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Should you broadcast your job search on social media? - SFGate (blog)

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:19pm

Should you broadcast your job search on social media?
SFGate (blog)
No one wants to be bombarded with ads asking to buy a product or a service. This also applies to people looking for work. In the end, job-seekers are selling their skills and adopting a more passive approach to promoting their search on social media ...

Employment Expertise: Don't freeze your job search this winter - HollandSentinel.com

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:17pm

Employment Expertise: Don't freeze your job search this winter
HollandSentinel.com
There's no doubt that winter is here in West Michigan, and winter weather can be challenging for a job search. When the weather gets colder and the holiday season is in full swing, it can be hard to keep momentum in your job search. But stay focused ...

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Around college football: How good is the Florida job? - USA TODAY

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:30am

USA TODAY

Around college football: How good is the Florida job?
USA TODAY
But is Florida really a top-three job, or is the national perception better than the reality? USA TODAY Sports posed that question to several agents and others tied to the coaching search industry, who agreed to give their opinion on the condition of ...
ESPN College GameDay hosts sound off on UF jobflorida.247sports.com

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5 Ways the Job Search of the Future Will Change - Business 2 Community

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:30am

5 Ways the Job Search of the Future Will Change
Business 2 Community
When was the last time you searched for something on a desktop computer? Your phone? I bet your phone searches outnumber your desktop searches by a landslide. Just the same, when it comes to looking for a job, more people are using phones than a ...

Is Your Job-Search Tool Kit Ready? Find Out! - Forbes

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:15pm

Is Your Job-Search Tool Kit Ready? Find Out!
Forbes
“Ack!” she said. “I was on the phone with a company recruiter. She was asking me questions about my background. I was happily chatting away, comfortable as can be. It wasn't even a scheduled phone interview — she just called me when I happened to be ...

Job search can often be a Catch 22 - Delphos Herald

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:03pm

Delphos Herald

Job search can often be a Catch 22
Delphos Herald
A recent Gallup poll in early November indicates Americans' perceptions of the job market are holding steady, with 30 percent saying now is “a good time to find a quality job,” as compared to the periods of elevated unemployment from 2009 to 2012 ...

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Duke: Partisanship will not help you with your job search - Triangle Business Journal

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:39am

Duke: Partisanship will not help you with your job search
Triangle Business Journal
With another significant political swing following this year's election, more political aides are left looking for work. Duke research shows that they should probably tone down political references, particularly if they are looking for a nonpartisan ...

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5 Ways Job-Seekers Blow It - Entrepreneur

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:36am

Entrepreneur

5 Ways Job-Seekers Blow It
Entrepreneur
If you're a job-seeker and you're frustrated, I don't blame you. The hiring process is broken. Black Hole recruiting has been shown to be a dismal failure. Whose bright idea was it to try to hire brilliant people by reducing them to keywords? That's ...

4 Job Search Strategies That Can Backfire - Business Insider

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:13am

Business Insider

4 Job Search Strategies That Can Backfire
Business Insider
If you're looking for a new job, you've likely read up on how to land your next great position. But beware: Not all of tips are worth following. Here are four job search strategies that look good in print but can actually cost you that new opportunity.

LinkedIn and Your Resume: Strong Job Search Success Team - Huffington Post

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 8:42pm

LinkedIn and Your Resume: Strong Job Search Success Team
Huffington Post
One of the interesting things I've discovered in my discussions with recruiters and employers is that employers often compare the job seeker's resume and cover letter with that job seeker's LinkedIn Profile. If they don't support each other, your ...

Visually impaired man inspires others with job search - WKRN

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:50pm

Visually impaired man inspires others with job search
WKRN
MEZA, Az. -. A visually impaired man is inspiring others with his quest for his dream job. For the past week, Sebastian Ibanez has dressed in a suit and carried a neon green sign along an Arizona street that reads, "Can you help me find a job?" "I'm ...

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Unemployed Americans increasingly abandoning job search - RT

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:29pm

RT

Unemployed Americans increasingly abandoning job search
RT
Last week, analysts at the Pew Research Center examined the Labor Bureau's job data for the month of October and said that an increasing number of Americans aged 16-24 are throwing in the towel, writing off the prospect of applying to jobs altogether ...

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Elevator Pitch: Poacht's 'Covert Job Search' - Fox Business

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:18pm

Fox Business

Elevator Pitch: Poacht's 'Covert Job Search'
Fox Business
Poacht founder Maisie Devine developed an app that aims to help employed job seekers search for work efficiently and privately. Employees can “look for work” without submitting a job application by syncing their LinkedIn profile with the Poacht ...

Job Search: 5 Ways To Turn Your Age Into An Asset - Forbes

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:30am

Job Search: 5 Ways To Turn Your Age Into An Asset
Forbes
Managing the “age issue” is a matter of perspective during a job search. For older job seekers, the goal is to turn your age from a potential liability into an asset, so recruiters and hiring managers will view you as a seasoned veteran. As a job ...

We Tried The LinkedIn Feature One User Blames For Ruining Her Job Search ... - Business Insider

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:04am

Business Insider

We Tried The LinkedIn Feature One User Blames For Ruining Her Job Search ...
Business Insider
I ran a Reference Search on four members of the Business Insider Strategy team, who agreed to tell me how many of the people who came up in their first 30 results were actually qualified to speak about their job performance. Two of the team members I ...
Learn about LinkedIn at Hudson Job Search meeting Nov. 17Hudson Hub-Times

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4 Ways to Be More Concise in Your Job Search - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:48am

4 Ways to Be More Concise in Your Job Search
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Job Search. There is so much immediately accessible information available now that it's hard to cut through the clutter. It's difficult to know which job search resources are worthwhile. Almost no one has the time to sift through all that data and ...

7 Easily Avoidable Job Search Mistakes You're Probably Making - MainStreet

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:22am

7 Easily Avoidable Job Search Mistakes You're Probably Making
MainStreet
"Many people make significant job search mistakes and never even know about it," says Ford R. Myers, a Haverford, Pa., career coach and business and career book author. "These blunders are easy to make ... and can end-up costing you thousands of ...

Ask Matt: Should I pay for help with my job search? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 6:37am

Ask Matt: Should I pay for help with my job search?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Dear Matt: I'm in the midst of a job search, but so far I've been unsuccessful. Should I consider some other options, such as paying a résumé writer, hiring a career coach or paying a recruiter to find a job for me? Matt says: When it comes to your job ...

Quit Taking It Personally With Your Job Search - Huffington Post

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:39am

Quit Taking It Personally With Your Job Search
Huffington Post
My friend Zach, a smart professional, told me he sent five emails to acquaintances asking for a few minutes to speak with them related to his job search. When he didn't hear back, he assumed they didn't want to help him and that was the end of it. He ...

How to Search For a New Job Without Alerting Your Current Employer - Big Think

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:29pm

How to Search For a New Job Without Alerting Your Current Employer
Big Think
There are plenty of reasons why someone who already has a job would want to go the stealthy route when searching for new employment. Yet no matter the impetus, the deployable tactics for under-the-radar job hunting remain the same. Donna Fuscaldo of ...