Archive for Career Tips

Going Back to School? A Few Things to Keep in Mind

August 4, 2011 No Comments

Given the depressing state of the economy, you may be considering going back to school to enhance your career prospects. While extra schooling could give your career a boost, there are a lot of factors to consider before making a final decision. If you do decide to get some extra education, carefully examine all your […]

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Pay Attention to Your Image on Social Media

June 2, 2011 No Comments

Employers are scrutinizing candidates’ character and online reputation — so you need to carefully consider what you post on Facebook, LinkedIn and other types of social media. Consider your social-media profile to be an extension of your resume, advises Todd Owens, chief operating officer of TalentWise, an employment-screening company based in Bothell, Wash. “Assume everything […]

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Networking Sites Give ‘Snapshot’ of Job Candidates

June 2, 2011 No Comments

A careless post on Facebook or Twitter, or even a sloppy LinkedIn profile, could disqualify you from the job of your dreams. That’s because employers are tapping into the Internet’s huge memory for their own purposes: finding and evaluating candidates. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

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Job Tips for Seniors Posted at Simply Hired

April 28, 2011 No Comments

To learn more about some great resources for older job seekers, read my guest post that ran today on the Simply Hired blog. You’ll get tips for enhancing skills, locating job openings, and finding connections at hiring companies. I hope the post helps with the job search! Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

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Job Seekers: Understand the Recruiting Process

April 11, 2011 2 Comments

If you’re looking for a new career opportunity, take a few moments to learn more about the corporate recruiting process. It will give you insight into what employers are seeking as they try to fill different types of jobs. There are three basic categories of job candidates, notes Daniel Greenberg, chief marketing officer of Simply […]

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Social Media Can Give You an Edge in the Job Search

April 11, 2011 2 Comments

When you’re online, you can keep up with family, friends and colleagues, and express yourself to the world. It’s fun, it keeps you busy – and it can also help in your job search. The effective use of social media can greatly boost a job seeker’s chances of success, says Daniel Greenberg, chief marketing officer […]

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In the future, your relationship with corporate recruiters may be a lot different than it is today. A massive shift in the recruiting industry is underway, and it will have major implications for you, the job seeker. Traditional recruiters are slowly being replaced by “emotional marketers,” who seek to build authentic emotional ties with job […]

Free Tips Available for Job Seekers

December 24, 2010 No Comments

Next week, Challenger, Gray & Christmas will give job seekers a special gift for the holidays. The consulting firm will hold its 25th annual national job search call-in on Monday and Tuesday. Job seekers can receive free advice from professional career counselors by calling (312) 422-5010. The event will last from 9 am to 5 […]

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Older people are facing new challenges in today’s job market. To help with these challenges, Revive My Career is running a three-part series providing tips for job seekers age 40 and older. The first part examines getting started, becoming tech-savvy, and connecting with others. The second installment helps you prepare job-search tools and find job […]

Older people are facing new challenges in today’s job market. To help with these challenges, Revive My Career is running a three-part series providing tips for job seekers age 40 and older. The first part examines getting started, becoming tech-savvy, and connecting with others. This second installment helps you prepare job-search tools and find job […]

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