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A Classic Job-Search Guide Turns 25 - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 6:51pm

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

A Classic Job-Search Guide Turns 25
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
Editor's Note: Julie Miller Vick and Mary Morris Heiberger began writing their Career Talk column for The Chronicle when we created an online jobs and advice site, in 1998. In 2004, after Heiberger's death, Vick was joined in writing the book and the ...

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That Sexist Job-Search Advice About Engagement Rings? Female Academics Have Heard It for Years. - Slate Magazine (blog)

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:36pm

Slate Magazine (blog)

That Sexist Job-Search Advice About Engagement Rings? Female Academics Have Heard It for Years.
Slate Magazine (blog)
Last week, executive recruiter Bruce Hurwitz dropped in from 1973 to offer some real talk to the networkers of LinkedIn: If you're a woman interviewing for a job, “Lose the rock!” You heard the man, gals: If you're engaged to be married, and have ...
When interviewing for a job, lose the ring!Bruce HurwitzLinkedIn
Ditch The Engagement Ring In Interviews Says One Expert...(I Did, Here's Why)Personal Space
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These are the best job search apps that will help you land your next gig - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:49pm

Atlanta Journal Constitution

These are the best job search apps that will help you land your next gig
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Reach is a job search app that is accessed through your LinkedIn account or email address. You are able to search for nearby users and connect by sending a request. If the person accepts, you will be able to start a conversation after information is ...

What the Fall of Monster.com Means to Online Job Search - CMSWire

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:34am

CMSWire

What the Fall of Monster.com Means to Online Job Search
CMSWire
The pending sale of Monster.com — on the heels of a study earlier this year that suggests most jobs are filled through networking — raises serious questions about the viability of online recruiting. Job sites aren't the oasis for the unemployed and ...

How To Take A Job And Keep Your Job Search Going - Forbes

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 7:06pm

Forbes

How To Take A Job And Keep Your Job Search Going
Forbes
Some people hold job-seekers to an impossibly high standard. What's funny about that viewpoint is that we don't hold employers to the same standard. The old-school rule was “If you take a job, you have to be committed to it!” and in the old days, that ...

10 Easy Ways To 'Epic Fail' Your Job Search - Forbes

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:34am

Forbes

10 Easy Ways To 'Epic Fail' Your Job Search
Forbes
With the summer coming to the end, many people are taking advantage of the last days of vacation. However, those of us who work in either career services or college/university relations areas are already ramping up for what promises to be an exciting ...

How to Avoid the Job-Search Black Hole - Yahoo Finance

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 6:31am

How to Avoid the Job-Search Black Hole
Yahoo Finance
Weeks and then months pass with no acknowledgment of receiving your application, no word about whether or not the job was filled, no communication with you at all. This situation is recognized among candidates as the job-search black hole, otherwise ...

Do You Have Good Job-Search Manners? | On Careers | US News - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 6:07am

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Do You Have Good Job-Search Manners? | On Careers | US News
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Be polite to everyone you meet during your interview process, not just the hiring manager and potential boss. (John Wildgoose/Getty Images). You probably ...

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Job-search advice overload overwhelming - Albuquerque Journal

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 11:02pm

Job-search advice overload overwhelming
Albuquerque Journal
Dale: One of the worst things about being unemployed is that every day without a new job seems to be a failure, and who wants to have that conversation, day after day? But a job search should not be either-or; instead, it should be a building of ...

Three Ways To Get Poached From Your Current Job - Forbes

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:02am

Forbes

Three Ways To Get Poached From Your Current Job
Forbes
With an already packed agenda at work, it's tough to imagine shoe-horning in the endless networking, furtive pre-workday breakfasts, database searches, emails, dropped leads, and phone-calls-made-from-down-the-block so inherent to the modern job ...

A backup plan may set your job search up to fail - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:03am

A backup plan may set your job search up to fail
Los Angeles Times
Landing your dream job is a daunting prospect for anyone. So you might be forgiven for thinking that the smartest thing to do when pursuing an ambitious career is also thinking up a Plan B, in case your Plan A goes wrong. Right? Making plans is usually ...

Job opportunities in R.I. for week of Aug. 21 - The Providence Journal

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 2:17pm

Job opportunities in R.I. for week of Aug. 21
The Providence Journal
For more information on netWORKri recruitments or job skill workshops, visit netWORKri.org. Online job search services and job listings are also available through the state's online career center, EmployRI, at EmployRI.org. Providence School Department ...

As applicants with DUIs navigate job search, employers weigh skills, safety — and drunken driving often isn't a red ... - Omaha World-Herald

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 10:35pm

Omaha World-Herald

As applicants with DUIs navigate job search, employers weigh skills, safety — and drunken driving often isn't a red ...
Omaha World-Herald
Multiple drunken-driving convictions don't necessarily preclude someone from getting a good job, especially one that doesn't require driving, Omaha human resources professionals say. Some have questioned the hiring of Keith Williams, wide receivers ...

Ohio job-search site plans career fair Thursday - Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 2:14am

Ohio job-search site plans career fair Thursday
Columbus Dispatch
OhioMeansJobs.com, the state's job-search website, is having a career fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place. More than 45 employers from manufacturing, education, retail, health care and other industries will be ...

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7 Job-Search Worries You Can Stop Stressing About - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 8:12am

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

7 Job-Search Worries You Can Stop Stressing About
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Job searching is stressful – prepping for interviews, figuring out how to sell yourself while simultaneously having to evaluate whether you even want a particular job or to work with a particularly company, feeling like you're constantly being judged ...

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Wake-up your job search with these techniques - Get To Work - SFGate (blog)

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 7:10am

SFGate (blog)

Wake-up your job search with these techniques - Get To Work
SFGate (blog)
466464225 Summer is winding down as most job candidates are restarting their job search efforts. If you have ever conducted a job search in the summer you ...

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Indeed job-search site is hiring, too — in Seattle - The Seattle Times

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 8:09pm

Indeed job-search site is hiring, too — in Seattle
The Seattle Times
Jobs for everyone: Indeed gathers data from online job boards around the world to help workers find jobs by putting all the information in one place. Company President Hyams said the 3,000-person operation is still run very much like a startup. Small ...

Will accent and obesity sink a job search? - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 4:02am

Los Angeles Times

Will accent and obesity sink a job search?
Los Angeles Times
Question: My stepdaughter, a recent college graduate, is living with her dad and me while looking for a lab research position for which she'd be qualified with an average GPA and a degree from a state school. She has had several phone interviews and ...

Working Strategies: Succeed in job search by claiming your strengths - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 10:12am

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Working Strategies: Succeed in job search by claiming your strengths
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Since strengths-based job search is a concept I've been using with clients and workshop participants for years, I've learned a few things about how this feels to job seekers. They usually tell me they're too modest, they don't like “bragging,” it's ...