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. which job should I take?

Job Search: Then and Now

Career Rocketeer

I’m often asked what changes I’ve seen in effective job search strategies from several years ago versus now. These days most any Applicant Tracking System (ATS), or means for a recruiter to search for someone is based on key words they use for the search.

Find the Job Search Balance!

Career Rocketeer

In my 8-week class on job search strategies, it’s not at all unusual for people to assume the worst when they don’t get a response from a company right away after an interview or after applying. Job Search Ad5 SEO1

Structure: Is It Missing In Your Job Search?

Tim's Strategy

Or if you have, it isn’t something you are conscious of each day during your job search. And you just left a job with a traditional 8-5 company. Your job is, in part, reliant upon you being good at reacting to situations and the needs of internal and external customers.

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Keep the Faith in Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

A woman that took my job search strategies class over 2 years ago, reminded me that you should always have hope, optimism and faith about your job search. She made ends meet by picking up interim odd jobs, including driving a school bus for several months.

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COTJ Reviews FlexJobs: Flexible Job Search Website

Corn on the Job

The Problem: You really need a telecommuting, part-time, flexible, or freelance job, but have absolutely no idea where to even begin searching. An example could be someone that’s simply looking for part-time work, or it could be someone that absolutely needs a telecommuting job.

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Outsourcing Your Job Search to Your Resume

Career Rocketeer

In leading my job search classes, or when talking to job seekers as a recruiter, I often have people seeking help with their resume. They fret because they sent out 20, 50, 100, or more resumes to job postings and have received no response. Job Search Ad2 SEO1

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The Job Search Paradox of “Keeping Your Options Open”

Career Rocketeer

As with most paradoxes… “keeping your options open&# when looking for a job, doesn’t work. They can then more easily focus, searching through their mental file cabinets to come up with ideas, leads, and referrals. Job Search Ad2 SEO1

2011 68

In Your Job Search… Watch Your Words! | 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 / In Your Job Search… Watch Your Words!

2011 68

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. Staying positive is a huge part of the job search and keeping up with your fitness and health levels will make you feel good both inside and out.

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Are You Job Search Weary? | 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 / Everything Else / Are You Job Search Weary?

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Struggling to Improve Your Job Search? Maybe You Need Visuals.

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 / Social Media / Struggling to Improve Your Job Search?

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Quora and Your Job Search | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

However, I believe it will become very significant and it can be a great place to learn, contribute, and gain knowledge and valuable exposure in your job search. So… Great… but what’s that got to do with your job search? In your job search today, it is highly likely that somewhere in a hiring process, someone at the company you are pursuing will Google your name to see what they find.

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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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How to Use Task Lists and Calendars in Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

A job search can, at times, become overwhelming with all the things that need to get done! The same is true when you’re searching for a job. Applications, customizing your resume, networking, informational meetings, job interviews, follow up thank you notes and so many other things seem like they all need to get done right now, and there’s not enough hours in the day to do them. Everything Else Ad5 Job Search SEO1

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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. which job should I take?

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5 Things to STOP Doing in Your Job Search! | 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 / 5 Things to STOP Doing in Your Job Search!

2011 56

Job Search: Whose Responsibility Is It? | 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 / Job Search: Whose Responsibility Is It?

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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? Posted in job searching A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well.

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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? which job should I take?

2011 72

In Your Job Search, "Close Enough" Won't Cut It! | 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 / In Your Job Search, “Close Enough&# Won’t Cut It!

2011 55

10 Disenchanted Grads We Can All Relate To

Resume Bear

With huge student loans to pay back, few job prospects, and many forced to move back in with their parents, adulthood just isn’t the same as it used to be. Workforce Generation Gaps career jim stroud job interview job news Job Search job search strategy job seekers jobs resumebear

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COMIC – Larry almost gets a job

Resume Bear

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How to find a job overseas with Google

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 to find a job overseas with Google 16.

2010 169

COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News

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 COMIC – Pinky The Panda Watches the News 06.

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COMIC – Julian and Larry go to a job fair

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 COMIC – Julian and Larry go to a job fair 03.

