9 Ways to Keep Up Your Holiday Job Search

Competitive Resumes

This season is no time to slow down your holiday job search. Here are a few suggestions to give your job search a boost: 1. The like and trust factor is even more achievable during the holiday job search. Holiday Job Search holiday

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Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job. Check on newly added jobs since your last search.

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Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers is a post from: Executive Career Brand. For a successful executive job search campaign, plan to spend some time researching – unless you already have plenty of in depth company and industry information. Google Search.

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NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers February 26, 2009 · 0 comments Hot on the heels of yesterday’s press release from the NIST about securing data , I run across an article on NetworkWorld that boils it down to a list of 15 ways to protect data.

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The Art of the Job Search


The job search is a process. The planning and strategy involved with your job search should begin no less than six months prior to when your job search begins. For your job search to be effective, one must start at the beginning.

DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th January 7, 2009 · 1 comment The Telework Exchange released a press release yesterday urging all D.C. Here’s the Telework Exchange’s news release. area organizations to allow employees to telecommute on the 20th!

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What a Cover Letter Hook Might Encompass

Career Realism

writers for press releases and sales letters) will be the first to tell you your material needs a hook. The complicated part of the process is no one can tell you what the hook should be because it’s different for each job seeker. How do you find a job today?

Resumesimo: Creating a Professional Resume Completely Free-of-charge


Prague, June, 2011 – Completely new functions have been added to the popular Resumesimo site to help job seekers. We want our service to be of help to everyone who’s looking to boost their chances of getting a new job,” says Ladislav Nosakovec, one of the founders of Resumesimo. Resumesimo wants to be of genuine help in your job search. TIP: Visit Resumesimo Press page for more information or contact us ! Press releases

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Job Search Tips You Can Use Today to Find a Job

Resume Bear

Be prepared to describe your unique abilities and strengths and explain how they relate to the job you’re seeking. Job searching really is about who you know as much as about what you know. Make sure they know what you bring to a job. Create a job search strategy.

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Job Search Strategy # 1 – Targeted Research

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  One quick way to discover new opportunities is by doing structured search engine queries.   That list of companies is your baseline query for your search.     Substitute your city for your search

Job Search Tips – How to Create Your Ideal Position

Jennifer Anthony

You can find out whether a company’s work environment is right for you by looking online at company documents like bios, mission statements, press releases, and more. – Need a job? Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

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Reactive Vs. Proactive Job Search Strategies

Career Realism

There are two kinds of job searches, reactive and proactive. Most people use reactive job search strategies , which means they look for job openings and then apply to ones that interest them. So, when you send your resume to recruiters and respond to job board postings, you are really at the mercy of what comes up. In a proactive job search, you pick the companies and the jobs you are seeking. Job Search career homepage

New Work Skills List Helps with Job Search and Career Choices

Career Key

Career Key's new " My Work Skills List " helps people with a job search , choosing a career , career change , and keeping up to date with a current career path. In demand job skills make that possible. Work Skills Career Tips CK News Career Change Foundation Job Skills

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6 Tips To Ace Your Phone Interview

Career Realism

Research The Company And The Interviewer The first question I used to ask job seekers was, "What do you know about us?" So, spend some time to check out their website and press releases, and see what employees say about them on Glassdoor.com.

FREE Job Guerrilla Job Search DVD

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  If you’re still looking for a job what I’m about to tell you is important.    When Kevin Donlin and I decided we were going to Detroit to launch my book Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters we did it knowing full well that Detroit was the hardest hit major city in America.

Commando Job Search Tactic #2: Become a Guru

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  Ensure press releases from corporate carry your contact numbers for the local media. Become a Guru.    Write and publish short articles and opinion pieces for your industry’s journals and web sites. 

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Job Search Strategy # 1 – Targeted Research

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  One quick way to discover new opportunities is by doing structured search engine queries.   That list of companies is your baseline query for your search.     The video above is an example using Google.com in which the job hunter want sto work in advertising in New York City.    Substitute your city for your search.  You would focus your research on the functional areas of interest for your search.

The Smart Job Search #4: Make Your Mark Online

Blue Sky Resumes

This is the fourth in a 10-part series entitled ‘The Smart Job Search.’ Not too long ago, the key to getting a great job was to write a powerful resume and a fantastic cover letter, and then target your search properly. Job Search

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Revealed: The Effects of Long-Term Unemployment

Resume Bear

Though modest gains have been made for job creation coupled with the slight decrease in the unemployment rate, the job search is still brutal. It’s important to remember that those on the job hunt need the motivation and support of their family and friends.

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ResumeBear Launches New Resources, Surpasses 100,000 Daily Visitors to Premier Job Site

Resume Bear

ResumeBear launches new job board features, new College & University Program, and new Success Center, attracting over 100,000 daily visitors. Less than a year after its official launch, ResumeBear has become a force in the online job board marketplace.

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Outshine the Competition with a little Job Interview Preparation

Resume Bear

Even if you have less than a day before your job interview, you can outshine the competition with a little interview preparation. If you don’t have a detailed job description, ask for one. Do some fast Web research, which will give you something to talk about in addition to the job description. Go to the employer’s Web site, or search the Web for information such as: How big is the company in terms of annual sales or employees?

