How You're Sabotaging Your Job Search (and What to Do Instead) Career experts reveal prime insights on job searching for 2015. Mashable hosted its first #BizChats Twitter chat of 2015, to discuss the best job searching tactics for 2015.
@Mashbusiness was accompanied by several influencers including: Jenny Foss, Ryan Kahn, Alexandra Levit, and The Muse. Over the course of an hour, our career experts dissected the do's and don'ts of job searching, as well as the best ways applicants can stand out in the midst of a very competitive job market. Check out some highlights of the chat in the Storify, below: [<a href="//storify.com/mashable/bizchats-job-searching-2015" target="_blank">View the story "#BizChats: Job Searching Tactics for 2015" on Storify</a>]<h1>#BizChats: Job Searching Tactics for 2015</h1><h2>Mashable Business hosted its first #BizChats Twitter chat of 2015 to discuss the best job searching methods for 2015.
</h2><p>Storified by <a href=" target="_blank">Mashable</a>· Wed, Jan 14 2015 21:22:52</p><div>With a new year upon us, many people are looking for different ways to advance their career. 5 Job Search Tactics You Should Stop Immediately. You’ve been on the job hunt for weeks.
You’re applying immediately to every job you come across that’s remotely related to your field. You’re getting your resume in the hands of anyone you meet. You’re following up with hiring managers like your life depends on it. 5 Digital Tactics to Help Land Your First Post-Grad Job. For college graduates, the reality of finding a job has never been more imminent.
There's a bright side for this generation's grads: The number of smart digital tools and technology resources at your fingertips is increasing by the day. Check out these digital tactics that can help secure introductions, interviews and the highly sought-after offer. 1.
EU careers : The European Personnel Selection Office is the place to start! News. 8 Easy Ways to Soil Your Professional Reputation. Alison Green Your professional reputation is enormously important; it's what will make people want to work with you, hire you and respect you as a colleague.
It can be your safety net – getting you work when you need it, and putting you in a position where you have options and don't need to stay in a bad situation or take the first opportunity that comes along. But it's easy to squander this incredibly valuable resource, and it doesn't take much to do it. Here are eight easy ways to ruin your work reputation. 1. Nine Things You Should and Shouldn't Do If You Lose Your Job. Why the Holidays Are the Best Time to Look for a Job.
Marty Nemko Most people stop their job search between now and the new year.
They're swamped with holiday hoohah and figure most employers are focusing more on Ho Ho Ho than Hire Hire Hire. But here are six ring-a-ling reasons why you should replace some of your holiday-shopping time with job-search time: 1. 5 Strategies to Find a Job When You're Unemployed. Ben Weiss In such a competitive job market, it's not uncommon for professionals in any industry and at any pay grade to find themselves out of work.
Nonetheless, there is no way around the fact that the lack of steady income and stimulation that accompany unemployment can be incredibly stressful. However, the worst thing you can do while unemployed is spend your days sulking in a bathrobe, dwelling on how bad the situation is while drowning your sorrows in a bowl of Cocoa Puffs. To avoid that unfortunate scenario, here are a few strategies to help fight the uphill battle into a new job. How to Combat the Most Common Problems When Searching for a Job. SExpand You don't need statistics to tell you that it's not easy to find a job, but they're around to reaffirm that unfortunate reality.
With few opportunities, low salaries, and hardly any time to make a good impression, it can often seem hopeless. But just because the numbers may be against you, that doesn't mean you can't beat them.P. Five Best Online Job Search Sites. @DePaulBlueDemon: Great point!
That's my biggest gripe with all those sites. Not just spam, but also tons of vague ads for MLM schemes. I remember during my last job search finding interesting jobs that I sent a resume to. Keep Hunting After Landing a Job to Keep Your Network Strong. How Do I Get a Job When I Have No Relevant Experience? 5 Steps To Successfully Find Your Next Job Online. To be different, remembered, and invited to a job interview takes courage and a bit of luck.
An interview then is the chance to convince your future employer personally. This article provides a few ideas about how to get noticed in the first place. Note that details and traditions may vary depending on geographical location or job industry. Please do your homework and research requirements when you’re searching for a job online. 1.