AOL Jobs Week

  • Congratulations to Our Jobs Week Sweepstakes Winners

    Congratulations to Our Jobs Week Sweepstakes Winners

    Five people from across the country win career support

    Here are the lucky winners of our Jobs Week sweepstakes. Continue Reading

  • 5 Reasons To Be a Mindful Job Seeker

    5 Reasons To Be a Mindful Job Seeker

    See your situation as an opportunity

    Mindfulness is not just for spiritual gurus. For job seekers, mindfulness is an important practice in staying balanced and focused on landing a job. Continue Reading

  • The Jobs Week That Was (10/6 - 10/10)

    The Jobs Week That Was (10/6 - 10/10)

    Top picks for news, advice, and more

    Jobs Week is winding down--catch the highlights here--but you've still got time to enter our exclusive sweepstakes! Continue Reading

  • Jobs Week: Find Your Next Job Here!

    Jobs Week: Find Your Next Job Here!

    Apply for some of our most popular jobs

    Some of our readers' top job searches include careers as a paralegal, software engineer, and electrician. Apply for those jobs now! Continue Reading

  • Day 5: What Goes Into a Good Life?

    Day 5: What Goes Into a Good Life?

    A talk with Jonathan Fields for AOL Jobs Week

    Jonathan Fields, founder of the Good Life Project, distills the essence of more than 120 interviews, including Brene Brown, as we wrap up AOL Jobs Week. Continue Reading

  • 8 Rules for Getting Hired Today

    8 Rules for Getting Hired Today

    Top recruiters' candid, inside tips for job seekers

    Job search advice from a colleague is one thing; job search advice from the people doing the hiring is another. These 8 great tips come from top recruiters. Continue Reading

  • Fulfilling Dreams and Creating Jobs While Building America

    Fulfilling Dreams and Creating Jobs While Building America

    The people of This Built America

    From This Built America: a look at Kansas's Chance Rides and two other companies that prove there are tons of great careers in American manufacturing. Continue Reading

  • Notes From a Networker: Big Blunders

    Notes From a Networker: Big Blunders

    Try to hold back on the name-dropping

    There's a whole lot that can go wrong when you're making connections. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind. Continue Reading

  • Jobs Week: Friday Fun

    Jobs Week: Friday Fun

    Inspiration to share

    Join us for a week of learning, sharing and storytelling. Continue Reading

  • More Than Half 2014 College Grads Are In Jobs That Don't Require Degree

    More Than Half 2014 College Grads Are In Jobs That Don't Require Degree

    89 percent think the investment will pay off in the long run

    The job market is on the rebound and many companies are recruiting college grads, according to CareerBuilder Continue Reading

  • Read This Before You Copy and Paste Another Cover Letter

    Read This Before You Copy and Paste Another Cover Letter

    Why is the company you're applying to "the one?"

    Cover letters are often seen as a necessary evil when it comes to applying for a job. Fight the urge to gloss over this part of the application process. Continue Reading

  • Jobs Week: Thursday Thoughts

    Jobs Week: Thursday Thoughts

    Inspiration to share

    Join us for a week of learning, sharing and storytelling. Continue Reading

  • Jobs Week: Find Your Next Job Here!

    Jobs Week: Find Your Next Job Here!

    Apply for our readers' top job searches

    Looking for a job as a teacher, medical assistant, or pharmacist? You're in luck! Apply for our readers' top job searches here. Continue Reading

  • Me 2.0: How to Nail Your Second Career

    Me 2.0: How to Nail Your Second Career

    TV editor Charles Gelber reinvented himself as a vintage guitar expert

    Veteran film editor Charles Gelber reinvented himself as a vintage guitar expert, opening a Connecticut shop and growing his blog to over 150,000 readers. Continue Reading

  • 10-Year-Old Builds A Sweet Little Empire

    10-Year-Old Builds A Sweet Little Empire

    Cookie entrepreneur Mr. Cory is ready to take on the world

    A 10-year-old CEO, Cory Nieves, has conquered the local market with his cookies. Now he's gearing up his website for the holidays. Continue Reading

  • These Immigrants Are Building America

    These Immigrants Are Building America

    The people of This Built America

    From This Built America: a look at Brooklyn Industries and two other companies that prove there are still tons of great careers in American manufacturing. Continue Reading

  • 5 Unorthodox Ways to Land a Job

    5 Unorthodox Ways to Land a Job

    In order of decreasing orthodoxy (Marx Brothers is #1)

    When conventional job search methods are not working or bore you to death, try semi-unorthodox to semi-ridiculous ways to land a job. Seriously. Continue Reading

  • Day 4: A Word For The Unemployed

    Day 4: A Word For The Unemployed

    An AOL Jobs Week special conversation

    There's never been more opportunity for people to learn new skills and retrain, thanks to the Internet, says Good Life Project founder Jonathan Fields. Continue Reading