If a job seeker exhibit the drive, determination and work ethic of a champion but happens to lack sufficient experience, hiring managers should take the time to train and teach these candidates. In the long run, the payoff will be well worth it.
Think twice about going to another networking session, or meeting with companies you don't really care about -- are they really worthwhile? Remember, time is your biggest commodity, so the way you spend it should always align with your end goal.
You know those things -- they're the job ads that say "A growing organization in the northern suburbs seeks a yada yada something or other." The job ad tells you what the employer is looking for, but it doesn't tell you which employer it is.
Not everyone applies to 10 colleges. Not everyone looks for jobs they might not want. But Mayer always did. She stressed the importance of always having options in life and evaluating every single one of them.
As America climbs out of its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, many platforms are being created that connect businesses with the prospective employees who can complement and enhance their workforce. One such platform is TweetMyJobs.
If it turns out there is one dream job out there for you, social media is also a great place to do a stunt or go the extra mile to prove to them how great you are for the job. Go ahead, tweet your way to a job.
I applied to 53 jobs in July, according to the tally marks I carved into my parents' dining room table while playing the harmonica. But the big sack I bought to hold all my salary never filled up, and I began to suspect something just wasn't right.
It's all about having choices. People have been creative and innovative with their careers since the economic downturn and the Plan C option empowers workers to design a scenario that taps their strengths and plays to their passions like never before.
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.
Older candidates need to clearly demonstrate their fit for the position, the ways their skills and experience will benefit the manager's goals, and how they, as unique individuals, will add value to the organization.