How to find a job overseas with Google

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 to find a job overseas with Google 16.

2010 162

COMIC – Julian gets a job lead… maybe

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 COMIC – Julian gets a job lead… maybe 10.

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Does Writing Matter in Your Career?

Career Rocketeer

When it comes to resumes, cover letters, thank you notes, emails, or any other written communication in your job search… there is no excuse for any kind of error at all. Communications in your job search are expected to represent your very best.

2011 77

The Irony of High Unemployment and Candidate Shortages

Career Rocketeer

The reality is, that even within hard-hit industries, certain job skills are still in high demand. However, in some fields, there are enough jobs for both. Focus on jobs used universally. There are certain job fields that are needed by virtually every company out there.

2011 72

You Live What You Believe!

Career Rocketeer

Similarly, someone may say they believe networking is a critical piece of an effective job search. Yet the evidence doesn’t convince a majority of job seekers to spend time networking instead of sitting in front of a computer perusing postings online. In my 25 years of recruiting, and nearly 10 years of job search coaching, I have yet to see a single case where networking is not likely to be beneficial in someone’s job search.

2011 48

I’ve Owned a Business! Why Can’t I Get a Job?

Career Rocketeer

It’s not a rare occasion for me to talk to someone that is surprised that they are struggling in their job search after having had tremendous experience in running a business as an owner. Author: Harry Urschel has over 20 years experience as a technology recruiter in Minnesota.

2011 70

Job Seekers: Consider the Source!

Career Rocketeer

When you’re looking for a new job, it seems that nearly everyone has some advice for you. People will give their opinions on what the best resources are, how to interview, how to “network&# , and on any other topic or strategy for your job search. Job Search Ad2 SEO

What Makes You a Great Hiring Risk?

Career Rocketeer

I had two situations this week that reminded me that it’s usually not the absolutely best technically qualified person that gets the job. In both cases, they were not particularly close matches to the job in experience or knowledge. Both candidates were given the same information about the company and the job at hand. The less qualified candidate (on paper) got the job! That word has so many aspects to it and so many applications when being considered for a job.

2011 61

Trumpet Outside Interests, or Not?

Career Rocketeer

However, it can also be interpreted as a substantial time commitment that can be a distraction from your job. I helped place someone into a new job years ago who was a professional bass fisherman in addition to an Information Technology (IT) Director. Job Search Ad1 SEO1

2011 66

Rich with Irony (and Some Cash)

The Undercover Recruiter

I needed a job, I needed cash and I needed stability. I fluffed everywhere I could, from jobs such as “Senior Camp Counselor” to putting Java as a skill. After all that work, I ended up with 2 job offers. Take the recruiting job.”. Then we have a job for YOU!”

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Dealing with Under-Employment

Career Rocketeer

” class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-6332″ />I received an email from someone struggling to find the kind of job they want. Not at all an unusual circumstance in today’s job market. The email, edited to preserve their anonymity… I am certified in Early Childhood Education but have not ever been able to get a job in the public school system. I (am working in an unrelated position) and am grateful that I currently have a job; however, I am not happy.

2011 47

COMIC – Twitter Madness | 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 COMIC – Twitter Madness 29.

VIDEO – Need a Job? Watch this video! | 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 VIDEO – Need a Job?

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UPDATED – Top 10 jobs that do not require a College Degree

Resume Bear

Oct, 2010 1 Comment How many 6-figure jobs do you know that do not require a college degree? Oct, 2010 VIDEO – Need a Job? job hunt Monster roars. Good news for jobs?

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Network Backwards

Guerrilla Job Hunting

from Prior Lake, Minnesota, hit pay dirt in February by networking among contacts most people would never consider calling. He contacted potential employers from his LAST job search – companies he had interviewed with but not accepted job offers from.   "I emailed a manager I had interviewed with two years ago, before my latest job. That new person interviewed me and offered me a job," says Jeff. One client, Jeff R.

COMIC – Joe The Unscrupulous Recruiter

Resume Bear

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2010 183

VIDEO – How to use Google to find a job | 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 VIDEO – How to use Google to find a job 20.

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