In the world of Job Searching Techniques, there are many ways to skin a cat. Before you can begin searching for any job, it is a good idea to narrow down your search. If you can do "anything" you are sorely mistaken. You will only dilute your results, and it will take longer to get a job. Pick a job you know you can do and focus. Once deciding on your "focus" job, putting … [Read more...] about Job Searching Techniques
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Job Search Plan
Searching for a new job can be complex, especially if it has been awhile since you last searched for a job. A job search plan is a must. Keep an open mind and beware of rules you might place on yourself. For instance, is driving a few extra miles for your dream job really that big of a deal? Job Search Plan: Get Started 1. Target Job By targeting your job search, you will only … [Read more...] about Job Search Plan
Job Interview Preparation: Oceans Eleven Style
I was watching Oceans 11 yesterday and there is a part of the movie that hit me as great job interview preparation advice. There is a part of the movie where the character Rusty(Brad Pitt) was giving some last-minute advice to Linus(Matt Damon) before going into a meeting where he had to play a different character. Another great article: Job Interview Preparation … [Read more...] about Job Interview Preparation: Oceans Eleven Style
How do you Get Work Experience?
When first starting out in a career, it can be a challenge to get relevant work experience. The right work experience in the beginning, can jumpstart a career. Sometimes, the jump can put you further along than entry-level. Read: How Long Does it Take to Find a New Job? Top 10 Ways to Get Work Experience Internships Internships are great, some are even paid! An internship is … [Read more...] about How do you Get Work Experience?
What Should I Put in My CV or Resume?
When writing a resume, it is important to take into consideration the target job you are applying for. What should I put in my CV or Resume? Your resume helps hiring managers determine if are able to do the job based on your listed skills. Read: How Long Does it Take to Find a New Job? Targeting your job search is important. What Should I Put in My CV or Resume? Contact … [Read more...] about What Should I Put in My CV or Resume?