writer Robert Dagnall. ” This is, in his words, “a military concept that describes actions or qualities that multiply the effectiveness of a unit beyond its size.” ” When you think about it, the activities mentioned in my previous post are job hunt force multipliers. Quite often, I’d warrant.

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The Dangerous Minefield of Modifying Previous Job Titles

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? How do you find a job today?

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3 Solid Strategies For Changing Careers

Career Realism

Related: Is It Ever ‘Too Late’ To Get Your Dream Job? Brian had served in the military for over a decade before being medically retired due to an accident. Brian needs to take care of himself and his family – yet he also wants to get his dream job. Brian has searched and searched, yet he hasn’t been able to find any position related to his dream job… so essentially what he needs to do is get his foot in the door.

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Example of an Effective Cover Letter | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Does Your Cover Letter Contain a “HEADLINE?&# Delegation Overkill: Standing Up for Yourself in the Workplace » Example of an Effective Cover Letter Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets. Since there is 1 50-50 chance of getting the job, you must do your very best to make the odds work for you.

Demystifying Resume Writing Certifications (And Why I Don't Want.

Jennifer Anthony

During your search, you may notice that some resume writers are certified, some hold multiple certifications, and some do not have any at all. Consequently, my clients have consistently been (and continue to be) quite successful. I have been consistently busier each year and the last 5-6 months have been quite exceptional for me. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For? Job Search Success System Are you a do-it-yourself type?

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Working on a Cruise Ship: A Dream or Rough Seas? - Jobacle.com.

Jobacle

BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Places to Go, Things to See BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Search Recent Comments May 3 - Nancy on 10 Must-Avoid Business Card Designs (and How to Make Yours Rock!) I decided to quit my career and take a job, any job, on any cruise ship that would have me.

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How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings

Workology

Unemployment insurance benefits are weekly benefit compensation for individuals who have found themselves between jobs, whether voluntarily or involuntarily. These benefits are designed to bridge the gap between jobs until that person finds their next job opportunity. At least some wages must have been earned in Washington, unless you recently left the military and are currently located in Washington state.

What's Your Calling? | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer Career Search and Personal Branding Blog Home About Career Rocketeer Meet the Team Guest Experts Partners LinkedIn 360° Resources Job Search Websites Career Books Job Search Tracker Launchpad Blogroll Events Career Studios Advertise Contact Personal Branding Job Search Resumes Interviews Social Media Networking Career Management Everything Else You are here: Home / Career Management / What’s Your Calling?

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I have been job searching since January after a move. It is also unavoidably clear from the locations on my resume that I am a military spouse, and that makes me much less likely to be interviewed in the first place. Mostly my job was pretty boring.

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4 Tips for Responding to Joblessness | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Quitting Your Job: Should You Give Notice, or Give Employers What They Deserve? The unemployed — especially those who were forced into job loss — have day-to-day worries that would cause any one to pick up drinking. Adding to the mix of stress, job-search strategies we used just a couple years ago provided some result, but those same strategies today are producing less and less.

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My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.

Tim's Strategy

It is available now as a free download for job seekers. Listing key strengths allows someone to quickly determine relevance to requirements on the job description. Of course, if your best job was 10+ years ago or if it is an important job to illustrate key abilities or industry knowledge, you can always add a few more points as space allows. I do not suggest squeezing a resume into a single page unless you have only one or two jobs in your career.

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The Bright Side of Job Loss

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. ♦ ♦ ♦ My point is simply that job loss is a golden opportunity to revisit our career aspirations and make positive changes. Job Search Etiquette: Nay to the Word, "Hey!"

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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!", Job Fairs - Oy vey.

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Resume Apps: Avoid Using Objective?

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Toil & Trouble: Women’s Hemline During Interview. Quitting Your Job: Should You Give Notice, or Give Employers What They Deserve? Adrienne Becker brought up an interesting point within her post, How to Write a Career Objective for Your Resume , which was “others believe it [an objective] may limit you when applying for jobs.&#

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Job Interview of James Bond

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « 50 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job At the Job Interview, Your Behavior Outweighs Your Answers » Job Interview of James Bond If you’re a Bond fan, you might enjoy this. Killing all those people?&# “Well, I wouldn’t be very good at my job if it did.&# “Okay, well, I don’t think we need someone with your, uh, skills, Mr. Bond. I thought the job was… well, never mind.

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Getting Out of Our Own Way

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. So was looking for graduate jobs that I hadn't necessarily seen myself doing. Job Search Etiquette: Nay to the Word, "Hey!"

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My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus

Tim's Strategy

It is available now as a free download for job seekers. Listing key strengths allows someone to quickly determine relevance to requirements on the job description. Of course, if your best job was 10+ years ago or if it is an important job to illustrate key abilities or industry knowledge, you can always add a few more points as space allows. I do not suggest squeezing a resume into a single page unless you have only one or two jobs in your career.

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Coping With a Job You Hate | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers Take The Job – Or Finish Your Degree? » Coping With a Job You Hate All of us have been there at some point. Out of necessity, you are stuck in a job that is unbearable — and as a result, you hate life. This means that if you are in a job you hate, you’re in a better position to get something better.

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Take The Job – Or Finish Your Degree?

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Coping With a Job You Hate Women: The Interview Double Standard » Take The Job – Or Finish Your Degree? A Bit of History For those who don’t know their history, apprenticeship is how job and career training was done prior to the Industrial Age; a “master” in a trade (i.e., Secondly, no one wants to miss an ideal job opportunity, especially with today’s unforgiving job market.

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a computer-throwing coworker, a new manager calling employers from 9 years ago, and more

Ask A Manager

How to decline a job offer after seeing the contract. I have always worked in museum education and have recently started as a freelancer due to having to constantly move (my husband is in the military). Freelancing has been a bit slow to take off, so I am also looking for part-time jobs that I can fit around it. The job seemed ideal for my circumstances and the owner of the company seemed very pleasant and competent. It’s five answers to five questions.

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lying to my manager about my husband, time clock woes, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m planning on starting a new job search in about 3 to 4 months, when I get my office management degree. The main reason I want to leave here is because there is not enough work for me to do, which makes it quite boring (but well-paid and with great office hours). My job description is an outside salesman. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires employers to keep job applications for one year from the date the application was received.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security. in Russian from Columbia, but not how many students get jobs. Pick a school based on their track record for getting students jobs. And, since you’re not picking from a list of brand name schools, make your choice based on their track record for getting their graduates great jobs.

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is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

When I were a lad in the military, non-smokers (the minority) quickly learned to take smoke breaks at the same time as everybody else, since otherwise you were more available for extra duties. Of course, everybody had the same smoke break at the same time, which doesn’t quite seem to be the situation for the person asking the question. In many places I’ve worked, particularly in the last six years or so, it’s a non-issue as most people are trying to quit smoking.

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short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

Due to issues at my job, my supervisor and the boss have decided to “write me up.&# That’s not the reason I am writing, that’s a whole other issue. Online applications that require salary info I want to apply for a job but the application instructions direct me to their online web form. The posted job description is 2 paragraphs. Hardly enough information to know what the job should pay. And a great new job to go along with it!) job searching?

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