Do you feel like you’re sending your resume into a black hole? It’s not necessarily because your experience is lacking. You could be the most qualified candidate in the world, but unless you hone your job search strategy during the pre-interview phase, you’re never going to get a chance to talk to a hiring manager. Show More Summary
One of the greatest traps in the job search is finding what appears to be the perfect job, then learning only too late that you're working for a jerk boss. A bad boss can derail your career trajectory for months or even years, and he can make it tough for you to find the next job. Show More Summary
Why Taking A Temp Job Is A Smart Job Search Move CAREEREALISM You may not be interested in finding a temp role that doesn't guarantee an end to unemployment. Here's why taking a temp job is a smart job search move. The post Why Taking A Temp Job Is A Smart Job Search Move appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Certain resume mistakes could doom your job search to failure. Any of these key errors in your resume might lessen your chance of getting the job of your dreams, and they go beyond forgetting to spell check your document. 1. Outdated...Show More Summary
American Veterans Committee will partner with Operation Making Careers Possible (Operation MCP) to help veterans, nationally and globally, prepare them to succeed in their search for jobs as they transition from the military into their...Show More Summary
Read any job search advice column and you’re nearly guaranteed to run into the age-old question: “How can I make my application stand out?” Seeing it over and over again may make the question seem trite, but there’s a reason it’s asked...Show More Summary
The job search is a time to ponder your goals for your career, but also a time to brainstorm qualities you are seeking in a firm. When attending a job interview, you need to evaluate the potential employer just as much as the hiring manager is assessing your skills and qualifications. Show More Summary
Why Wait? 3 Reasons To Reconsider Halting Your Job Search This Summer CAREEREALISM Many people think the summer is the time to hit “pause” on the job search. Here's why you should reconsider halting your job search this summer. The post Why Wait? 3 Reasons To Reconsider Halting Your Job Search This Summer appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
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It is common for nervousness to creep its way into your job interview, but slip-ups that leave a negative impression with a hiring manager can lead you back to your job search. Learn how to calm your nerves, respond to interview questions professionally and put your best foot forward when you're sitting in the hot seat by avoiding these errors. Show More Summary
A great behind the scenes look at Donald Trump’s running mate search from Time: Chris Christie’s allies were so sure the New Jersey governor was the pick that his former New Hampshire state director quit a lucrative consulting job to [...]
Social media is useful beyond your initial job search. Find out how to best utilize these tools to advance your career. Want to learn more? Check out the full article here. Read Full Story
It’s honestly shocking that we all haven’t quit our damn jobs just so we can play Pokemon Go all day. The game is addictive. With nearly 21 million daily users trying desperately to catch ‘em all, it’s the biggest mobile game in history. The...Show More Summary
Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know CAREEREALISM Many job seekers make mistakes with LinkedIn that is holding them back. Here are 5 things you need to know when using LinkedIn during your job search. The post Using LinkedIn During Your Job Search: 5 Things You Need To Know appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
The job search can be challenging if you don't have inside information about which companies are hiring or what skills employers desire. Hiring a recruiter is often a popular choice for job seekers to obtain this crucial information and find job leads. Show More Summary
In a world where text messages and Snapchats are the norm, a thank-you note might seem outdated. During a job search, however, this type of correspondence can be a valuable tool that lets you touch base with the employer and reinforce the connection you made during the job interview. Show More Summary
Knowing that 80% of your results come from just 20% of your effort can help you prioritize, our columnist writes
Linkedin overtook Craigslist to become the most popular job site online. Along with it, came the scams. Criminals are using the site for everything from job to phishing scams. WAAY reported that the latest scam on Linkedin involves a job scam. Show More Summary
Before you get to shake hands with or even speak to a hiring manager, your cover letter offers a first impression of your personality, skills and abilities during a job search. This vital document can make or break your chances of getting called in for an interview. Show More Summary
One of the most successful efforts in your job search is accurately listing your professional skills on your resume. Employers seek out candidates who can effectively communicate not only how they are qualified, but also how they have utilized these skills in previous positions. Show More Summary