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Is Job-Hunting A Numbers Game? Not If You're Doing It Right - Forbes

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 2:52pm

Is Job-Hunting A Numbers Game? Not If You're Doing It Right
Forbes
Years ago, sales trainees learned all about Features and Benefits. Let's say that a sales trainee was learning how to sell office supplies to small businesses. Let's say the salesperson was trying to sell a buyer a certain kind of pen. The salesperson ...

Presumi charts and tracks your job search - The American Genius

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 1:32pm

The American Genius

Presumi charts and tracks your job search
The American Genius
While it does not post job listings, the idea is users can keep a closer eye on their job search through a series of steps. These steps include: 1) Upload your resume and apply for jobs, 2) Send trackable emails for job applications, 3) Allow Presumi ...

Does your job search need a new direction? - Chron.com (blog)

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:44am

Does your job search need a new direction?
Chron.com (blog)
So how do you make your job search more productive? It starts with a plan and without one you are likely to flounder and just hope for the best. Making a plan doesn't restrict your options rather it provides a direction however there is one important ...

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College grads: Be ready for job search - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 12:35pm

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

College grads: Be ready for job search
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Numerous indicators — local and national — show that job prospects for college graduates are much improved since the depths of the recession. “We have more and more employers looking to hire,” said Tammy Marino, associate economist for the state ...

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4 hard job search truths you're just going to have to accept - USA TODAY College

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:53am

USA TODAY College

4 hard job search truths you're just going to have to accept
USA TODAY College
You embark on a job search because you want a new (better) position. It's the very opposite of an “enjoy the journey” endeavor. You're not in it because of the joys of interviewing: You're sticking it out for the end result. But like so many goals that ...

7 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Job Search Ready - Forbes

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:50am

Forbes

7 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Job Search Ready
Forbes
... would use to find are included in your 120-character headline. One way to identify all the right keywords is to go to indeed.com, put in the title(s) of the job for which you are searching and look for the words that come up over and over among the ...

4 Ways Freshly Minted Grads Undermine Their Job Search - Huffington Post

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:21am

Huffington Post

4 Ways Freshly Minted Grads Undermine Their Job Search
Huffington Post
The class of 2016 - 1.8 million bachelor's degrees will be awarded this year - will face the best job market for new grads than we've seen since the Great Recession. But it will still be a competitive market with more qualified job seekers than entry ...

The advantages of working with a buddy in a job search (essay) - Inside Higher Ed

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:08am

The advantages of working with a buddy in a job search (essay)
Inside Higher Ed
During my first job search, I adopted the same lone wolf strategy that I applied to my thesis and postdoctoral research. I prepared résumés, expanded my network and identified resources on my own. It never occurred to me to collaborate with others ...

Top 10 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Job Search - Lifehacker

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 8:09am

Lifehacker

Top 10 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Job Search
Lifehacker
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.

Richardson: Prepare for the job search - Fredericksburg.com

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 9:01pm

Richardson: Prepare for the job search
Fredericksburg.com
Lynne Richardson is the dean of the University of Mary Washington's College of Business and a marketing professor. Posted: Saturday, May 14, 2016 12:00 am. Richardson: Prepare for the job search BY LYNNE RICHARDSON Fredericksburg.com.

For Some Job Seekers, Success. For Others, Still Waiting. - New York Times

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 1:15pm

For Some Job Seekers, Success. For Others, Still Waiting.
New York Times
Since I'm taking a more untraditional route for a psychology degree and going into business rather than on to graduate school, I've been in the process of searching for a job using online job boards and recruiting firms since last December. It's been ...

How To Overcome Two Common Career Liabilities In Your Resume And Job Search - Forbes

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 6:00am

How To Overcome Two Common Career Liabilities In Your Resume And Job Search
Forbes
There is no such thing as a perfect candidate for any job. Almost every candidate possesses one or more career liabilities that can potentially derail their candidacy if ignored. With over more than 30 years in the career management industry, I've ...

6 Job Search Challenges You'll Face as a New Grad - Business News Daily

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 5:22am

Business News Daily

6 Job Search Challenges You'll Face as a New Grad
Business News Daily
Whether it's figuring out which job to take, how much money to ask for, or what to do if they can't find a full-time position, new college graduates likely will face a number of difficult and trying situations as they transition into the working world ...

How to conduct a long distance job search - USA TODAY College

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:34pm

USA TODAY College

How to conduct a long distance job search
USA TODAY College
Tap into advertised opportunities. Follow national commercial search engines, such as Indeed or Simply Hired. Browse state job banks and join LinkedIn job search groups in the regions or industries that interests you. Get organized. Begin your search ...

4 job search mistakes you can get away with making - Business Insider

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:26am

Business Insider

4 job search mistakes you can get away with making
Business Insider
Sometimes you do absolutely everything right, but in the end, you don't get hired — and you feel absolutely lousy. But thankfully, there's a flip side to the "What just happened?" job-search coin. Have you ever received a call for an interview and ...

Networking a big part of the job-search process - Florida Today

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 5:56am

Florida Today

Networking a big part of the job-search process
Florida Today
QUESTION: I'm (beginning a career). My mom says she heard networking is the best way to find a job. Is she right? Gillespie: Your mom is correct. Studies continue to confirm “networking” leads to “hired” at least 70 percent of the time. Those other job ...

Grads: These 4 Things Will Transform Your Job Search - Forbes

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 1:02am

Forbes

Grads: These 4 Things Will Transform Your Job Search
Forbes
College graduation is right around the corner, and according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), an anticipated 1.87 million students will be graduating with a bachelor's degree this spring. Many will begin their first real ...

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Job Growth Might Be Slowing Overall — But It's Surging For New College Grads - NPR

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 1:23pm

NPR

Job Growth Might Be Slowing Overall — But It's Surging For New College Grads
NPR
Nearly 3 out of 4 employers surveyed by CareerBuilder, a job search engine, say they plan to hire 2016 graduates, the highest level of hiring in nearly a decade. This year's graduating seniors are stepping into a generally healthy marketplace: Job ...

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6 Lessons My Adorably Cute Dog Taught Me About the Job Search - Huffington Post

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:02pm

Huffington Post

6 Lessons My Adorably Cute Dog Taught Me About the Job Search
Huffington Post
Nacho has since become my partner in crime through many career coaching calls and copywriting sessions. As I began to observe Nacho's behavior early on, I couldn't help but draw several parallels between his canine conduct and a successful job search.

When You Have To Choose Between Two Jobs When Doing Your Job Search. - ThyBlackMan

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:32am

ThyBlackMan

When You Have To Choose Between Two Jobs When Doing Your Job Search.
ThyBlackMan
(ThyBlackMan.com) Many applicants sometimes have two or more job offers to go over when looking for a job. It can be difficult to pick the one that will be best for you. As a result, here are 7 tips on how to select the best job when doing an ...