How to Get a New Job Quickly After Being Laid Off


A job loss can be devastating, emotionally, and financially. It can be hard to get back out there on the job market, but you have to if you hope to find a new position. But, if it’s been a while since you’ve interviewed for jobs, your skills might be rusty.

2020 221

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

A tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job. Many people face rejection during the job search process and most have no idea why they did not succeed in getting the job. Interviews Career Tips Job OffersUpdating resumes, leveraging your networks, going on interviews, etc. Sometimes it’s obvious (not qualified, your […].

2016 302

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New Year - New Job? 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid


Being offered a new job is exciting. This job offer is an opportunity for a fresh start while advancing your career. However, during the first few months with a new employer, many rookies unknowingly make several mistakes in an eagerness to impress their employers. These mistakes are difficult to overcome and often isolate new employees from their coworkers and managers. Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid when starting a new job.

How To Evaluate New Job Offers


We make the decision that it’s to time leave our current employer and look for another job. Once you’ve started your job search, you’ve cut the emotional ties and now it’s just a matter of time until you get the right job offer and then you are on your way. But what happens if you were not actively looking for a job? You go on a few interviews and then you get a job offer you were not planning on.

2014 87

?? How To Evaluate New Job Offers


We make the decision that it's to time leave our current employer and look for another job. Once you've started your job search, you've cut the emotional ties and now it's just a matter of time until you get the right job offer and then you are on your way. But what happens if you were not actively looking for a job? Suppose you were as happy as a pig in * and then a request for a job interview comes knocking on your door? 10) Counter-offers.

2019 40

Tell-tale Signs That You Should Turn Down That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to obtaining a job offer and securing a job, there are many factors that go into this process. So what happens after you’ve put endless time into what you thought was the job of your dreams, all to discover it’s not at all what you had in mind? Instead of rejoicing when you hear the words “you got the job,” you cringe as you are unsure of what your next steps should be. Should your ability to advance be considered before accepting a job?

2019 197

Should You Relocate for a New Job?

Professional Resume Services

Getting a new job offer is exciting, especially if it comes with a significant salary increase. However, many executives only look at the size of the paycheck and don’t look at other aspects, especially if a job relocation is required. Your professional resume writing service may help you land a new job in another city or state, but consider these points before you pick up and move. Think About Your New Commute To Work.

2017 116

6 Things to Consider When Accepting a New Job

The Undercover Recruiter

A lot of time the job search is regarded as the employer choosing who they want to work for them, but what about the other way round? We don’t all have the privilege of being too choosey when it comes to landing a job; but when making big career decisions you don’t want to make. 6 Things to Consider When Accepting a New Job. Career Management Job Search Career job offer job search new job perks Salary

2015 87

The Job Counter Offer – “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

Career Alley

The job market in technology is hot! Even if you aren’t looking for another job, you may be approached with another opportunity. An initial phone interview led quickly to a face to face, and now you have an offer. You are motivated because of the new company’s work environment, culture, benefits, salary, location, perks, and such so before you know it you’ve accept the offer. And guess what will happen if you stay after accepting the outside offer.

2013 245

“New Job, First Week – Seven Questions You Should Always Ask”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: It just never ceases to amaze me: new employees encounter needless difficulties – and lose out on significant benefits – for one simple, yet avoidable, reason: they simply fail to ask a few important questions during their first week on the job. . At some companies, employee benefits begin the first day on the job; at other companies, benefits don’t begin until after three months of full-time employment.

2013 143

10 Things to Consider When Evaluating Job Offers

Career Alley

You got that job offer, now what? Take a look at this special guest post on how to evaluate your job offer (by yours truly) : How To Evaluate New Job Offers While you are there, take a look at the other great articles on careers! Good luck in your search, Joey what where job title, keywords or company city, state or zip jobs by. Career advice Job Offers

2014 267

What’s New – Job Search and More

Career Alley

Imagine that you’ve been looking for a job for six months and you’ve had virtually no luck. There is always something new in job search on the Internet. Of course “new&# is a relative term. What is new to me may not necessarily be new to you (or the Internet). New or not, any change you make to your approach gives you a bit of a fresh start (which is not a bad thing). – The Call Center Job Board.

