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Quitting Your Job the Right Way

Workology

The idea had been building in my mind for quite some time, and I had finally reached a point where my resources were coming together to make the idea a reality. I also knew that the way I quit was important in setting the tone for my HR career going forward.

Not Quite Enough Experience?

Professional Resume Services

Your standard dream job description may require an average of three to five years of experience when you only have two years of experience. You may be surprised and get at least a phone interview. Arriving with some relevant training can also make starting a new job easier.

Motivational Pointers: Overcoming Your Fear of Job Searching

Career Alley

Nobody said job searching is easy. Because of all the uncertainty, potential for rejections and stress of interviewing, job searching is a dread. Overcome your fear of job searching with the following tips: Set Short-Term, Specific Goals.

2013 190

The Perfect Revenge: How to Quit a Job & Resign at Work

Workology

How I Quit My Job. They quit their job or worse they continued being unproductive stealing from your organization either with time or in other ways. Two days later I was phone interviewing while on the beaches of Mexico, and three months later I was out the door.

Is Job Search 2.0 Worth it?

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Is Job Search 2.0 by Nicole Crimaldi on May 10, 2010 Guest Post by, Jenny McCoy They say it’s easier to get a job when you have a job, but I’m not so sure. I launched my job search 2.0 The first week of my job search 2.0

2010 170

Job Search strategies that result in connections, not attempts

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. People search a lifetime to find the perfect career.

2010 130

56 Most Popular Job Search Blog Posts of 2010

JobMob

The most-visited blog posts of 2010 by top job bloggers from around the world. Top Job Bloggers’ Most Popular Articles of 2010. GL Hoffman : Heat Up Your Job Searching Skills: Networking 101 and 102. Hannah Morgan : The Best Job Search Tool Ever. Willy Franzen : Google Social Search Just Changed Job Search. Susan Strayer : Don’t Ask For a Job. Huhman : How to Negotiate a Job Offer.

2010 87

How I Learned to Leverage Online Job Search Tools

Career Realism

This interview from JustJobs.com will take you through the ups and downs you can expect in the position, what it takes to land the job, what you can expect to earn and more. I found this job online. I often searched the internet for better opportunities.

2012 84

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. I was off the phone in less than 60 seconds.

2010 101

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.

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. 2) AAM blog is quite awesome.

2011 72

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? Have you ever interviewed someone who looked younger than their age (meaning they look like they are under 18 when they really are not)? Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

2011 72

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? what was your worst interview?

2011 69

do you need a local area code when job searching, candidates keep stalking my voicemail, and more

Ask A Manager

How important is a local area code when job-searching? Lately I’ve had a number of candidates miss my call for their scheduled phone interview and then call me back repeatedly (the last one called back 44 times in less than two hours). for our scheduled phone call. I was a bit surprised at my reclassification but did have quite a bit of discretion on initiating new processes, so I thought maybe they were just trying to fall on the safe side.

in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? January 5, 2011 A reader writes: I had a great second phone interview with a company I think would be perfect. Should I have brought it up with the interviewer today?

2011 62

Should Recent College Grads Care about Finding out what’s on Their Record?

Careers Done Write

So you just graduated from college and you’re launching headfirst into the job search, ambition burning in your belly and plenty of prospects on your mind. You hardly even think about it when the interviewer tells you that they will be running a background check on you.

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When in Doubt, Tell the Job Seeker What to Wear to an Interview

Workology

I came to the recruiting industry quite by happenstance. So, here’s a recruiting story for the job seeker, as much as it is for the recruiter… We Can All Learn from a Recruiter’s Lesson. The next step was the on-sight interview.

2012 155

This Job Seeker Failed – BIG Time.

Workology

Another Recruiter’s Story… Sometimes, the failure of a job seeker to become the placement after the final interview is a combination of several things, not just one. The Job. Quite ingenious really. Job postings were placed. The Job Seeker.

2012 153

On the Job Hunt, There Are No Guarantees

The Job Quest

Our coonhound, Graham, has been with us for two months now, and we are discovering that he has quite the personality. ” Sometimes, job seekers may feel a similar justification in their expectations when they are doing everything right. I should get the job!”

2012 178

These are dark days.

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 These are dark days.

2010 81

Keywords, Power Verbs & Soft Skills – 3 Essentials to Enhance Your Resume

Corn on the Job

Writing a resume is not an easy 1 step task, it is a process that is best started by looking at the job description and then tailoring your resume to it. 1. Highlight Keywords from the Job Description. Resumes and Cover Letters Uncategorized DreamResume Job Search REsume

2012 112

Five and a half reasons why you didn't get past the first interview

Careers Done Write

It used to be that you could send in your resume, you would get called in for an interview, you would WOW them on the spot and be working the next Monday. Now, it is more common than not to have to pass a phone screen before you get to see anyone face-to-face. This makes the phone interview a critical skill that many folks are - well let's be blunt - horrible at (yes I know I ended a sentence in a preposition, but it's my blog and I'll do what I want to).

2010 156

Oops, there we go.

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 Oops, there we go.

2010 52

Hiring Problem: The Lack Of Specificity In The Hiring Process

Career Realism

” Related: 6 Job Search Reality Checks To Begin 2015. According to a recent study from Burning Glass Technologies, an analysis of “middle-skills jobs” (roles that require high school but not college degrees), 78% of jobs call for fluency with technology. Job Search

2015 112

my office is obsessed with weight

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager being overweight in an office that’s obsessed with weight March 8, 2011 A reader writes: Recently, one of my co-workers quit after only a few months of employment. OP will either need to try and ignore it again or find a different job.

