Tag Archives: job hunting

Search for a Job not Going Well? It’s Time to Adapt

August 15, 2012

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Tweet Is your search for a job at a dead end? Are you no longer nabbing job interviews? Are you hearing nothing back from the dozens of resumes you’ve sent to potential employers? If so, it might be time to adapt your job hunting strategy. And writer Hannah Morgan with U.S. News & World Report […]

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Some Odd Suggestions on How to Find a Job

August 1, 2012

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Tweet These are tough times for job hunting. It’s not surprising, then, that some job seekers are resorting to some strange tactics for finding a job. If you’re wondering how to find a job in today’s tough economy, you might get at least a chuckle – or maybe the seed of an idea – from […]

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How to Find a Job in Today’s Challenging Economy

July 30, 2012

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Tweet The Wall Street Journal recently ran a feature story about unemployment, and about how it remains the biggest issue in the presidential election. This isn’t surprising; far too many voters are still trying to figure out how to find a job in today’s challenging economy. And the truth is the national employment picture simply […]

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Social Media Job Search Remains Best Chance to Land New Work

July 20, 2012

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Tweet June’s jobs numbers didn’t excite anyone. The national unemployment rate didn’t budge from its 8.2 percent level and employers created less than 100,000 new jobs. This means that the hiring environment today is still a challenging one. It also means that conducting a social media job search should be one of your top priorities […]

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How College Students can Avoid the “Help Me get a Job” Dilemma

July 17, 2012

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Tweet According to numbers reported by Fox News, half of all college graduates under the age of 25 were either out of work or severely underemployed last year. That’s a staggering statistic and points to how challenging the jobs market is today. It’s no surprise, then, that so many college students are stuck in the […]

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One Group Knows how to Find a Job: Teens

July 3, 2012

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Tweet Want to know how to find a job in today’s challenging hiring market? Take a lesson from your local teen. That’s right. The odds are good that the teen living next door to you has already landed a summer job. That job might involve flipping burgers or patrolling the local community pool, but still, […]

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Knowing Where to Search for Jobs is Key to Landing a New Position in 2012

June 29, 2012

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Tweet You’re looking for a job this year. You head over to the major job search sites, places like Monster.com and Craigslist. You submit your resumes, but you don’t receive any response. What’s the problem? Assuming that your skills match the positions for which you are applying and that your resume is strong, it’s that […]

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Knowing Where to Search for Jobs the Key Today

April 20, 2012

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Tweet It’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to make an executive career change today. After all, the unemployment rate remains far too high. There are dozens of qualified candidates vying for every job opening. Despite these negatives, though, the key to landing a top position today remains knowing where to search for jobs. With […]

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Help Me Find a Job? Take a Closer Look at Your Cover Letter

March 9, 2012

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Tweet Do you start every conversation with friends, family members, and former co-workers with the same statement: “Help me find a job?” Do you send out resumes every day, only to never hear back? Do you rush to the online job boards every time you walk past your computer? If so, then you need to […]

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Use LinkedIn.com Jobs Board Properly to Boost Your Career Search

March 6, 2012

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Tweet Today’s job market remains a challenging one, with millions of U.S. residents still actively searching for new jobs. But you have a tool at your disposal that job hunters didn’t have just five years ago: LinkedIn.com jobs. Through this social media site, you can discover potentially lucrative LinkedIn.com jobs; jobs that have been pre-selected […]

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