2011 231

How to Survive in the New Job Market


The job paradigm in the United States has always been constantly shifting. The important thing, especially for a worker in 2018, is that you have your resume out there, constantly, trolling for a new and better job. It’s also important for today’s worker to know the right way to leave a job , so that a nasty derogatory report doesn’t silently follow you around for years. WHAT ABOUT JOB TRAINING? WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO GO FOR A NEW JOB?

2018 112

3 Signs You May Be Ready for a New Job

Career Alley

If you’ve been thinking about a job change for a while, it might be time for you to get more serious about it. Many people delay changing jobs and looking for a new one for too long, and by the time they quit, they’re at their breaking point. It’s not just smart for your career, it’s good for your health and long-term personal fulfillment to keep an eye on what point you’re at with your job and career. Want a completely new career field.

2013 231

Time for a new job?


If you hate your current job and wish you were doing something different than it’s time you took control of your career. It all starts with a new Resume! We offer an easy 3 step process which will have employers and head-hunters knocking on your door. Within 2-4 days you will have a brand new resume. Once you have a brand new resume use our partner job service WORKCIRCLE to begin applying to jobs.

Applying for New Jobs While on FMLA

Evil HR Lady

I work in a hospital where we just hired a new boss 15 months ago. While I am out for surgery, I was informed of a new job in another hospital. My dilemma is, my employer does not know if I am out longer than the 12 weeks, that I will have my job when I get back. Human Resources has stated they can not promise me the job after the time FMLA is done. Can I apply for this job while I am on leave? Apply for the job.

2016 149

Have a ‘Pre-Existing Creation?’ Protect it in Interviews and Job Offers

Sklover Working Wisdom

One inquiry she received from a large hedge fund intrigued her so much that she entered into serious talks with them for a senior executive position that included very substantial compensation, great working flexibility and significant job security. Her “mirror image” concern was how she could use her “Golden Goose” on the job, yet not lose any of her rights in and to it. First, her new job went very well, and her compensation was very significant.

2018 100

Counter Offers are Counterproductive


Counter Job Offers: We each bring our own personal experiences to the table. One of the search firms where I worked several years ago dealt with a pretty severe counter offer situation. The perfect candidate had been found but when he revealed to his employer that he was taking a new position, a substantial counter offer was placed. He had previously thought a counter offer was an impossibility. Avoid the counter offer. It may change the offer.

Offer 102

Offer Letter or Company Plan – Which One Governs?

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Case History 1: Joseph signed an Offer Letter that said the following: “The Company will provide you and your family with health insurance coverage, subject to the terms provisions and conditions of the Company Health Insurance Plan.” So, the “terms and provisions” of the Plan essentially took away what the Offer Letter had seemed to provide Joseph and his family. No other compensation is being offered to you. Negotiating terms of New Job?

2017 100

New Job Opportunities with Financial Startups

Resume Bear

If you want to know where the job market is headed, Benchmark’s Michael Eisenberg recommends that you pay attention to the trend surrounding micro businesses or sub-SMEs, “where we have a lot of talented people that have gotten laid off or have left their jobs in corporate America that are starting businesses on their own.” These are the kinds of financial firms that people are turning to for jobs. Job Market financial services financial startups Job Trend

2012 204

Ring in the New Year with a New Job!

Professional Resume Services

A professional resume writing service can help you find the perfect new job. With the start of the new year, job hunting may be more important to you than ever, whether you’re on the lookout for a change or just beginning. One of the most helpful things you can do is to start polishing your search methods as soon as possible—so you can dive into the 2016 job listings with a rejuvenated attitude. Think about why you’re searching for a new career.

2016 122

“My new job is not the promised job. What do I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : Hi, Alan, I am a Corporate Communications professional and have recently changed jobs. In fact, the top brass of the company will soon be leaving when new people are taking over. Now, before joining this company’s Internal Communications function, my new boss and I discussed the job description, and my function, which was to link up with the Global Marketing Team. I am concerned that I am reacting too early on my new job.

