What the Wisconsin protests mean for your career

Cube Rules

Wisconsin has seen protests over a so-called budget repair bill from the Governor that have not happened since the Vietnam war. In other words, you have little control over your job situation at any given time or with any given job. You can control your job search skills.

Why Stellar Employees Sell Themselves Short in the Job Search

The Job Quest

In writing résumés and preparing folks for employment interviews, it’s my job to find the extraordinary that will set my clients apart. I’ve just done a good job.” They do what will get the job done, whatever that means for that particular day.

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If the Job Fits, Wear it – College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

“ To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job. &# – Chin-Ning Chu. You know, Pomp and Circumstance or “Pomp and no jobs perchance&# for many. Whether Parent or lucky Grad, there is lots of anticipation for when and where that first job will materialize. For one neighbor of mine, it took their son 9 months to land a job. Yes, it’s tough out there, but there are jobs to be had.

How To Use Google Alerts In Your Job Search

Career Realism

When it comes to your job search , Google Alerts can be a useful ally. Using the watchful eye of the world’s largest search engine is much more efficient than conducting your own daily manual searches. For a job seeker, Google Alerts’ powers are three-fold.

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Missing Privacy in Job Searches

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Your privacy on job boards is taking a hit from a couple different areas. s job search service.

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Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times

Resume Bear

Career searching is a daunting task under the best of circumstances. Students and recent college graduates can be particularly vulnerable to the anxiety and stress that comes with searching for the ideal career.

Dealing with the Highs and Lows of the Job Hunt

The Job Quest

One week ago, there were thunderstorms in Wisconsin. Does your job search feel like that much of a roller coaster? Certainly, there are some things that are out of your control, but is that true for every aspect of a job search strategy?

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Looking for a Job While Needing a Work Visa

The Job Quest

To get a bit more understanding of the circumstances surrounding this job seeker, I contacted Irene Wren, immigration attorney at Wren & Gateways Law Group , and this is what she had to say: “You state you are applying for an immigrant visa based on the sponsorship of a U.S.

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5 Reasons Why Your Resume Isn’t Getting You That Interview

Career Realism

The job market is fiercely competitive, and it’s a tricky business to make your resume stand out from the crowd. While you certainly shouldn’t expect to be asked for an interview for every job you apply for, if you’re not getting invited at all, this is a clear sign that something is wrong.

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The Real Questions You Should Be Asking At An Interview

Career Realism

RELATED : Have a job interview coming up? It’s easy to focus too heavily on job history and qualifications, which can stop you getting the “full picture” about your candidate. Interview Job Search intervew tips interview questions job interview job search

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How to Avoid Losing Out on a Job at the Interview Level

The Job Quest

Earlier in August, the weather in south-central Wisconsin had cooled off enough that we turned of the A/C and threw open our windows. When job seekers are invited to be interviewed, they are eager to learn the expected timeline of the hiring process.

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Your Career As A Public Defender

Career Alley

It is important that our public defenders be given enough tools to do their very best job for each accused person. Beginning with their education and on the job training, they need to be able to present excellent defense for each and every one of their clients. Good luck in your search.

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Five Tips for Playing the (Job Hunt) Game

The Job Quest

Living in Wisconsin, I am one of many who follow the Green Bay Packers. But, you know, that stuff happens, just like it does when you are job seeking. Following the tips here today will help you play the job hunt game well!

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Looking at the Full Package for the Salary Range Question

The Job Quest

For example, the salary you are making in your position in Wisconsin won’t go near as far if you are looking at a job that would necessitate relocating to New York. Job Search Benefits Compensation Corporate Culture Cost of Living Job Fit Salary Salary Range

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Does the Secret of Happiness Lie with Your Career Choice

Career Alley

We often learn from our job inauguration whether it can lead to better prospects. When the job is going nowhere, we can feel like we are on the path to routine and failure. Much of our life is spent at work, and it makes sense that a job must bring us happiness.

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3 easy ways to tell a recruiter does not have a clue

Cube Rules

I can usually tell when a new job posting comes out because I tend to get 2-4 phone calls or emails on the same day or the following day about the single job posting. Job Title: Project Manager. The city where the job is located (which I deleted for this post… ).

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Looking at the Full Package for the Salary Range Question

The Job Quest

For example, the salary you are making in your position in Wisconsin won’t go near as far if you are looking at a job that would necessitate relocating to New York. Job Search Benefits Compensation Corporate Culture Cost of Living Job Fit Salary Salary Range

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Why your business network isn’t helping you

Cube Rules

Business networking , in my opinion, is one of the keys to getting to employment security (instead of job security). But the shocking secret about using social networks to find a job from Jennifer Gresham is this one: “Networking is actually a lousy way to find new hires.&#.

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How To Overcome Your Interview Anxiety

Career Realism

Nerves can bring even the most professional candidate to their knees, impeding their chances of securing the job, even if they’re the most qualified. Related: 5 Easy Ways To Ease Your Nerves Before A Job Interview. Take it slow and steady and keep reminding yourself, this is your job.

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Job Offer: Take the Sure Thing or Wait for Something Better?

Career Realism

” But that moment of career bliss can quickly turn to deep anxiety if the job offer comes from your number two or number three choice. We’ve rounded up the best advice from top career experts to help relieve some of your anxiety when you’re balancing multiple job offers: 1.

