15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. The early bird gets the job. Job Search Careers Jobs

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15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. Kickstart Your Job Search. Job Search.

2014 190

How To Stay Organized On Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

One of the realities we face when unemployed and searching for a job is the reality of disorganization. there’s a learning curve in the development of job-searching skills. How can you keep disorganization from taking over your job search?

2013 211

8 Job Search Mobile Apps To Get it Done

Competitive Resumes

If you’re the type to rely on their smartphone for everything, then you probably want to use it for your job search , too – if you aren’t already, that is. You’ve probably thought of this already, but it bears repeating – especially for those who are new to the mobile job hunt.

2016 130

Executive Job Search: Update Your LinkedIn Network

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Update Your LinkedIn Network is a post from: Executive Career Brand. An event or seminar you’re presenting. An important seminar or event you’ll be attending or have attended. LinkedIn: Best Tactic for Undercover Executive Job Search. Stalled Executive Job Search? Get yourself into a regular routine (say, once a week or a few times a month) of posting status updates to your profile.

5 Job Search Tasks to Do TODAY!

Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer Career Search and Personal Branding Blog Home About Career Rocketeer Meet the Team Guest Experts Partners LinkedIn 360° Resources Job Search Websites Career Books Job Search Tracker Launchpad Blogroll Events Career Studios Advertise Contact Personal Branding Job Search Resumes Interviews Social Media Networking Career Management Everything Else You are here: Home / Job Search / 5 Job Search Tasks to Do TODAY!

2011 59

5 Unusual Job Search Strategies That Work

Career Realism

Out of the box thinking can speed up your job search and help you land a position quickly. Most job seekers get into the cycle of: go online, check job postings, apply, wait, and repeat. If you call and talk to 50 people each day, you will have a job in no time.

How Staying Busy Can Save Your Job Search [6 Reasons]

The Undercover Recruiter

A gap of employment on your resume can be frightening, but that doesn’t mean that your time between jobs has to be spent solely on hunting down your next position. It’s time for job seekers everywhere to embrace new opportunities during their time between jobs!

2013 113

Job Search, Career and Life: Your 11 Favorite Posts From 2011

Tim's Strategy

Like LinkedIn, Twitter has so much potential as a social networking tool for job search. Avoiding social media is a bad move in this new modern job search. Recruiters Insider Secrets To Getting The Job. It was a tele-seminar with Tom Bolt and Gail Houston.

2011 98

Commando Job Search Tactic #1: Be Hunted

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  Increase your visibility and expand your network by presenting at conferences, seminars – even usergroups.    Public speaking is an effective job hunting technique.    Be Hunted. 

2011 59

7 Status Updates to Post on LinkedIn When in a Job Search

Career Realism

And, if you are going to start with status updates, what posts should a job seeker be making? Please do not post, “I’m in a job hunt, anyone have leads for me? Post about: Networking events, meetings, or seminars you are attending. (“Having a great time at my weekly job club!”).

2012 114

are you prepared for a possible job search?

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. A seminar?

2008 52

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Freeze Your Job Search During The Holidays

Career Realism

Planning to hold off on job searching until January? While plenty of people start to back off on job searching in November and December, you can benefit from continuing to put time and effort into your hunt for a great opportunity. Consider these five significant reasons you’ll miss out (big time) if you freeze your job search during the holidays: 1. See Party Your Way to a New Job: Holiday Networking for some great ideas.).

2013 88

Finding Your Dream Job In Today’s Job Market

Ms. Career Girl

Once you’ve done that soul searching, there’s a lot that goes into pursuing the career path you’ve chosen. Not least the (seemingly endless) hunt for the perfect job that offers the right opportunities for personal and professional growth. A ‘dream job’ comes in many shapes and sizes.

2019 187

Building A "Big Enough" Company (or Job Search)

Job Stalker

(Note – in the interest of full disclosure, I received a complimentary copy for attending a seminar put on by the authors. In the past (before I had the ability to post directly), I had written about how as job seekers, we’re automatically entrepreneurs. A special thanks to Mark J. Carter for inviting me). We’re. Read more »

Unemployed? How To Survive and Thrive

Ms. Career Girl

Be diligent in the practices that sustain you as a leader; this is the version of you that you want walking into job interviews. Staying positive is a huge part of the job search and keeping up with your fitness and health levels will make you feel good both inside and out.