2011 154

6 Ways To Secure A New Job

Career Realism

The traditional approach to finding a new job has been to look out for advertisements for roles you fancy. However, there are other ways you can go about securing that ideal new role. Related: 10 Ways To Network Your Way To A New Job. Here are a few ways you can secure a new job: 1. Job Websites. A large number of internet job sites and job boards now exist such as Monster, The Muse, and FlexJobs to name just a few.

2014 87

“My Offer Letter says ‘Pay or Play.’ What’s that?“

Sklover Working Wisdom

The offer letter I received says that it’s for one year, and is “Pay or Play.” Looking for a New Job? We offer a 152-Point Master Checklist of Employment Negotiation Items to help you “remember everything and not forget anything else.” Here is a typical “Pay or Play” provision in an employment offer letter or contract: “The agreed term of employment is 12 months, called the “Term.” Job offer on the way? Good luck on you new job.

Offer 100

New Jobs in the Online Gaming Industry


The online gambling industry has grown rapidly over the last decade with some of the largest companies hiring thousands of employees, offering a workplace and benefits similar to what you’ll find at many Fortune 500 companies. That applies to remote work and customer service positions as well, so you’ll need to relocate to a country that is gambling-friendly if you want to land a job in the online gambling industry. Choose Your Career online betting jobs online gaming

2011 146

The “Seeking a New Job Letter” – Often Overlooked, but Highly Effective

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: For over 30 years, we have assisted employees in their job transitions, and that means employees who are losing or leaving their jobs. For the vast majority, that transition is a transition to a new job. So, how do you find a new job? . You never know where your next job will come from. . A few years ago I received a mass-distributed email that expressed something like the following: “I NEED A JOB!!!!!!”

2012 116

The “I am Not Restricted” Clause In Offer Letters

Sklover Working Wisdom

A client contacts us quite pleased to have received a job offer, and asks us to do a “simple review” of the offer letter or employment agreement. The client’s request is almost always a sensible one, because almost always their job title and salary have been agreed upon, and everything else seems to be just “the usual stuff.”. My first question is often “Are you sure you can take the job?” There goes that new job.

Offer 109

The ultimate job offer rule

Cube Rules

You can taste the job offer right after the job interview — sweet! The perfect job! The interview went so well and the job fits great…now all you have to do is wait for the job offer to come in. A new job is right around the corner! But that doesn’t generate a job offer. Your perception doesn’t count in getting a job offer. The ultimate job offer rule.

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The Biggest Mistakes New Job Seekers Make

Career Solvers

I meet many job seekers who have never had to conduct a formal job search. If you’re looking for a new job, below are some tips for starting off your search on the right foot: 1. If you have spent the last eight hours posting for jobs online, you have wasted seven hours and 50 minutes. It can be tempting to apply to jobs online. Job postings represent the open market; the jobs everyone gets to see. A job search is like a marathon.

2016 62

3 Surefire Signs You Should Turn Down A Job Offer

Career Realism

When you're looking for a job, you're probably going to see opportunities out there that you shouldn't take. But when does it make sense to turn down a job offer? Be sure to look out for these clear signs you should turn down a job offer when considering your employment options: The Money Is WAY More Than You Were Expecting It's important to access every job opportunity very carefully. Is the job a lot harder than you thought?

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Live and Learn: How That New Job Will Contribute to Your Career


First and foremost, I ask them “how do you want to use this job?” Many of my staff used to look at me like I had three heads, […] The post Live and Learn: How That New Job Will Contribute to Your Career appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Offer Career Advancement When it comes time to review performance with my staff and develop goals for the following year, I always try to coach them on a few things.

2013 115

3 Tips for Finding a New Job When You Already Have One


A recent survey has provided data to back up the adage that it’s easier to find a new job while you still have one—80 percent of human resources professionals view job seekers who currently have jobs as more likely to become valued employees than applicants who are unemployed. Clearly, this presents a dilemma: How do you find your next position efficiently and discreetly while you still have a job that demands your time and attention?

