Job Search Advice
Interview Horror Stories - We've all had one of those days!
You can't find your keys. You spill coffee all over your brand new shirt. Your car gets hit in the parking lot. But what happens when these things coincide with one of life's most stressful situations: The Job Interview ...
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How to Prepare for an Emergency Job Search
Even if you're one of the lucky ones who aren't concerned about being laid off, put the economy to work for you. Let it motivate you to get ready for an emergency job search.
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8 Keys to Better Networking
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, about 5 percent of job seekers obtain jobs through the open job market which consists of help wanted ads, the internet and print publications. Another 24 percent obtain jobs by ...
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References that Help You Seal the Deal
If you are like most people in the midst of a job search, you probably haven't given your references much thought. You've likely spent more time on your resume, cover letter and networking activities. But references can ...
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Seven Keys to a Killer Cover Letter
Most job seekers understand the value and importance of a well-organized resume but spend far less energy on crafting a strong cover letter. What they fail to realize is that resumes and cover letters go hand-in-hand. ...
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Pay Increases in 2009 May Disappoint Workers
The annual salary review season is upon us and employers are struggling to manage salary increases against a backdrop of continuous economic turmoil. We decided to take a look at what employees can expect for merit ...
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10 Steps to a Better Resume
There is no right or wrong way to write a resume. But competition for jobs is fierce right now. You need to develop a resume that sets you apart from the masses. It can't be a passive piece of paper. It must be a ...
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Top Jobs for Retirees
Today's seniors may either feel the pinch of the economy or be bored at home initiating the desire to return to the workforce. Volunteer work has been the standby for many retirees, but many are looking for second ...
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Earning Extra Cash in a Tough Economy: Part-time Seasonal and Supplemental Jobs
Part-time work offers employees the flexibility to stay at home with their children, care for relatives, go to school or have more time to themselves. These kinds of jobs are also a way to earn supplemental income ...
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Ten Recession-Proof Jobs
With the Labor Department reporting that the number of people receiving unemployment benefits is the highest it has been in seven years, is there such a thing as a "recession-proof" job? Probably not, but there are some ...
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