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How To Use LinkedIn Like The Best Job Seekers

Val Matta | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Val Matta

Few people have the opportunity to say they found their true calling and passion in their first career -- or even second, or third. That might explain...

How Smart Product Managers Craft a Resume

Brian de Haaff | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Resumes take time to craft. I know that. And if you are looking for a new product management position, you are likely investing great effort in getti...

Is Keeping Your Resume 'Current' Hurting Your Career?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Is there a compulsive updater in your life? You know who I'm talking about -- the one who seems to be in a constant state of "reaching out" with a str...

Older Job-Seeker? 3 Super One-liners You Have Got To Use!

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 11.16.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Want to learn how to combat ageism by using a few simple phrases? If so, read on...

How 1 Tweet Led to an Internship in Silicon Valley

Mimi Zheng | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

It was late April and I still wasn't sure what I would do after graduation.... I was torn between: A) finding a full time job in Denver/Boulder area ...

Job Search Tips While Still Employed

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

I am the founder of a new customer contact center based in Las Vegas. I am also well-known and respected within my industry, with a successful track record spanning two decades; in fact, I have been written about and featured in many national, regional and local business publications.

How Older Job-Seekers Can Overcome Their 3 Biggest Roadblocks

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 10.11.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

As a post-50 job-seeker, you know all too well that ageism presents some major barriers to your success. Younger hiring managers are far too prone to believing unfortunate stereotypes about your skill sets, fit within the organization and attitude.

Win Your Job Search Competition with These 5 Tricks

Allan Smith | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Allan Smith

A set of statistics compiled by glassdoor for employers indicate that an average of 250 resumes are submitted for every corporate job opening in the U...

The 3 Reasons Your Resume Isn't Making The Cut

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 09.23.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Any savvy job-seeker knows that resumes are not the golden ticket to your next position. Hands down, the majority of jobs are obtained by way of networking. Nevertheless your resume does play a critical role in the selection process.

Personal Branding Toolbox For Your Job Search

Tracy Darchini | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Tracy Darchini

Even if you are happily employed, you should always be working toward your next job. One key element to prepare for the next opportunity in your caree...

Why Right Now May Be The Best Time Of The Year To Find A Job

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 08.26.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Are you a mature job-seeker who has been out there for a while? Are you losing energy and confidence in your options and opportunities? Have your hopes been dashed over and over again? If these feelings describe what you are going through, take heart. Your time may be just around the corner...

How To Network Your Way To A New Job After 50

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 08.05.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Few experiences in life are as frustrating as a job search ... especially when you are confronting the barriers faced by a mature job-seeker.

How To Boost Your Resilience When You Feel Like Succumbing To The Pressure Of Unemployment

Priscilla Christopher | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Priscilla Christopher

How can you boost your resilience skills and bounce back from the pressure of unemployment? Check out these five tips for starters.

Still On The Recruitment Trail, Grad? Shift The Focus To Jobs That Pay Well

Christie Garton | Posted 07.08.2016 | College
Christie Garton

After the late-night studying, interning and working part-time jobs, the time has finally come to graduate. And many of you just did! Now that you're ...

How Job Seekers Over 50 Can Land Their Next Position

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 07.08.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Has your job search stalled? Are you feeling isolated and discouraged? Do you believe your age alone has led to major setbacks and missed opportunities? If you answered, 'yes' to any of these questions, you just might find yourself pleasantly surprised.

Networking Yourself Into A Job: Young, Educated And Unemployed

Nicole Angela Tinson | Posted 06.17.2016 | College
Nicole Angela Tinson

It may not be easy, but in due time, something will come your way.

How to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Search

Anna-Jane Niznikowska | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Anna-Jane Niznikowska

So you have decided that you need a change, whether you're fed up with your current job, want to change careers or you are looking for a new challenge...

A Great Tip For Older Job Seekers Trying To Find Work

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Want to know the best way to land a job? Experts maintain that targeted networking is the key -- a technique proven time and again to be the most predictable and fastest route to a new position. And this approach is particularly effective if you are a job-seeker of maturity.

Mature Job-Seeker? Here Are 3 Keys To Finding Satisfying Work

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 05.20.2017 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Are you an older job-seeker who is currently looking for work? If so, you have likely faced your share of roadblocks and unfortunate stereotypes based upon your age alone.

How to Use LinkedIn to Connect with Alumni Who Help You in Your Job Search

Mimi Zheng | Posted 05.20.2017 | Business
Mimi Zheng

If you graduated from a college program, chances are you already have a treasure trove of LinkedIn connections you haven't fully tapped into yet. I'm...

The Advice College Grads Should Be Getting in Commencement Speeches

Jeff Selingo | Posted 05.19.2017 | College
Jeff Selingo

While the speeches are often inspiring, sometimes funny, and occasionally boring, rarely do they provide the advice new graduates most need at that precise moment: how to get started in a career, or even get their first job.

You're More Likely to Land Your Dream Job If You Do This One Simple Thing | Posted 05.17.2017 | Education

By Constance Brinkley-Badgett, A new survey has shed light on a major inefficiency in the way most people look for a job: Getting referra...

How to Ask for an Email Introduction

Mimi Zheng | Posted 05.13.2017 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Imagine this scenario, you are in the process of looking for a new job and have several companies in mind. While searching on Linkedin, you come across Jerry at SpaceX who is a 2nd-degree connection to one of your professional contacts.

6 Lessons My Adorably Cute Dog Taught Me About the Job Search

David Wiacek | Posted 05.06.2017 | Business
David Wiacek

A year ago, I got my first dog (a pit bull-chihuahua mix, if you can believe it). Nacho has since become my partner in crime through many career coaching calls and copywriting sessions.

5 Best Ways Parents Can Assist Recent Grads in a Job Search

Michelle A. Riklan | Posted 04.28.2017 | College
Michelle A. Riklan

Now that students are grown and entering the workforce, how will parents transition? Every parent is interested in their son or daughter finding a great job and being successful, but there are limits and good ideas for parents to help their kids land a job after college.