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How Fear Killed Anthony's Job Search - Pulse

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:32am

Pulse

How Fear Killed Anthony's Job Search
Pulse
When Anthony called Jeannine to get her help in his job search, he had just been let go from the company where he'd worked since college. Anthony was shell-shocked. "I'm still reeling," he told Jeannine. "I took a job with his company when I was in ...

Job search a fresh start - Kearney Hub

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 7:18am

Job search a fresh start
Kearney Hub
Ricketts hopes the national search will bring to Nebraska someone focused on excellence in job performance and accountability for results, two qualities clearly missing in the recent controversies. The new director will have to navigate the challenges ...

Job Seekers: Resolve to Make a Better Impression in 2015 - The Glen Rose Reporter

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 1:40am

Job Seekers: Resolve to Make a Better Impression in 2015
The Glen Rose Reporter
The New Year is the perfect time to revamp your look for a smooth job search. Make a strong first impression at your next interview or networking event with these easy tips: • Be a good listener. What you say is just as important as being engaged when ...

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No Credit History (Probably) Won't Hurt Your Job Search - NerdWallet (blog)

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:49pm

NerdWallet (blog)

No Credit History (Probably) Won't Hurt Your Job Search
NerdWallet (blog)
Even certain credit cards might be hard to get (although there are lots of credit cards for people with no credit). But there's one thing you shouldn't worry about getting without having any credit history: a job. Here are some big questions you might ...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Continue Your Job Search in December - PayScale Career News

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:06am

6 Reasons Why You Should Continue Your Job Search in December
PayScale Career News
If you think that December is a month to slack on your job search, you may be seriously mistaken. Don't lose out on what can be a great month to land an offer. Here, we give you six reasons to focus on your job hunt even while the year comes to an end.

Job Search Success for Introverts - PennEnergy

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:06am

PennEnergy

Job Search Success for Introverts
PennEnergy
Our successful job seeker abandoned her initial broadly focused "I'll take anything" attitude, and narrowed her search based on in-depth research and exploration. That's something introverts typically excel at. To apply this strategy, check the Job ...

Highland Community College Offers New Online Job Search Network - WIFR

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:12am

WIFR

Highland Community College Offers New Online Job Search Network
WIFR
FREEPORT (HCC) -- Highland Community College announces the launch of a new web-based job search board called College Central Network (CCN). The free service will assist job seekers in finding employment, both locally and nation-wide. The College ...

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7 Ways to Help Your Résumé Stand Out - AARP News

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 1:31pm

AARP News

7 Ways to Help Your Résumé Stand Out
AARP News
A great résumé is at the heart of any successful job hunt. While lots of job hunting advice, mine included, says that a LinkedIn profile is critical to getting noticed during your job search, it does not replace a traditional résumé. But the older you ...

Tenable CFO: Big Data, Mobile Were Focus of Job Search - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:23am

Tenable CFO: Big Data, Mobile Were Focus of Job Search
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Probably [I was] close [to a job at] a public company in the northern Virginia area. In the end for me it was kind of a long commute. Am I fully prepared to make this commute? We're talking about four hours of travel each day. I thought about the ...

This New Job-Hunting App Steals The Addictive Feature That Made Dating App ... - Business Insider

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:06am

Business Insider

This New Job-Hunting App Steals The Addictive Feature That Made Dating App ...
Business Insider
Switch, a new job hunting app that lets you search for a job the same way you'd swipe for a date on Tinder, has just secured $1.4 million in seed round funding led by Rhodium and Metamorphic Ventures. Like Tinder, Switch allows you to quickly browse ...

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31 Job Search Ideas That Won't Make You Miserable - TIME

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 4:43am

TIME

31 Job Search Ideas That Won't Make You Miserable
TIME
Well, truth be told, tons of companies are hiring like crazy, so if you are on the hunt for your dream job, it doesn't hurt to get started on a serious search now. But if you want to wait until January, we get it—so we've come up with 31 easy (and fun ...

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5 Job Search Tips for Pregnant Job Seekers - PayScale Career News

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:34pm

5 Job Search Tips for Pregnant Job Seekers
PayScale Career News
A study, conducted by Rice University last year, examined the behavior and attitudes toward pregnant job applicants. According to the study, "Pregnant women are more likely to experience discrimination in the job search process than nonpregnant women, ...

Staying Focused During The Job Search - AOL Jobs

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 6:40am

AOL Jobs

Staying Focused During The Job Search
AOL Jobs
Set a time-frame for job search efforts each day. If possible, try sticking to the same time-frame every day. For example, you are actively working on your job search from 9:00 to 12:00 each day. When you have a start and a finish, you'd be amazed how ...

Suspend Job Search During Holidays? No! - Business 2 Community

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 4:21pm

Business 2 Community

Suspend Job Search During Holidays? No!
Business 2 Community
The same can be true when it comes to a job search: The best time to ramp up your job search activity may be when most other job seekers are curtailing, or at least severely limiting, their job search activities. While it is certainly true that many ...

Veteran's motto to never give up a relevant message for job seekers - Lansing State Journal

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 2:29pm

Lansing State Journal

Veteran's motto to never give up a relevant message for job seekers
Lansing State Journal
Mills' motto to never give up and never quit is a relevant and poignant message for those seeking work. The job search process can be arduous, exhausting and defeating at times. It's hard to deal with the rejection and frustration that can sometimes ...

Five Ways Job-Seekers Shoot Themselves In The Foot - Forbes

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:39pm

Five Ways Job-Seekers Shoot Themselves In The Foot
Forbes
The job market is getting a lot better, thankfully. One of the difficulties for a job-seeker is that when the job market is horrible, you don't get much if any feedback on the resumes and applications you file. If you don't hear anything, you can't ...

Using Holiday Parties To Help Your Job Search - Business 2 Community

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:53am

Business 2 Community

Using Holiday Parties To Help Your Job Search
Business 2 Community
Just last week, the Grammar Chic blog weighed the heavy question of job hunting over the holidays—that is, should it even be attempted, or are you better off putting your job search on hold until January? The possibly surprising answer is that the ...

Why Students Must Use Online Job Search Courses and Tools - Huffington Post

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 6:43am

Why Students Must Use Online Job Search Courses and Tools
Huffington Post
According to the AfterCollege Career Insights survey, 83 percent of college seniors don't have a job lined up before graduation. Although 35 percent of Millennials are more optimistic about their job search, they're still struggling to find ...

3 Bad Assumptions About Networking for Your Job Search - Huffington Post

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:27pm

3 Bad Assumptions About Networking for Your Job Search
Huffington Post
Many job seekers have told me how much they hate networking for their job search. They don't like meeting strangers, particularly when they (and the strangers) have "an agenda." They'd rather spend (waste?) time endlessly clicking on the "Apply" button ...

Take your job search mobile with these 4 apps - TechRepublic

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:01am

Take your job search mobile with these 4 apps
TechRepublic
Instead of bouncing from job search site from job search site, do it from one spot. Jobrio supports 15 different job sites. If there's a particular search you're tuned into, you can get updates when a new posting gets added. Free, available for Android ...