5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Job Search. Job search taking way too long? Related: 3 Signs You’re Sabotaging Your Job Search. Here Are 5 Big Reasons For Extended Job Search Times: 1. A polished elevator pitch is a powerful job search tool.

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Don’t Give Up Your Job Search In December

Professional Resume Services

The holidays are a hard time to be looking for a job, aren’t they? The end of the year can actually be a good time to find a temporary job that leads to permanent employment. Doing something definite about your job search really helps keep you confident.

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Chasing job search butterflies

Write Solution

They applied to all kinds of jobs online. Retail Sales. Without focus, the resume reader has no idea how the job seekers specific skill set can benefit them and they won’t take the time to extrapolate skills from a tell-all presentation.

How is Technology Changing the Face of Retail Recruitment? #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

For the fast paced and ever-changing world of retail recruitment, there have been major transformations for both employers and candidates that have seen technology pushed to the forefront of everyday communications and management. How is Technology Changing the Face of Retail Recruitment?

5 Reasons You Should Continue Your Job Search During The Holidays

Career Realism

Planning to hold off on your job search during the holiday season, believing that no one hires at this time of year? Related: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Freeze Your Job Search During The Holidays. Job Search career advice holiday job search job search

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Have You Used Geo Location Apps On Your Job Search?

Corn on the Job

In the present economy, finding a job that’s ideally suited to your skills can be quite overwhelming, and if you want to take the lead in today’s job market, you might feel that have to keep vigil twenty four hours a day, which as we all know can be a daunting or impossible task.

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10 Things To Know About A Retail Management Career

Career Realism

If you are already on the path to becoming a retail manager or simply considering it, here are some important and interesting things to consider before embarking upon a retail management career. Due to the nature of retail, these positions are rarely in the same city.

Why Holiday Job Searches Lead To The Best Presents

JobMob

While the holidays are a very busy time of year for most people, the time period can also be great for landing a job. 7 Reasons To Job Search This Holiday Season. All of us at one time or another has found ourselves on the job prowl. Surprise!

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How Can Older Workers Help Their Job Search? [Top 10 Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

My boss did not give my age more than a passing glance; he was thrilled to find someone with all the right qualifications for the job, PLUS maturity and someone he knew wanted stability and wouldn’t bolt the following year looking for more money. Man, I wanted that job!

What Industry is Booming? RETAIL!

Blogging4jobs

I’m not saying that having a bachelors in Accounting or Computer Science won’t eventually land you a job. But there is a sector of the market that I never see promoted as a career option – Retail! Job Search

#1 Job Search Strategy All Recent Grads Should Use

Career Realism

” Related: 5 Transferable Skills Job Seekers Need. If you worked in retail during your high school or college years, you likely served customers and often resolved conflict to keep your customers happy. Happy Grad Project Job Search happy grad project

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Retail Success

Guerrilla Job Hunting

I worked with one client who specialized in retail merchandizing (POP, planagrams, etc). After developing her resume, we discussed putting together a targeted job search campaign to go after some of the bigger players in retail. While working out her “unique selling proposition” she made the claim that she could walk into any retail environment and recommend how they could make more money through better merchandising.

How to Dash through Your Winter Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your job search has to stop. Too many job seekers take the winter off to make eggnog and cookies, missing out on great job opportunities. Some takeaways to note: 39% of retail and 18% of IT companies are hiring this winter.

Dashing Through the Winter Job Search

Career Alley

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your job search has to stop. Too many job seekers take the winter off to make eggnog and cookies, missing out on great job opportunities. Some takeaways to note: 39% of retail and 18% of IT companies are hiring this winter.

How To Start Your Own Business In The Retail World

Career Realism

In the retail world, this can seem like a scary endeavor. A portion of those stores are individually owned, retail operations. There is, however, a market for these small retailers, so those who know, before they get involved, how to start a business stand to do well in the sector.

Job Search Marketing 101 – Battling for Prime Shelf Space

Career Alley

Anyway, my friend told me how retail products battle for shelf space. There are so many brands for a particular product (and so many products), that most manufacturers of new products have to battle just space on the shelf at the supermarket or major retailer. So, may ask, what does this have to do with job search? Just like products competing for shelf space at the store, you are competing with other job seekers for a limited number of roles.

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?

my employer wants me to apologize for job-searching, how far back should your resume go, and more

Ask A Manager

I was laid off a couple of months ago and took another job to help pay the bills. I don’t know if I’m supposed to apologize for something being on her desk, or for looking for jobs. Be prepared, though, for the possibility that may not want to, because they could very reasonably feel burned by you moving on soon after they hired you — although that depends in part on the nature of the job.). But I never get the job. It’s five answers to five questions.

Job Search Advice: Protect Your Dreams

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  I was such an idealist and very naive at the time :-) I had spent the previous year [1985] helping my friends get jobs by cold-calling employers and telling them about, "this great guy who's working in my warehouse but has an MBA and really wants to."  You want it?

is my parents’ advice destroying my job search?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Since I came home from my first year of college in May, I’ve been looking for a new job to no success. I haven’t even gotten so far as to be interviewed, despite having been on a job hunt since May. I’m very hopeful that I will get this job, because I have always “exceeded expectations&# in every performance review, and am overall a very good employee. And moreover, plenty has changed about job-searching in the last 20 years.

