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Ten Mistakes That Are Killing Your Job Search - Forbes

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:02pm

Forbes

Ten Mistakes That Are Killing Your Job Search
Forbes
Years ago it was much easier to get a job than it is now. It was a straightforward process. You had one resume that you would send out in response to every job ad. You could only have one resume at a time back then because you had to type a whole new ...

6 job search tips from the pros to help get you hired - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 8:55am

Globalnews.ca

6 job search tips from the pros to help get you hired
Globalnews.ca
Looking through job postings and applying for work can be draining – especially when you don't hear back from anyone who's hiring. Don't despair, though. We talked to a few experts who shared their best practices to land meaningful employment. And ...

The one time it's OK to pile up credit card debt: In a job search - STLtoday.com

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 8:01am

STLtoday.com

The one time it's OK to pile up credit card debt: In a job search
STLtoday.com
A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research looked at job losses, examining how credit access affects the way Americans go about finding new jobs. It turns out that credit can often help job-seekers get back on their feet, especially ...

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Five Job Search Tactics That Work -- And Five That Don't - Forbes

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 1:19pm

Forbes

Five Job Search Tactics That Work -- And Five That Don't
Forbes
A job search is a marathon, not a sprint. No matter how qualified and talented you are, a job search takes time. Recruiting processes aren't high-speed endeavors. In fact, it is a red flag to pay attention to if you move through a recruiting pipeline ...

Pure Michigan Talent Connect can aid summer job search - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 5:16am

Lansing State Journal

Pure Michigan Talent Connect can aid summer job search
Lansing State Journal
It's hard to believe it's almost summer, which means a hot topic is summer job opportunities. This is a great time to seek out seasonal positions as well as internships, apprenticeships and part-time employment. The search for summer employment should ...

Amy Lindgren: Graduates' Job Search Strategy - News Sentinel

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 9:24pm

Amy Lindgren: Graduates' Job Search Strategy
News Sentinel
In last week's column, I advised new graduates to work part-time while treating this summer as an extra semester devoted only to job search. I also counseled strategic communications and an upbeat attitude. That sets the stage, but now you need a plan ...

MEPs approve €11.6m in job-search aid for redundant workers in France and Greece - European Parliament (press release)

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 3:07am

MEPs approve €11.6m in job-search aid for redundant workers in France and Greece
European Parliament (press release)
In France, MoryGlobal's 2,132 lorry drivers and their delivery colleagues lost their jobs due to its bankruptcy and closure. Both bankruptcies resulted from the prolonged global financial and economic crisis which has devastated the Greek economy and ...

Quick Job Search Tips for Every Degree (Almost) - Forbes

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 8:09am

Forbes

Quick Job Search Tips for Every Degree (Almost)
Forbes
Graduating this summer? Congratulations! If you're still looking for a full-time job after you walked across the stage, you're not alone: only 14% of college seniors has a job lined up after graduation, according a survey by AfterCollege. And while ...

7 Steps to Make Your Job Search Easier - Fortune

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 7:00am

Fortune

7 Steps to Make Your Job Search Easier
Fortune
Impact is a fun word, but it's also too mushy to inform a job search. If you want an “impact job,” you have to first figure out what exactly you want to impact. Is it the environment or health care or education or urban planning or voter engagement or ...

Atlanta, Seattle, and Chicago are Desperate for Software Engineers, says Job Search Firm - IEEE Spectrum

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:59pm

IEEE Spectrum

Atlanta, Seattle, and Chicago are Desperate for Software Engineers, says Job Search Firm
IEEE Spectrum
Where are the most software engineering job openings? You might guess Silicon Valley, but you'd be wrong, according to job search site Indeed Prime. Silicon Valley has jobs, indeed, but also plenty of software engineers. Instead, Indeed Prime reports ...

Is Job-Hunting A Numbers Game? Not If You're Doing It Right - Forbes

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 2:52pm

Is Job-Hunting A Numbers Game? Not If You're Doing It Right
Forbes
Years ago, sales trainees learned all about Features and Benefits. Let's say that a sales trainee was learning how to sell office supplies to small businesses. Let's say the salesperson was trying to sell a buyer a certain kind of pen. The salesperson ...

Presumi charts and tracks your job search - The American Genius

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 1:32pm

The American Genius

Presumi charts and tracks your job search
The American Genius
While it does not post job listings, the idea is users can keep a closer eye on their job search through a series of steps. These steps include: 1) Upload your resume and apply for jobs, 2) Send trackable emails for job applications, 3) Allow Presumi ...

Does your job search need a new direction? - Chron.com (blog)

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:44am

Does your job search need a new direction?
Chron.com (blog)
So how do you make your job search more productive? It starts with a plan and without one you are likely to flounder and just hope for the best. Making a plan doesn't restrict your options rather it provides a direction however there is one important ...

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College grads: Be ready for job search - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 12:35pm

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

College grads: Be ready for job search
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Numerous indicators — local and national — show that job prospects for college graduates are much improved since the depths of the recession. “We have more and more employers looking to hire,” said Tammy Marino, associate economist for the state ...

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4 hard job search truths you're just going to have to accept - USA TODAY College

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:53am

USA TODAY College

4 hard job search truths you're just going to have to accept
USA TODAY College
You embark on a job search because you want a new (better) position. It's the very opposite of an “enjoy the journey” endeavor. You're not in it because of the joys of interviewing: You're sticking it out for the end result. But like so many goals that ...

7 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Job Search Ready - Forbes

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:50am

Forbes

7 Ways To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Job Search Ready
Forbes
... would use to find are included in your 120-character headline. One way to identify all the right keywords is to go to indeed.com, put in the title(s) of the job for which you are searching and look for the words that come up over and over among the ...

4 Ways Freshly Minted Grads Undermine Their Job Search - Huffington Post

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:21am

Huffington Post

4 Ways Freshly Minted Grads Undermine Their Job Search
Huffington Post
The class of 2016 - 1.8 million bachelor's degrees will be awarded this year - will face the best job market for new grads than we've seen since the Great Recession. But it will still be a competitive market with more qualified job seekers than entry ...

The advantages of working with a buddy in a job search (essay) - Inside Higher Ed

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:08am

The advantages of working with a buddy in a job search (essay)
Inside Higher Ed
During my first job search, I adopted the same lone wolf strategy that I applied to my thesis and postdoctoral research. I prepared résumés, expanded my network and identified resources on my own. It never occurred to me to collaborate with others ...

Top 10 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Job Search - Lifehacker

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 8:09am

Lifehacker

Top 10 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Job Search
Lifehacker
When you're looking for a new job, there's a lot that can go wrong, from formatting your resume improperly to being tripped up by questions during the job interview. Watch out for these 10 common mistakes job applicants often make.

Richardson: Prepare for the job search - Fredericksburg.com

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 9:01pm

Richardson: Prepare for the job search
Fredericksburg.com
Lynne Richardson is the dean of the University of Mary Washington's College of Business and a marketing professor. Posted: Saturday, May 14, 2016 12:00 am. Richardson: Prepare for the job search BY LYNNE RICHARDSON Fredericksburg.com.