1. Search The Classifieds Online
Finding information about jobs has never been easier, thanks to the Internet. For instance, you can peruse through the classified section of your city’s local newspaper. This is a great way to explore new employment opportunities.
2. Search Through Craigslist
Craigslist is a great way to find new jobs. In addition, Craigslist has become immensely popular for young adults and recent college graduates. Moreover, new postings occur every day, so you should constantly check this website for upcoming listings.
3. Network On Social Media
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Finding a job is not difficult if you organize your time. The first step is to apply to all jobs that you have the skills to qualify. Once you have sent out hundreds of resumes, the calls will start coming in for job interviews. Go on a number of job interviews before you choose the job that’s right for you. The most important factor to finding a job is your self-confidence level. You must believe in your own abilities if you want a Read the rest of this entry »
The resume you create will be the first impression you give potential employers about you. Hiring managers have no other way to screen applicants. They must sift through hundreds of resumes each day. One way to make your resume stand out is to send a cover letter with your resume. Not everyone will send a cover letter and it shows hiring managers that you are willing to make an extra effort. Cover letters should not read like a template where you only inserted the company’s Read the rest of this entry »
With a struggling economy and an abundance of professionals seeking employment, getting a job these days is no easy task. Once you are afforded the opportunity for that elusive face-to-face conversation, be mindful that some of your actions can negate all of your hard work in making it to the interview stage.
Think flip flops, cargo shorts, and a graphic tee will get you that job? Think again. The general rule of thumb is to dress at least a level up from the Read the rest of this entry »
The way to get your dream job is to truly sell yourself. Follow these innovative resume tips to put your best foot forward and get the career you always dreamed about.
Create a clever and colorful infographic to detail your skills and experience. The eye-catching design will be far more memorable than a wordy resume.
Use captivating typography and place your resume in a colorful envelop to make it stand out from the crowd.
Make a booklet-style resume for your future bosses. The design will set you apart from the competition.
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If you are thinking about leaving your day job to work at home, here are five great tips to keep in mind as you plan a career change.
1.Read everything you can. See what self-employed bloggers have to say about the pros and cons of being their own boss. Check out the top-selling business books on self-employment. Visit discussion boards to learn about other self-employed people’s experiences.
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Remaining unemployed is an easily attainable goal, and can be accomplished even while searching diligently for a job.
A good way to stay on the unemployment roles is to roll your eyes at the experts who tell you to keep your resume simple. Potential employers need to know how important you truly are, and they will greatly enjoy plodding through a five page resume. How can your greatness be contained to one or two pages? You will surely stand out among the dozens or hundreds of other applicants by Read the rest of this entry »
If you have been unemployed for a while, you may need to adjust your search strategy. Here are the top five reasons why you don’t have a job.
1.You are too picky.
If you are looking for the perfect job, stop. Start searching for a position that will meet your needs now, and keep looking for something better.
2.You are too comfortable.
Are you wearing out the sofa cushions? Are you watching too much television? Get out of your comfort zone and begin an active job hunt.
3.You are being distracted.
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