5 Strategic Job Search Tips

Career Alley

If you are continuously failing in finding the right job, you have to understand that it’s not always about your eligibility and skills. One has to really plan while appearing for interviews and while searching for jobs. This post presents some useful strategies for effective job search. Industries are getting competitive day-by-day and getting a lucrative job has become immensely difficult. Good luck in your search. Search Millions of Jobs.

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6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Which is exactly why you should be looking at some of the other job search alternatives that are available to you. Let’s face it, crowds of job searchers means more competition (which is not what you want when conducting a job search). That being said, where else can you look for a job (and why)? Why go to a job fair?

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Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

There are tons of great ways you can improve your job search experience with little to no effort on your part. Whatever you hold in your mind as your ideal job will be what you gravitate towards, so be careful what you wish for. Sure there are tons of sites all over the web like this Government search site that can offer you jobs in every category you could possibly dream of and even more here but you don’t want just any job, you want the best job.

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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. Heavy.com recommends a number of job search apps, including one from a premiere job search engine, Indeed. Indeed.com is an aggregator which means it takes your job search criteria and searches a number of job boards.

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5 Tips to Help Maximize Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many resumes, so few jobs. Let’s face it, job search sucks. Tons of competition, ads for jobs that don’t exist and endless “ rabbit holes “ If you’ve leveraged any of the countless online job search sites and submitted your resume for a specific job you are not alone. In fact, there are upwards of several hundred applications for each job posted on a job search site (this is not a misprint).

2013 283

Top Tips for Leveraging Your Smartphone for Your Job Search – Part 1

Career Alley

Job search is often driven by “time is of the essence” (as in those who apply later in the process will not get an interview). For every job opening there are potentially thousands of individuals who are qualified. Waiting until you get home from work (or whatever activity is keeping you away from your computer) will most likely keep you from getting the job. Give yourself the tools to send your resume “on the fly” from your Smartphone.

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Using Information Systems to Aid Job Search

Career Alley

Millions of people are currently searching for jobs. These are people who were previously employed and lost their jobs; employed people who are searching for new opportunities and new graduates looking to get into the job market. Whichever the case, everyone needs a good job if they are to smoothly weather the storm of economic hardship. It is very popular both with people who are searching for jobs as well as employers.

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Job Search Support – Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Career Alley

Three years after the “Great Recession”, the unemployment rate is still quite substantial. But, that does not mean that no one is hiring and it certainly does not mean you should slack off in your search. In fact, the end of your holiday season (end of November through the end of December) is the perfect time to ramp up your search so that you are “in the market” for the start of the new year. Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0:

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Welcome to My College Job Search

Career Alley

Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and your parents are telling you to get a job. For some its a break between college semesters and for others it’s the cold hard reality of “time to get a job&#. The “Find Internships&# is a great tool. In addition to listing all of the opportunities, you can narrow your search by using the location & or keyword. Each of the 15 jobs lists the salary range as well as a good overview of the job.

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.

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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.

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Job Search News for September 1, 2017

Competitive Resumes

It’s Friday and your job search news continues!! Your job search could use some additional resources so I’ve compiled a few of them. The job search is hard and daunting for anyone. There are new and dynamic tools to help your job search and career development needs. This is hot in job search! At least you know how people today are advancing in their jobs. Job Search job search news

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Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

We wish you (veterans) much success during your transition, and hopefully, this show will contribute to your needs in finding the right job for you. I would love your feedback, especially if there are tools you need for your job search. If you are a career professional who advise job seekers and adds feedback whether it’s advice or a differing opinion, I will include a link in future show notes and read your comments on an upcoming show.

Job Search – Hanging by a Thread

Career Alley

So what can this possibly have to do with job search? Apply this to your job search, especially when evaluating new opportunities, interviews and resumes. There are other links at the top of the page for Cover Letter Writing, Resume Writing and Tools to find a job. There are additional tools and resources center page with links. The post leads off with links to Employment Agencies, Job Search Products and Job Search Glossary.

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7 Tools To Organize Your Job Search In 2013

Career Realism

Is your goal to organize your job search this year? As the New Year rolls in, many of us resolve to quit smoking, control our finances, or lose weight. Organize Your Job Search With These Tools. While I can’t help you with the weight loss, (actually, I did major in Dietetics, so I should be able to, but I’ll stick to careers) I can help you with staying organized and spending less on your career management or job search.

