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Register Investigation: State fills jobs with no search - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:36pm

Register Investigation: State fills jobs with no search
DesMoinesRegister.com
Gov. Terry Branstad's administration has hired at least 386 people without advertising the positions on a statewide public notification system, triggering criticism that the practice sows seeds of cronyism in state government. A Des Moines Register ...

How to Find a Job in 2014 - Parade

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 7:24am

How to Find a Job in 2014
Parade
Before you spend another minute polishing your paper résumé, consider this stat: 94 percent of recruiters use the career networking site LinkedIn to search for applicants, yet only 36 percent of job seekers are active on the site, according to a ...

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5 Job Search Tactics You Must Stop Immediately - Forbes

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:49am

Forbes

5 Job Search Tactics You Must Stop Immediately
Forbes
If trolling the job boards is your primary search tactic, you're looking at a long road ahead. Realize that, for every job you pursue, at least one or two people are going to find an “in” at that company. And they're going to use that “in” to get a ...

Job Search Tips for 2014 College Grads - CIO

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 4:34am

CIO

Job Search Tips for 2014 College Grads
CIO
CIO — If you're graduating from college as a member of the Class of 2014 and you haven't already begun your job search - or already landed a position to start after you graduate - you may be at a disadvantage. Tips for College Grads. Much like the ...

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'One-Stop' center could help job search - Today's News-Herald

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:11am

'One-Stop' center could help job search
Today's News-Herald
Core services include job search assistance, resume and job application assistance, job market information, GED assessments and job referrals. In addition to the core services, intensive services include comprehensive assessments, employment and ...

The Silver Bullet of the Job Search - Huffington Post

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:57pm

The Silver Bullet of the Job Search
Huffington Post
5,647 was the number of applications I had submitted online, or at least that is how many it felt like. Fresh out of college and ready to start my career, I was in a new city and felt like I was banging my head against the wall searching for a job ...

A Shorter Job Search in 9 Steps - Huffington Post

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:38am

A Shorter Job Search in 9 Steps
Huffington Post
A job hunt is a tough, discouraging, hard-on-the-ego slog through seemingly endless weeks of rejection. Find a buddy, or join a "job club" or job search support group. Members help each other with resumes and profiles, exchange job leads, and expand ...
Five Secret Weapons For Your Online Job SearchPulse

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Job search and happiness: right city, right position - The Daily Advertiser

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:01pm

Job search and happiness: right city, right position
The Daily Advertiser
The portrait of a happy worker is complete by having a job in a strong industry. Where there are paychecks, there is a tendency to be happy. Careers on an upswing contribute to workers' feelings of well-being. And right now, America offers us strong ...

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Is Anxiety Hurting Your Ability To Find A Job? - Forbes

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:35am

Is Anxiety Hurting Your Ability To Find A Job?
Forbes
To help lessen this career killer, I thought it would be useful to analyze why people stress over a job search, the negative effects that nervous feelings bestow upon us, and some effective measures to combat anxiety and get the job you want. Why Are ...

Connecting with Recruiters – The Targeted Job Search - Business 2 Community

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:15am

Business 2 Community

Connecting with Recruiters – The Targeted Job Search
Business 2 Community
Go to LinkedIn advanced search and perform a search of the title field for recruiter in the name. I actually use the following search string “recruiter OR Talent OR Human Resources OR HR,” as some organizations do not use recruiter in their titles or ...

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County library system providing job search assistance - Gig Harbor Life

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:04am

County library system providing job search assistance
Gig Harbor Life
Job seekers will find help and learn skills during free job search workshops at Pierce County libraries. These free events are made possible by a partnership with WorkSource and Pierce County Library System, including workshops at the Gig Harbor and ...

Queens Library kiosk is a portal for job search - myfoxny.com

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 6:25pm

Queens Library kiosk is a portal for job search
myfoxny.com
You put in your resume and then search available jobs. Companies looking for employees range from Staples to Giorgio Armani to Burberry to TD Bank. Once you find what job you want to apply for, you fill out an application and you can make a video as ...
High-tech job searchQueens Chronicle

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How to Target Top Employers in Your Job Search - IT Business Edge

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:35pm

IT Business Edge

How to Target Top Employers in Your Job Search
IT Business Edge
Even when you start your job search with a very strong "in" at an organization, landing a new job will likely require you to pursue multiple job opportunities at the same time. In fact, Amanda Augustine, a job search expert for TheLadders, recommend ...

How to Manage a Job Search as a Transgender Candidate - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:42am

How to Manage a Job Search as a Transgender Candidate
U.S. News & World Report
Ryan Sallans, LGBTQ-inclusion educator, trainer and author of "Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love and Life," recalls receiving a job offer, only to have it revoked. "The hiring manager Googled my name, and based on what was found, they ...

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Frustrated By the Job Search, One Designer Devised a Solution to Showcase ... - PolicyMic

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 6:27am

PolicyMic

Frustrated By the Job Search, One Designer Devised a Solution to Showcase ...
PolicyMic
A recent study conducted by researchers at the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University and the Brookings Institution reveals that teenagers ages 16 to 19 were nearly half as likely to have a job in 2011 as they were in 2000. The lead ...

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College graduates struggle in job search - The Daily Cougar

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:06am

College graduates struggle in job search
The Daily Cougar
In 1931, James Truslow Adams coined the term “The American Dream” in his study “The Epic of America.” The statement reminded Americans of the justice, liberty, fairness and equality that they were once promised after division from Great Britain. It was ...

Job search help in Martinsville opens in unconventional location - WDBJ7

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:36pm

Job search help in Martinsville opens in unconventional location
WDBJ7
The lessons she can learn with a career coach are traditional in job searching, its location is anything but. "We looked for a place where our services were most needed and where we could best fulfill our mission of helping people find employment ...

Avoid These 5 Ways You Look Out-Of-Date In Your Job Search - Huffington Post

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:08am

Avoid These 5 Ways You Look Out-Of-Date In Your Job Search
Huffington Post
Fortunately for most of us, a job search is NOT something we do often enough to be really skilled at it. So, when the time comes to find a new job, we must look at what is effective now -- not what worked when we last hunted for a job 2, 5, or 10 years ...

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The Best Way To Organize Your Job Search - Forbes

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:59am

The Best Way To Organize Your Job Search
Forbes
It's true. Scouring the web for suitable openings; working your network like it's, well, your job; and organizing the dozens of cover letters and resumes you send out to hiring managers, friends of hiring managers, and ominous “jobs@” email addresses ...

Are You Applying Job Search Advice the Wrong Way? - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:35am

Are You Applying Job Search Advice the Wrong Way?
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
The Internet has made it easier than ever to find advice on how to interview and find a job – but sometimes job seekers misunderstand common advice and misapply it in a way that harms them rather than helping. Here are six common ways that you might ...