Articles about Job Search page 2 of 32

Levelling Up

How to create a personal brand to enhance your job search

Developing your own personal brand doesn’t have to be intimidating, though. Just a few simple steps can help you narrow down the best approach

News

More companies lowering bar on degree and experience requirements

Job seekers have faced the frustrating conundrum of needing a job in order to get experience and experience to get the job. Well, not as much anymore.

Job Search

5 tips to nail your LinkedIn profile like a boss

Because LinkedIn serves such a different purpose than its more “social” social media counterparts, it comes with its own set of rules.

Job search

Survey: Benefits, commute time top things that make a job more appealing

"Attractive benefits and perks" are the most popular things that would make Americans more inclined to hit "send" on a job application.

News

Study: 63% of tech workers get a response from an employer within 7 days of an interview

New research shows just how much time it takes for most tech workers to get an answer from a company they interviewed with.

Interview

How to tell a recruiter why you left your last position

It's almost impossible to make it through an interview without being asked why you left your last position. Be ready for when it happens to you.

Job Search

4 phases of mourning after a job rejection

You’re not alone. EVERYONE goes through it. And then next, realize that there’s a typical process to this whole job rejection thing. We’ll share with you the four main phases of mourning after a job rejection – because knowing what you’re going through is the first step to getting over it and moving forward with a good attitude!

Job search

Lack experience? Make it up

In most cases, you don’t need to wait for the work to come to you. Instead, create your own opportunities to gain the experience you need – by doing it.

Resume

How to create a resume that will slay

The resume you submit to a recruiter is how you make a first impression. Obviously, you want it to wow recruiters, and leave them wanting to know more. The single most challenging thing about the job search process is getting a recruiter interested in you just by this one-page document.

Job Search

The importance of ‘me time’ in your job search

“Me time” is a hot topic in this 24/7 digital era where you can literally work around the clock. When your “work” is your job search, you’re faced with the same possibilities of spending endless hours, perhaps without breaks, trying to scare up that next opportunity.

News

These are the industries with the most dissatisfied employees

Over 1,000 employees were surveyed about what frustrates them in their current careers and these were the top industries citing the most dissatisfaction. 

Jobs

These are the worst job markets for 2018

When it comes to finding a decent, well-paying job, you may want to avoid these cities. These areas have the bleakest outlook on employment.

Job search

Survey: 76% say ‘not hearing back’ about a job worse than being ghosted after a first date

76% of Americans consider "not hearing back" after sending in a job application "more frustrating than" being ghosted after date number one.

Mental Health

This place has the most psychopaths in America

According to a new study recently published on Social Science Research Network, psychopaths do tend to end up in certain states and one city in particular.

Dream Job

A small Japanese city is facing a ninja shortage – even though the salary is $85,000

Iga city in Japan claims to be the birthplace of the ninja and is hoping to bolster tourism by drawing on its heritage. There's just one problem: Not enough ninjas.

Career Advice

8 career podcasts you should download ASAP

If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.

Networking

This is what you should put on a business card

A business card is endlessly customizable, but a word of caution before you go crazy with colors and fonts: when designing, know your audience.

Job search

The economy is so strong, job seekers are ghosting employers

Now, because of a strong labor market, it's the job seekers who are doing the "ghosting," or disappearing without notice.

Job search

4 ways conquering an escape room may help you find a job

The skills used to conquer an escape room can transfer to your job search. We’ve asked two professionals who tell you how to do it.

Job search

6 phrases (and 6 words) you should never include in a cover letter

Use the right wording on your cover letter, and you’re golden. Write the wrong thing, and your application can end up in the “thanks, but no thanks” pile.

Job search

Candidates reveal some of the worst interview questions they’ve been asked

New research shows that some job applicants are hearing the wrong kinds of questions during interviews and what day most people apply for jobs.

Job search

Why you need to vet and coach your job references

At their best, a good job reference is your cheerleader. But at their worst, they can be the reason why you get ruled out of contention.

Job search

How to handle an interview when you have multiple job offers

Receiving a job offer while you are still in the interview process elsewhere can put you at a huge advantage if you play your cards right.

Job Search

These are the 10 best jobs in America for 2018

Here are the 10 best jobs to have this year focused on three variables for the study – total employment, annual mean wage, average entry-level pay.

Job search

4 ways to slash your resume down to one page

Slicing off bits of your resume in order to keep it to one page can be so tough, especially when you've accomplished a lot in your career.