Job Search Process
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There are a lot of super resources on the internet for job search help. And I will agree, it can be overwhelming. This post, and the others written by the experts of Career Collective (down below) will help you sift through the data to find the most useful tools for your toolbox.
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The topic was LinkedIn recommendations. I suggested that job seekers get recommendations from former managers because research has shown their comments to be most predictive of future job performance. Thus, that’s a terrific way to increase the credibility of your recommendations.
Do this to identify a job’s big deliverables:
I have always cringed when job seekers have told me that they’ve decided to “use” me. Why? Well, who wants to be “used?”
I have always cringed when job seekers have told me that they’ve decided to “use” me. Why?
The first discussion addressed the question, “How Can Job Seekers Quickly Build a LinkedIn Network?”
Sometimes this is due to a required confidentially of the search for new employee (i.e., a replacement for current job holder is required). At times, posting the job would only result in receiving over a thousand resume submittals with only a small percentage actually being from qualified candidates. So, some companies prefer to seek out candidates through their own personal network where each candidate has been identified by a trusted source (this can lead to a high "hit rate" of successful hires for the process).
One of the most challenging aspects of a job search , in a market as tough as we face today, is creating successful practices to enhance the opportunity to land an interview. Ed Han, a wordsmith from the New York City area, shares some of his top ten best practices for your job search. This information is vital for anyone looking for a position, and many of these steps can also be used in your internal job search as well as your external job search. 10.
One of the most effective ways to job hunt is to create a targeted list of companies where you might want to work. Once you’ve done that, you can laser focus your efforts on learning about the companies and connecting with people who can connect you to jobs inside those companies.
« Pop-Culture Report: If Your Boss Were a Movie Character | Main | Making the Most of Monster.com's Job-Search Tools » October 26, 2010 Top Ten Job-Search Hashtags If you're in the market for a new job, you should be using Twitter--not because tweeting is likely to replace traditional job-search methods (such as a well-crafted resume , online job boards , and face-to-face networking ), but because it's a great complement to these tried-and-true tools. Some recent surveys suggest that up to 90 percent of companies have some sort of social-media presence.
My brother-in-law just bought a car for my nephew off of Craigslist .
Most of what you hear about Facebook while looking for a job involves keeping your information as private as possible from potential employers.
On this page you'll find employment resources for this field, but don't stop with the job boards listed here.