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letting a manager know employee is job-searching, texting recruiters, and more

Ask A Manager

Should HR let a manager know an employee is probably job-searching? I post jobs, verify employment, etc. Recently two things happened: When I was posting a job on an internet job site, one of my current employees came up as a possible candidate, and I received an employment verification call on this employee. I am assuming they are looking for another job. I do believe that pay is one issue for the job search.

How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. While every new engagement is a chance to broaden your experience, that is not always conveyed when searching for the next new opportunity.

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Tips On Pursuing A Career As An Artist

Ms. Career Girl

Just like with any job or career move, if you are not committed to the art and to your success, then it will be pretty difficult to succeed. Send a press release to the paper about your show and it’s likely they’ll want to do a story on it. Job Search

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Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency

Executive Career Brand

Whether you’re actively job seeking or think you may be in the future – few people aren’t facing this challenge these days, when no job seems to be permanent – you need a strong online identity. Even if you feel secure in your job, you need to be visible online.

Volunteer Your Way to an Internship or First Job


He wrote website updates, press releases and other key communications. Gen Y Job Search Do you love to volunteer? This is a great way to build your career credentials and network!

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Career Realism

Read recent press releases on their website and check out what their social media followers are saying about the company. Be Branded Cover Letter Job Search career advice compelling cover letter cover letter tips job search job seekers

10 phrases You Should Ban From Your Resume

Resume Bear

Did you create a presentation, a press release or lead a conference call? Drop this expression and just state what your job title is and what you added to the company’s success. To be specific, look at one of your busiest days in your (former) job.

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A Twist on “Why Should We Hire You?”

The Job Quest

My posts on adding value to companies, either before job seekers have secured the positions or after they have become employed , continue to be popular with readers. This can take different forms: Analyze the job description to determine the qualities they want candidates to possess.

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Are You Mission-Focused?

The Job Quest

It actually makes the whole job seeking process easier because you know exactly what they need. Interviews Job Search Resumes Mission statement Purpose

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Job Seekers, All About Public Relations Specialists

Resume Bear

Some specialists may work in politics and hold the job title of press secretary. Job duties. Public relations specialists may engage in a number of work related activities while on the job. Job outlook. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

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Job Interviews: How To Respond When They Ask What You Know About The Company

Career Realism

Job Interviews: How To Respond When They Ask What You Know About The Company. Researching the company, or doing your homework, is critical before any job interview. Related: How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions.

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Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III

Career Alley

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III. Part III – A Method to Make your Job Search More Productive. Part III of a 4 part discussion on the job market. In your quest for the right job or new career, haven’t you asked yourself: “Is there a way to break from the pack and secure opportunities from the 90% of unpublished job listings?”. Take the time to study the company’s web site and press releases.

How To Find Your First Job

Career Realism

Are you wondering how to find your first job? We’ve all heard time and time again how networking with our friends, family, colleagues, and other contacts could vastly help job seekers find a job – and ultimately get hired. 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads.

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5 Reasons to Volunteer While Out of Work

Career Rocketeer

I recently read an article by Dawn Bugni titled Tips for times of transition: Part Two—Career marketing strategies for job seekers. Volunteer to network for your next job. Bob is often the person people go to for advice on the job search.

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4 Tips To Researching The Company Before Jumping Into The Interview

Career Realism

Taking time to do research before the job interview makes the difference between winning the employer over and losing your shot at the job to someone else. Even the most basic company website offers some form of information to help you prepare for a job interview.

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How To Evaluate a Job Offer

Career Alley

You’ve received a job offer. First of all, ask yourself if you want this job. The company’s background and tenure can be discovered via press releases, newsletters, and annual reports. Conduct a search on the internet or pick up the phone and ask the front desk who you might speak with. Typically you only have a couple days to review and accept a job offer. Good luck in your new job! How to Succeed in Job Search without Really Trying.

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How To Make A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer

Career Realism

Even if you know just how amazing a 30-60-90-Day Plan can be for your job interview, you may not know how to find the information you need to include in your plan. Related: How to Make a 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You the Job Offer. Next, you should try a Google search.

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4 Unique Ways to Sneak In Your Executive Brand

Career Rocketeer

Press Releases There’s no doubt that you have made some great accomplishments as an executive—and will continue to do so. So why not use those accomplishments as an excuse to send out a press release? The work of an executive is never done.

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6 Interview Tips And Tricks To Keep You Ahead Of Your Competition

Career Realism

The job market today is competitive and securing a good role is more difficult than ever. You’ll be so much more impressive if you can refer to some press releases or case studies you’ve read, quote statistics or if you’ve used their product.

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“Tinder for Jobs” Sexualizes the HR Industry #HRTech


The amount of PR email filling my inbox lately touting an HR technology and/or app as the “Tinder for Jobs” is in poor taste. I don’t believe our job candidates want to be either. Tinder for Jobs Sexualizes the HR Industry. Please stop sending me press releases saying you are the next “<insert trendy tech app name> in Jobs, Hiring or for Work.” HR Social Media HR tech HRtech tinder for jobs

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3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research

Career Realism

Research is critical to any successful job hunt – and is an important first step in identifying which companies to target, obtaining information about a company’s culture, its leadership, and so on, and preparing for a job interview. Be Employable Job Search

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3 Tips For Following Up After Submitting Your Resume

Career Realism

For starters, it’s always beneficial if you can find ways to leverage networking with the hiring manager or the head of the department for the job for which you’re applying. If it was sent to where the job posting said to send it to, then it likely got to where it needed to go.