find a job

Making This Phone Call Could Change Your Career

Making This Phone Call Could Change Your Career

Over the last six weeks, I've consulted with four different experts about my career-reinvention journey-and they've all been very helpful. But I've avoided approaching the people who could probably help me the most: my professional contacts. Read More »

Creative Ways To Land The Interview

Creative Ways To Land The Interview

Would an outside-of-the-box approach help you land a job interview? The Internet occasionally buzzes with details about how people successfully used unusual, "creative" techniques to get an interview -- and a job. Among some recent tactics: Renting a billboard -- A Toledo husband rented a billboard to... Read More »

Are You Being Lazy in Your Job Search?

Are You Being Lazy in Your Job Search?

By Alison Green If you're searching for jobs and not getting interviews, or getting interviews but no offers, you might be tempted to blame it on the bad job market. And the market is often the culprit-but in many cases, the problem is the way you're approaching your search. These days, a job search can take... Read More »

Worst Christmas Ever: 'I May Lose My Unemployment Benefits'

Worst Christmas Ever: 'I May Lose My Unemployment Benefits'

By Jennifer Liberto This could be Karen Duckett's worst New Year, ever. Duckett, 51, of Laurel, Md., is among 2.1 million jobless Americans whose unemployment benefits will end on Dec. 29, if Congress doesn't act. Read More »

Online Job Search Tips for Older Workers

Online Job Search Tips for Older Workers

By Casey Dowd The internet has changed the job-hunting process for all generations. Whether you are a baby boomer, generation Xer or Millennial, online job searching is key. What's surprising is that older workers might be beating out their younger counterparts when it comes to online job searching. Read More »

Discrimination Against The Unemployed Is Common, But You Can Fight It

Discrimination Against The Unemployed Is Common, But You Can Fight It

Ironically, it's easier to find a job when you already have a job. Unemployed job seekers are subject to a "damaged goods" bias; some employers assume a great candidate would already have a job. A new study, which will be presented at next month's Academy of Management's annual meeting, suggests there is... Read More »

Layoff Advice: 4 Steps To Take Right After The Axe Falls

Layoff Advice: 4 Steps To Take Right After The Axe Falls

The recent announcement of 27,000 layoffs at HP can send a chill through any corporate employee. The reality is that anyone can end up out of work from an unexpected corporate restructuring. It pays to know what immediate steps to take if and when you are faced with being laid off. Read More »

Looking For Work? There May Be An App For That

Looking For Work? There May Be An App For That

By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you're apt to find it in apps - the services and tools built to run on smartphones, computer tablets and Facebook's online social network. Read More »

Quiz: Could Numerology Help You Find A Better Job?

Quiz: Could Numerology Help You Find A Better Job?

Bored at work? This summer, AOL Jobs will be publishing a career quiz every week to keep you entertained. Read More »

Some Say You Can Use Psychic Powers to Find a Job

Some Say You Can Use Psychic Powers to Find a Job

OK, so you've tried every job site you can find, sent out a gazillion resumes, read all the self-help career books on the shelf, and maybe even called in with a question for an employment expert you heard on the radio, and you still can't find the right job. There just might be one job search option you... Read More »

Four Job Search Rules You're Better Off Breaking

Four Job Search Rules You're Better Off Breaking

By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder Follow the rules and you are bound to get rewarded, right? Not necessarily. Here, experts offer their take on some traditional advice that might not always be in a job seeker's best interest: Read More »

How Do I Find A Job When Nobody Is Hiring?

How Do I Find A Job When Nobody Is Hiring?

Chris Tidball, author of "Kicked to the Curb" Which word best defines today's economy? A. Downsizing B. Layoffs C. Mergers D. Outsourcing E. All of the above In the morning paper and on the evening news, these buzzwords have become synonymous with the Great Recession, a time of chronically high... Read More »

Are You Shooting Too Low in Your Job Search?

Are You Shooting Too Low in Your Job Search?

Does your application secretly have the words "overqualified," "desperate" and "likely to be bored stiff within a month" written all over it? If you are aiming too low in your job search, chances are employers will read between the lines and notice -- and move on to someone else. According to Duncan... Read More »

Simplify Your Job Search

Simplify Your Job Search

Do you feel like your job search is full of activity but you aren't getting anywhere? There's a lot of job search advice out there -- and if you keep doing what you read and hear, you might have a very convoluted strategy right now. Here are three do's and three don'ts to simplify your job search: Read More »

'How's Your Job Search Going?'

'How's Your Job Search Going?'

Have you heard this question in the last 24 hours? The conversation, unfortunately, goes something like this: Them: "How's your job search going?" You: "Fine." Them: "Let me know if I can help with anything." You: "OK." Uncomfortable pause. This was a useless dialog. They didn't learn anything... Read More »

Seven Things Job Seekers are Doing Right

Seven Things Job Seekers are Doing Right

Thom Allen is MAD. He recently read an article about the five things job seekers do wrong and wrote me this: "There are too many don'ts, and not enough do's out there. Who are the experts that can tell the public what to do, rather than what not to do? Getting a LinkedIn account isn't a solution. I'm... Read More »

Real-World Job Search Tips

Real-World Job Search Tips

There's no end the amount of advice available to job seekers. Some of it may seem too generic or theoretical. Forbes.com recently published a job-seeking article based on interviews of several people who shared how they found jobs in the last few months. I believe all the advice is valid -- but thought I'd... Read More »

Blue Collar Job Search

Blue Collar Job Search

A lot of what I've written about in the past has been for professionals and executives, but I had an experience recently that made me think about a blue collar job search, and what the differences are. This is pretty interesting because most of the job search blogs I follow seem to be written for a white collar... Read More »

Discover Your Career Passion Through VocationVacations

Discover Your Career Passion Through VocationVacations

Do you spend a good chunk of your time at work fantasizing about a new career? Are you stuck in an office cubicle longing for a job that allows you to be outdoors or are you a corporate stiff who wishes you were running your own business? Imagine if you could test-drive the career of your dreams completely risk... Read More »

Getting Hired When You Don't Have a College Degree

Getting Hired When You Don't Have a College Degree

I listened in on a recruiter panel recently where an HR person from a Fortune 500 company admitted that he added a Bachelor's degree to the list of requirements for all his job postings because it was an easy way to screen out candidates. He didn't try to make the case that the degree is a key predictor of... Read More »

Search Jobs

In Partnership With
Keywords:
Location:

Search Articles

Top Companies Hiring

July 20 - July 27

Looking for work? See what companies added new openings this week.

×

Check out our new Map Search

Locate your next job using the new AOL Jobs Map Search!

Pin down your next great opportunity today.