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Job Seeking

How to Knock Their Socks Off in a Job Interview

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

To stand out from the crowd of also-rans, successful job seekers use the interview process to showcase their work ethic and to demonstrate their value as an employee. How does a job seeker avoid striking out? By following this two-step process.

Dude, Seriously? A Rant on Why You Don't Have the Job of Your Dreams

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

When did people stop saying those four magic little words, It Is My Fault? The lack of personal responsibility in America is at epidemic proportions. When did people stop being accountable?

How to Treat Job Seekers With Respect: Q&A With Taylor Grey

Jessica Miller-Merrell | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Jessica Miller-Merrell

In August, the news media was rocked after an email response was shared from the San Diego Padres where one job seeker responded to an employer email for her to attend a job fair at the bargain price of $495 with a counter-email "Suck My D*ck."

Katherine Bindley

The Stigma Against These Types Of Job Seekers: Survey

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.08.2012 | Business

A new survey has found that hiring managers and recruiters believe it is easier to place a candidate who has a job -- but who also has a criminal reco...

Six Questions to Ask to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

Josh Tolan | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business
Josh Tolan

Companies need to look at ways to make their hiring processes more efficient to adapt to the changing economic reality. With more job seekers than ever before flooding the market, processes need to be streamlined to find the right people.

What to Do When the Phone Doesn't Ring: Tips for Job Seekers

Alexandra LeBlanc | Posted 10.30.2012 | Impact
Alexandra LeBlanc

Recruiters are working to review all the resumes that come their way and fill these jobs. But many candidates are frustrated and discouraged by the lack of recruiter response. So how does a job seeker stand out among the hundreds of other applicants?

13 Tips To Secure A Job Interview: A Baker's Dozen For Today's Job Seeker

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.16.2012 | Money
Rayanne Thorn

Over the years, I have compiled a list of tips to aid jobseekers in showing their best face, letting the light of their character shine through loud and clear. It is my hope that with this modest list, a general understanding of how a recruiter or hiring manager thinks will result.

Guess How Long Job Recruiters Spend On Your Resume?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

How long do job recruiters look at your resume? Seven minutes? Five? Two? Actually, just six seconds, according to a new study released by TheLadde...

Expanding Your Job Search, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

Career guru Tory Johnson, CEO of Women For Hire, tells you how to get off the internet and back into the job market. var src_url="http://pshared.5min....

Not Letting Go: Companies Which Hang On To Their Post50 Employees

Fortune Management | Gary M. Stern | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

The long-awaited retirement of the hordes of 76 million baby boomers born between 1945 and 1964 has begun.  But some employees aren't ready to say g...

A New Wrinkle For Holiday Retail?

Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

Don't be too surprised if you notice older-looking workers behind the department store counters as you begin your holiday shopping this season: as ABC...

The Skill that Every Job Requires?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

My wife has warned me, for my own sanity, to stop torturing myself. But I can't help it. Whenever I read a news article about immigration or the dis...

How to Become Unemployed in 7 Easy Steps

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Pagliarini

If your job is getting in the way of your life, now is the perfect time to get laid off. A few bounced checks and calls from creditors may be just what you need to add some spark to your life.

That's Definitely Not Networking

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

There are networkers, and power networkers, and people who should never be allowed to meet unsuspecting new people in coffee shops.

Five Habits of Highly Effective Unemployed People

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Shore

Do not fail to take advantage of the down time afforded by unemployment to spend as much time as possible actually lying down.

On the Interview, Offer Free Consulting?

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

How do we deal with an interviewer asking us for free consulting work, in a job interview? It's a common scenario.

Staying Sane in a Job You Don't Want

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

According to Joyce Gioia, Strategic Business Futurist, at least 54 percent of today's employees are ready to change jobs. I have read that the percentage of top performers eagerly waiting to leap is even higher.

Help Me Help You

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Grossman

You are less alone in your job search than you might think.

Why Your Internet Job Search Isn't Working

ABC News | Kim Komando | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Do your New Year's resolutions include finding a new job? The Internet is a great resource for job seekers. But far too many people don't use it effec...