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4 Reasons To Be Wary Of Headhunters

Ashley Stahl | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

It was in that moment that it struck me: headhunters are an incredible additional career resource, but their advice can be horrible for your job hunt as a whole.

The Cover Letter Is (Almost) Dead

Ashley Stahl | Posted 02.17.2016 | Education
Ashley Stahl

A cover letter is meant to provide information about the candidate that the resume doesn't capture, but there are better ways to learn about a person that the workforce is already embracing

5 Tips for Turning a Successful Internship into a Real Job

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Sandy Malone

If you're a typical undergrad or new grad with a summer internship, you're almost to the finish line now.

7 Benefits of Using a Staffing Firm to Job Hunt in Hawaii

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Brandon Suyeoka

A few posts ago I wrote about 5 things you can do when looking for a job in Hawaii. Out of those five, I've always been asked to expand more on how connecting with a local staffing firm can help in your job search.

Amanda Augustine Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.30.2015 | Home

Job search expert Amanda Augustine joined us for a special episode of Mondays with Marlo about all things employment! So many wonderful questions came...

Returning To Work After Raising Kids, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.21.2014 | Home

When returning to the job market after taking a leave of absence to raise kids, job search expert Amanda Augustine recommends leveraging what you've b...

Why You May Not Be Getting The Job, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | Home

If you're constantly being called in for interviews, but aren't being offered the position, job search expert Amanda Augustine says to take a close lo...

How To Explain Gaps In Unemployment, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | Home

Have you taken a leave of absence from working due to an illness? When explaining that gap on a resume, job search expert Amanda Augustine says there'...

This Is How Long A Recruiter Spends Looking At A Resume, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | Home

According to job search expert Amanda Augustine, on average, recruiters spend a total of six seconds looking at your resume. Recruiters look at your n...

Tips For Dressing For A Job Interview, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | Home

According to job search expert Amanda Augustine, only 20% of an in-person interview is focused on finding out if you have the skill set that's require...

What Goes On A Modern Resume, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | Home

When it comes to modernizing your resume, job search expert Amanda Augustine offered three essentials to include. First, make sure that your social me...

The First Thing You Should Do After a Job Rejection

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Rats! You've received the dreaded "thank you for your interest but..." letter, and you really thought you were going to get that job. Maybe you were the number 2 or number 3 candidate. What now? Move on to the next opportunity, right? Of course. But first...

5 Labor Day Resolutions To Help Jump-Start Your Job Search

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.03.2013 | Fifty

So it's Labor Day and you aren't celebrating because you are among the millions of midlifers still out of work. Being told you aren't alone doesn't he...

6 Job-Hunting Tips For Midlifers You Haven't Seen Before

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.11.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

If you want to be hired by the insanely awesome company, you need to be confident about your place in it. But be yourself. If they wanted another 20-something hipster for the job, you wouldn't be sitting in the room with the interviewer.

Don't Start a Job Hunt Until You Read This

Gail McMeekin | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Gail McMeekin

I have been hearing unusual stories from clients who are job-hunting these days. So I decided to consult a few recruiters for a new perspective and their advice for gaining employment in today's world.

6 Ways Social Media Can Help You Find a Job

Katie DeVito | Posted 06.18.2013 | Technology
Katie DeVito

Find what makes you special and capitalize on it. When someone visits your social media profiles, it should be distinctly "you."

21st-Century Job Hunting Hints for New Grads

Diane Gayeski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2012 | College
Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.

College students are accustomed to communicating with their friends via text messages and Facebook. They may have shaky interpersonal skills and they also may not know how to start meeting other professionals.

Katherine Bindley

Why Your Resume Has Just Six Seconds To Make An Impression | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

There have long been general guidelines for resume writing but rarely, if ever, has it been considered an exact science. Now, using eye-tracking s...

Woohoo! Summer Job Prospects For Teens Looking Up

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.28.2012 | Teen

Good news! Just when you thought you might never land a summer job because of the economy, things might be shifting in your favor -- but you'll have t...

How to Find a Job, If You Are Young

Billy Parish | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Billy Parish

Many of those young people are relying on age-old job hunting techniques: mailing out resumes, answering ads in newspapers or searching online job boards. 90% of the time these techniques don't work. Here's what does work.

Job Hunting Tips From Expert Christine Hassler, Including How to Use Social Media

Mary Hall | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business
Mary Hall

Before Christmas, I awrote a post on my blog, The Recessionista, about tips for buying professional attire for job hunters. Within the text of that ...

Tips for 20-something Job Seekers

Christine Hassler | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business
Christine Hassler

Today's 20-somethings need to think beyond just their resume for ways to stand out to potential employers and compete in this challenging job market.

Hitting The Bottom Of The Pool

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

The old saying, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again," omits the critical phrase that makes all the difference: "each time, a different way."