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7 Advantages to Using Facebook for Job Search

Facebook has the potential to connect you with your next job. Facebook has approximately 845 million monthly active users. In contrast, LinkedIn, which bills itself as “the largest professional network” in the world, has 95 million unique monthly visitors. With 10 times as many members, it’s no wonder then that job seekers are finding Facebook [...]

By | March 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Advantages to Using Facebook for Job Search

7 questions every jobseeker needs to ask before making a career change

It’s Sunday night and reality has hit - you have to go to work tomorrow. Your stomach starts churning, or anxiety is creating a headache or other stress related symptoms. You know you are not happy at your current job, but what are your options? What do you need to be, know and do to [...]

By | February 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 questions every jobseeker needs to ask before making a career change

7 Tips to Safely Apply for Jobs Online

Over the last decade the Internet has become the “go to” place to apply for jobs. Security risks have dramatically increased over the years as hackers become more sophisticated, and malware and viruses seem to penetrate even the safest of environments. Job applications require information that can put your identity at risk if it falls [...]

By | February 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Tips to Safely Apply for Jobs Online

Ready to update your resume? Accomplishments are key – Part 3 of 3

This is the last blog in a series addressing accomplishments and the importance of highlighting them in your job search documents and interviews. Part 1 discussed ways to collect, track and document accomplishments. Part 2 covered several ways to write up your accomplishments. The following questions may help you identify additional accomplishments. Work Accomplishments:What is unique [...]

By | February 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ready to update your resume? Accomplishments are key – Part 3 of 3

Ready to update your resume? Accomplishments are key – Part 2 of 3

In Part 1 of this series (if you missed it click here)  wrote about the importance of accomplishments while conducting an effective job search. Once you have collected and organized these accomplishments, you are ready to start using them. The first place you want to showcase your achievements is in your resume and any other written [...]

By | February 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ready to update your resume? Accomplishments are key – Part 2 of 3

Ready to update your resume? Accomplishments are key – Part 1 of 3

Have you decided it was time to update your resume? January job opportunities knocking at your door and you have nothing but an old outdated resume? One of the most important aspects of a resume is demonstrating accomplishments and how your experiences and skills can benefit a future employer. Employers want to see measurements of [...]

By | January 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ready to update your resume? Accomplishments are key – Part 1 of 3

Took a Career Break? 3 Tips to Help You Get Back to Work

Did your last job cause you to re-evaluate your career direction? Whether it was a toxic work environment, declining industry, raise a family, whatever the circumstances, you decided to take a break. And now you are ready to re-enter the workforce.Returning to work after an absence has many job seekers fearful that they will not [...]

By | January 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Took a Career Break? 3 Tips to Help You Get Back to Work

What Top 5 Skills Do Job Seekers Need To Get Hired In 2013?

Seasoned job seekers know that highlighting skills on a resume is critical.  Once the resume gets your foot in the door, the candidate can shine in the interview by showing how skills were used and contributed to the success of former employers. The following top four skills are listed in 9 out of 10 most [...]

By | January 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Top 5 Skills Do Job Seekers Need To Get Hired In 2013?

5 websites every job seeker needs to know

Are you prepared for the biggest hiring season of the year? That’s right, January kicks it off! Job seekers should use every resource available to them during their job search. You will want to start your research now to hit the ground running in January. The following websites contain an abundance of valuable information for [...]

By | December 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 websites every job seeker needs to know

4 Keys to Develop Your Brand/Position

The ability to communicate “why you” is important in job search. It can help you stand out from other job candidates and make you memorable. You want the interviewer to say, “Oh, I remember (him/her)!” in a positive light and hopefully as someone they recognize could fit the job.There are multiple ways to use your [...]

By | December 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Keys to Develop Your Brand/Position
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