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Three Ways To Get Poached From Your Current Job - Forbes

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 1:04pm

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Three Ways To Get Poached From Your Current Job
Forbes
Studies have identified work-related stress as a leading reason people leave jobs, and with 50% of jobs never advertised at all, it can feel as though the deck is stacked against job seekers. And with an already packed agenda at work, it's tough to ...

Beyond the Basic Job Search: Tips to Land Your Next Job. - ThyBlackMan

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 5:52am

ThyBlackMan

Beyond the Basic Job Search: Tips to Land Your Next Job.
ThyBlackMan
(ThyBlackMan.com) Most people turn to sites like Monster.com or Craigslist when they are ready to start looking for their next job. After all, these are large, popular sites that have plenty of job postings for numerous industries. The problem is that ...

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House passes bill to require unemployed to bump up job search - WRAL.com

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:51am

WRAL.com

House passes bill to require unemployed to bump up job search
WRAL.com
Jordan argued that those receiving unemployment were free to decide to make more "job contacts," but raising the number to five was out of line with 44 other states, which all require three. He also said that prior changes that reduced the number of ...

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Four Ways To Figure Out What's Going Wrong With Your Job Search - Forbes

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 9:00am

Four Ways To Figure Out What's Going Wrong With Your Job Search
Forbes
A great cover letter can set you apart, giving a glimpse into your personality and motivation for the work—things that can't be gleaned from a resume. You cover letter should show your personal interest in the specific position for which you're applying.

Summer's Winding Down: Time to Jump-Start Your Job Search - Money Talks News (blog)

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 6:51am

Money Talks News (blog)

Summer's Winding Down: Time to Jump-Start Your Job Search
Money Talks News (blog)
You're unemployed, underemployed or just want a change, but you slacked off on your search as the summer wore on. You would not be alone, if this is the case. It's not the easiest time to job hunt. But Labor Day is just around the corner. Which means ...

Why Facebook needs to be included in your job search strategy - Pulse

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 12:56pm

Pulse

Why Facebook needs to be included in your job search strategy
Pulse
According to a U.S. survey by Jobvite, 67% of people looking for a job said they used Facebook in their social media search, compared to 45% for twitter and 40% for LinkedIn. Another Jobvite survey found that 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn, 66% use ...

How Tech Can Make Your Job Search Easier - PC Magazine

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 5:06am

How Tech Can Make Your Job Search Easier
PC Magazine
Who can make sense of the job market these days? Competition is fierce. The unemployment rate in the U.S. has been fairly stagnant, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And with the tech industry always trying to "disrupt" marketplaces, it ...

Missouri websites with job listings - Springfield News-Leader

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 9:19pm

Missouri websites with job listings
Springfield News-Leader
A: The State of Missouri Education Department does offer a number of resources to help job seekers. The main website is jobs.mo.gov. From this site you'll find many links to other related sites such as MO government jobs, KC Employers links, St. Louis ...

Learn how to network effectively at Hudson Job Search - Hudson Hub-Times

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 9:04pm

Learn how to network effectively at Hudson Job Search
Hudson Hub-Times
Mike Perry, president of Szarka Financial Management, will discuss "Networking...How to Effectively Tell Your Story" at the Aug. 17 Hudson Job Search meeting. "Everyone has a network; you have to know how to make it work for you," said Perry. One of ...

How To Answer The Question 'Why Are You Job-Hunting?' - Forbes

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 4:52pm

How To Answer The Question 'Why Are You Job-Hunting?'
Forbes
He trashed my reputation at that company by falsely accusing me of stealing someone else's work. I was devastated but the Director of HR in that company is useless and told me to my face that she wouldn't go against my boss. I had no choice but to job ...

Ask Matt: How can I keep my job search secret? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 2:08pm

Ask Matt: How can I keep my job search secret?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Matt says: It's always best to keep your job search private, says Joe Benz, a Twin Cities-based recruiter with 15 years of experience in corporate/agency recruiting roles in the financial services, medical device and cyber security industries. If you ...

What Your Job Search Needs Is An Elevator Pitch - Business 2 Community

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 10:34am

Business 2 Community

What Your Job Search Needs Is An Elevator Pitch
Business 2 Community
iStock_000020173836XSmall If you're in the market for a new job, you need to have a strong, hooky elevator pitch. You need it for a couple of reasons. One, you may actually find yourself in the proverbial elevator with someone—or, you know, having a ...

Use Summer Downtime to Get A Jump on Your Job Search - PennEnergy

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 8:08am

PennEnergy

Use Summer Downtime to Get A Jump on Your Job Search
PennEnergy
Jump-starting your job search can also incorporate some typical summer relaxation activities. Many of us enjoy reading a book poolside or at the beach. If you're considering a particular job with a skill set you have perhaps not mastered, what better ...

Don't count on the Internet to advise your grad students' job searches (essay) - Inside Higher Ed

Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:35am

Don't count on the Internet to advise your grad students' job searches (essay)
Inside Higher Ed
Looking back, I am amazed by our heavy dependence on job-searching advice imparted almost exclusively by full-time tenure-track faculty. Traveling only very occasionally to academic meetings, our extradepartmental networks were small and yielded little ...

This Is How Much the Right Referral Can Help Your Job Search - TIME

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:35am

TIME

This Is How Much the Right Referral Can Help Your Job Search
TIME
You probably know that having the right connections can help you land a job, but a new study reveals that who you know matters more than you might think. The site Glassdoor.com looked at more than 440,000 interview requests that came through its site ...

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3 Cringe-Worthy Moments You'll Experience During Your Job Search (And How To ... - Forbes

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:50pm

Forbes

3 Cringe-Worthy Moments You'll Experience During Your Job Search (And How To ...
Forbes
You've heard it time and time again—the job search is a grueling process, so much so that you need to be mentally prepared before you even start. And yes, that's definitely true. However, there's another universal experience we don't hear about as ...

Swalwell introduces online job-search bill - Pleasanton Weekly

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 9:01am

Swalwell introduces online job-search bill
Pleasanton Weekly
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), whose district includes Pleasanton, joined two Republican colleagues last week to introduce a bill aimed at helping students, veterans, unemployed and underemployed people in their job search. Read the full story ...

Job Search 50: 4 Ways to Overcome the Overqualified Objection - Huffington Post

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 4:27am

Huffington Post

Job Search 50: 4 Ways to Overcome the Overqualified Objection
Huffington Post
As a job-seeker over 50, you have likely faced one of the most frustrating aspects of looking for work: being told that you are overqualified for the position. This point is used as a common excuse to overlook mature applicants in favor of their ...

Hired! Age doesn't have to be a hurdle to getting a job - USA TODAY

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:17am

USA TODAY

Hired! Age doesn't have to be a hurdle to getting a job
USA TODAY
"Instead of searching for jobs, search your memory," Nelson says. First, think of all the supervisors and co-workers you've had strong relationships with. "Make an actual list of names, without judging which might be helpful," says Nelson. Second ...

Job Search Advice For International Professionals Looking In The US - Forbes

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:54pm

Job Search Advice For International Professionals Looking In The US
Forbes
Of course, good job search technique applies whether you're an international or native candidate. But there are special considerations for international professionals to be competitive for jobs. Here are five job search strategies specific to ...