Job Search News, October 13, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! Would there be a “gender wage gap” if salary was public rather than personal? What’s hot in job search? Many job seekers ignore researching an employer.

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Solving Wage Disparity by Empowering Women to Negotiate

Workology

The researchers advertised different jobs and took 2500 applications. If a job situation was ambiguous and did not mention anything about salary negotiation men were far more likely to negotiate than were women. Of course this will not solve all wage inequality in the work place.

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How College Grads Can Get A Jump On The Job Search

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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Career News: The Racial Wage Gap and My Paysa.com Interview

Competitive Resumes

Racial Wage Gap research. The racial wage gap needs more attention and focus because it affects millions of people. I explained before I am looking for more studies on the racial wage gap. Black women’s average hourly wages were 11.7

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Common Job Search Mistakes Anybody Can Make

Professional Resume Services

Kerry Hannon’s slideshow about 8 Common Mistakes Older Job Seekers Make is targeted to the older worker but actually could apply to all of us. Try blogging or consulting so when you resume your job search, you have evidence you didn’t stagnate.

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Bridging the Gender Wage Gap: Knowing When and How to Ask For a Raise

Ms. Career Girl

Even though women, for the first time in our country’s history, represent over fifty percent of the workforce, and even though more women than men hold degrees in advanced education, there still remains a wage gap.

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?? Common Bad Job Search Advice To Ignore Every Time

JobMob

Job search going poorly? Everyone you ask – and some you don't – will have an opinion on what you need to do in your job search, and more so if your search is not going well, but some of that advice is just bad. 15 Bad Job Hunting Tips and Advice.

2019 68

3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College

Career Realism

They quoted a study that showed 44% of Americans ages 22 to 27 with a bachelor’s degree now work a job that doesn’t require their level of education. Fortunately for you, there are three highly effective ways to get your dream job after college. 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College.

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Job Search Pitfalls For the First Time Worker

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Search Pitfalls For the First Time Worker appeared first on Ms. Finding a first job can be a trial. Young first time workers will need to compete with seasoned professionals for a mind-numbing minimum wage job flipping burgers or scooping ice cream for irate customers. You can still beat out all of those older, experienced adults for the job. In order to land that job, you should steer clear of these rookie mistakes.

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Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

You might’ve already heard about President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour in an effort to tie in earnings with the cost of living – something several Americans have been struggling with, especially women. Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue?

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. An increase in the minimum wage could help bolster the sluggish economic recovery, according to two new, groundbreaking studies. Increasing the minimum wage during hard times is good economics and widely popular.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. TOPIC: Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. Be our Friend.

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Old School Job Search Tactics That Make You Stand Out

Career Realism

Related: 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College. Think about it: generations of workers have all found jobs without the help of LinkedIn and Indeed. Here are some job strategy tips from generations past: The Benefits Of Face-To-Face Interviews. Turn To The Job Market Experts.

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I don’t want a minimum wage job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m job-searching, and many people have suggested I get a minimum wage job. because I don’t want to work for minimum wage. I know the benefits of working a minimum wage job (any pay is better than nothing, it keeps me busy, etc.). I don’t look down on people who work minimum wage either. With that said, the reasons I don’t want to are: – I want a “real” job. job searching

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The U.S. has waged a war on jobs

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. has waged a war on jobs. economy is not creating many new jobs. seems to be shocked that its economy isnt creating many jobs, and each monthly report on the unemployment rate and the number of new jobs somehow stimulates more handwringing. More articles : » “You GOT to be kiddin’ you’re in HR – Man that’s a cushy job!!“ Recruiting / HR Jobs.

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How To Avoid Becoming An 'Underemployed' Graduate

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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Job Search Resources – What do You Suggest?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Finding a Job During the Holidays All that Glitters is Not Gold – How Much are You Worth? » Job Search Resources – What do You Suggest? Click on any of those links to see a dedicated page of job descriptions for jobs in that industry. You can also subscribe to a specific search.

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One Surprising Way Work/Family Balance Affects Salary Negotiation

Professional Resume Services

Most of the time you hear about the wage gap between men and women — and how the gap is caused by the struggles women face in balancing work and family responsibilities. I don’t want to act like men don’t struggle to keep job and family priorities straight.

How to Survive the Job Search [3 Tips to Maintain Motivation]

The Undercover Recruiter

If these statistics have not scared you enough, what about the billions in lost wages that UK youth will experience over the next few years? The truth of the matter is that there are people without jobs and almost as many jobs without people. Take a look at where the jobs are.

2013 114

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Job Search In College

Career Realism

I was stressed out for most of it because I was afraid I wouldn’t find a job and end up living in my parents’ house until I was 30. I was applying to tons of jobs and either never hearing back nor receiving a “sorry” email and I was not sure why. Customize it to fit the job.

2013 114

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. Why apply for the job when you have 7 or more years?

2010 101

boss said she’d give me a great reference but she didn’t, jobs advertised for less than minimum wage, and more

Ask A Manager

I typically would not include my current direct supervisor, who started working with my team six months ago, but many of her close friends work at Company A and she is aware that I am job searching. Despite all of this, I did not get the job at Company A because of the reference my current supervisor gave. She even told one of my peers that the workload may shift because I was about to get a fabulous new job. Recruiter made me promise not to accept any job offers.