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. which job should I take?

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Targeted Job Search – Who’s Hiring in Technology Vol 5

Career Alley

There is no reason not to follow your heart. &# – Steve Jobs. Back to basics with one of my more popular topics – targeted job search. Specifically, job search leads for specific industries. An the most popular of my popular posts is of course jobs in technology. So at first glance you might wonder why anyone would have to tell a technologist how or where to look for jobs on the Internet. You can register for the site or just search.

how can I move from retail into a professional career?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I currently work full-time at a large retail store as a department lead (no real management responsibilities). I enjoy my job, but it is physically exhausting and the schedule is unpredictable and often requires me to work weekends/early mornings/late evenings. How can I make myself an appealing candidate for entry-level professional jobs? Is there any hope for me to change career fields, or am I doomed to remain in retail? job searching

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? Posted in job searching A reader writes: Okay, I know looks matter, but how much does it really matter? It didn’t stop me from getting hired or from doing my job well.

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Couple that with the estimated 80%+ of positions that go unadvertised on job boards, and you have a powerful opportunity to land a plum position without ever blasting your resume out into the ether (or competing with the thousands of other people who are doing so).

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How to Get a Job in Retail

Career Alley

If you’re looking to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment then retail is the industry you need to be in. Working in retail also isn’t limited to just serving on the shop floor, there are a variety of retail jobs to choose from such as forecasting trends as a Merchandiser, designing product displays as a Visual Merchandiser, searching for new products and predicting demand as a Buyer and many, many more. Finally, don’t give up on your search.

Just How Do I Go About Finding a Job?

Jobacle

Long gone are the days of walking into an establishment after seeing a hiring poster on the window and securing a job. Today, hardly anyone takes applications at the retail establishment or office. Your Job Search finding a job job search

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How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Couple that with the estimated 80%+ of positions that go unadvertised on job boards, and you have a powerful opportunity to land a plum position without ever blasting your resume out into the ether (or competing with the thousands of other people who are doing so).

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Just How Do I Go About Finding a Job?

Career Alley

Long gone are the days of walking into an establishment after seeing a hiring poster on the window and securing a job. Today, hardly anyone takes applications at the retail establishment or office. More Niche Jobs. Good luck in your search. Job Search.

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Networking: The Art Of The Cold Call (Or E-mail)

Career Realism

Related: Top 10 People You Must Have In Your Network To Find A Job. Amy is currently in sales with a big box retailer, let’s say Target. I have a long history in retail sales with Target Corporation and currently manage relationships with cosmetics companies on behalf of Target.

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Personal Branding for the Modern Job Seeker

Competitive Resumes

Ryan asked me about my career journey in retail and association management. How and why I started “The Voice of Job Seekers”. I share the importance of a proactive job search and branding strategies. You, as the consultant in the new proactive job search.

does updating your LinkedIn profile make it look like you’re job searching, telling your bosses there won’t be holiday gifts this year, and more

Ask A Manager

I have a second part-time job at a retail store and I am usually there only once or twice a week. Does updating your LinkedIn profile make it look like you’re job searching? He had expressed to the owner (we’re a small company) that he wanted to take some time to figure things out before finding a new job, but then the owner noticed he was adding connections on LinkedIn and interpreted that as this employee must be actively looking for work.

Job Seekers: Why You Want An Opportunity – Not A Job

Career Realism

They seek a job when they should be seeking an opportunity to use their strengths. RELATED : Need some job search advice? First of all, there are certainly situations where it’s perfectly OK to be “just looking for a job.” Job Search job search jobs work opportunities

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will a pink mohawk be a problem in my job search?

Ask A Manager

Before I left, I had a job at a guitar store, but I’m home a bit earlier than expected so I need to start looking for another job until the summer, when they can re-hire me. Do you think this will be a problem, considering that I’m just applying for places in fast food and retail? job searchingA reader writes: I’m 19 and have just returned home from a 3-month exchange trip.

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Or that over ten million people found their current job through LinkedIn? If you’ve been satisfied with a “placeholder” LinkedIn profile up to this point, or feel like landing a job through the site isn’t a viable option, STOP. 5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile.

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7 Stages of Work After College

Ms. Career Girl

Gain the knowledge, the training, the experience, and a degree to acquire a job that doesn’t end up making us feel like we’ve spent too much time around the dementors from Harry Potter. Stage One: The Job Search. The job search is going to hell. You need a job!

15 Links to the Best Places to Work

Career Alley

There are “best lists” for everything and Job Search is no exception. Retail Companies to Work For – Continuing on the About.com theme, this article from Forbes provides a similar view for Retail with lots of information on each company.

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Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed

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 in Retail Vol 3 Job Search from the Beginning – Recruiters Part 2 » Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed “ The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is. Good luck in your search.

Is There Ever a Bad Time To Look for a Job?

Resume Bear

When it comes to your job search, there unfortunately won’t be any short cuts or easy answers. Searching for a job is hard and it takes time. While there aren’t magical solutions, there are strategies to take in your search.

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Is a Transition Job Right For You?

The Undercover Recruiter

Be it from university life to becoming a self-sufficient adult, or from a dead-end job to an exciting and blossoming career? Either way, a survival job might be the right choice for you. Even though they are careers in themselves, a temporary office job, or a stint in retail might.