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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 05.20.2016 | 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 05.19.2016 | 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 05.18.2016 | 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 05.17.2016 | 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 05.12.2016 | 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 05.06.2016 | 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 04.27.2016 | 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.

Why You Should Not Treat 'Looking for a Job' as a Full-Time Job

Priscilla Christopher | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Priscilla Christopher

While this sounds like solid advice for someone in need of a job, it isn't. Why? Because it affects your overall well-being. It also affects your effectiveness. Looking for a job shouldn't be a full-time job for those going through unemployment.

The 4 Ways To Really Make An Impression In An Interview

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 04.22.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

By posing smart questions, explaining how you can make a difference and presenting yourself with confidence, you will make that all important, powerful first impression. In fact, with a little luck and the right timing, chances are good that your well-positioned, open-ended questions just might help you get the offer and land the job!

Making the Most of Losing a Job

Melissa Heisler | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

Instead of trying to justify why they are good for role, we start to explore what they were created to do on this earth. By looking at their unique skills, passions, and values we uncover possible careers which are perfect for them. Instead of just earning a living, they begin imagining living their perfect life.

Facing Procrastination in Your Job Search? Try These 4 Tips.

Priscilla Christopher | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Priscilla Christopher

I'll admit: the action associated with overcoming procrastination isn't the easiest to take. But, I'm presenting 4 tips you can test for effectiveness immediately. See whether they'll help you stop avoiding the things you need to complete.

The 3 Keys To Building Immediate Rapport In A Job Interview

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 03.27.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

You've got an important interview coming up. You know you have the skills for the job ... but do you have the personality and style they are looking for? Are your values and work ethic a match with those of the organization? Will you fit with the rest of the team?

15 HR and Recruiting Experts Share Advice How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Jessica Miller-Merrell | Posted 03.14.2016 | Business
Jessica Miller-Merrell

The average recruiter spends just 6 seconds viewing a resume and many job seekers get passed over because they didn't fully articulate their skills and qualifications for the specific job opening.

But I Still Need a Job!

Roger Wright | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Roger Wright

The country has been pulled back from economic collapse. An enormous feat that will live forever in the history books. You get that. You're grateful. You're now in a world where the unemployment rate is at historic lows... but you still need a job.

Five Mistakes That Keep You From Landing the Job (That You Probably Haven't Thought About)

Ashley Stahl | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

If you're seeing a pattern where you're landing job interviews without ever hearing back afterward, there's likely something else that's putting off potential employers that you're not aware of.

The Trickiest Job Interview Questions And How To Answer Them

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

If you are actively looking for work, you know the importance of adequately preparing for a job interview. These meetings, more than any other components of your search, are the events that will determine your success.

This Is Why December Is The Best Month To Find A Job

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 12.14.2015 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

January and February generally represent the strongest hiring period of the year. So, if you stay active, make your presence known and build connections in December, you will be setting yourself up to be first in line when hiring takes off.

5 Resume Mistakes That Sabotage Your Job Search

Tamara Star | Posted 12.09.2015 | Business
Tamara Star

A headhunter matching resumes to open job opportunities is much like your matching your food craving to a restaurant menu. At first glance, it's either a fit or it isn't.

Is the Job Fair Dead? 3 Things You Need to Consider

Aaron Michel | Posted 12.04.2015 | College
Aaron Michel

Job fairs used to be a great way for qualified applicants to get face time with potential employers and pitch their resumes and achievements. But in a...