Posts tagged "employment"

Tips From Highly Successful Job Seekers

Tips From Highly Successful Job Seekers
Did you know that successful job seekers don’t treat finding a job as a “fulltime” vocation?  According to the recent national study conducted by the Career Advisory Board established by DeVry University, this is one of the many misnomers from the data collected from the study which included over 550 active and passive job seekers... Read more »

(5) Signs You Are Unhappy in Your Job

(5) Signs You Are Unhappy in Your Job
Now that hiring has stepped-up and unemployment numbers are down, more people are employed, yet many are unhappy with what they are doing. It is a trend in the workforce that is concerning for many since they are afraid to make a job change for fear of being on long-term unemployment. The memories of being... Read more »

How Did You Survive Your Worst Job?

How Did You Survive Your Worst Job?
  We have all had horrible jobs along the way as we have worked toward success. These jobs are the ones we never forget and vow never to do again. It’s a great motivator to make something work when you finally get a good job. Yet, these bad jobs help define who we are. So... Read more »
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Call the Recruiter Back!

Call the Recruiter Back!
The national unemployment rate is 5.5% as more of the unemployed and underemployed are being absorbed into the workplace. Our economy is finally consistently producing over 200,000 jobs a month which has helped bring down the unemployment rate to a normalized level. Times are looking better for most who want to work, so why should... Read more »

How Important is LinkedIn for Your Career?

How Important is LinkedIn for Your Career?
The short answer is VERY. Recruiters, collegues and potential connections are all using the LinkedIn site to recruit, network and to develop relationships. It is the best professional site around for exchanging information on career related topics and as a tool to help you build your brand. Have you joined LinkedIn yet? It’s hard to... Read more »

(5) Tips for Dealing With Your Holiday Job Search

(5) Tips for Dealing With Your Holiday Job Search
With Halloween a distant memory and Walgreen’s displaying their Christmas ornaments, the holidays are upon us as the days tick away faster than we can count. Yes, it is that time of year again where we are sprinting to the year end and when companies start slowing down to focus on their own holidays. This... Read more »
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(5) Tips for Dealing with Job Burnout

(5) Tips for Dealing with Job Burnout
Staring at the screen this morning thinking about what I was going to write for this blog, I sensed a feeling of burnout! I have been writing three blogs for the past three years, in addition to selling a documentary and starting a new company. At one time I was posting on the Get Employed!... Read more »

Are You Getting Bad Job References?

Are You Getting Bad Job References?
The job market has improved over the last four months, yet it is still highly competitive with not enough quality positions for those who want these jobs. It is still a nail bitter as to who gets the position after a series of interviews at a company. Often it is down to two candidates and... Read more »

The Haves & The Have Nots of Our New Economy

The Haves & The Have Nots of Our New Economy
Are you still unemployed when many of your former co-workers and friends are gainfully employed? Are you still having a difficult time getting in for an interview?  Have you wondered why they have gotten a new job and you haven’t? Is it just that they are more talented and have more skills than you? The... Read more »
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Tips for Breaking Up With Your Horrible Boss

Tips for Breaking Up With Your Horrible Boss
Most of us have had instances where we are working for a boss who we have conflict with and who doesn’t appreciate the skills we offer.  What might have started as a good working relationship has deteriorated to a point of no return. Communication with our boss is tenuous and the miscommunication is becoming a... Read more »