Posts tagged "job search"

The 90-Day Job Search

The 90-Day Job Search
With Labor Day quickly approaching, it is time to energize your job search. You have 90-days to get situated in a new job before the holidays, when not much hiring will be done. These next three months are critical in your hunt for a new job. They are the last days of hiring before most... Read more »

Job Search 101

Job Search 101
Let’s assume it has been a few months since your departure from your last job. You have been immersed in the pursuit of looking for a new job while attempting to enjoy your summer days before it is all over. Have you been using your time efficiently?  And have you committed to your job search?... Read more »

Tips For Dealing With Stress During a Job Search

Tips For Dealing With Stress During a Job Search
  Stress is something that we all live with, but for those involved in a job search after the loss of a job or a dead end career; it can be overwhelming leading to depression and despondent behavior that makes it appear as if nothing is going your way. It is difficult for friends and... Read more »
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Time to Relocate for a New Job

Time to Relocate for a New Job
Okay, so the job market is creeping back to a recovery, of sorts. It is a very slow road to recovery, yet there are jobs being created and consumer confidence is up, which helps drive a rebound.  More of the underemployed and unemployed are beginning to look for a new job after waiting a few... Read more »

Top (5) Attributes Hiring Managers Seek in a Job Candidate

Top (5) Attributes Hiring Managers Seek in a Job Candidate
Every industry and company looks for different skills in their potential hires, yet there are general attributes that companies covet and seek when interviewing potential job candidates. Below is the Terri Lee Ryan’s Top (5) List of these attributes: The ability to listen well and take direction. This is a skill that hiring managers notice... Read more »

Unemployment Benefits Fraud Leads to Indictments

Unemployment Benefits Fraud Leads to Indictments
Unemployment benefits have been a life saver for those who have found it difficult to land a job in a sluggish job market. For most receivers, they have used their time wisely in looking for a job as required by the government to receive benefits. Unemployment compensation is meant to act as bridge, until a... Read more »
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Doing What you Love Leads to Success

Doing What you Love Leads to Success
While working on a recruiting project for a former client, of which I was bored with, I almost fell asleep at my computer. Clearly, it was an assignment I took on because I needed the money, yet it was not something I had much interest in. Every minute working on it seemed like hours. I... Read more »

Should You List Your College Graduation Year on Your Resume?

Should You List Your College Graduation Year on Your Resume?
Many job candidates who are unemployed or thinking of changing jobs is faced with creating a strong résumé that will resonate with a hiring manager and make it through an automated program to a recruiter’s desk. With still many more people looking for work than there are available jobs, having a strong résumé is essential.... Read more »

Essential Tips for Networking at Holiday Parties

Essential Tips for Networking at Holiday Parties
This time of year is cause for celebration. With many companies hosting parties for friends, employees and guests, it is an opportune time to meet new people. These parties often have guests from all walks of life, who you never would have met if not for the holiday party. So, go to as many of... Read more »
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The Importance of a Great Résumé

The Importance of a Great Résumé
  Having been retained by a company to find them some great sales people, I have been on the receiving end of some poorly composed résumés. I have seen many versions of résumés from a chronological format to a skill based, to a cluttered first page filled with too much information and others that have... Read more »