Stop with These Job Search Excuses

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It’s time to stop shifting the blame! Take responsibility for your job search by taking advantage of your resources and avoiding beginner mistakes. When you’re seeking a position to match your abilities, it can be easy to make excuses. Let’s talk about where your shortcomings might be, and how you can maximize your options. It’s […]

Is This Job Wrong for You?

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It can be really disheartening to get hired and come on board, only to feel like things just aren’t quite right. It may just be jitters or settling in, but it’s important to stay vigilant for red flags that may indicate that your position just isn’t right for you. Missing Information Did you do your […]

3 Tips to Keep Your Job Search Focused

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The job market is overwhelming for most people. Sometimes there are too many options, sometimes there aren’t enough. It can also be a stressful process, and it can be hard to keep track of what you should apply for and what leads you have. Staying on task can be tricky in the frantic world of […]

Grab the Recruiter’s Attention with These Job Seeker Tips

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As a job seeker, you literally only have about 10 seconds to grab the attention of a recruiter. This is because for every job opening, there are thousands of applicants coming in to the company. Recruiters have limited time to review resumes and profiles of candidates. They have to focus on a few quick factors before […]

4 Ways to Avoid Procrastination in Your Job Search

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Let’s face it – a job search is a long and often frustrating process. Some people start out strong, but then over time they start to lose motivation to even continue applying for jobs. Others stick in there until they get a job, any job. Where are you in your job search currently? Are you starting […]

Six Ways to Stall Your Job Search

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It’s a jungle out there in the wild, wild world of job searches these days. With so much competition and so few jobs to be had, the last thing you want to do is sabotage your job search efforts. That’s why it’s important to know these six things you might be doing that can really […]

Four Ways the Job Search has Changed Post Recession

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The most recent recession may be on the mend, but the effects of the recession have remained in the country’s job market. Job seekers are now experiencing the many differences in how employers are recruiting employees, and how difficult it is to get a good job, even when they are completely qualified for it. There […]

Best Ways to Use Twitter for Your Job Search

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You’ve probably heard about all the off-the-wall things that using Twitter has accomplished in the last couple of years. It’s helped free a kid from jail in Egypt, told stories about places where cameras couldn’t go, and been instrumental in keeping everyone apprised on the hot acts to see on American Idol for the past […]

Job Search Tips for Career Changers

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Considering a change of careers? Ready to do something new? Want take your life in a new direction? The job search is often more than a little tricky for people interested in a career change. But, that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to get the career change you want and a new job too. Here are […]

Mobile Job Apps That Will Make Your Job Search Easier

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Finding a job is difficult. That is something that has not changed. What has changed is the number of ways you can now find jobs. Consider the mobile app, for example. There are now numerous job apps available that you can access from your smartphone. That means that the next time you playing Angry Birds, […]