Posts tagged "job hunter"

Time to Leave Chicago? Tips for Moving for a Job

Time to Leave Chicago? Tips for Moving for a Job
  With a slow job recovery job seekers have had to consider moving to secure employment. In a tight job market you need to go to where the jobs are. If you are able to relocate you need to consider widening your job search on a national scale. Economic recovery is stronger in some areas... Read more »

Tips for Negotiating an Employment Package

Tips for Negotiating an Employment Package
The multiple interviews you have had with hiring managers and potential co-workers go on for months and then one day the phone rings and it’s the hiring manager or someone from the human resource department calling you with a job offer. It has been a long process and you are excited about the job which... Read more »

All I Want for Christmas is a Job!: Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays

All I Want for Christmas is a Job!: Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays
With the Holiday season in full gear and year end accounting for most firms; it is a busy time for companies. When you are looking for a job this time of year it can either work against you or in your favor, depending on how you handle the job seeking process. You can count on... Read more »
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(5) Steps for Packaging Yourself for a Job Search

(5) Steps for Packaging Yourself for a Job Search
One of the biggest mistakes that job seekers make is not taking time to properly package themselves for their job search or career transition. They don’t focus on developing their product (that’s you), before they start looking for a job. When you buy something, don’t you want to know what the product is, what value... Read more »

(3) Job Hunting Tips You Need to Know

(3) Job Hunting Tips You Need to Know
  Still looking for a job?  Tired of what you are doing and want to change careers?  Stuck working two jobs to make ends meet?  If you are in any of the above situations, it’s time to reset you job search and come up with a better plan! I asked my friend and colleague, Debi... Read more »

Finding the Hidden Job Market: Networking is Key

Finding the Hidden Job Market: Networking is Key
In a job market with more qualified candidates than openings, you need to be smart in your job search.  Networking is key to finding a job.  There are many ways to network besides going to networking events that are often filled with unemployed or underemployed job seekers all looking for job leads. As part of... Read more »
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(5) Tips for Job Hunters During the Holidays

(5) Tips for Job Hunters During the Holidays
The month of December is one of the best times to speak with potential employers.  It is certainly the best time to network at holiday parties and reach out to hiring managers.  This is especially true during the days leading up to Christmas. It is assumed that executives are busy this time of year when... Read more »

Waiting for an Offer on a Job? (5) Tips to Make it Work for You

Waiting for an Offer on a Job? (5) Tips to Make it Work for You
We have all gone through the waiting period, where we finally get in for an interview for a job.  We meet with four or five people in the company.  They seem to like us and we are hopeful that we are going to get an offer for the position we applied for.  Then something happens... Read more »

(5) Tips for “Building a Bridge” to a New Career!

(5) Tips for “Building a Bridge” to a New Career!
Out of a job? Collecting unemployment benefits? Waiting for an e-mail from the company recruiter?  This is what many of us are doing as we wait for the right job that matches our experience to cross our desk!  Many are looking for the same job they did before they were laid off, yet this is... Read more »
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(5) Tips for Writing a Better Résumé

(5) Tips for Writing a Better Résumé
(5) Tips for Writing a Better Résumé Writing an effective and accurate résumé is one of the most difficult tasks you will have to do in your life!  Really, I mean it.  It will make the difference in getting in for an interview or not.  Help the company recruiters help you, by writing a résumé... Read more »