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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?

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Improve Your Job Search With LinkedIn's Mobile App - CIO

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 8:13am

Improve Your Job Search With LinkedIn's Mobile App
CIO
Staring at a big screen on your lap or desk all day doesn't always make for the most conducive environment for job seeking. Amid the doldrums of unemployment, there's only so many hours to waste before the urge to get outdoors to soak up all that ...
Get LinkedIn to Recruiters for Your Job SearchHuffington Post (blog)
LinkedIn Tries To Leverage Its Strengths Into Revenues By Launching Job ...Seeking Alpha
The 20-20-60 approach to managing your job searchAGBeat

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Job search site Monster.com gets a makeover - Fortune

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 8:10am

Job search site Monster.com gets a makeover
Fortune
Now 20 years old, the original job posting site wants to be a one-stop shop for job seekers and employers. The granddaddy of all job sites doesn't look much different on the surface these days, except for a slightly tweaked new logo. But behind the ...

Infographic: Is your Facebook profile hurting your job search? - Inside Facebook

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:46am

Inside Facebook

Infographic: Is your Facebook profile hurting your job search?
Inside Facebook
Looking for a job should be simple; you spend hours trawling career websites, tweaking your CV, writing cover letters, and brushing up on your interview skills. But, in an age where Facebook has become such an important part of our lives, could your ...

6 ways Google Alerts can help you land a job - MarketWatch

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 5:06am

6 ways Google Alerts can help you land a job
MarketWatch
When it comes to cracking the hidden job market (where openings aren't advertised), knowledge is king. That's why Google Alerts should be part of your job search tool kit. What are Google Alerts? They're free emails Google automatically sends you ...

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Fewer US job seekers give up the search - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:00pm

Fewer US job seekers give up the search
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Fewer Americans are giving up on the job search because they're discouraged by their prospects. The fine print of Thursday's cheery U.S. jobs report revealed that the number of people who are not looking for a job because they don't think they can find ...

How To Stop Stressing Over Your Child's Job Search - Forbes

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:03pm

How To Stop Stressing Over Your Child's Job Search
Forbes
But having read a spate of articles about unemployment rates among college grads, the Los Angeles working mother is terrified that Daniel's $250,000+ college degree won't guarantee him a job, much less a bright professional future and high salary.

5 People Who Conquered The Long-Distance Job Search - Forbes

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:35am

Forbes

5 People Who Conquered The Long-Distance Job Search
Forbes
Whatever the reason, plenty of job seekers want to find their next next gig in a faraway place—in another city, another state, or even another country. While a cross-country (or globe) search can seem daunting, these five professionals prove that it's ...

Simply Hired Raises $12M More For its Job Search Engine - TechCrunch

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:12am

TechCrunch

Simply Hired Raises $12M More For its Job Search Engine
TechCrunch
He suggested that Simply Hired's “secret sauce” is using nine years of experience and technology development to “normalize all that unstructured data, creating an index that we think is highly searchable by job seekers.” The company says it now ...