Find a job using LinkedIn…

Pouring over job advertisements in the classifieds is a thing of the past. As with just about everything else, job searches happen online. But how can you improve your chances of landing a job? Here are a few handy tips on using LinkedIn to land a job faster. 1) For starters complete your professional profile. If you want a job, […] Keep Reading...

Even more interview advice…

The more you go on job interviews, the easier they become. For those in the workforce, interviewing skills are very important and (whether it’s right or wrong) can have a huge impact on how far you advance in your career. The best thing I ever did to help myself with interviews was to prepare my answers in advance. I found […] Keep Reading...

How to keep your job search confidential…

Having your job search become public knowledge has always been a risk for job changers. In this economy, that risk looms even larger. The last thing you want, and the worst possible outcome, is for your current boss to discover your actions. It’s extremely important to keep your job search secure. Here are some things you can do to keep […] Keep Reading...

Make sure companies can find you…

Even though many companies still post jobs on the job boards, others are recruiting more creatively. That’s because there are so many applicants for every job and because companies are interested in getting candidates via referral or niche job sites, so the candidates who do apply are a close fit for the position. If you’re aware of where companies are […] Keep Reading...

Improving job market conditions…

Like a breath of spring air hinting at better days ahead, a government report recently showed the U.S. economy added 162,000 jobs in March, the most in three years. Though encouraging, the boost wasn’t enough to lower the unemployment rate. It remained stuck at 9.7% for a third straight month as job seekers surged back into the labor market, lured […] Keep Reading...

Conduct a confidential job search…

As economic conditions improve, you might be looking for a better job soon. However, you can’t just forget about the job you have or let your employer know you are planning to leave. Finding a better job while staying financially stable requires you to conduct your job hunt in secret. Here are two hot tips to help you keep your […] Keep Reading...

Smart job searching tips…

There are currently an average of six people vying for every job that you are, each of them doing exactly the same things – combing job boards, networking, prepping for interviews – as you. Is there a way to speed up the job search and stand out from your competition? Absolutely! Utilize job search tools to save time and organize […] Keep Reading...

Take one step back in order to take TWO steps forward…

The idea subverts the old notion of a steady climb up the corporate ladder: Sometimes you have to go backwards in order to get ahead. Most careers no longer follow a classic vertical progression. Instead, people often move up, down, out, back and sideways in the course of their working lives. Corporate America is much less hierarchical than it was […] Keep Reading...

Unfulfilled in your career?

You are not alone in feeling unfulfilled in your career. Unfortunately many of today’s workers are unsatisfied and unfulfilled in their current careers. The good news is that most of today’s organizations are being forced to develop new policies and programs that will bridge the gap between organizational performance and personal satisfaction. If you are one of those unfulfilled, career […] Keep Reading...

Efficient versus Effective Job Searching…

In order to have a successful job search you need to embrace a radical idea. Efficiency is not always a good thing, sometimes we get too caught up in doing things perfectly. Not saying that this isn’t sometimes necessary, however if you are a job seeker or currently working but feeling unfulfilled, the answer lies in how effective you really […] Keep Reading...
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