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. A recent survey showed that 67% of recruiters research candidates online before scheduling an interview. Even if you have never created an online profile, your name may appear in search results for a variety of different reasons.

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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. If you’re a freelance writer, for example, your resume might state that you wrote 10 press releases in a one-week period, working under daily deadlines for a past client.

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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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11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Career Realism

Considering that a 2005 Society for Human Resource Management survey revealed that more than 8 out of 10 human resource professionals spend less than one minute reading a cover letter—and that was before the recession flooded the market with applicants, putting even more demands on hiring managers—how can you hope to catch a hiring manager’s attention, let alone convince them to invite you in for an interview? 11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters. Work It Daily.

11 Tips For Creating Compelling Cover Letters

Career Realism

Considering that a 2005 Society for Human Resource Management survey revealed that more than 8 out of 10 human resource professionals spend less than one minute reading a cover letter—and that was before the recession flooded the market with applicants, putting even more demands on hiring managers—how can you hope to catch a hiring manager’s attention, let alone convince them to invite you in for an interview? Cover Letter Job Search

InstantCommute.com – New Telecommuting Jobs Listings Resource

Telecommuting Journal

I ran across a press release from InstantCommute.com , a relatively new site promising to list telecommuting jobs only and update the list daily. The website has a nice clean look arranged like a blog with the latest job opening posts at the top. This helps reduce the number of people competing for a single job. “Furthermore, with the increase in knowledge-based jobs, there are an increasing number of jobs that can be done from home.

Never Answer A Job Posting Again: How Executives Land Roles

Career Realism

Never Answer A Job Posting Again: How Executives Land Roles. Hop onto any major job board and you’ll see a plethora of C-suite opportunities, from CEO on down. This is not to say that job postings aren’t useful; it’s just that answering them is not how executives land new roles. Directors, Senior Managers, those looking to make a career change, basically anyone who isn’t in the market for a strictly entry-level job. Manually checking job boards is a big time waster.

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Is Social Recruiting Really Happening? [Video]

The Undercover Recruiter

Here's a social recruiting video by the folks at TweetMyJobs , who had more than 2 million interactions on Twitter with job seekers last year. Industry specific stories, press releases, or infographics appear week in and week out claiming that social recruiting has arrived as the golden standard, and that companies not fully embracing social will lose talent to their innovative competitors. 29% of job seekers use social media as their primary tool for job searching. •

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6 ways to avoid being the EEOC's next hiring "test case

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Surveys & White Papers. Special Release. Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. Time for a grain of salt here: According to the EEOCs press release , most of the experts were from the EEOC, or were individuals who had been denied jobs and claimed they were discriminated against. . Be our Friend.

Psychometric and Profile Tests ? Are they worth it?

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Surveys & White Papers. Special Release. Frank Risalvato made the plunge into the search industry in 1987; He founded www.iresinc.com , the search firm he continues to operate today. PRESS RELEASE ATTRIBUTION CLAUSE – How to bene. (17 More articles : » This Job is in Your Way Tasha Johnson went to college with high hopes. Popular Searches.

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