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Can’t Find a Job? There’s One Important Skill You Might Be Missing The Cheat Sheet 13 hours ago Sign in to like Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email Most of us believe we already know how to communicate since we do it on a daily basis, but telling a potential employer that you’re the right person for the job is a lengthy process, and an important skill you must demonstrate from beginning to end. How important is communication these days? […]
Diving into the Numbers: Job Board & Recruiting Stats for 2016 TA Tech and Job Board Doctor released the results of their 2016 Global Job Board Trends Survey recently, so this week we’ll be taking a gander at those job board stats, as well as a look at some other research released this year, and explore what it those numbers might mean for your job board business. Job Board Doctor & TA Tech 2016 Global Job Board Trends Survey Released […]
50 hr and recruiting stats for 2016 With more access to information than ever before, job seekers are now carefully considering their choices. Experiences and issues exposed on social media and review sites can either undermine or enhance an employer’s reputation—all this makes building trust absolutely critical. Last year, our popular eBook 50 HR and Recruiting Stats That Make You Think helped bring to light trends in social media, diversity and mobile recruiting. This year’s candidate-driven market led us to […]
3 Colors You Should Always Wear in a Job Interview Sheiresa Ngo Making a good first impression on your interviewer is vital. Your ability to dress the part can determine your fate. One thing job hunters don’t always pay attention to is their clothing color choice. There are certain colors that can give you an edge as well as colors that could get you shown the door. The job you’re applying for likely has hundreds of people vying for the same spot, so whether […]
Need a Job? The Best (and Worst) Job Boards to Search Sheiresa Ngo Try a niche job site. If you work in a specialized field, it may not be beneficial to conduct your search on a general job board. Palmer said this is where a niche job site comes in handy. “For job boards that focus on jobs in specific niches, there are specialty job boards that can be helpful. Here are just a few: idealist.org (nonprofit jobs), dice.com (IT jobs), […]
How Taking the Wrong Job Can Cost You More Than You Think How Taking the Wrong Job Can Cost You More Than You Think Perhaps you have been working part-time for a while, but you want to secure a full-time job. Or maybe you haven’t been able to find a job at all, or you simply want to find a better job. While it’s important to make ends meet, and to move forward in your career, it’s also necessary to […]
The Most Fulfilling Careers Have These 5 Things in Common Megan Elliott HOME / CAREER ADVICE / The Most Fulfilling Careers Have These 5 Things in Common Megan Elliott MORE ARTICLES January 09, 2017 VIEW ALL FACEBOOK TWITTER LINKEDIN STUMBLEUPON REDDIT happy businessman smiling while reading his smartphone Smiling man using his smartphone | iStock.com/Ridofranz Sunday may be a fun day, at least according to The Bangles, but by the time the evening rolls around, most Americans aren’t feeling too […]
Out of work for six months or more? Here’s why you can’t find a job.
Got a New Job? Tips for Success During Your First 100 Days at Work Getting a new job is an exciting time. You’re likely envisioning your first day at work, the people you’ll meet, the cool new places you’ll eat lunch, and what you’ll say to your new co-workers. Once you accept the offer and prepare for your first couple …
The new flex time: Why working remotely is becoming the next hot job trend https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/653aeba6-aa42-3b77-9c77-530fc49f96f8/the-new-flex-time%3A-why.html
Job Search In 2017: What You Need To Know Hannah Morgan Will you be gearing up for a job search in 2017? Do you want to know what to do to get hired? It takes a lot of effort but with the right strategy, you can do it better! The process does NOT begin by updating your resume. Below you will find articles to help you navigate the treacherous terrain of today’s job search! 43 Best Job Search Websites 2016 […]
When I Lost My Job, I Lost My Mojo Liz Ryan I said “The interesting thing about personal branding is that you will be more attractive to employers — and that’s not just you, but every job-seeker — when you know what you want. You will be more credible when you state your career intentions on your LinkedIn profile page, versus sending the message ‘I can do all kinds of things — what kind of help does your company need?’” […]
Five Myths About Landing a Good Job Later in Life The conventional wisdom says it’s impossible. The facts say otherwise. The numbers make it clear that the nightmare scenario simply isn’t true. The 55-and-older crowd is now the only age group with a rising labor-force participation rate, even as age discrimination remains a problem for many older job seekers. Workers age 50 or older now comprise 33.4% of the U.S. labor force, up from 25% in 2002. And more than […]