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7 Status Updates To Post On LinkedIn When In A Job Search

Career Realism

And, if you are going to start with status updates, what posts should a job seeker be making? Please do not post, “I’m in a job hunt, anyone have leads for me? Post about: Networking events, meetings, or seminars you are attending. (“Having a great time at my weekly job club!”)

2013 83

Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

[This article was originally published for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. If you’re actively job hunting, now’s the time. Search the thousands of Groups on LinkedIn to identify relevant ones to join. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

2016 175

Why You Should Always Be Hunting For A New Job

Professional Resume Services

Common wisdom suggests that when you have found a new job you quit hunting for a new one. Continuing to search for a new position isn’t necessarily an active pursuit. Much of what you do during an active job search is ignored, such as cold calling, applications and interviewing.

2013 169

Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind with LinkedIn Updates

Executive Career Brand

[This is my latest article as Job-Hunt.org''s Personal Branding Expert ]. One of the many benefits of using LinkedIn for job search is the ability to stay top-of-mind with your network – which should include employees at your target companies and recruiters, along with your various professional contacts. An event or seminar you’re presenting or attending. An important seminar or event you’ll be attending or have attended.

2014 155

Job Hunting After Age 50: Help For A Stalled Job Search! | Boomers.

Boomers Next Step

Careers , Networking — By Bill on April 22, 2011 9:33 am Job hunting after age 50, can be a new, unusual and if you allow it; a discouraging experience. Add in the economic and business decline, the falling demand for certain jobs and careers, and the daily birth of new jobs that the title can only be deciphered by those in the know. Add in that many employers who will be playing it safe and hiring the younger less costly job applicant.

2011 58

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Write Your Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

If you’re just joining in, catch up with the first 3 parts here: Part 1 – Target Your Executive Resume for the Hidden Job Market. Each job, of course, should include the company name, location, your title, and beginning and ending year you held the job.

2015 188

why are employers turned off when they hear how much time I spend on my job search?

Ask A Manager

I find looking for a job (a job that is the right fit for me) to be a full-time job! In the past 6 months, I have enrolled in career counseling and have attended resume and interview skills workshops, hidden job market seminars, and job search strategies workshops. I feel this is important for my own personal growth and development, plus it gives me an advantage in my search. Those activities are all about getting a job.

2013 57

why are interviewers turned off when they hear how much time I spend on my job search?

Ask A Manager

I find looking for a job (a job that is the right fit for me) to be a full-time job! In the past 6 months, I have enrolled in career counseling and have attended resume and interview skills workshops, hidden job market seminars, and job search strategies workshops. I feel this is important for my own personal growth and development, plus it gives me an advantage in my search. Those activities are all about getting a job.

2011 69

How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding – Part 2

Executive Career Brand

In Part 1 of this 3-part series on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search I covered: Why All Executives Need to be on LinkedIn. Tapping into LinkedIn’s Jobs Pages. LinkedIn and Confidential Job Search. Again, these are your relevant keywords and phrases – the SEO-friendly terms that reinforce your brand and value, and help people sourcing candidates land on your profile when they search those keywords. An event or seminar you’re presenting.

2013 154

ResumeBear Launches Its Much Anticipated Job Board

Resume Bear

This unique job board from ResumeBear will only feature 100% verified job postings in efforts to eliminate wasted time for job seekers. Within the first 72 hours of its release, over 100 companies have already utilized the job board.

8 Savvy Tips for Snaring a Job Online in Our Robust Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Job growth is expected to remain healthy in 2018 , and whether you’re unemployed or are looking for a better fit, jobs are available. Online applications are now the way of the job-search world, and standing out in the crowd isn’t easy.

2018 233

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

More profile views means more people may be sending job leads your way, or otherwise help you with your job search and career. To get more views on LinkedIn – and more potential job leads – your profile needs to be highly visible and findable. Pump up your job titles.

