Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Holmgren was under consideration for the Jets’ head coaching job during the team’s search 16 months ago, Bob Glauber of Newsday in New York reported. Jets Owner Woody Johnson told Glauber he was “delighted” the search ended up the way it did, with the hiring of Todd Bowles as head coach.…
In 2013, I was fresh out of college and having a hard time finding consistent work as a writer. After months of unemployment, I was ready to broaden my job search. I applied to work at a yogurt shop, a restaurant, and to be a model because, at that point, why the hell not?I applied for a modeling... Continue reading
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How do you land that first job? I reached out to several career experts for their favorite tips for people getting their undergraduate degree or finishing business school, law school, dental school or medical school.
Online job site Ziprecruiter talks the next trend in job postings--matchmaking between employees and employers without having to search. Jefferson Graham reports.
Many job seekers write their own resumes when they're on the hunt for a new job. This makes sense because you know your own career better than anyone else. When the job search doesn't lead to as many interviews as you like, considerShow More Summary
I had a good discussion a couple of days ago with a friend who mentioned how many times he heard job candidates describe their interests as “being open” to anything as long as it was a job. While this may seem like a good plan to attract more employers it usually does just the opposite
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"What, they rejected me?? How Dare they!" If the above sentence is representative of your usual reaction whenever you receive a rejection letter from a prospective employer, we applaud your self-esteem. But most people aren't blessed with such a sense of self-importance. For most lawyers (indeed, people), looking for a......
The Houston Rockets are narrowing their search for a new head coach, and Mike D’Antoni has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner for the gig. Jeff Van Gundy and Kenny Smith The post Mike D’Antoni is Reportedly the Frontrunner for Rockets’ Coaching Job appeared first on SLAMonline.
Here are some tips for using LinkedIn in ways that help jobs find you.
LONDON (Reuters) - BP's head of exploration Richard Herbert is leaving the British oil major after slightly more than two years in the job, a period in which the company slashed spending on the search for new deposits. Herbert, a BPShow More Summary
5 Reasons To Follow Up In Your Job Search CAREEREALISM Many job seekers miss the one step that can land them a job - following up. Here's why following up in your job search is crucial. The post 5 Reasons To Follow Up In Your Job Search appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Are you in search of a new cause to get behind? Looking for some downtrodden folks whose lot in life you can lament? Well do I have the people for you: the surviving eight justices of the Supreme Court. Their job is to decide legal cases. They're also supposed to try to announce...
The key to economics majors finding jobs is networking, I wrote in Career Advice for Economics Majors. A few students have written asking: “How do I start networking when I don’t know anyone?” Here are some ideas for getting your first few contacts, then expanding from those people. (Those who are [...]
How Blogging On LinkedIn Gets You Noticed By Employers CAREEREALISM Learn why blogging on LinkedIn can help you stand out and get noticed by employers. It's the new "cover letter" for today's job search. The post How Blogging On LinkedIn Gets You Noticed By Employers appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
These days, a resume needs to get past two gatekeepers to advance in the job search process: It needs keywords for applicant-tracking systems and then proper formatting so human eyes can easily scan the document. Bullet points are one...Show More Summary
UK job seekers have to apply for an average of 27 positions just to get one interview, a survey by CV writing service Standout CV has found. This translates to an average of 6.5 hours per week searching for a new job, and about 16 job...Show More Summary
When you’re looking for a new job, there’s a lot that can go wrong, from formatting your resume improperly to being tripped up by questions during the job interview. Watch out for these 10 common mistakes job applicants often make. Read more...