Posts Tagged ‘Find a job’
August 5th, 2016 |
4 Reasons Why Taking a Temp Job Is a Smart Career Move
What do you think of when you hear the term temp job? Perhaps you think of a clerk or receptionist making coffee and answering the phone. Although there certainly are temp jobs like this, temp work has expanded to become much more than that. Temp work now includes IT, accounting, human resources professionals as well as nurses and even executives.
So why might you include temporary work as one of your options as you embark upon a job search? Here are some compelling reasons:
June 24th, 2016 |
5 Really Bad Excuses For Not Having A Career Coach
Perhaps you have heard that you should have a career coach, but you have pooh-poohed the idea. You may feel that you are doing perfectly fine by yourself, and you don’t need to spend the money on professional assistance. But that decision may be costing you more than you think.
Here are some of the excuses that people use to talk themselves out of getting the career management assistance that they need:
May 20th, 2016 |
6 STEPS TO MASTERING THE PANEL INTERVIEW
Most people get nervous at the thought of an interview, but the thought of a panel interview can really instill fear in a job seeker’s heart. The stakes can be pretty high in a one-on-one interview, but having several people interview you at the same time can really be stressful.
So how do you prepare for a panel interview? How do you make sure that you don’t get tongue-tied and fail to represent yourself properly?
April 29th, 2016 |
7 SURPRISING PLACES TO FIND JOB LEADS
If you are a job seeker, you are probably doing what everyone else is doing—over-relying on job boards to land that next position. But do you know what the odds are of you finding a position using that method? According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, only 13% of jobs are filled this way. And job boards are where you will encounter the most competition because everyone else is using job boards just like you are.
If you want to land a job sooner, you have to be creative and diversify your job search methods. You can still use job boards; just don’t rely on them solely. Here are some places where you can find job leads that you might not have thought of:
March 25th, 2016 |
5 REASONS FOR DOING A MOCK INTERVIEW
You have probably had interviews before, and you have no doubt landed jobs before. But if you haven’t interviewed in the last year or two, it’s probably time for a refresh.
Here are some strong reasons for doing a mock interview with a professional to make sure that you ace the real interview:
February 19th, 2016 |
5 Ways to Ace a Phone Screen
f you are actively job searching, a phone screen is probably coming your way in the near future. And of course you know that you have to impress the interviewer over the phone in order to go get to the next step of the process.
Here are some quick tips to ensure that you pass the phone screen with flying colors:
January 29th, 2016 |
6 TIPS TO CONVINCE INTERVIEWERS THAT YOU ARE THE BEST PERSON FOR THE JOB
You’re highly qualified for the position that you are interviewing for, but so are the other candidates who are being interviewed. What can you say that will demonstrate to employers that you have something more than just your qualifications that are documented on your resume? With organizations interviewing several candidates for one position and conducting multiple interviews with each candidate, how can you distinguish yourself?