2011 65

my boss stranded me without a hotel room, my boss believes fake news, and more

Ask A Manager

I started a new job in April. You can’t quite chastise him given the power dynamics, but you can say this: “When I arrived at the hotel, they hadn’t received the form, and so I was stranded with nowhere to stay. That last sentence isn’t really the point, but it’s there because it gives you a way to lay all this out quite starkly.). What do I say to a candidate who wants to know why we didn’t reschedule their phone interview after we’d hired someone else?

2019 49

when a new employer wants you to leave your current job without notice

Ask A Manager

I have maintained and updated my resume on several websites for the past year, and I get at least one to two calls a month for an interview. They did not want to interview me if I had to give notice. I just had a phone interview with the customer service manager and her supervisor this past Thursday afternoon. I did not want to turn down this opportunity for an in-person interview. If I am going to change jobs I would like to work 40 hours a week.

2012 60

what are the ethics of applying for a job that a friend wants?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: You’ve said before that no one can “steal” a job. But a few months ago I didn’t expect I’d be going after the same jobs as younger classmates. It’s not a field where jobs open up at any particular time of year. He told me about finally getting a phone interview, and said the company will tell him if he’ll move on based on how the other interviews go. This job really calls for more experience than he has, but it’s a good match for me.

2015 40

I will totally get you a job. — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager I will totally get you a job. I hope so, because I really liked this letter: I was laid off in June and have floundered job search-wise since. I decided to use the question on the very next interview I got, which took place yesterday.

2011 59

update: I suck at my job but am otherwise a delightful person

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer who realized she wasn’t very good at her job but knew her employer really liked her and was hoping there might be a way to make things work? I knew I had to leave, and that there really wasn’t any saving my job, despite the fact that I loved the company. I’d already begun looking for other jobs, even before I sent my letter to you in July, but I started looking in earnest after my letter ran. And I had a phone interview!

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Fake It Til’ You Make It!

Ms. Career Girl

This has been my daily mantra since beginning my job search two months ago. I immediately got a job at a publishing company, followed by a position in the underwriting department of a Public Radio station while multi-tasking grad school (MBA completed in August 2010).

2011 215

referring a friend for a job? not so fast… — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager referring a friend for a job? not so fast… January 3, 2011 A job opens up at your company. You have a friend who’s job-searching. Yay, get your friend a job and get to work with someone you like! Referring a friend for a job can have consequences that people often don’t take the time to think about, whether they ultimately get an offer or not. You have a friend who’s job-searching.

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8 things you should know about job references

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 8 things you should know about job references February 14, 2011 If you’re job-searching, at some point you’re going to be asked for references … and if you’re like a lot of people, you’re going to hand them over without giving much thought to what will happen next. I hear the “myth&# of what can be said in a reference phone call from people who have worked decades ago. what was your worst interview?

2011 46

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. Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

asking for a phone call before I interview in-person, I hit a coworker’s car, and more

Ask A Manager

Can I ask for a phone interview before investing time in an in-person interview? I’m only going to move for the right job (technology where I perceive a future, good colleagues, minimal travel). I had an interview recently where it went well, but I realized that we had entirely different expectations on travel (I think they thought my limit of 10% was an opening position). How can spouses time their out-of-state job searches together?

2019 52

my dad says I should offer to work for free to prove myself, hiding my dating life as a teacher, and more

Ask A Manager

I was wondering about a piece of interview advice my father and I recently disagreed about (for context, I am a college student who most recently interviewed for internships, and my dad is a small business owner who regularly hires for office positions). He said that during an interview, candidates should offer to work the first two months for free, as this shows a strong interest in the position and sets you apart from the other people interviewing.

2019 82

my boss has strict kitchen rules, how to escape an exit interview, and more

Ask A Manager

How do I escape an exit interview with my terrible boss? One thing I’ve been considering doing for quite some time is wearing a tichel (a scarf to cover my hair). Explaining why I didn’t job search for a few months after being laid off.

2019 79

my boss is furious after my coworker pranked her, the deal with “hustle,” and more

Ask A Manager

If you do that again, I will seriously quit!” I’m in the midst of a job search and I keep seeing companies (mostly tech) looking specifically for people who “hustle.” My husband is applying for a job in my sister’s department. My husband is applying for a job in a very small department of a university. My sister thinks my husband should tell her boss that he is related to her up front – like right away if he gets called/emailed for an interview.

2015 55

how much do I need to alter my own schedule for a job interview?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have been applying for other jobs and have had some success (thanks to your helpful tips for cover letters !). I had a phone interview with a company last week and we are trying to schedule a time for me to come in to meet with several members of the hiring team in person. I am excited about the role and would like to get in for an interview as soon as I can. It’s a very busy time at my current job. interviewing

2018 49

Another load o'links.

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 Another load olinks. I got my job through Twitter • HOW TO: Identify a Jobs Big Deliverables Before You Apply • The Bait-and-Switch Job Offer • To All The Naysayers - Yes, You CAN Get A Job On Twitter. •

2010 55

I got in trouble for saying “bite me” in a meeting, the best day to apply for jobs, and more

Ask A Manager

And keep in mind that work meetings aren’t a safe space — you very much will be judged on what you say in them, and even when you’re quite comfortable with a particular set of colleagues, you can still be expected to speak reasonably professionally. Sometimes it’s assumed I’ll join in a business venture simply because I’m job searching and have complimented someone’s work before. What’s the best day and time to apply for jobs? It’s five answers to five questions.

2019 60

A day late.

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 A day late. Whats the Secret of Job Hunting? •

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