There are several benefits associated with using executive search firms if you are at that level of your career. Clearly, if you are an entry level candidate, this is not the venue for you, but these job search firms like these are incredible effective at matching the right exercutive with the right firm. 1. Executive search firms find contacts and positions that are either not advertised, or quietly advertised.
How to Teach English Overseas and Travel the World Everyone knows somebody that has taught English in a foreign country. Teaching English overseas is a fantastic way to see the world, gain valuable work experience and immerse yourself in new cultures. It’s one thing to visit a foreign country, snap a few photos of its landmarks, drink its local beer , sample its cuisine and head back to airport.
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Posted on June 15th, 2012 by Sean Clem. So you've just graduated -- degree in hand, resume loaded -- and you're ready to begin the desperately hopeful task of job-hunting. But where to start? Like every other job seeker, you head straight to the internet. Ahh, the almighty search engine awaits.
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This is the third part in our series on getting the internship of your dreams. If you missed the first two articles, learn how to clean up your internet identity and how to create a killer cover letter and resume , then come back and read this article. If you have been following this series, in this post, I’ll show you where to find internships listed on the internet (mostly fashion-related), and other great ways to get your resume out to anyone who can help you find an internship. Where is the first place I should look for an internship? There are so many great places to find internship listings.
Step 1: Let’s get organized. I know, I know. Some of you might be thinking, “Look, I need to be out there submitting my resume on-line, not sitting around getting organized.” I understand, but let me explain why getting organized now one will actually benefit you in the long run. When starting a job search, people usually have an unfocused strategy. They might email a resume to a few companies online, perhaps even post their resume on a job board, or bring a printed resume to an employment agency and wait.
New Year’s Eve is a time to both celebrate the past year and decide how to make the next one even better. While some collegiettes™ make New Year’s resolutions about losing weight or getting good grades, others of us use the new year as an incentive to find a (new) job. But where are you supposed to start the search? Collegiettes™, it’s as easy as logging onto Twitter and following a few new accounts.
Okay, okay, okay. Crap. I’ve started something. Obviously.
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CIO — When IT Director Henry Hirschel started his job search in June 2011, his first move wasn't to hit a job board looking for ads for IT leadership positions. His first step was to connect with his network. Using Microsoft Publisher, Hirschel created a one-page "marketing brochure" that he emailed to 400 contacts over four weeks. The simple brochure explained that he was on the market, described the kind of job he was seeking, and linked to his Website , LinkedIn profile and online résumé. Hirschel says he focused on marketing himself and connecting with his network as "a way of making people aware in a positive way that I was transitioning out [of my job] and at the same time notifying them of what I was looking for." Hirschel's decision to initiate his job search by networking represents a significant change in the way savvy IT job seekers look for work today.
This particular blog post came about because of a question someone sent me in response to my last blog post. In my previous blog, making your resume stand out, I say that if you have periods of unemployment, you should list the dates of unemployment with an explanation for what you were doing during the time off. One of my readers asked a very good question which was “What if the only thing I was doing was looking for work?”.