6 Tools to Help Launch Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are eight or so key items you need to launch a successful job search (see Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit ). There are tools you can use that will help you create most (if not all) of you documents and lists. Resume Writing Tools : There are lots of resume writing tools out there, some are free and some are not. Is a “fee based” resume writing tool better? Following are three tools for your review.

2014 282

Two Career Tools for a Job Search

Hiring Technical People

Is it time for you to look for a new job? Or, thinking about looking for a new job? If so, you want to know about two tools: understanding your career anchors and mining your career timeline. Then, you review your current job. You see how well your current job matches what you want. You need a job (and a career) that fits your values. Agile Job Search career career development culture job search Manage Your Job Search values

2014 144

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The New Job Search Strategy Tool: First Reactions

Tim's Strategy

Since we launched the job search strategy tool into public beta, we’ve had some great feedback. Do you need to build a successful job search strategy ? We’re speaking to universities big and small, companies, large national executive networking groups and churches plus local networking groups that offer free job search support services. For those of you who’ve already found a job – awesome and congrats!

#TrendingTopic: Job Referral Tools

Career Alley

In today’s competitive job market, jobseekers are getting increasingly creative with the way they conduct their job searches. People are posting Facebook ads, building online relationships with employers, using social networking websites, job boards, search engines, and recently, job referral tools and platforms. Jobs With Friends, Barrel of Jobs, Employee Buddy, and Hire My Friend, are just a few examples. Good luck in your search.

2013 281

Two Career Tools for a Job Search

Hiring Technical People

Is it time for you to look for a new job? Or, thinking about looking for a new job? If so, you want to know about two tools: understanding your career anchors and mining your career timeline. Then, you review your current job. You see how well your current job matches what you want. You need a job (and a career) that fits your values. Agile Job Search HTP career career development culture job search Manage Your Job Search values

2014 120

9 Resources to Help Your Find a New Job

Career Alley

You don’t have a “Plan B” You are not ready to look for a job because you had no plans to make a career move. You have lots of time when you are out of work and gives you a false sense of “there’s lots of time to look for a job later” Not true. When you are out of work your job is to look for a job and you need to manage your time effectively (see Job Search Marketing Toolkit ).

2014 288

How To Complete A Successful Job Search

Career Alley

Searching for a new job can be an exciting prospect, but it can also be very stressful. However, with the correct tools and education, you will be well on your way to finding a job of a lifetime. Job Search Resumes

2017 210

Proven Job Search Blog Grows Into Innovative Online Software Tool

Tim's Strategy

It’s A New Year. . Time To Get Serious About Job Search. Mission Viejo, CA – After personally helping thousands of job seekers with their process, Tim Tyrell-Smith has something significant to share with the job search community. Tyrell-Smith announced today that a new online job search strategy tool has just entered private beta. Why this strategy tool and why now? . “I

2012 85

Best Tips for Leveraging Your Network in your Job Search

Career Alley

Your network of friends, coworkers, business acquaintances and family is one of your most important job search assets. How you leverage your network during your job search is equally as important and can often be the deciding factor in how quickly you land a new job. With tools like LinkedIn , that should not be difficult. Use networking tools to see who you may know from former employers. There are a number of popular networking tools.

2013 267

5 Tips to Digitize your Job Search

Career Alley

For those of you fortunate enough to never have had to type your resume on a typewriter, you don’t realize how difficult and time-consuming job hunting was in the pre-digital days. We now have different challenges in managing digital job search. “Speed to market” is now the name of the game, along with leveraging digital tools and your professional network. To those who master these skills, the job market is all yours. Job Search Career Tips

2014 255

New Job-Search Toolbar

Resume to Referral

Shorten Your Job Search With This Great Toolbar!!! Free toolbar puts several job-search tools at your fingertips With this toolbar, you’ll receive: Access to new jobs/job alerts Free career and job-seeking books Miscellaneous job-search tools Quick access-ability to your social media accounts No-cost magazines to advance your career DOWNLOAD NOW: Yes, I would **LOVE** to reduce the time I spend searching for a

2010 69

How New Job Search & Recruitment Tools are Changing HR

Corn on the Job

Today’s blog post will be talking about how the technology surrounding the job search & recruiting is changing the HR landscape. More than 2,000 workers and 225 human resource managers were surveyed on their opinions and attitudes around critical workplace topics such as recruitment, employee engagement, job satisfaction, retention, employee advocacy, social media use, generational differences and work/life balance. What about personal branding tools and blogs?

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The Best Free Job Search Apps


Looking for a new job? In fact there are many free apps for your smartphone or iPad that can help you be as efficient as possible with your job search when you're away from your computer. If you're using Twitter during your job search (as you should be!)

2011 216

4 New Job Search Tools to Check Out in 2012

Career Rocketeer

The year 2012 seems to be the year of innovation around the job search. Job Search Joshua Waldman SEO1 Social MediaThey say great inventions come when people find a better way to solve a problem. Others say laziness is the mother of all invention. But I say that great innovations happen when millions of Americans are out of work and finding [.].

