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Job seekers network at local career fair - WLKY Louisville

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:12pm

WLKY Louisville

Job seekers network at local career fair
WLKY Louisville
Employers, and business professionals offered resume building tips and job search advice for job seekers. Job seekers also had the opportunity to apply and interview for open positions. The career fair was organized by the Justice Resource Center, ...
All's Fair at a Job Fair, So Be PreparedTimes of San Diego

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Protecting Privacy in a Job Search - New York Times

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:35am

Protecting Privacy in a Job Search
New York Times
As a job seeker at the vice president or director level, I have noticed that almost every application process includes at least some online component. But in my most recent search, I am starting to wonder about privacy protection. In addition to asking ...

Leverage Social Media During Your Job Search - Business 2 Community

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:33am

Albany Times Union

Leverage Social Media During Your Job Search
Business 2 Community
social media job search Employers are increasingly turning to social media to look you up when they receive your job application. The idea is to gain an insight into candidates that goes beyond what they present in their application and during an ...
Smart social media use can boost your careerAlbany Times Union
Social Media Marketing Manager - Community ManagementChief Marketer

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Viewing Job Search as Opportunity Improves Success - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 4:17am

PsychCentral.com (blog)

Viewing Job Search as Opportunity Improves Success
PsychCentral.com (blog)
While searching for a job usually is not seen as exciting, new research finds that those who can look at the process as a self-growth opportunity will have more success finding their dream jobs. Researchers from University of Missouri (MU) and Lehigh ...
"Learning" Attitude Boosts Job Search SuccessCounsel & Heal
Job seekers with 'learning' attitude have more successPhys.Org

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Most successful job-search strategies for 2015 - WCVB Boston

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:30pm

WCVB Boston

Most successful job-search strategies for 2015
WCVB Boston
OI Global Partners surveyed its career consultants throughout North America and developed the following list of the seven most successful job-search strategies being used today. 1. Customize all communications to fit each prospective employer ...

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10 Words You Should Not Have On Your LinkedIn Profile - Refinery29

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:33am

Refinery29

10 Words You Should Not Have On Your LinkedIn Profile
Refinery29
It's January, the month when hungry employment-seekers take on a post-holiday job hunt with a fresh sense of purpose. (Related fun fact: January 21 — i.e., today — is the most popular day of this month for LinkedIn members to update their profiles.) ...
Buzzwords that don't get you hired in UAEgulfnews.com

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10 Ways to Speed Up Your Job Search - TIME

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 3:03am

TIME

10 Ways to Speed Up Your Job Search
TIME
However, many of these build on each other and support the answer to “Why should an employer hire you?” And that's a question job seekers must answer confidently and convincingly. Here are the 10 things you've got to work on to help propel your search:.

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35 costly job-search mistakes - The Courier-Journal

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:50pm

news9.com KWTV

35 costly job-search mistakes
The Courier-Journal
It's always fun to hear about the big mistakes job applicants make—like showing up in sweatpants or falling asleep during the interview. (And yes, both of those things have happened.) It's less fun to hear about the smaller mistakes—like someone ...
Mistakes To Avoid During Search For New Jobnews9.com KWTV

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Tourism director job search continues - Ottumwacourier

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 3:29pm

Tourism director job search continues
Ottumwacourier
OTTUMWA — We want someone who knows the job and is well able to to work with the others whose job is making Ottumwa a good place to visit. Those are the things local board members appreciated about former Ottumwa Area Convention and Visitors ...

35 costly job search mistakes you might still be making - USA TODAY

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:30pm

35 costly job search mistakes you might still be making
USA TODAY
It's always fun to hear about the big mistakes job applicants make—like showing up in sweatpants or falling asleep during the interview. (And yes, both of those things have happened.) It's less fun to hear about the smaller mistakes—like someone ...

Fairfield Library hosts job search workshop series - Fairfield Sun

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:08am

Fairfield Library hosts job search workshop series
Fairfield Sun
These presentations are part of the Library's award-winning Jobs series, now in its sixth year. The talks are supplemented by a LinkedIn networking group, one-on-one career counseling sessions, Job Search Boot Camp, podcast recordings of over 100 past ...

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Older Job Seekers Find Ways to Avoid Age Bias - New York Times

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:00am

Older Job Seekers Find Ways to Avoid Age Bias
New York Times
JAMES S. KUNEN, 66, teaches English as a second language at the Center for Immigrant Education and Training at LaGuardia Community College in Queens. When he was let go as the director of corporate communications at Time Warner during a round of ...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Launching a Job Search - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:04am

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Launching a Job Search
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
The most powerful equalizer in any career search is your network. It is important to have the right skills and requirements, but you can often move from being just another name on a résumé to the first candidate in line if you have a contact who can ...

How You're Sabotaging Your Job Search (and What to Do Instead) - Lifehacker

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:03pm

Lifehacker

How You're Sabotaging Your Job Search (and What to Do Instead)
Lifehacker
When it comes down to it, a huge part of job searching is confidence—the confidence to apply to the best positions, to network with anyone and everyone, to convey that you're the best candidate. But there can be a fine line between confidence and ...

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Why Social Networks Still Haven't Cracked the Job Search Puzzle - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:18am

blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Why Social Networks Still Haven't Cracked the Job Search Puzzle
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
Facebook is preparing a version of its site for the workplace designed, it's suggested, to compete directly with LinkedIn. This is puzzling at first glance, since Facebook at Work seems geared toward letting people connect and collaborate with ...

Eight lessons learned from a former journalist's job search - Poynter.org

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 6:24am

Poynter.org

Eight lessons learned from a former journalist's job search
Poynter.org
job-search Often, I tell people who ask about my career that I've been blessed. And I have. I also recall, however, the point in that resume when I spent many months looking for work—just as many journalists and other professionals are looking today ...

Ozarks Answers: State agencies can help in job search - Springfield News-Leader

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 9:18pm

Ozarks Answers: State agencies can help in job search
Springfield News-Leader
Dowdy explained how each person is counseled one-on-one to determine what his or her needs and interests are in order to help find the right “fit” with a job. Education and training are available as well; most workshops are free or tuition is provided.

5 Reasons New Grads are Failing in the Job Search - Part 2 - GoLocalPDX

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 2:44am

GoLocalPDX

5 Reasons New Grads are Failing in the Job Search - Part 2
GoLocalPDX
Last week we covered two of the main reasons new grads are failing in the job search. To review, something like 53% of new grads under the age of 25 are unemployed or underemployed. The word we're using for this now is “malemployment.”.

6 Job Search Tweaks To Find Work In 2015 - Forbes

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 9:37am

6 Job Search Tweaks To Find Work In 2015
Forbes
Of course, just because firms, nonprofits and government agencies are hiring doesn't mean the job search has gotten any easier or that you have any more time to look for work. So to help you take advantage of the improving job market in your limited ...

Career coach to share successful job search tips - Middletown Press

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 9:17am

Career coach to share successful job search tips
Middletown Press
Her two published books, “The Essential Job Interview Handbook” and “Eliminated! Now What? Finding Your Way from Job-Loss Crisis to Career Resilience” are both “fun, easy to read titles that share a lot of what works for people and what doesn't,” she said.