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Five Ways Job-Seekers Sabotage Themselves - Forbes

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:22pm

Five Ways Job-Seekers Sabotage Themselves
Forbes
My colleague Molly and I went to see a CEO who was frustrated. Every CEO we meet is frustrated. Why else would they call us? This CEO, Matt, said “I'm sick of coddling the managers on my team. They say they can't find good people, no one is qualified ...

Job search workshops offered in first week of August - Delco News Network

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:28am

Job search workshops offered in first week of August
Delco News Network
A free three-day Personal Computing Workshop for job seekers will be held at the Delaware County PA CareerLink® at the Delaware County Community College will run Aug. 4 -6 from 1:35 to 4:35 p.m. This nine hour over three days class will introduce you ...

The job search should be a job quest if you want to get the edge - WDJT

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:27pm

WDJT

The job search should be a job quest if you want to get the edge
WDJT
"In general we're seeing a more robust job market," Neilsen said while appearing live on the CBS 58 News at 4 p.m. "But it doesn't mean that all sectors are getting better." Neilsen also pointed out that the money many job seekers aim for may not ...

Start a New Job Search 18 Months After Starting a New Job - Lifehacker

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:33am

Lifehacker

Start a New Job Search 18 Months After Starting a New Job
Lifehacker
Whether you've been with your employer for a while or have just been hired for a job, it's a good idea to regularly search the job market to see what else is out there. Career Pivot recommends being prepared to switch jobs every 3 years. Job searches ...

How to Find a Job in 6 Simple Steps - Entrepreneur

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:23am

Entrepreneur

How to Find a Job in 6 Simple Steps
Entrepreneur
Job seekers can spend a lot of time trolling job sites and sending resumes en masse without culling much of an employer response let alone landing an interview. While the job market is rebounding, employers still receive between 102 and 137 ...

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How Not to Sabotage Your Job Search - Forbes

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:04am

How Not to Sabotage Your Job Search
Forbes
First, let me debunk the myth that the best way to market your career is to do good work. A myth is a traditional story that concerns supernatural events. Almighty Zeus, rewarding good and punishing evil from his court on Mount Olympus, was one myth ...

6 simple job search tips people tend to forget - USA TODAY College

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:45am

USA TODAY College

6 simple job search tips people tend to forget
USA TODAY College
The irony of job search advice: There's so much available that you don't have to spend more than four seconds Googling about before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there's so much available (some of which completely ...

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4 Job Search Excuses That Just Don't Cut It - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:52am

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

4 Job Search Excuses That Just Don't Cut It
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
But job searching is not instant. Leverage your insatiable appetite for a new job as fuel to continue pursuing meaningful networking rather than allowing that same hunger to stifle and distract you. Create an Excel spreadsheet, take notes in your ...

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Don't Conduct A Job Search, Conduct A Company Search - Forbes

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:06am

Forbes

Don't Conduct A Job Search, Conduct A Company Search
Forbes
This is probably going to sound like pretty weird career advice, but if you're looking for a new job, don't conduct a job search. Instead, conduct a company search. Let me explain. The best companies out there, the kinds of organizations you really ...

Chronic job-seekers giving up the hunt | TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 6:03pm

Chronic job-seekers giving up the hunt | TribLIVE
Tribune-Review
She is among millions of able-bodied Americans who have disappeared from the labor market, raising questions about what is driving them to end a job search and whether they will return as the economy recovers from the recession. It is why many federal ...

5 Ways to Recharge Your Job Search This Fall - Huffington Post

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 9:08am

Huffington Post

5 Ways to Recharge Your Job Search This Fall
Huffington Post
Luckily, after the beginning of the year, the fall is the best time to get hired. Across most industries, the summer is a downtime, especially the last few weeks, before getting back to business in September. Here are five key ways to recharge your job ...

5 job search myths you need to stop believing - USA TODAY

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 7:04am

USA TODAY

5 job search myths you need to stop believing
USA TODAY
If you want to find a job you love, you have to have high standards. You have to know what you want and what you're worth, and you can't be willing to settle for anything lower than that. But that doesn't mean you can hold the job-hunting process to ...

6 Ways Google Can Boost Your Job Search - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 6:04am

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

6 Ways Google Can Boost Your Job Search
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Chances are good that you regularly use Google to search for anything and everything. However, there are several less obvious ways you can use specialized features of this ubiquitous platform to add tremendous power and sophistication to your job search.

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Is This Part of Your LinkedIn Profile Hurting Your Job Search? - Fast Company

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:38am

Fast Company

Is This Part of Your LinkedIn Profile Hurting Your Job Search?
Fast Company
This is an opportunity for you to showcase testimonials about you and your work, but too often, what appears are "fluffy, non-specific recommendations that can do more harm than good," she says. Follow these steps to use other people's words to ...

3 Free Apps to Boost Your Job Search - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 7:00am

U.S. News & World Report

3 Free Apps to Boost Your Job Search
U.S. News & World Report
LinkedIn and LinkedIn Job Search app. You're already using LinkedIn to job search on your computer, so why not do the same on your smartphone? The go-to professional networking website has several apps, including one simply called LinkedIn, which ...

Job Seekers: Show Eagerness (Not Desperation) During Job Search Process - Forbes

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:00am

Forbes

Job Seekers: Show Eagerness (Not Desperation) During Job Search Process
Forbes
You just graduated from college and have been searching the internet looking for jobs. You're passionate about finding a position as quickly as possible, but don't let that passion turn into desperation or you might scare off recruiters and hiring ...

How Violet Found Her Job-Search Mojo - Forbes

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 7:50pm

Forbes

How Violet Found Her Job-Search Mojo
Forbes
Here's my job-search story. Maybe it will inspire someone else to try something new. I was in the same high tech company for 17 years. I always worked in Marketing. Throughout those 17 years I never seriously thought about leaving my job. I had various ...

KELOLAND.com | State Penitentiary Inmate Fails To Return From Job Search - KELOLAND TV

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 6:32pm

KELOLAND TV

KELOLAND.com | State Penitentiary Inmate Fails To Return From Job Search
KELOLAND TV
A Sioux Falls minimum-security inmate is on escape status Friday after failing to return from a job search. Twenty-one-year-old Ryan Dahl was last seen early Friday afternoon. He was currently serving time for receiving/transferring a stolen vehicle ...

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How To Job Search When You're In Another State - Forbes - Forbes

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 1:59pm

Forbes

How To Job Search When You're In Another State - Forbes
Forbes
If you're ready to pursue job opportunities in another state, you may want to take a closer look at the differences in career sentiment across the country. According to a recent analysis conducted by Monster* and Brandwatch, looking at over 1.1 million ...

Will a Creative Resume Help or Hinder your Job Search? - Business 2 Community

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 8:09am

Business 2 Community

Will a Creative Resume Help or Hinder your Job Search?
Business 2 Community
iStock_000008874687XSmall There's no denying that the job market is competitive. There are dozens – and sometimes hundreds – of people applying for the same position. Job seekers feel pressured to do what they can to make a positive impression and ...