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5 Tips for Leveraging you Social Network in Your Job Search

Career Alley

While many people worry that “leveraging your network&# means you will need to “cold call&# your friends and relatives and ask them to help you get a new job, this is not the case. The Internet combined with your Network makes for a very powerful tool in your job search. Knowing how best to leverage this tool is not always obvious, but if you know what to look for it is quite easy to do. Good luck in your search. Untethered Job Search.

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. This sales expert suggests how to be well prepared and informed whenever one needs to deal with a new type of job interview. While working in sales is a financially rewarding position, it is also quite stressful and the stress is probably the most common reason people leave the position.

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Will a General Resume Work for Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

In today’s human resources department, your resume is quite likely to be ‘read’ by applicant tracking systems or software before it is seen by HR personnel. Using a general resume almost guarantees a company using this hiring tool will pass over your resume completely. While who you are, what you’ve done and how much you know all have value, resumes that get you hired are not quite so “I”-focused.

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The Job Search that Time Forgot – Vol 1

Career Alley

As soon as I got home I looked up this person on the internet and I had quite a shock. Are you looking for a job using the same techniques you used 5, 10 or 20 years ago? If you answer is yes, you are in the job search that time forgot. It is time that you updated your job search to the 21st century. This will help you focus on job related emails. PROFILE OF A MODERN JOB SEEKER: YIFEI ZHANG – This article is definitely worth the read.

2010 207

Job Search – Everyone has a Story to Tell

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Who’s Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 18 Are Job Fairs a Good Use of Your Job Search Time? For the poor guy who lost his job because he was not careful with his resume, I’m sure this is not his favorite job search story. Good luck in your search.

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How to Put Together a Winning Job Search Strategy

Career Makeover Coach

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How to Get Out of Your Way in the Job Search


. Looking for a leg up in the job search? Snag our free job seeker toolkit complete with resume and cover letter tool kits here. . Job Seeker Advice From Friends. With nearly 75% of job seekers actively looking for work according to a 2012 Jobvite Study, it’s likely that you, yourself are in the job search. You want to demystify the recruiting and hiring secrets to getting a job. Looking for a leg up in the job search?

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College Grad Job Search – Are We There Yet? – Vol 2

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « 7 Motivational Keys for job seekers Who’s Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 18 » College Grad Job Search – Are We There Yet? Job search is much the same. You can post your resume, search for jobs and peruse the information the IT Resources page.

2010 185

Resume Lingerie and 10 Other Guerrilla Job Search Strategies

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? Maybe it’s time to consider shaking things up and innovating an unconventional search campaign to position yourself above the crowd. Know what job you seek and where you can get that job.

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5 Truths You Must Know For Your Executive Job Search

Career Realism

With 15 years of executive recruiting and over five years of coaching job seekers around the world, I’ve worked with executives at all levels, in all kinds of industries—from big bank CEOs, CTOs of companies with hundreds of thousands of SKUs, VPs, Directors, and all kinds of executives in every area of the company (finance, operations, sales, marketing, customer support, IT, etc.). RELATED : Need job search tips? Download a Free Executive Job Search report ].

2015 87

Top 10 Job Search Trends Of 2014

Career Realism

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a heads up about emerging job search and resume best practices? Results from recent focus groups conducted by Career Thought Leaders throughout the US, Canada, UK, Australia, and Russia have been cataloged and offer a rich array of tips and suggestions for executive and non-executive job seekers alike. Related: 5 Easy Ways To Make Yourself A More Attractive Job Candidate. There are quite a few action steps noted here.

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You’re Doing it Wrong: Expert Advice on Using Social Media in Your Job Search


Still trying to figure out how to use social media in your job search? It may not be that the social tools are worthless. Quite the contrary, it could be how you’re using them. Don’t engage a company representative in job-related conversations, whilst also engaging in unprofessional (e.g. open jobs). Why are you the best fit for the job? ” What are some ways that social media in the job hunt has worked for you? Job Search

Jump Start Your Job Search Now!

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog.

2010 80

5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job

Career Realism

Thinking about quitting your job? Related: 6 Warning Signs That You’re In The Wrong Job. Here are five things you should consider before quitting your job: 1. Have you served in that job for two years? However, most people aren’t just automatically great at their jobs. They need to take some time to hone their new skills and really provide value to the company before they can market those new skills toward another job.

5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job

Career Realism

5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job. Quitting. Thinking about quitting your job? The last thing you want to do is regret a major life move like quitting your job. Here are five things you should consider before quitting your job: 1. Have you served in that job for two years? However, most people aren’t just automatically great at their jobs. If that’s the case, you want to try to “reclaim” the job, as J.T.

