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Edythe Hatter-Williams: Add Internet to your job search tools - Lansing State Journal

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:18pm

Edythe Hatter-Williams: Add Internet to your job search tools
Lansing State Journal
It serves as a resource for a variety of purposes but people aren't always cognizant about the integral role it plays in the job hunt. The job search is shifting toward an online-based process. If you haven't joined the trend, it's time to start if you ...

How To Create A Target Employer List For Your Job Search - Forbes

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:39pm

Forbes

How To Create A Target Employer List For Your Job Search
Forbes
As you begin your job search you'll want to zero in on a career direction, and brand yourself in a way that supports that direction. If you have an Electrical Engineering degree, for instance, and spent three years doing technology quality testing but ...

Stop Screwing Up Your Job Search In These 10 Ways - Forbes

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:58am

Stop Screwing Up Your Job Search In These 10 Ways
Forbes
When New York career coach Sarah Stamboulie was working at financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald in the human resources department some years ago, she was about to hire a support staffer. At the final stage in the process, she called the woman's ...

6 ways to search for a job using social media - SFGate (blog)

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:16am

6 ways to search for a job using social media
SFGate (blog)
Before using social media to job search, make sure that your profiles are updated and look professional. Use the same cover photo in all of them and ensure you are using an image employers would not frown upon. Check the privacy settings and see how ...

Tap your inner entrepreneur to aid your job search - New Hampshire Business Review

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:00am

New Hampshire Business Review

Tap your inner entrepreneur to aid your job search
New Hampshire Business Review
Even if you're happily (or at least gainfully) employed, chances are you still search online job boards for employment opportunities. And if you're unemployed, you're probably scouring them daily. Whether you use Monster, Indeed, LinkedIn or one of the ...

How To Launch A Job Search - Forbes

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:44pm

Forbes

How To Launch A Job Search
Forbes
Maybe you've been job-hunting for months without success, and getting the feeling that what you need is a job-search plan! Here is a step-by-step guide to getting your job search underway, whether you're out of the closet as a job-seeker or keeping ...

Australia's Seek Takes Online Job Search Abroad (See Zhaopin) - Forbes

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:35am

Forbes

Australia's Seek Takes Online Job Search Abroad (See Zhaopin)
Forbes
At Seek's headquarters on a tree-lined boulevard in central Melbourne, quirky touches remind visitors of the early days of an online jobs site. A life-size white plastic racehorse (don't ask) stands in the foyer next to an old-fashioned gum-ball ...

Seven Lies That Can Sabotage Your Job Search - Forbes

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:41pm

Forbes

Seven Lies That Can Sabotage Your Job Search
Forbes
On a job search you need all the power you can muster. It isn't easy out there pounding the pavement, or staying at home and filling out endless job application forms. It's hard to get through a job search without a moderate-to-severe mojo drop. You ...

Out-of-the-Box Approaches to the Job Search (That Actually Work) - Mashable

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 7:12pm

Out-of-the-Box Approaches to the Job Search (That Actually Work)
Mashable
You've heard the commonly cited statistics before: 80% of job openings are unlisted; there are 100+ resumes submitted for every job posting; 50% of submitted applications are weeded out by software and never even reviewed by a human. While stats like ...

Social media could help your job search - WKRC TV Cincinnati

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:22am

Social media could help your job search
WKRC TV Cincinnati
Michelle Bramer, a marketing and PR manager for online advertising firm eZanga.com, says blogs are an excellent resource for job candidates looking for new opportunities. Linking back to your blog while posting on other sites can lead recruiters to you.

Local teen goes loco, founds job search engine - Minuteman News Center

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:16am

Local teen goes loco, founds job search engine
Minuteman News Center
Rather than sulk, Malik decided to take action to both find himself a job and attempt to make it easier for other local teenagers to do the same. On June 9, Malik launched LocoJobs.com, an employment website which seeks to connect high school age ...

Don't Give Your Job Search a Summer Vacation - CIO (blog)

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:46am

Don't Give Your Job Search a Summer Vacation
CIO (blog)
"Candidates can never do too much research on prospective job opportunities and companies they may be interested in working for," says Palazzolo. "Individuals on the job hunt, especially those that may be new to the job search process, should take ...

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Job search tips for workers over 40. - KARE

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:13pm

KARE

Job search tips for workers over 40.
KARE
MINNEAPOLIS -- The numbers are slowly getting better for the unemployed, however for many older job seekers, it is taking much longer to land a new job. In some cases, employers may fear that they will be over-qualified, too expensive, take longer to ...

How to Stay Positive with Your Job Search - Fox Business

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:40am

How to Stay Positive with Your Job Search
Fox Business
For many job seekers, looking for a job is a stressful process. Filling out applications, writing resumes, networking, and attending interviews can become draining after an extended period of job searching. Especially when your job search lingers ...

Which Job Search Channels Work Best? - Forbes

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 10:02pm

Forbes

Which Job Search Channels Work Best?
Forbes
Job-search channels are critical to any Knowledge Worker job search; you've got to know what each channel is good for and which channels deserve your time and attention. Here's a quick guide to channels including our categorization of the most common ...

Ask Sandi: Social media and your job search - Seminole Voice

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:43pm

Ask Sandi: Social media and your job search
Seminole Voice
I love social media. It is a great way to get your message out, connect with friends, learn about cool trends, and watch funny cat videos. It can also be a great tool for your job search. It can also keep you from getting a job. I received a text today ...

A few methods for reinventing your job search - The Denver Post

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:31pm

A few methods for reinventing your job search
The Denver Post
How much of your job search takes place behind your computer screen? Do you get out every day to meet new contacts and re-engage with influential colleagues? Do you have a methodology that helps you organize, manage, and speed your job search?

The Weekly Roundup: 5 Must-Read Job Search Newsletters - AOL Jobs

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:47am

The Weekly Roundup: 5 Must-Read Job Search Newsletters
AOL Jobs
We've all heard the tired cliché that looking for a job is a full-time job. While that is definitely an overstatement, job search does require daily action. Dedicating a specific amount of time on targeted tasks every single day makes the often ...

Job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other - Contra Costa Times

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:30pm

Job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other
Contra Costa Times
Silicon Valley has given the world another matchmaking service -- this one, to set up recent college graduates with gainful employment. Looking for a strong writer and varsity athlete? A computer science major and Python programming whiz?

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Job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other - San Jose Mercury News

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:39am

Job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other
San Jose Mercury News
Silicon Valley has given the world another matchmaking service -- this one, to set up recent college graduates with gainful employment. Looking for a strong writer and varsity athlete? A computer science major and Python programming whiz?

and more »