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4 Million Openings: Too Many Employers Await 'Ideal Candidate'

4 Million Openings: Too Many Employers Await 'Ideal Candidate'

It won't be news to many that the optimism in the economy -- more spending, more investing, rising housing prices, and a soaring stock market -- hasn't trickled down to the unemployed. While companies are posting more vacancies, they're not hiring to fill them all. In fact, employers are taking much longer to... Read More »

Get Nervous During Job Interviews? Try This [VIDEO]

Get Nervous During Job Interviews? Try This [VIDEO]

By Vivian Giang It may be hard to manage stress levels and stay motivated during the job hunt, especially if you feel like you're not in control of the situation. But thinking this way is the exact reason why you feel nervous inside. Read More »

Has Job Hunting Become Your Hobby?

Has Job Hunting Become Your Hobby?

If you are job hunting during the workday, you are not alone. According to a new survey by Right Management, a whopping 86 percent of workers said that they plan to actively seek a new position in 2013, up slightly from 84 percent in 2011. Yet statistics show turnover is actually slowing down, and people are... Read More »

10 Things New College Grads Must Do Now To Snag A Job

10 Things New College Grads Must Do Now To Snag A Job

By Lindsay Olson It's frustrating: Spending four or more years studying at college only to not be able to find a job when you graduate. With a fierce job market, new grads have their work cut out for them. Many companies are biased against hiring recent grads. Diana Zimmerman, of the marketing... Read More »

5 Job Search Tips For 2012

5 Job Search Tips For 2012

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Ships of all sizes are built with one thing in mind: floating. Even if their hulls are breached, ships have a unique construction feature that allows them to continue floating. They are made of many compartments that can be sealed off in the event of an accident, to isolate what... Read More »

5 Reasons It's Taking So Long To Find A Job (And How To Fix That)

5 Reasons It's Taking So Long To Find A Job (And How To Fix That)

The average length of a job search is at an all-time high in America. For the unemployed, it's now well over 7 months. What's sad is that other studies show people give up looking after 5 months. That's not good. Read More »

10 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

10 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

We've all experienced it. That sinking feeling that occurs when the job interview that was going so well suddenly goes off track. Maybe it's the expression on the hiring manager's face, or the awkward pause that ensues, but there is little doubt when it happens. Read More »

4 Common Job Hunting Fears & How To Overcome Them

4 Common Job Hunting Fears & How To Overcome Them

By Mona Abdel-Halim When you're unemployed, tackling the job hunt is a major step. There are many things that cause fear initially, but these should be faced head on to help get you on track at the start of your search. Let's look at some of the most common fears, and how to overcome them: Read More »

RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

By Sean Weinberg Believe it or not, but the entire team at RezScore loves resumes. We love their usefulness, their flexible nature, and the fact a resume gets you hired. (Who doesn't love that?). Since we're all about resumes and we're just a smidge nerdy, we've naturally come up with our very own set of... Read More »

The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

By Kelly Eggers If you're in your final year of college, be warned: the rumors about landing a job in this economy are true. You should be taking steps today, not next semester, to prepare yourself. An April 2011 survey conducted by Braun Research on behalf of Adecco Staffing U.S. found that 71 percent of... Read More »

5 Skills EVERY Job Seeker Needs

5 Skills EVERY Job Seeker Needs

These are the skills, sometimes called €œsoft skills, that every job seeker must have in order to get (and keep) their dream jobs. Read More »

4 Ways To Practice And Ace Your Next Interview

4 Ways To Practice And Ace Your Next Interview

By Sean Weinberg The interview is a bittersweet thing, really. On one hand, you've been dying to score an interview -- you want the job badly and this is how you're going to get it. However, it also means that you actually have to go to an interview. Interviews can be scary. After all, you need to be... Read More »

Too Good To Be True? 4 Signs Of A Job Posting Scam

Too Good To Be True? 4 Signs Of A Job Posting Scam

By Tony Morrison If you've been unemployed in the past decade, you've probably surfed, scanned or studied a job board at one point. Job boards, the current generation of classified ads, are an open forum for employers to broadcast openings at their company. Read More »

3 Reasons Why Teens Should Get Jobs Early On

3 Reasons Why Teens Should Get Jobs Early On

By Tony Morrison Teenage years are an interesting time of transition between childhood and adulthood. As teens, we learn about our skills, our goals and how to empty a refrigerator in the blink of an eye. It was typical in the past for someone to get their first job in their teens. Today, however, teen... Read More »

The Top 10 Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask During An Interview

The Top 10 Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask During An Interview

By Gerrit Hall If you're a job seeker, then you know all about job interviews. You know what to wear, when to show up, and the answers to the toughest questions that are bound to come your way. One surprising thing that not every job seeker knows about interviews is the fact that an interview is a two-way... Read More »

3 Ways To Make Your Job Search Easier

3 Ways To Make Your Job Search Easier

By Mary Marino Job searching is a tough road for anyone, particularly in our current economic climate. You may have tons of experience, a college degree, or a multitude of connections, but that doesn't guarantee you a job these days. Read More »

Got Job Search Fatigue? 5 Ways To Rev Up Your Hunt

Got Job Search Fatigue? 5 Ways To Rev Up Your Hunt

By Mary Marino You hear about it all the time: Finding and landing a job these days is definitely a difficult task. And with employers tightening their hiring belt, it's more important than ever to stand out so you're seen as the best candidate. However, after a while, constant rejection paired with no... Read More »

Why Where You Live Matters In Your Job Search

Why Where You Live Matters In Your Job Search

You've no doubt heard the endless noise about the value you can get from your social media network in the job hunt. You've probably also wondered why it seems to work so well on TV and in the blogs but not for you. It feels like the celebrated technique works out there, but not in here. Read More »

Moving Past Black And White: 4 Ways To Add Some Flair To Your Resume

Moving Past Black And White: 4 Ways To Add Some Flair To Your Resume

We've heard about it constantly for the past three years: There are more job seekers applying to fewer jobs, leaving employers with fat stacks of resumes on their desks and little time to review. This situation leaves employers with little choice than to immediately reject a vast majority of resumes without... Read More »

Working From Home Is Awesome! 3 Things To Consider

Working From Home Is Awesome! 3 Things To Consider

By Heather R. Huhman Working from home might seem like a dream -- and since many companies are going the virtual route, more employees are now expecting flexible work options -- such as telecommuting and working virtually or from home. According to a survey commissioned by Mom Corps, a national flexible... Read More »

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