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Chronic job-seekers giving up the hunt | TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 6:03pm

Chronic job-seekers giving up the hunt | TribLIVE
Tribune-Review
She is among millions of able-bodied Americans who have disappeared from the labor market, raising questions about what is driving them to end a job search and whether they will return as the economy recovers from the recession. It is why many federal ...

5 Ways to Recharge Your Job Search This Fall - Huffington Post

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 9:08am

Huffington Post

5 Ways to Recharge Your Job Search This Fall
Huffington Post
Luckily, after the beginning of the year, the fall is the best time to get hired. Across most industries, the summer is a downtime, especially the last few weeks, before getting back to business in September. Here are five key ways to recharge your job ...

5 job search myths you need to stop believing - USA TODAY

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 7:04am

USA TODAY

5 job search myths you need to stop believing
USA TODAY
If you want to find a job you love, you have to have high standards. You have to know what you want and what you're worth, and you can't be willing to settle for anything lower than that. But that doesn't mean you can hold the job-hunting process to ...

6 Ways Google Can Boost Your Job Search - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 6:04am

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

6 Ways Google Can Boost Your Job Search
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Chances are good that you regularly use Google to search for anything and everything. However, there are several less obvious ways you can use specialized features of this ubiquitous platform to add tremendous power and sophistication to your job search.

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Is This Part of Your LinkedIn Profile Hurting Your Job Search? - Fast Company

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:38am

Fast Company

Is This Part of Your LinkedIn Profile Hurting Your Job Search?
Fast Company
This is an opportunity for you to showcase testimonials about you and your work, but too often, what appears are "fluffy, non-specific recommendations that can do more harm than good," she says. Follow these steps to use other people's words to ...

3 Free Apps to Boost Your Job Search - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 6:57am

U.S. News & World Report

3 Free Apps to Boost Your Job Search
U.S. News & World Report
LinkedIn and LinkedIn Job Search app. You're already using LinkedIn to job search on your computer, so why not do the same on your smartphone? The go-to professional networking website has several apps, including one simply called LinkedIn, which ...

Job Seekers: Show Eagerness (Not Desperation) During Job Search Process - Forbes

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:00am

Forbes

Job Seekers: Show Eagerness (Not Desperation) During Job Search Process
Forbes
You just graduated from college and have been searching the internet looking for jobs. You're passionate about finding a position as quickly as possible, but don't let that passion turn into desperation or you might scare off recruiters and hiring ...

How Violet Found Her Job-Search Mojo - Forbes

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 7:50pm

Forbes

How Violet Found Her Job-Search Mojo
Forbes
Here's my job-search story. Maybe it will inspire someone else to try something new. I was in the same high tech company for 17 years. I always worked in Marketing. Throughout those 17 years I never seriously thought about leaving my job. I had various ...

KELOLAND.com | State Penitentiary Inmate Fails To Return From Job Search - KELOLAND TV

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 6:32pm

KELOLAND TV

KELOLAND.com | State Penitentiary Inmate Fails To Return From Job Search
KELOLAND TV
A Sioux Falls minimum-security inmate is on escape status Friday after failing to return from a job search. Twenty-one-year-old Ryan Dahl was last seen early Friday afternoon. He was currently serving time for receiving/transferring a stolen vehicle ...

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How To Job Search When You're In Another State - Forbes - Forbes

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 1:59pm

Forbes

How To Job Search When You're In Another State - Forbes
Forbes
If you're ready to pursue job opportunities in another state, you may want to take a closer look at the differences in career sentiment across the country. According to a recent analysis conducted by Monster* and Brandwatch, looking at over 1.1 million ...

Will a Creative Resume Help or Hinder your Job Search? - Business 2 Community

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 8:09am

Business 2 Community

Will a Creative Resume Help or Hinder your Job Search?
Business 2 Community
iStock_000008874687XSmall There's no denying that the job market is competitive. There are dozens – and sometimes hundreds – of people applying for the same position. Job seekers feel pressured to do what they can to make a positive impression and ...

10 email templates you'll need during your job search - USA TODAY College

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 8:09am

10 email templates you'll need during your job search
USA TODAY College
Job searching involves a whole lot of email. Reaching out to a LinkedIn connection about an open position. Emailing the hiring manager your well-crafted cover letter and a link to your portfolio. Writing (and deleting, and rewriting) yet another follow ...

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Five Job Search Myths That Might be Holding You Back - Lifehacker - Lifehacker

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 2:11pm

Lifehacker

Five Job Search Myths That Might be Holding You Back - Lifehacker
Lifehacker
If you want to find a job you love, you have to have high standards. You have to know what you want and what you're worth, and you can't be willing to settle for anything lower than that. But that doesn't mean you can hold the job-hunting process to ...
Five Job Search Myths That Might be Holding You BackLifeHacker India

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5 job-search myths that are holding you back - Business Insider

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 11:06am

Business Insider

5 job-search myths that are holding you back
Business Insider
And yet, job seekers continue to spend hours and hours slaving over these time-consuming forms, under the assumption that if they're truly qualified and seem like a good fit for the job, they'll make it past the robots and successfully into a human's ...
Five Job Search Myths That Might be Holding You BackLifehacker

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Five Tips to Rev Up Your Mobile Job Search - IT Business Edge

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:49am

IT Business Edge

Five Tips to Rev Up Your Mobile Job Search
IT Business Edge
One area that is picking up steam is the mobile job search, especially with younger generations. With mobile, you have immediate, always-on access to the latest opportunities and can immediately respond to recruiters' requests. According to the Jobvite ...

Why Getting a Referral Is So Powerful In a Job Search - GovExec.com

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:04am

GovExec.com

Why Getting a Referral Is So Powerful In a Job Search
GovExec.com
Applying for a job can feel like shouting into an abyss. And for good reason: Unless you know someone in the organization, you're at a major statistical disadvantage. While this can feel unfair, new research shows employers are justified in this bias.

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How Long Should A Job Search Take? - Forbes

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 11:44pm

Forbes

How Long Should A Job Search Take?
Forbes
Should it take two and a half months to get your act together enough to snag that job — or are job-search advisors suggesting that you should apply for a $25,000 retail job on Day One of your job search and then be content to wait ten weeks for your ...

Company creates job search matchmaking app similar to Tinder - 6abc.com

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 11:27am

6abc.com

Company creates job search matchmaking app similar to Tinder
6abc.com
Switch is an app that allows job seekers to go through thousands of potential positions, swiping right if they're interested and left if they're not. (KGO-TV). KGO. Sunday, July 12, 2015 02:27PM. When it comes to searching for love, tens of millions of ...
Company Creates The 'Tinder' Of Job Search AppsSocial News Daily

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Biz Bits: Social media and job-hunting - Quad-Cities Online

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 7:53pm

Biz Bits: Social media and job-hunting
Quad-Cities Online
Whether you're a recent graduate or seasoned professional, at some point you'll likely find yourself searching for a new job. And as you start that job search, it's important to understand the impact social media can have on your career.

The Negotiator Job Search – An Introduction - Business 2 Community

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 9:36am

Business 2 Community

The Negotiator Job Search – An Introduction
Business 2 Community
Think of yourself as a negotiator rather than a job seeker. If you do this, you'll see how much more effective your job search will go. I just finished a great book on negotiations: Start with NO…The Negotiating Tools that the Pros Don't Want You to ...