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ask the readers: how to overcome job search anxiety

Ask A Manager

Here’s the first one, from a reader who writes: I have job anxiety. I graduated from college last May and as such I am relatively new to the job field. When I see a job advertisement, I get so intimidated by the job description because it always requires experience in terms of years that I don’t have. Even if the experience is within my qualifications and I do receive an offer, I constantly worry about if I can do a good job. job searching

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The Oscars 2011: Job Search Lessons from the Best | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

True Grit True Grit is exactly what it takes to find a job in today’s job market whether you are a six figure executive, a minimum wage worker, or you fall somewhere in between. The rules in résumé writing and job hunting have changed dramatically since the days of John Wayne, as they have in film making as well. These 3 attributes will make you a winning ticket at the job search Box Office. You may think you are out of a job but your not.

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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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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.

2011 76

I got my degree from a for-profit school that was shut down, and it’s hurting my job search

Ask A Manager

It was really depressing, because I worked really hard to obtain this degree (and I have nearly $100k in debt to prove it — I’m saddled with it because I’d already graduated before the school shut down) and I was really proud of myself and thought I was going to change my life, but I’ve only been able to get entry-level jobs that don’t really require a degree at all. Also, most jobs require a degree. job searching

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Are You An Underearner? What Your Salary Might Say About You

Professional Resume Services

One of the problems that can develop during a job search is a completely unrealistic idea of salary. It’s easy to undervalue your abilities and ask for too low a wage, or to assume you can demand the paycheck someone with years of experience in your field would get.

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Tips for Making a Temp Agency Your Best Job Search Method | Career.

Career Rocketeer

To help everyone out there in a current or future job search, I would like to share some of the rich information and insight I learned. Your performance on the job is assessed by the contracting company where you perform the work. They want to ensure that you not only can perform the job, but that you personally will work well in the environment. What is the best approach to take if a job seeker wants temp work? What are the opportunities by taking a Temp Job?

short answer Saturday: job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: job search edition January 22, 2011 It’s short answer Saturday: six short answers to six short questions. Is it better to respond to a job ad immediately or wait a few days? which job should I take?

2011 72

my employer is competing with my walking group, job searching after generous medical leave, and more

Ask A Manager

I have taken the transition assistance classes, and am working with a military focused recruiting company to find my dream job assuming I make the cut. I feel guilty about job searching after my employer gave me generous medical leave. I have been on my job for almost two years now. This is a high-stress, low-paying job that has high turnover. They know how stressful the job is. If this job isn’t right for you, you should be job searching now.

2014 60

How To Avoid Becoming An 'Underemployed' Graduate

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for recent college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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Don’t crash in your job, change it!

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever noticed after those first few months (or perhaps even years) in a new job, you find yourself settling into a comfortable, relaxing pattern? While comfort in one’s job is a good thing, it can quickly become monotonous and, boring.

2018 183

How Much Will Not Having A Good Resume Cost?

Professional Resume Services

There’s a way to put the cost of a professional resume service into perspective: How much will it cost you to stay unemployed and searching for a job? Say you are hoping to find a job that pays $52,000 a year to make this exercise easy.

2014 212

How You Can Increase Your Job Search Odds

Blue Sky Resumes

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS How You Can Increase Your Job Search Odds 03 / 02 / 09 Written by Louise Fletcher Comments 3 Tweet it! Yesterday’s New York Times ran this article about executives forced to take low paying jobs because of the bad economy.

2009 53

5 Well Paying Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree

Ms. Career Girl

Annual salary/Hourly wage: $25,710 a year/$12.36 Annual salary/Hourly wage: $37,110 a year/$17.84 Annual salary/Hourly wage: $54,520 a year/$26.21 Annual salary/Hourly wage: $56,790 a year/$27.30 Annual salary/Hourly wage: $72,330 a year/$34.77

2017 156

The Top Four States to Start a Nursing Career

Ms. Career Girl

There are a variety of factors that go into making a move, but you want a job that pays well, is in demand, and is in a place that fits your lifestyle. Here are four states that have the best combination of wages, job growth, and overall appeal for nurses. Job Search Work

2014 151

Don't Stop Doing What You Love

Life@work

life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done!

2008 130

TOUCH ON THESE 9 TOPICS IN YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows that overwhelming feeling of going to a job interview. Address the following topics in your job interview to get a holistic picture of your potential job and work environment. If you work best in a 9 to 5 job, five days a week environment, way to go.

2017 170

5 Negotiation Tips Every Career Girl Should Know

Ms. Career Girl

You found out you got the job offer and you couldn’t be happier. According to the National Women’s Law Center , women would lose $418,800 over the course of a 40-year career based on today’s wage gap. She left her underpaid job to find one that paid her the amount she was worth.

2017 168

Landing an Entry Level Job Without a Degree

Ms. Career Girl

The post Landing an Entry Level Job Without a Degree appeared first on Ms. Stuck in a mind-numbing job, but you don’t seem to be able to escape? I would recommend scoping out some potential entry level jobs you would ideally like to one day land.

How To Give & Ask For a Raise

Resume Bear

Nationally, employees will receive an average 3 percent wage increase this year. Changing Careers Featured Jobs Government Jobs Green Jobs Internships Hiring Manager job hunting job interview job search strategy job seekers resumebear

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Don’t Let Your Age Hold You Back When Job Hunting.

Resume Bear

As a worker who is 40 or over, do you know your rights, along with what to look for when job hunting? If the answer to both matters is no, then take the time to research your rights so that you are not denied a job, especially given today’s troubling economy.

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