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Is It Relevant? What NOT to Include on Your Resume or C.V.

July 10th, 2013 by AmyM

Understanding the Benefits of a Recruiter to your Job Search

July 2nd, 2013 by AmyM
I heard a conversation last week at the coffee shop that bothered me: Coffee drinker #1, ” So how is the job search going?” Coffee drinker #2, ” Awful. The only people that are calling are recruiters.” Coffee drinker #1, “I’m so sorry. That happened to me, too.” The first concern I had was that [...]

“I hate my job! ” Where to Begin When You Are At the End.

June 24th, 2013 by AmyM
When you find yourself in a position that is not a good fit, it’s easy to go from feeling a little unsatisfied to full blown miserable very quickly. You might even find yourself spouting off “I hate lists” to anyone who will listen. “I hate my job”, “I hate my boss”, “I hate my co-workers.” [...]

Beyond Basic Research : Sites to Visit Before the Interview

June 14th, 2013 by AmyM
The first step in preparing for any job interview is to do your research. It is to your advantage to carefully research the job and the organization. Start with the company’s own website. Look for a “Careers” tab or an “About Us”. These sections will help you prepare a list of your qualifications so that [...]

Job Searching? Begin With Soul Searching.

May 24th, 2013 by AmyM
I can’t tell you the number of times that someone who is beginning a job search says to me, “I don’t even know where to begin.” Looking for a new job can be overwhelming. After all, you really want to find more than a job. You want a career right? I think the average person [...]

How do you get your business-critical positions in front of millions of candidates?

June 30th, 2011 by Alex
Quickly and easily broadcast your jobs to social network groups, job search engines, industry-specific websites and blogs, and media networks. Some examples of these sites include: indeed, simplyhired, The Washington Post, Computerworld, plaxo, BusinessWeek, CNN Money, Mashable, twitter, My Fox, All Things Digital, and more!

Smart Job Picks for 2011

June 27th, 2011 by Alex
Thinking of embarking on a new career in 2011, but not sure where to begin? How about with a job that not only pays well but offers considerable stability or, perhaps, even job growth? After all, a handsome paycheck isn’t worth much if it’s in a field that’s expected to become the next recession casualty. Following are eight of our top picks for gigs expected to be both prosperous and abundant in the coming decade.

Types of Web Careers: Making Money by the Click

June 20th, 2011 by Alex
From online writing jobs and graphic design to software development and social media marketing jobs, countless creative types are hanging their own virtual shingle, often with a minimum of overhead and sometimes even surpassing the payscale. Seven successful web workers share their different types of web careers, how they did it, how you can follow in their footsteps, and what pitfalls to watch out for when working online.

Preparing to Be Fired or Laid Off

June 15th, 2011 by Alex
Job loss in the context of layoffs is definitely not a career killer. But it’s important to know how to stay positive through downsizing and losing jobs. Try to think of your job loss as an opportunity to reframe your thinking – to pause and reflect on how happy you were with your career, and how you’d like to try a different direction.

Does Your Salary History Really Matter to a Future Employer?

June 14th, 2011 by Alex
Your salary history tells an important story of how far you’ve come along a career path, so it’s fitting that a prospective employer might be interested in learning more about your past earnings. Yet it’s unfair to take a salary history at face value, because there are so often back-stories that need explaining. Career experts say you should be prepared to discuss your salary history with a prospective employer, along with any back-stories. For example, if you changed careers and took a pay cut in the process, you’ll want to share that. Still you don’t want to put yourself at a disadvantage, so it’s important to tailor your approach to the circumstances.

Majors and Careers: Women vs. Men, Engineering vs. Teaching, High Pay vs. Total Compensation

June 3rd, 2011 by Alex
Three obvious differences between American men and women, all of which hint at women preferring quality of life over money: Men do not go to college Women do not choose majors or careers to maximize income Women are more likely to leave the workforce to care for children
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