2012 62

Executive Job Search Must Haves

Professional Resume Services

There are many different tools you need to have as an executive looking for a new job. Using these strategies will keep you on par with your competition, and your job search strategies can put you over the top. Whether it’s updating your LinkedIn profile or optimizing your resume, there are certain things you must have with your job search. A traditional business card may not be the best for networking with new people to find new opportunities.

2017 126

Stand Out In Your Job Search with an E-Portfolio

Ms. Career Girl

So you’re finally ready for that new job. Or maybe you’re just about to graduate and you’re looking for the internship or job that will set you on the perfect path to be the [lawyer, teacher, fill in other awesome career here] you’ve always wanted to be. In my job I’ve had the chance to talk to some awesome recruiters from Facebook , Yelp , Rent the Runway , and other great companies.

2013 178

Emergency Exit Only – Finding a New Job

Career Alley

You don’t have a “Plan B” You are not ready to look for a job because you had no plans to make a career move. Resumes – You should always have a current version of your resume, whether or not you are looking for a job. More than any other aspect of your job search, your resume is both the most important tool as well as the most time consuming document you will need to prepare. Having an up to date resume is 50% of the job search battle.

2012 207

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. They don’t seem to realize that LinkedIn is a primary destination for people who are sourcing and assessing good-fit job candidates and people to do business with. Whether or not you’re looking for a new job, are you doing all these things? Build your connections to at least 500, to boost your LinkedIn search ranking.

2016 219

The Hitchhikers Guide to Job Search

Career Alley

Unless, of course, you are looking for a job and don’t have a clue (meant in only the nicest way). Even for those who have looked for jobs in the recent past, job search can seem daunting at best and lifestyle threatening at worst. Overwhelming as it may seem, your approach will be most influenced by the driver (do you have a job and are looking to make a change or are you already unemployed). Job search planning – steps, tips and tricks.

2011 215

Social Disaster – is your Job Search Safe?

Career Alley

I was recently recruiting for an open position and, after numerous resumes and interviews, narrowed the search down to three candidates and then the final choice. Then came the background check (which includes a fairly robust Internet search) and we discovered some disturbing news. Do you know what will show up in a robust Internet search on you? Have you done a search lately? Today’s post provides some tools and advice to help you manage your social footprint.

2011 269

Job-Search Tool: CraigZoom

Resume to Referral

“Seeking a new job-search tool? ” Not surprisingly, CraigsList may not be your first stop when gearing up for a new job. But if you do use CraigsList as part of your “job-search arsenal,” you’ll love the results For some, the power of CraigsList is overlooked. Find out how to put CraigsList to work for you.”

Job Loss – A Day in the Life of a Job Search Fanatic

Career Alley

Okay, so you lost your job. However you got here, the truth is you are out of work and it’s time to start your job search. If you’re thinking you need a break before you begin your job search in earnest, take two or three days (no more) and then get to work on your job search (because your current jo is to find a job). You feel incredibly stressed, how long will it take to find a job? LIST OF 100+ JOB BOARDS.

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Finding the Best Ways to Conduct a Job Search Online

Career Alley

Maybe you’re on the job market for the first time or you’ve been on the job hunt for awhile but are looking for strategies to shake up your approach. Here are 5 things every job searcher can do to make their process easier and dramatically increase their chances for success. This can be the hub of an effective job search. But there are passive aspects of job sites as well that can streamline your search. more – Job Search Sites.

2013 231

The Best of CareerAlley Job Search

Career Alley

Happy Holidays to all and best of luck in your job search. Most Popular Posts (visits): Who’s Hiring in Retail – A listing of a few of the top resources for finding a job in Retail (one retailer, recruiter and other resources). Who’s Hiring in Criminal Justice – A few law enforcement job search sites along with one recruiter. 5 Reasons to Look for a New Job – Not sure if you should be looking for a job?

2011 221

Job Search Vacation

Careers Done Write

When is it appropriate to take a break from your job search? It is the peak of vacation season, so why should you continue your job search grind? Don’t you deserve a couple weeks off the search so you can return refreshed and invigorated? Here are some tips to keep the job search alive without giving up your vacation. Automate Your Search. Tap into online tools on Indeed.com, Monster.com, and other sites.

Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Job Search

Career Alley

But I know I can’t go back ‘Cause now it’s just too late I’m sayin’ shoulda woulda coulda, yeah ” – Brian McKnight I spend a lot of time with vendors, service suppliers and consultants in my job. Whatever your reason for looking for a new job, you can’t dwell on what got you here and you can’t worry about what you should have done in your job search. Restarting Your Job Search : Nothing like a fresh start.

2014 288

Shorten Your Long Distance Job Search

Careers Done Write

A long-distance job search requires more planning and dedication than a local job search. You have the hurdle of breaking into to a new job market in addition to logistical challenges. Follow these tips for shortening your long distance job search. Every job search campaign begins with research and is sustained by research. Dig deep into industry sites, local government sites, and other research tools.

