Job Searching Tips

  • The New Approach To Job Searching

    The New Approach To Job Searching

    By Alison Green If you haven't searched for a job recently, you might be in for a rude shock the next time you do. The job search has changed dramatically, as the Internet and the economy have both altered how employers operate and what job seekers can expect. Here are seven ways the job search is different... Continue Reading

  • How Job Seekers Can Overcome Disadvantages in the Job Search

    How Job Seekers Can Overcome Disadvantages in the Job Search

    JIST Publishing The job market is full of imperfect candidates. Many have gaps in their work history. Some haven't been living in the area where they are seeking employment. Others have little to no experience or are overqualified for the jobs they want. Obstacles like these can make it difficult for a... Continue Reading

  • Brain Exercises to Keep Your Work Reflexes Sharp While Unemployed

    Brain Exercises to Keep Your Work Reflexes Sharp While Unemployed

    Being out of work for years can be scary, and not just for the loss of income. People returning to work after being unemployed for a long time can re-enter a work force that has changed considerably and make them feel rusty in learning new tasks. Keeping your brain engaged during a job hunt, and being able to... Continue Reading

  • Five Tricks to Get You Hired Faster

    Five Tricks to Get You Hired Faster

    In today's challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space. That campaign starts with strong marketing collateral, particularly a quality resume and online presentation that is easy to find and read and memorable for... Continue Reading

  • How Your Refrigerator Can Help Your Job Search

    How Your Refrigerator Can Help Your Job Search

    Alan De Back, author of "Get Hired in a Tough Market" Career counselors constantly tell us that the best way to find a job is to use your network. More than 75 percent of job seekers find their next opportunity through their personal or professional networks. The problem is: How do you figure out who should... Continue Reading

  • Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

    Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

    Robert Half International Searching for a job is hard work. Scanning help-wanted listings, researching companies, sending out customized cover letters and resumes and attending interviews can be tiring and time-consuming. If you're like most job seekers, you're excited -- or at least relieved -- when your... Continue Reading