LinkedIn Job Search Secrets

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn has been called "Facebook for grownups" and "the world's biggest networking group.". Used correctly, LinkedIn can be one of the most valuable weapons in your job-search arsenal. He urges job seekers to make connections at companies they want to work for. "If

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. Rely on your network.

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The Job Search Isn't Easy! | 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 / Job Search / The Job Search Isn’t Easy!

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Network Using Your College Career Office

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  You already know that most of the best jobs are found through word of mouth, right? I’ve regularly written here about how networking can help you gain access to this “hidden” job market and meet decision makers who can hire you. But today I want to share a nifty twist on networking that worked during the last recession, and can give your job search a boost in this economy, too.     Kevin: “How long did it take to find a job?”.

Job Search Success Strategies - In the Last Six Months, There Were.

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Guerrilla Job Hunting Home Subscribe FREE-Guerrilla Job Search Tips! Top 5 Dos & Don’ts Debt Advice on How to get a job in a recession Debt Advice on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work.

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Realize The Awesome Size Of Your Network

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Did you know there’s an army of volunteers -- 62,500 people strong -- sitting right under your nose, waiting to send you job leads? do you think you MIGHT get an interview or two every week if you had 62,500 pairs of eyes and ears on the lookout for job openings?   This huge figure is the true value of your network.   (Notice, you’re not begging for a job here. I’m a manufacturing manager in Minneapolis and Joe said you would know who to talk to for advice.

Network Using Your College Career Office

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  You already know that most of the best jobs are found through word of mouth, right? I’ve regularly written here about how networking can help you gain access to this “hidden” job market and meet decision makers who can hire you. But today I want to share a nifty twist on networking that worked during the last recession, and can give your job search a boost in this economy, too.     Kevin: “How long did it take to find a job?”.

Are You Fighting Over the Same Few Jobs?

Blue Sky Resumes

Only 20% of available jobs are posted on job boards at any one time according to the Wall Street Journal. In an article headed ‘Scoring Unlisted Jobs,’ The Journal explains that the other 80% are never advertised. So how do you access this hidden job market?

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???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need

JobMob

Similarly, in 6 Reasons You Might Need a Job Search Coach Now , job seeker coach Rita Ashley said that having a coach helps in “securing a better job, reaching it faster and gaining the intangible benefit of control over” your job search.

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Find And Work With A Recruiter

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Want to access the hidden job market and find a job faster?   To find out, I interviewed two experienced recruiters: Rick Fox, Branch Manager at the Minneapolis office of MRI ( www.mrimpls.com ) and Pat Riley, principal of Houston-based, 10 Abbott Street, a national search firm (www.10abbottstreet.com). I suggest using the ‘friend network’ first by asking friends and family if they know any good recruiters,” he says. Only 5-10% of job seekers do this.

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job listing asks candidates to submit a headshot — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager job listing asks candidates to submit a headshot February 1, 2011 A reader writes: I’m applying around for part-time office work. unless you’re applying for an acting or modeling job. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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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. And social media is the fastest, most effective way for you to build a network. 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. My summer gigs got me that job. What it boils down to, for me, is networking.

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