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How To Build A Dynamic Personal Brand

Career Realism

Remember how Steve Jobs became synonymous with Apple’s brand? Be Branded Personal Brand career advice dynamic personal brand job search networking personal branding tipsHow To Build A Dynamic Personal Brand. Work It Daily.

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Job Offer: Take The Sure Thing Or Wait For Something Better?

Career Realism

” But that moment of career bliss can quickly turn to deep anxiety if the job offer comes from your number two or number three choice. We’ve rounded up the best advice from top career experts to help relieve some of your anxiety when you’re balancing multiple job offers: 1.

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Hiring our Veterans, An Update on Armed Forces Week!

Workology

In January I partnered with Staff Sergeant, Jeffrey Baldovin form WERC (Wisconsin Employment Resource Connection) to bring you 7 reasons why you should hire a veteran. Personally, I extend my help with their job search.

05/21/2010 #FF — Has It Really Been Three Months?

The Job Quest

Linkedin Twitter Facebook rss Home About Services & Packages Contact Recommendations Resources The Job Quest Helping You Reach Your Job Search and Career Goals 05/21/2010 #FF — Has It Really Been Three Months? How Far Would You Go to Land a Job?

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Should You Make Concessions?

The Job Quest

Linkedin Twitter Facebook rss Home About Services & Packages Contact Recommendations Resources The Job Quest Helping You Reach Your Job Search and Career Goals Should You Make Concessions? But what about a job?

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US Chamber Foundation and Goodwill Partner to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

Resume Bear

Goodwill’s Targeted Job Training and Career Services to Be Offered to Veterans and Military Spouses at Dozens of Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs Nationwide. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Goodwill Industries announced today a collaborative effort to offer comprehensive vocational services to veterans and military spouses who participate in Hiring Our Heroes job fairs and programs. Jobs for Veterans Veterans

How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings

Workology

Unemployment insurance benefits first appeared in Wisconsin in 1932 as part of an effort to provide relief to workers who were unemployed as a result of the 1929 financial collapse. These benefits are designed to bridge the gap between jobs until that person finds their next job opportunity.

Young And Unemployed? 3 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Hired

Career Realism

You’ve spent four years of your life hitting the books, getting good grades, participating in relevant extra-curricular activities, and maybe even juggling a part-time job in between. This means you really have to re-evaluate your job search strategy.

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Are "job fairs" totally useless? - Job Stalker

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 Are "job fairs" totally useless? Job fairs. Job Fairs - Oy vey.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

The Short Answer is “ No, but he can agree to lose his job if you do speak your mind. He cannot sign away your right to speak out about his company, but he can agree to lose his job if you do. Job Loss might be on the horizon? Model Response to Job Offer Letter.”.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

A week later, my position was listed on a local job-search website for immediate hire. If you want to keep your job, and not have to sue, you might be wise to ask HR, in an email, why your job seems posted, and if it is your job, that you believe it would be a retaliatory firing.

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Green Bay Packers are 3-0

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles.

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Speeding Labor Elections Unfair to Companies, Employers Say

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Faster elections would be a win for labor, which has lost fights this year to stop Republican governors from curbing public-employee unions in states such as Wisconsin and Ohio. For job seekers, posting your resume to. Prepare for Your Job Interview Questions With a NEW Free iPhone o. Recruiting / HR Jobs. Search Jobs. Popular Searches. Be our Friend.

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Technology Tidbit 12 ? Posting Job Orders on Craigslist

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Technology Tidbit 12 – Posting Job Orders on Craigslist. per ad) for posting job orders. I recently posted five job orders on Craigslist using five different states, it’s a multiple location job order. . Research established these comparisons using an identical job order: 1. Selecting your category will bring up the job order form. Popular Searches.

does my boss want to have an affair with me, I feel guilty about resigning, and more

Ask A Manager

I have a full-time job, so the time I spend there is minimal, but enlightening. Will job-searching long-distance be easier if I’m looking for internships rather than full-time jobs? I currently live in Wisconsin but would love to move to a new city for a new experience. I keep applying for jobs out of state, but very seldom hear back. It’s hard to get a job long-distance in general. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Are you and your co-workers 'Perfect Strangers'?

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Are you and your co-workers ‘Perfect Strangers’? What exactly is the benefit of LI though, if I’m not actively job searching?

Announcing another live video chat and something else. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

In Wisconsin, there's no common law marriage. So we are exchanging rings in Wisconsin and having dinner in Iowa. I think it's actually something catchy like three things to do in an interview to get the job. Jay just does a good job of keeping his private life PRIVATE.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security. in Russian from Columbia, but not how many students get jobs. Pick a school based on their track record for getting students jobs. And, since you’re not picking from a list of brand name schools, make your choice based on their track record for getting their graduates great jobs.

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. And many companies are taking advantage of the job market to pay as little as possible and get bargain priced talent. Is this your first time here?

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My birthday post | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Top Ten Jobs to Have, April 2006 I like this one because it is one of the first posts I did. My financial history, and stop whining about your job, March 2007 My personal finances have been sort of a wreck since about 2001. i wish you a healthy and cheerful life I got here while randomly searching google`s. " I can get my job done, or I can get errands and stupid stuff done with big stress. Some of the jobs would never be in that position nowadays.

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