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Five Job-Search Activities That Don't Work
Whether you're job-hunting part-time alongside your current job or whether your job search is your full-time job, you need all the job-search energy you can get. Any job-search activity that wastes your time or worse, depletes your precious mojo is a ...
Fight to stay positive during hunt for work
The Boston Globe
A. Most people are not thrilled about the job search process, and often dwell on the negatives. They should instead focus on what is interesting about what they are doing and what they are learning. Job search support groups are excellent ways to build ...
Five job-search tips for college students
Congratulations—this is the start of an exciting new chapter! It's a time to have fun and learn as much as you can. And, while you're not graduating until 2019, you need to start now figuring out what you want to do after college and how to land your ...
For a shocking number of workers, no job will ever be good enough
The job search is always on for many workers — even those who have just gotten a new gig. Nearly two in three workers look for another job within the first three months of starting a new job, according to an analysis of 8,000 adults released this year ...
Job Search Stuck In Neutral? What You Need To Know
At first glance, the U.S. economy appears to be in relatively good shape with fewer and fewer Americans stuck in a job search. According to most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the current official unemployment rate is at 5.1 percent ...
Grim Jobs Report Is Likely to Delay a Move by the Fed on RatesNew York Times
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What you should know about recruiters before your job search
92 percent of recruiters are using social media in the recruiting process, according to the annual Jobvite Recruiter Nation Survey, but what they're looking for can vary widely. The San Francisco-based recruiting software firm Jobvite surveyed over 1 ...
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Virtual job fair scheduled Oct. 14 will offer seekers advice, options
Bowling Green Daily News
The online career fair will provide multiple job search access from the convenience of a single point-of-entry website. Interested job seekers can register for the event at projecthirekentucky.com/registration. Once registered, participants will ...
Five Job-Search 'Truths' That Aren't True
It is hard to overstate the degree to which the working world is changing. Plenty of people will try to convince you that it's not true. They will tell you “Nothing has changed! The old rules still apply.” Unscrupulous recruiters will tell you “This is ...
How Racetrack Handicapping Systems Provide Job Search Strategies
Business 2 Community
There is a parallel between handicapping systems used at the Saratoga Race Course and job search strategies being applied by the marketing executives I coach. Handicapping is simply selecting a strategy to improve the odds of winning. Job search ...
New York Times
To Get a Job in Your 50s, Maintain Friendships in Your 40s
New York Times
According to a study by Professor Wanberg and others, job seekers over 50 were unemployed 5.8 weeks longer than those from the ages of 30 to 49. That number rose to 10.6 weeks when the comparison group was from 20 to 29. Professor Wanberg and ...
8 Social Media Mistakes That Are Sinking Your Job Search
More than nine out of 10 recruiters now check social media profiles of potential job candidates before they hire them, according to a new study from Jobvite. That's probably not surprising, but are you sure you're making a good impression? About half ...
How To Get A Stalled Job Search Unstuck
For years we have heard that the definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing over and over, hoping for a different result. If your job search is stalled and you're getting no traction, don't blame the economy! There are steps you can take ...
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Proven Job Search Tactics for Every Career Level
Business News Daily
If you're actively looking for a job, you've probably read at least a few career articles with advice for your job search. But depending on what stage of your career you're in, the tips you read may not all be relevant to you. Someone who's seven years ...
Five Reasons Job-Hunting Is Harder Than It Should Be
Now the job-search process is excruciating. More automation has made things worse, not better. On top of that, the people you deal with as a job-seeker looking for a new role are often rude, brusque and condescending. Why is the job-search process so ...
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Stop Screwing Up Your Job Search In These Ten Ways
From submitting illegible résumés to blurting salary numbers in the first interview to wasting precious hours applying to the black hole of online job listings, job seekers make a series of common and egregious errors. Here is the accumulated wisdom of ...
Your GPA And Cover Letter Don't Matter In The Job Search, Survey Says
Forbes has been in hiring mode recently, and we've seen a lot of résumés and cover letters. Since we prize clear, fluid prose, we care a lot about those cover letters. Poor grammar and typos are red flags as is canned language that makes it clear the ...
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This is how long you should wait before quitting a job
Today's answer to the question: How do you know it's the right time to switch jobs? is written by Edward Fleischman, chairman and CEO of The Execu|Search Group. You've been with your company for a few years. You've accomplished a lot and have gotten ...
10 Companies With Lots of Job Openings
According to data collected by Tinder-inspired mobile job search app Switch, more than one third of the top 50 employers in the United States belong to the retail industry. Job seekers, however, may want to think twice before heading to work for them.
LinkedIn's mobile strategy is a mess
To its credit, LinkedIn does seem to want to reimagine its mobile offering, as explicitly stated in its latest earning announcement, and is actively experimenting with an “app constellation” strategy (like Facebook), with apps like Job Search ...
Are you prepared for this season's competitive Job Search?
Albany Times Union (blog)
For some industries, the Fall Job Market is one of the busiest hiring periods of the year, so you need to ask yourself if you are prepared for the upcoming season's job search. Hopefully you took the “slower” summer months to research the companies you ...