Recruiters and hiring managers are looking for you on LinkedIn. Follow this advice to ensure that when they find your profile, they'll like what they see.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Job Hunting, Technology
Discover your hidden network of supporters who are eager to help you find a job or upgrade your career.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Job Hunting
Despite the changing times, people still rely on "tried and trusted" job search techniques...even when they're not in their best interest. Here are 10 to avoid.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Job Hunting
Scams aren’t just for the unsophisticated. Even a reasonable job-seeker with an ounce of urgency might be convinced by polished, persistent schemers who are pros
by: Julie Rains | channel: Job Hunting
Bucking the employment trend, the government is also getting ready to add more jobs. Yes, the government is boning up to do some massive hiring. If you are in the job market for
by: Jason Kay | channel: Job Hunting
It almost seems like a silly inquiry, because after all, if you don’t know who you are then who does? The fact is, however, that no matter how well you know yourself or how good yo
by: Jason Kay | channel: Career Building
In Discover Your New Job Online, a new e-Book by Thursday Bram, this Wise Bread blogger takes readers through the steps of landing a job using online tools.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Career Building
In the past couple of months, two clients have landed great jobs in the midst of the worst employment climate in decades. The secret to their successes, I believe, were delivering
by: Julie Rains | channel: Career Building, Job Hunting
"Do what you love" has always been the cheesiest advice you can give a young person, but can it really be solid advice? In anything you do, there's the struggle of between paying t
by: Carlos Portocarrero | channel: Career Building
Competition for jobs is fierce but networking is one way of differentiating yourself as a stellar candidate. Here are tips on networking basics as well as ideas on how to avoid see
Many people are job hunting these days. I have worked with job seekers for many years and have found that these five common assumptions frequently derail a job search.
When job searching, those who have access to the best tools can keep their advantage in a tough market. Here are my favorite 6 online resources designed to help you find a job.
by: Linsey Knerl | channel: Career Building
Losing a job is always tough. During hard economic times--when it may not be possible to find another job as good as the one you've lost--it's even tougher. Here are a few steps
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance, Career and Income, Budgeting
Over the past few years, I have had the privilege of working with military veterans and active duty personnel who anticipate, are in the process, or have already transitioned to th
If you’re a recent grad, I hope you've snagged the job of your dreams with a great company, perhaps after having completed summer internships or cooperative work programs with your
Your company has announced a soon-to-come layoff or you’ve been escorted out of the door. What’s next? What should you do…before updating your résumé, tapping into your professiona
by: Julie Rains | channel: Personal Finance, Career and Income
How is a job search like a romantic adventure or misadventure? Let me count the ways: nine. If you’ve ever wondered how to tell if a company is truly interested or just isn’t into
by: Julie Rains | channel: Life Hacks, Career Building
I've read a bunch of books on how to do a job search. They all talk about networking. They all talk about researching the company--knowing what they do and what they need don
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Career and Income, Job Hunting
You've written, edited, and polished your resume. It's taken hours, days, or even weeks and now you're ready to start distributing the resume to potential employers. Should you sti
A few weeks ago, I won a copy of Excuse Me, Your Job Is Waiting: Attract the Work You Want from Consumerism Commentary (thanks, Flexo!). If the sign above describes your job, then this book is for you!
by: Sarah Winfrey | channel: Career Building
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