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Twitter in the job search.

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 Twitter in the job search.

How to Quit a Job – The Ultimate Guide to Leaving a Company Gracefully


You are now reading the most comprehensive guide on the planet on How to Quit a Job. Our goal is to help you leave a job gracefully. If you find this resource on quitting a job useful, please share it and tell a friend! How to Quit a Job: INTRO.

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15 Ways LinkedIn Can Supercharge Your Job Search Results

Career Realism

You know that LinkedIn is a critically important job search tool, right? But do you know the specific ways LinkedIn can elevate your search results? Related: 7 LinkedIn Hacks That Will Make Your Job Search 1,000 Times Easier. There are five major job search methodologies, or ways to bring your candidacy to the attention of prospective employers. Online Job Search. LinkedIn is a powerful job search tool to be sure.

2014 87

Sworn Affidavit – Powerful Tool to Resolve Workplace Disputes

Sklover Working Wisdom

After 14-weeks of job search, just weeks before her severance was to expire, Maritza was offered a good job with a small software production firm. The job offer, however, was subject to her getting a written waiver or release from her non-compete agreement. Above the Notary Public’s signature you will see these words or words quite similar to them: “Sworn to before me this 13 th day of 2015.” “Honesty is telling the truth to other people.

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56 Most Popular Job Search Blog Posts of 2010


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

5 Ways To Keep Your Job Search Going Over The Holidays

Career Realism

You may believe that the holiday season means it’s time to put your job search on hold—but that’s not true. Actually, quite a few companies hire in December, because they are spending budget money before the last quarter is over. Related: 4 Tips To Keep Your Holiday Job Search Moving. Here Are 5 Ways To Keep Your Job Search Going Strong Over The Holidays: 1. You don’t have to say right off the bat that you’re looking for a job.

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How to Job Search When Dealing With Identity Theft

Career Realism

This week’s question is about job search after your identity was stolen: I was recently talking with a man who has been laid off for quite some time. He feels that this might be the problem because it was at the top of the list for his name search. What can he do when he applies for jobs to address this? She also suggests focusing on yourself and getting as much clarity as possible on the job search situation.

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Five Questions to Ask BEFORE You Start Your Next Job Search

Career Makeover Coach

The perfect timing for you to start your search is before you begin feeling a desperate need to get out of your current position. One of the worst times to start a job search is when you feel like your back is up against the wall.

2010 143

15 Generation Y Stereotypes To Overcome on Your Job Search


Stand out in your job search by bucking the stereotypes about you. 4 Ugly stereotypes about Gen-Y job seekers. Emailing us hours before an interview loop is scheduled to start and saying you’ve taken another job is unprofessional. But in a company that values self-motivation, saying you are looking for “mentorship” sends the impression that you are, quite honestly, looking for someone else to tell you what, when, and how to grow your career. Gen Yer?

2011 86

One of job search’s biggest roadblocks: You don’t know what you don’t know

Write Solution

Our approach to bathroom repairs mirrored the approach many careerists and job seekers use when ‘launching’ a job search or thinking about leaving a dead-end job. I cannot count how many times I tell job seekers you have to break this ‘career management’ thing into manageable pieces, or you’re going to continue wandering around in the “Land of the Overwhelmed,” doing nothing; and lamenting the fact things haven’t changed.

2012 69

5 Online Job Search Mistakes You're Making & How to Avoid Them.

Career Rocketeer

But, it’s important to stay on top of your search and avoid small mistakes that may cost you an opportunity. Avoid the following mistakes to be on your way to job search success: Mistake #1: Using the Internet only for combing job boards.

2011 79

When is the Right Time to Quit a Job?

Career Realism

We all know that song made famous by Johnny Paycheck, “Take this Job and Shove It,” and many of us have fantasized about marching into the tyrannical boss’ office and telling them in no uncertain terms that they can take a long walk off of a short pier. So that begs the question: Is there ever a right time to quit a job ? Then, there’s the resulting liability on your resume when a gap appears between jobs which always raises the eyebrows of potential employers.

The 7 Deadly Job Search Sins

Blue Sky Resumes

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS The 7 Deadly Job Search Sins 03 / 02 / 10 Written by Louise Fletcher Comments 5 Tweet it! If you’re looking for a job in this current climate, the bad news is that you have a lot of competition. Or send a creative job application directly.

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