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A Whole New City, A Whole New Industry
When creative professional Shannon Owen felt the job market slow down in Phoenix, she and her fiancé headed to Columbus, Ohio for more fertile marketing grounds.
Former G-Man Lands Job in Security
By understanding how better security saves companies money, Al Ortiz got in on the ground floor of a new operation.
Financial-Services Freeze Opens Up Network’s Calendars
When Michael Benjamin found himself out of work in October 2008, he used the slump to make new contacts.
Director Perseveres In Second Job Hunt of the Year
Hugh Taylor had barely settled in at IBM when the recession claimed his new job.
Post-Merger, HR VP’s Network Pays Off
Rick Joers knew his HR role at JP Morgan might disappear when he finished helping the company acquire Bear Stearns.
A ‘Marathon’ Strategy Pays Off for Plant Manager
OpsLadder member Crista Stamper used her hobby as a runner to set the pace for her job search.
Meet My Heroes
A few months ago, Readers, I asked you to send in pictures of yourselves to remind Ladders.
Controller Perks Up for Second Job Offer
When Doreen Livorine’s commitment to move to warmer weather led her to take a job that wasn’t the right fit, she prepped herself for her second job search in a year.
Ex-Military Fire Chief Returns to War Zone
How Air Force veteran-turned-fire-chief Sandy Sanders tailored his resume to land a hot new job.
Searching While Waiting on the Layoff List
Laid off after 17 years in one company, Nicholas Haaf needed to relearn the job-search ropes.
Part-time MBA Finds Full-time Work
After two years in the Atlanta area, customer-service specialist Mike Walzak found a new job in the town he’d left.
A Dramatic Career Change for a Marketing Pro
Creative Director Jason Cocovinis found a new job as an experiential marketer at a dramatic-licensing shop.
Executive Overcomes Gaps in Her Resume
Joann Starke details how she overcame HR prejudices and explained how sometimes your personal life needs more attention than your work life Being unemployed for more than two years didn’t change Joann Starke’s assessment of her ability to do her job.
Tuning Up a Career in Music Making
After a reorganization that eliminated his job, Chris Anderson wondered if he could turn his hobby of guitar playing into his work.
Aerospace Plant Manager Launches Successful Job Search
Phillip Sambrooks found a new job in Chicago during the economic downturn Phillip Sambrooks’ company was in growth mode.
Hired! From Army Reservist to Veterans HR
Banker turned Army officer lands job in Department of Veterans Affairs.
12 Daily Habits to Boost Your Hire-ability
A list of 12 tasks job seekers should do every day to get hired.
Retired Salesman Returns to the Job-Search Fray
With a declining retirement fund, Chuck Jordan took his 28 years of experience and re-entered California’s sales market.
Loaned Office Space Pays Off for Banker
After being laid off, Detroit banker Jeff Ciochetto lands a job with M&T Bank in Pennsylvania in just six months.
Regional Sales Manager Finds Higher Pay in Medical Sales
In a shrinking economy, sales manager, Michael Meyer, led a bold job search for an employer that could offer higher pay in the medical field "Some days, in sales you can feel like you are on top of the world.
Landing a Job — Without Relocating or Switching Sectors
Market researcher lands job without picking up her life in Bethesda, Md.
Hired! Dentist Bridges Gap as Salesman
"I’m not the Tooth Fairy!
Hired! Switching Lanes from Auto to Chemical Sales
An automotive salesperson switches industries and lands a job selling specialty chemicals.
Project Manager Deploys Army Training to Land Sales Job
Michael Stark leveraged his army aviation experience to land a sales job in Waco, Texas that required aircraft knowledge.
Hired! Steering Away from the Auto Industry Crisis
Platform manager leaves Detroit’s auto industry and lands director of quality job in Missouri.
Switching Industries: Exec Tells All
Kevin left a top consumer products company and moved halfway across the U.
Cashing In at Dow Jones
A software developer focuses his job search on financial services and lands a job at Dow Jones.
Designer Clears Security to Land Defense Job in DC
A Washingtonian looks for a new job in Washington, DC’s defense industry.
Real Estate Director Plans Exit Strategy
One job seeker lands a job in insurance after leaving a strained real-estate industry.
When a Layoff Leads to a Better Life
Multiple layoffs lead to better jobs and more income for one national sales manager.
Hired! Persistence Pays off with Data-Storage Job
Sales manager seeks more job security and lands a senior analyst position without relocating.
Hired! Time for a Change
Washington Mutual manager stretched job search Looking for a way to change careers while using his existing skill set was a challenge Brian Stetter had been dealing with for at least a year.
Hired! Interview Prep Leads to Work in Afghanistan
Construction foreman lands job in Afghanistan due to experience in Iraq and Ladders interview prep service.
Hired! Image Makeover Proves Healthy for Pharma Rep
Pharmaceutical sales resume focus keeps career on track.
Hired! Finding an Oasis in Water Treatment
Oasis in Water Treatment Software Sales Trying to find a job after relocating is difficult.
Hired! An Open-Minded Job Search Delivers
Considering the impossible job and the unlikely career move pays off.
Hired! A Teaching Moment, an Ideal Job
Renea Morris, a PR director, waited for the right opportunity to make a difference.
Lessons Learned from Success Stories
Six job seekers that landed senior-level positions share the lessons they learned from the job hunt Whatever career experts may have to say about the job search, there’s nothing like first-hand experience.
Hired! Finding a Home in the Mortgage Field
Landing a dream job with a growing company Rob Onofrietti never gave up on the mortgage industry.
Hired! Proof That There Are Still Jobs in Finance
FinanceLadder member Pam shares her story on pursuing jobs in the finance industry after being laid off.
Hired! A Coach’s Track Record Shows Financial Value
Strive to show your worth in dollars and cents.
Behind the Rewrite: Building a Winning Resume
When resume writers asked Laura Warren for a copy of an existing resume, she told them she deleted it.
Hired! Landing a Job in Today’s Finance Industry
Networking is important, but job postings are still the bread and butter of job searches.
Flip A Rock, Find A Job
I'm going to tell you something you already know.
Cold Call Your Way Into The Executive Suite…
We're up early with you this Monday morning after Thanksgiving.