Tag Archives: job hunters

Help Me Get a Job? Only if You don’t Embarrass Me

October 1, 2012

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Tweet How many people have you asked, “Help me get a job?” How many have responded positively and actually helped you land that job? If most people you ask for job searching help aren’t responsive, there might be a reason. Maybe you’ve embarrassed these people in the past when they’ve tried to help you find […]

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The Social Media Job Search and Preparing for an Interview

September 7, 2012

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Tweet Landing a job interview in today’s rough hiring environment is, in itself, an achievement. After all, hiring managers today are often swamped with hundreds of applications from qualified candidates for every job they post. But once you’ve gained an interview, what then? How do you separate yourself from the other skilled candidates who’ve also […]

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Not Sure how to Find a Job? Consider Job Search Training

August 28, 2012

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Tweet Wondering how to find a job in today’s challenging employment market? You’re far from alone. The national unemployment stubbornly refuses to fall below eight percent. There are millions of people, then, all looking for jobs, just like you. The problem is this creates a lot of competition for every job opening that shows up […]

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Linkedin.com jobs a boon to seniors, too

August 24, 2012

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Tweet When you picture the typical LinkedIn user, what image springs to mind? Do you see a 20-something college grad scouring LinkedIn.com jobs in an effort at finding a career? Or maybe you imagine a 40-something manager making the connections she needs to land that next job on the career ladder? But what about senior […]

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Can Craigslist Really Help Me get a Job?

August 20, 2012

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Tweet Here’s what a lot of job hunters today are asking: “Can Craigslist really help me get a job?” Fortunately, writer Eric Auld for lifehacker, attempted to answer this question. In a column for the Web site, he details what happened to him after he posted a false job listing on Craigslist. The news isn’t […]

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How Not to Conduct a Social Media Job Search

August 13, 2012

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Tweet Social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter give today’s job seekers an invaluable tool in their efforts to find employment. By conducting a social media job search, today’s job hunters can instantly connect with their network of business and personal contacts. With just one message, they can tell hundreds of people that […]

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Is Video the Answer to the “Help Me Find a Job” Lament?

August 8, 2012

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Tweet Are you asking, “Can anyone help me find a job?” Maybe that’s the wrong question. Maybe you need to be asking, “What can I do to set myself apart from other job seekers?” The answer? Try creating a video resume. The Video Resume Thanks the rise of social media and the power of YouTube, […]

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Don’t Relegate Your Search for a Job to the Online World

July 27, 2012

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Tweet The Internet has made it easier for job seekers to search for a job. Through sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, job hunters can instantly contact their network of business associates to ask for their help in their efforts to find a job. And the ever-growing number of employment websites provides a constant […]

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Where to Search for Jobs? Focus on LinkedIn

July 25, 2012

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Tweet U.S. News & World Report ran an interesting story recently on how important social media sites are to those looking to find a new job. According to the story, employers are more than ever searching for candidates on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. So if you’re wondering where to […]

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Online Job Boards – Not Always How to Find a Job Today

July 9, 2012

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Tweet It’s tempting to spend most of your job search time haunting the online job boards. After all, these employment sites list new openings in your field on a daily basis. And with e-mail, it’s relatively easy to apply for these jobs. But here’s the unfortunate truth: Despite their popularity, online job boards are not […]

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