2017 168

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? Should I apply for jobs where I don’t meet all the qualifications? When I attended the Illinois Paralegal Association (IPA) career seminar last October, they told us if the job ad states they want someone experienced or someone with a specific amount of experience (2-5 years, 3 years, 5 years, 5-7 years, etc.), In some cases, the requirements in job ads truly are rigid.

Pretty Little Lies on Your Resume That Will Prevent You From Snagging the Job

Ms. Career Girl

And, if by some small chance you and your lies on your resume make it past the hiring manager’s notice, it’s likely you’ll be found out once you’re on the job. State job duration with applicable dates. Include any short-term jobs.

2018 168

New Year. Time to Revisit and Refresh Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

Whether or not a job search is looming in front of you this year, for career health and fulfillment it’s wise to revisit your brand each year. You never know when a new job opportunity (internally or externally) may come your way. 10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success.

2016 134

7 Tips for Trouncing the Job Competition in an Upbeat Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Skilled workers who had to shelter in place at lackluster jobs during the economic downturn are now looking to move. Facing off against ten competitors for every choice job will take confidence and finesse. You can be sure employers will use a search engine to look for you.

2018 176

Two Qualities All Resumes Should Show

Professional Resume Services

This can be shown in a resume through several means: seminars and classes attended. Will you be able to learn the job? Will you be able to do the job well even when distractions occur? Your resume is a compilation of your career for the purpose of evaluation.

2013 166

Job Hunting is a Full-time Job

Professional Resume Services

It’s amazing to me how many people think that as long as they have created a great resume and cover letter all they have to do to find a job is send those to prospective employers or answer ads in papers and online. Attend seminars, talks and presentations in your field.

2013 159

The Kitchen Sink C-level Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

You may think a 20+ page, all-inclusive resume is a huge executive job search blunder. Because it’s unlikely in this employment climate that, at the c-level, you’ll stay in any one job for more than just a few years, you need to always be at-the-ready for a career move.

2012 187

Making the most of your time during unemployment

Ms. Career Girl

Unemployment is hard, whether you are a new grad entering the job market or a young professional that just faced a layoff. You might find yourself stuck in the classic job search Catch-22: you need experience to get a job, but you need the job to get experience.

2015 227

5 Smart Tips on Finding Your First Professional Job

Ms. Career Girl

Having invested your time and effort in years of education, some work per-hour experience, and maybe even sleepless nights of thinking “what now”, makes stepping into the real world and finding your first professional job both exciting and frankly, nerve wrecking.

2014 255

Brand New Year. New Personal Brand?

Executive Career Brand

Times being what they are, you never know when a new job opportunity, a possible career change, or even a layoff may come your way. An essential piece in both the re-branding process and job search strategy is looking at your recent career accomplishments and contributions.

Three Steps to Building Confidence on the Job Hunt

The Job Quest

Confidence can be hard to come by, especially if you have experienced a layoff recently or if your last job was one of those unfortunate situations in which it was impossible to be successful. What can you do to increase the confidence you project when job seeking?

2012 238

6 Effective Ways to Pump up your Resume

Career Alley

Finding a job in today’s economy is a difficult venture to say the least. Jobs are few and potential employees are many; however, all is not lost. So, put your best foot forward and make yourself look job-ready. Highlight the fact that you have never left a job. Jobs by.

2014 202

How to Bridge an Employment Gap

The Job Quest

Are you taking classes or attend seminars to keep your knowledge up-to-date? Whatever it is you have been doing, document your activities just as you would a job. Interviews Job Search Resumes Education Gaps Leadership Unemployment Volunteer

2015 194

Mastering a Career in Social Media

Career Alley

There are also other jobs in between these options that range from providing the content to organizing it to incorporating social media into an entire marketing strategy. The different jobs require various experience or education and provide different levels of income. Finding Jobs.

7 Steps to Help You Ace Your Job Interview

Career Alley

has been in print since 1970s and for a good reason: Richard takes a bold approach to career hunting and job seeking. He delivers an approach that most students, career changers, and potential job candidates don’t think of. There aren’t any jobs to my liking”. “No Jobs by.

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