Tag Archives: Job hunting

12 Common Mistakes Jobseekers Make In Their Job Search

If you’ve been looking for a new position and haven’t landed yet, it’s worth evaluating your approach to determine what might not be working. Go through this list and see what applies to you. Then, follow the suggestions to learn … Continue reading

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Dealing with Distance: Four Tips for Long-Distance Job Searches

Long-distance job searches can be difficult and stressful. The long-distance job seeker has the potential of being squeezed out of the running by local qualified candidates, and—from an employer’s perspective—why should they look outside of their own city with relocation … Continue reading

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You Have a 1.2% Chance of Getting a Job Through an Online Application – How to Increase Your Odds

I recently attended The National Resume Writers’ Association’s annual conference, where I learned of this startling statistic. While I always knew that having an internal company contact was MUCH more effective than applying to open jobs, even I was surprised … Continue reading

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Avoid Social Media Pitfalls in the Job Search

More than 73% of U.S. adults use social networks, and by 2016 the number could reach 4.3 billion, according to Radicati Group Inc., a market research firm. Employers have taken a liking to the popularity of social media, including platforms … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning for Your Resume

Whether you are digging out from yet another snowstorm or already fighting the urge to hit the golf course, spring is a great time to focus on new beginnings, starting fresh, and of course, cleaning up your resume. Take some … Continue reading

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“The CEO” Provides Daily Job Search Advice

Edited article as posted on Employment Crossing. Click HERE for the original. Looking for a job isn’t always easy, however, with the right job search methods; it does not have to be that difficult.   According to A. Harrison Barnes, “The … Continue reading

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Job Search Networking Tips For 2012

Edited article originally written by Laura Raines http://www.ajc.com/business/12-job-search-tips-1291030.html As we ring in the new year, executive job seekers will find new opportunities in the 2012’s job market as well. According to the December Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, employers anticipate a … Continue reading

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Quality vs. Quantity – Are You Spending Too MUCH Time On Your Job Search?

Most of us have heard that you should spend 40 hours searching for a job if you’re unemployed and 10-15 if you’re currently working. It’s a good idea to spend as much time on your search as possible, but what’s … Continue reading

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Leads Galore!

At least it sure feels that way this week! I occasionally post association job leads to my Twitter account and on Monday, decided to do it every day. The result? I couldn’t keep up! Between job boards on ASAE and … Continue reading

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New Job Search Methods Versus “That’s How I’ve Always Done It”

Not long ago, I wrote a blog post (for another site) about getting past “that’s how it’s always been done” when it came to the job search. It was retweeted more than anything I’d ever written. Clearly, this was a … Continue reading

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