Job Search Category

  • It’s not about me, it’s about you…the 20 questions you need to ask in a job interview

    One of the most important, but often overlooked parts of the interview process are the questions a candidate should be prepared to ask a potential employer. In this article, Marc Cenedella does a great job of highlighting some key questions you should considering asking when moving through the interview process. Not all of them will fit in every situation, but they are a good starting point. The key is to show your potential employer that ...

    Posted at December 7, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Interview,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • If the Job Fits

    The following is a great article on a subject that many job seekers don’t pay enough attention to. Once the decision to make a move is made, candidates look to step into a bigger and better role as soon as possible. Unfortunately, if a move is made without paying attention to one of the most important, yet non quantifiable job satisfaction indicators out there, the candidate is just asking for trouble. Consider these ...

    Posted at October 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Cultural Fit,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • When is the best time to start looking for a new job?

    Love this article. I think Luke is right on here. It never hurts to keep your eyes and options open. If nothing else, you have the opportunity to build another connection, dialogue on current issues facing your industry and potentially get inside the walls of your competition from a product and a business plan perspective. I do a lot of work in the employee benefit arena and making these types of connections early is parallel ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • So, What Is Wrong With Polyester Shorts and Tube Socks Anyway?

    A few months ago, I was forced to go through some dresser drawers that I hadn’t touched in a long – ok, a long, long time - and what I found was shocking! There, in the bottom of the drawer were some old tennis shorts and tube socks I had worn when I played competitive tennis many years ago. I had to laugh because I could not believe we actually wore that stuff back then. ...

    Posted at October 4, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • 10 Good Things To Do While Between Jobs

    Remember that the situation you are now in is not permanent. You will not remain in the unemployment phase indefinitely. You are simply between jobs and while hunting, here are 10 things you can do to stay positive and proactive while waiting to get your job offer. 1. Join a Job Search Group The job search can be overwhelming. There are others out there feeling the same things you are. Meeting once a week can keep you ...

    Posted at September 13, 2011 | By : | Categories : Job Search | 0 Comment
  • Resumé Objective Statements That Kill Your Hiring Prospects

    Article from JobMob.com How to know if your resumé has an objective statement that helps or harms. Does your  resumé have an Objective Statement that starts with something like, “A responsible position allowing me to fully utilize my professional skills and which provides me with an opportunity for professional advancement”? If it does, consider that you’ve just asked a potential employer to read 20+ words that say absolutely nothing and risked having that person close your ...

    Posted at September 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Job Search,Resume | 0 Comment
  • Don’t Let Today’s Job Interview Catch You Off Guard!

    By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC GetInterviews.com Typically interviews occur in phases, often starting with a phone interview, and progressing along to a first and, hopefully, a second interview. However, for many different reasons, not all companies will follow that traditional approach. By preparing yourself for more complex questions about the company and your work experience, as well as for the use of new interviewing approaches and technologies, you will stand out from the competition during ...

    Posted at August 17, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • Tips for Relocating without a Job

    Simply picking up and leaving is romantic when you're young, but as you come into your own and have bills to pay and mouths to feed, it's a lot more difficult to work out the logistics of a move. At Doostang, we advise you to always look before you leap! However, we also recognize that sometimes circumstances may dictate that you have to leave on short notice, and without a job lined up. If you ...

    Posted at August 8, 2011 | By : | Categories : Job Search | 0 Comment
  • Are your emails ignored? Try This-

    Most people get blown off because their e-mails are shabby, poorly written, meandering, and a waste of time. And that's because most e-mail ignores the needs of the audience and fails to answer the simplest question: why should the recipient of this e-mail care, understand, know, and agree with what you're saying? It's probably no surprise that this is the case ...

    Posted at June 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Know What You Want Out of a New Job

    What do you really want out of a job?  Have you ever asked yourself that?  It’s one of the first steps each prospective job searcher needs to understand.  In this current economy, most employees are just happy to have a job, but at the very basic level of any new or potential job search is understanding what makes us happy in our work.  We all know people who say they wake up each morning ...

    Posted at March 21, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search,Staying Current | 0 Comment
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