2017 122

“Can I decline a job offer I already accepted without ‘burning bridges?‘”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Please, Alan, I want to know how to write a resignation letter to a new employer who made me a job offer. I accepted it, but before I started the new job, when I resigned, my present boss gave me the same package to stay. I want to keep on good terms with this company that gave me a job offer, and get consideration if this employer has a new job opening in the future. P.S.: Plan on looking for a New Job?

2015 116

10 Things to Consider When Getting a Job Offer

Career Alley

We’ve all been there, we make the decision that it’s time leave our current employer and look for another job. A job offer as a result of “proactive job search” is, in a way, a little easier than a job offer that is unsolicited (as in, you were not actively looking for a job). But what happens if you were not actively looking for a job? You go on a few interviews and then you get a job offer you were not planning on.

2015 245

Why You’re TERRIFIED To Find A New Job (Even If You’re Completely Miserable)

Career Realism

Why You’re TERRIFIED To Find A New Job (Even If You’re Completely Miserable). You hate your job. Every Sunday night, you tell yourself that you’re going to finally quit and find a new job because you just can’t take it anymore. You’re completely miserable in your current job, but you’re absolutely terrified to find a new job. Yes, starting a new job can be scary. What if it turns out to be worse than your last job?

2017 70

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get a Job Offer

Career Alley

A tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in getting a new job. Many people face rejection during the job search process and most have no idea why they did not succeed in getting the job. If you’re been rejected when you thought you were sure to get an offer, then you need to figure out went wrong and adjust your approach to be more effective and eliminate reasons why you have not been successful. Job Search. jobs by.

2015 255

New Job Search And Career Help Videos With @aboutdotcom

Tim's Strategy

A few months ago, I filmed some new job search and career help videos for with the help of my good friends at Geffner Productions. You can also go watch them on my YouTube channel – that way you can see my snazzy new intro video. Working on your job search or career strategy. or “how can you get better at your job and how will that happen?”. Top 5 Reasons To Quit Your Job. So here are 5 really good reasons to quit your job: 1.

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. Constantly looking for new opportunities not only keeps you current with what positions are available, it also keeps you fresh in your current position. 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 130

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Get A Job Offer

Tim's Strategy

Today’s post is about why you won’t get the offer. As a job seeker, you always want to believe that you are ready for the next job. Depending on the market, you might find employers taking a risk in the “best athlete” But more often, they’ll make the offer to the candidate with the best experience and skill fit for the job. Are you strong enough to do the job and work for the boss? Looking for any job.

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New Job, New You

Learning Voyager

When you start a new job, it can be a roller coaster ride. Situate - By accepting the job offer, you have situated yourself in a whole new place. A new context. What is your new position? The sooner you can get a good sense of your new situation, the better. Align - Vital to your success in a new position is alignment. What are the goals and objectives of your new boss, your new team?

2017 43

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs

Career Realism

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs. I keep hearing about people who landed jobs using social media. Related: Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search. Most people on social media are like this, drifting in a sea of people hoping to magically net new opportunities. Forget about answering job postings or coming in “cold.” Stay Current On New Opportunities Using A Twitter Search List. Sign into LinkedIn and click on the “Jobs” tab.

Book Review — Cracking the New Job Market

Cube Rules

Cracking the New Job Market: The 7 Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy , by R. William Holland, is a needed book in today’s dysfunctional job market. I wouldn’t say it is needed because of the hundreds of job search tips you get from the book; rather, it is because the book comes from a viewpoint of value creation. Job searches are not about you, they are about the value you create for others. My favorite myth is the need for passion on the job.

2011 109

The New Job Search Strategy Tool: First Reactions

Tim's Strategy

Since we launched the job search strategy tool into public beta, we’ve had some great feedback. Do you need to build a successful job search strategy ? We’re speaking to universities big and small, companies, large national executive networking groups and churches plus local networking groups that offer free job search support services. For those of you who’ve already found a job – awesome and congrats!