2014 149

Are You Prepared for an Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

One of the worst things anyone can do when searching for a new job is sending in resumes randomly. Not only will the chances of landing an interview at one of those companies be very low, but it’s only going to prolong the job search process. Taking the time to prepare for a job search is well worth your time. Here are some tips for preparing for your job search.

2018 116

5 Tips to Digitalize your Job Search

Career Alley

For those of you fortunate enough to never have had to type your resume on a typewriter, you don’t realize how difficult and manual job hunting was in the pre-digital days. “Speed to market&# is now the name of the game, along with leveraging digital tools. And to those who master these skills, the job market is all yours. Second, upload your resume to company career sites and job search sites. Good luck in your search.

2011 215

16 Deadly Executive Job Search Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? They easily slid into new jobs.

2010 271

Evolutionary Job Search – Survival of the Fittest

Career Alley

If you’ve been working for 10 or more years, no doubt you’ve seen the dramatic change in the approach to job search. It wasn’t all that long ago when looking for a job meant researching companies at the library (remember those?), While we still do some of these things in our job search (except for the library bit), the primary method for job search has become the Internet. and online job search activities will occur.

2012 239

5 Steps to Elevate Your IT Job Search

Career Alley

Every year thousands of students complete their degrees and become a job aspirant after crossing their college gate. But the question is, the candidates who have been selected, has they got their ideal job, which they have dreamt of? Being a fresher or intern, if you are not getting the type of job you wants; it means there are some loopholes left behind in your searching. Make yourself focused with the new jobs coming everyday in this sector. Job Search.

2013 234

The Elevator Speech Marketing Tool


When you’re on the search for a new job, it’s important to pull out all the stops. The competition for jobs is fierce; in order to stand out amongst the crowd you have to market yourself in the best way possible. You could include a promotion, recognition you received, a new program you implemented, sales goals you reached, and so on. Activities we take for granted in a job can usually be seen as valuable experience and achievements.

3 Keys To A Successful Job Search

Career Realism

It can be very demanding looking for another job when your current one is continually stressing you out. Unfortunately, most new jobs don't just fall into your lap—you have to go out and get them. Approaching your job search as strategically and as systematically as you would approach your next business deal can help keep the process manageable. A lot of planning and preparation go into any major project, and your job search should be no different.

2019 61

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

Job seekers who take the time to reflect and dig deep will have the tools to excel beyond their competitors. Search your job title on LinkedIn to find others who do the same kind of work. Threats – What obstacles do you face that may threaten your job search? Is your knowledge of products or services for your new job lacking in any important way? Do you have any financial issues that could impact your search?

2017 151

The Career Sherpa: Job Search Navigation Expert

Executive Career Brand

The Career Sherpa: Job Search Navigation Expert is a post from: Executive Career Brand. I asked my friend and colleague Hannah Morgan, the Career Sherpa ( @careersherpa on Twitter) for the best job search advice she could share with people: “The rules have changed.

2011 190

Ready to Give up on Your Job Search? Not Yet!

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ready to Give up on Your Job Search? It’s true what people say—looking for a full-time job really is a full-time job. With all the searching, prep work, resume tweaking, interviewing, and feedback, it can be an emotional roller coaster. People can get easily burned out during a job search, but that doesn’t mean you should abandon your dreams. Here are six ways to avoid burnout and keep on track until you find the right job for you.

2017 124

9 Job Search Tools Every Job Hunter Must Use


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. These tools use every arena available to get you professionally known and wanted by employers in today’s changing job market: on paper, in person, online, and through friends and acquaintances. Networking is the most effective way to find a job. These are your tools.

2011 83

Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc.

Career Alley

When searching for a job or career on the Internet, web users have a variety of options for websites to look for job postings. Some sites offer additional services, such as career counseling and resume uploading, while others only list job opportunities. In order to find a job quickly and effectively, users must find the right website that satisfies their needs in terms of services, job listings, and demographic. Cons: does not actively list job openings.

Invaluable Resources for Job Search Success - life@work


life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! Job Search Advice Everyone needs a little advice now and then.

2010 216

The Effects of Social Media on Your Job Search

Career Alley

When is the last time you sat down with a newspaper to start looking for a job, dropped your resume off in person at a business, or even filled out a hard copy of a job application? These days we operate almost exclusively online, even when we’re searching possible new careers. In fact, most potential employers can find out just about everything they need to know about you just by searching for you on the Internet and pulling up your social media profiles.

What do You Want to be When You Grow Up? Job Search Made Easy

Career Alley

Wherever your road leads, it is never too late to look for a new job and never to late to decide what you really want to do. This post is all about job search basics and choices. How are You Going to Get There : Planning for Your Job Search – Lesson 1 – Okay, you have your career plan, but how do you make it work? This is the first of 3 articles on creating and implementing your job search plan. Good luck in your search, Joey.

2015 294

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&#. Post your resume, promote your resume and manage your search.

2010 197