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Making LinkedIn Work for You - The Juggle By Sue Shellenbarger Bloomberg News Some Juggle commenters have asked for a post on the professional networking website LinkedIn. The site passed 100 million users in March and continues to grow by about one million members a week. Making LinkedIn Work for You - The Juggle
Face it: the job market sucks. Interviewing and not getting the job sucks, too. The good news? There are a few simple things you can do to make yourself stand out from other applicants and greatly increase your odds of landing the job.

Twenty something? Job seeker? How to dramatically increase your chances of getting the job

Twenty something? Job seeker? How to dramatically increase your chances of getting the job
Fistful of Talent: 11 Helpful Sites for Job Seekers - US News & World Report
The Career Thought Leaders, a think tank for career industry leaders, recently released a career trends white paper that was the culmination of dozens of brainstorming meetings held across the world to identify and discuss trends and best practices in multiple areas of the job search. According to Wendy Enelow, executive director of Career Thought Leaders, "the findings of the Career Thought Leaders' first global brainstorming event even surpassed my expectations -- and that's not an easy thing to do! The depth and richness of content -- across a vast range of topics related to careers, employment, job search, social media, personal branding, resume writing, and the like -- was phenomenal!" Eight New Trends Every Job Seeker Should Know About Eight New Trends Every Job Seeker Should Know About

64 Interview Questions

64 Interview Questions Table of Contents General Guidelines in Answering Interview Questions.....................................................3Q1Tell me about yourself.......................................................................................5Q2What are your greatest strengths?.....................................................................6Q3What are your greatest weaknesses?................................................................6Q4Tell me about something you did – or failed to do – that you now feel a littleashamed of........................................................................................................7Q5Why are you leaving (or did you leave) this position?........................................
Mental fear of the unknown is often what produces the physical symptoms of nervousness. In addition to preparing yourself physically, you also need to prepare yourself mentally. The best way to prepare mentally is to know what may be coming. Fear of the unknown can only exist when there is an unknown. Take the time to understand some of the "standards" when it comes to interviewing questions. The following are some of the most difficult questions you will face in the course of your job interviews. Job Interview Weakness Job Interview Weakness
Companies that hire home workers Last Updated April 21, 2009 I work from home. Because I work from home people usually ask me if I know where they can get a work from home job. Companies that hire home workers
In my previous post , I discussed the challenges for shy (or introverted ) people in the job market. I offered some general advice, but in this post I'd like to highlight ten things you can do (or think about) that might give you the edge in the very situations you prefer to avoid. 1. First, stop apologizing for being who you are. Work with it-- find your strengths and get to know them so well that they are all you think of when you are in the interview. You may never be comfortable in certain settings-- but you can learn to function well in them, and then you can go home where you are comfortable. Ten Tips for the Shy Job Seeker

Ten Tips for the Shy Job Seeker

In many ways, moving ahead in our careers depends on our bosses: the people who can motivate us, advise us, challenge us, or — on the other hand — make our lives miserable. If you've never had a boss who made you miserable, consider yourself lucky. And if you want to wind up lucky in a new job, you need to know something about your would-be boss. Interview Questions You Must Ask

Interview Questions You Must Ask