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Advice For Fearless Job-Seekers (It's Not For Everyone) - Forbes

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 3:59pm

Forbes

Advice For Fearless Job-Seekers (It's Not For Everyone)
Forbes
I used to spend a lot of time in live workshops and webinars trying to sell people on the idea of trying something new in their job search. I felt like I was coaxing baby birds to come to the edge of the nest and try flying. They asked me “Will hiring ...
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6 Ways to Search for New Job & Not Risk Current One - Business 2 Community

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 2:22am

Business 2 Community

6 Ways to Search for New Job & Not Risk Current One
Business 2 Community
If you already have a job, but feel the need or desire to search for a new one, how in the world will you ever conduct an effective new job search without unduly risking your current position? Admittedly, it takes some careful planning and precise ...

Police warn against job search scams - WAND

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:09pm

Police warn against job search scams
WAND
URBANA--Recent college graduates trying to find jobs are coming across scams instead. University of Illinois Police received multiple reports from students encountering employers attempting to scam them out of hundreds of dollars. They say job seekers ...

How To Keep A Successful Mindset On The Job Hunt - Forbes

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:33am

How To Keep A Successful Mindset On The Job Hunt
Forbes
“When you expect the best, you release a magnetic force in your mind which by a law of attraction tends to bring the best to you.” – Norman Vincent Peale. As a career coach, I realize that I have a somewhat unique perspective on job hunting: Most ...

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Be Aware! SEO Might Help You Land Your Next Job (Or It May Hinder You) - Search Engine Land

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 7:10am

Search Engine Land

Be Aware! SEO Might Help You Land Your Next Job (Or It May Hinder You)
Search Engine Land
We traditionally think about SEO as bringing more traffic to a website, generating leads and making sales, or earning a business more money. But search also plays an important role in recruiting and hiring employees. Job seekers can seize this ...

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Jobless rate falls to 5.3 percent as more give up job search - Omaha World-Herald

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 7:04am

Omaha World-Herald

Jobless rate falls to 5.3 percent as more give up job search
Omaha World-Herald
In addition, the percentage of Americans working or looking for work fell to a 38-year low, a possible sign of more discouraged job seekers. And employers added 60,000 fewer jobs in April and May combined than the government had previously estimated.
Jobs report shows more people giving up the searchNew York Post
US economy adds 223000 jobs in June; unemployment rate falls to 5.3%Los Angeles Times
US job creation solid in June, but data shows weaknessesMENAFN.COM

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10 Ways Your Boss Knows You're Job Searching - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 6:39am

U.S. News & World Report

10 Ways Your Boss Knows You're Job Searching
U.S. News & World Report
You think you're so smooth – the James Bond of covert job searching. Where he used wrist-mounted dart guns and camera-implanted rings, you have deceptive "dentist appointments" and a conveniently angled computer monitor to conceal secret résumé ...

6 Changes You Should Make to Your Job Search - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:39am

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

6 Changes You Should Make to Your Job Search
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
It's harder than ever to land a good job. So if you're unemployed and searching for one, you're probably frustrated. While employers cite many reasons why finding the right talent is nearly impossible, you can only control what you are doing (and not ...

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3 Ways to Fire Up Your Job Search During the Summer Slowdown - TIME

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:36am

TIME

3 Ways to Fire Up Your Job Search During the Summer Slowdown
TIME
It's a myth that people don't get hired over the summer. Yes, people are on vacation, so hiring typically slows down as interviews are harder to schedule, but people do get hired. As a job seeker, this means that the summer is a great time to rev up ...

Job search success boosted by getting good references - Lansing State Journal

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:03pm

Lansing State Journal

Job search success boosted by getting good references
Lansing State Journal
The job search process often includes multiple components. Resumes, cover letters, phone interviews, in-person interviews and, at times, testing are all elements employers consider when making decisions. So what's a good way to make sure you stand out ...

Richlands job search underway - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 7:27pm

Richlands job search underway
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
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Job search leads to free makeover for unemployed mom - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:44pm

Chicago Tribune

Job search leads to free makeover for unemployed mom
Chicago Tribune
In addition to now having new clothes to wear for interviews, Johnson said the NextJob Training Tool Kit improved her resume by utilizing key words. The assistance program offers free one-on-one coaching and job search tools. Johnson has work ...

Looking for Work? Plan a Money-Smart Job Search - Huffington Post

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:41am

Looking for Work? Plan a Money-Smart Job Search
Huffington Post
Whether a new job opportunity is across the country or across town, it's important to track the cost and strategy of a job search as closely as you track your career objectives. Job seekers may qualify for tax deductions depending on their current ...

Small details pay off big in job search - Pulse

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 7:45am

Pulse

Small details pay off big in job search
Pulse
They matter when putting together the engine of an aircraft and they matter in your job search. Employers today can receive upwards of 50 applications per job opening. All things equal, it's the details that can give you an edge over your competition.

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Worker says job search hampered by mistaken identity - wivb.com

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 4:45pm

wivb.com

Worker says job search hampered by mistaken identity
wivb.com
AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – An Amherst man says he is the victim of mistaken identity and right now, it is keeping him from getting a full time job in his chosen field. Matt Zakrzewski blames his troubles on a background check conducted by an agency ...

Fort Hood assists soldiers in job search - Amarillo.com

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:18am

Amarillo.com

Fort Hood assists soldiers in job search
Amarillo.com
Instructor Mike Schafer, center, talks with students, from left, Spc. Tyler Sonsoucie, Spc. Ian Sokol, Sgt. Garret Baganz and Sgt. Andrew Clark as they look over an ecotech engine during a class at Fort Hood, Texas. The men are participants in Shifting ...

The Companies With The Most STEM Job Openings Right Now - Forbes

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:57am

Forbes

The Companies With The Most STEM Job Openings Right Now
Forbes
As of 2014, there were 8.3 million STEM jobs–those requiring a degree in science, technology, engineering, and math related subjects–in the U.S., accounting for roughly 6.2% of overall U.S. employment, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of ...

Here are 5 tips for job-seekers over 50 - Futurity: Research News

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:23am

Here are 5 tips for job-seekers over 50
Futurity: Research News
Older adults who are looking for a job should expect to search for weeks longer and receive fewer offers than their younger counterparts, a new study shows. “There's very robust evidence that as an individual moves beyond age 50, they experience a ...

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Which job-search tip would you most likely give a college grad? The Beat (poll) - cleveland.com

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:08am

cleveland.com

Which job-search tip would you most likely give a college grad? The Beat (poll)
cleveland.com
... December 2007 – the job market for recent college graduates has not snapped back to pre-recession levels. Experts this week gave college graduates some tips on how to better their chances of finding a job. Which job-search tip would you most likely ...

Twitter Is The Best Job Search Tool You're Not Using -- Here's How You Can - Huffington Post

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:16pm

Twitter Is The Best Job Search Tool You're Not Using -- Here's How You Can
Huffington Post
Sarah Alvarez got her first job after tweeting about Nutella. She was studying abroad in France in 2012 when she saw that Shout PR, a retail and lifestyle marketing firm, had blogged and tweeted about a healthier alternative to the beloved hazelnut spread.

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