How to Conduct a Covert Job Search Using LinkedIn
by Laura Smith-Proulx - Aug, 2010
How to Conduct a Covert Job Search Using LinkedIn Ready to launch a leadership job search? You might be worried that cultivating a LinkedIn presence will announce your candidacy—and blow your cover. However, there are ways to conduct a covert job search using LinkedIn, but only if you tune your LinkedIn Privacy Settings correctly. Here are the 3 key steps to preserving some secrecy for your job hunt, while still get...
3 New Job Search Ideas for 50 Cents
by Kevin Donlin - Aug, 2010
I’ve written before that you can learn more about finding a job by emulating marketing experts than by reading every employment book in the library. And I still believe that’s true. To illustrate, here’s a tactic from Bob Bly, publisher of The Direct Response Letter (www.bly.com) and author of more than 70 books on advertising, copywriting, and other topics. Bly suggests the following for publishers of email newslette...
Job Quest Underway? Discover Your Buried Treasure--Transferable Skills As Career Doubloons
by Dawn Lennon - Jul, 2010
It’s unnerving to be out of work. Starting the job hunt can be gut-wrenching. We can even get confused about how to answer these simple questions: What do I know how to do? What jobs should I apply for? How do I get started? The temptation is to slap together a resume with a chronology of past jobs, titles, and duties. Then, with guns blazing, fire them out to every job board, classified ad, or on-line posting. Ugh! ...
Twitter Job Search Tips and Tools
by Kevin Donlin - Jul, 2010
Can Twitter help you find a job? Yes. But only if you use it right. It can be a huge challenge sorting the wheat from the chaff on Twitter, where millions of updates appear daily, only a few of which contain useful job-search information. Let’s start at the beginning, then explore two case studies. Twitter is the micro-blogging service that lets users send updates (“tweets”) of 140 characters or less to people ...
Recruiters and The Job Hunt
by Randy Wooden - Jul, 2010
During my career I’ve not only provided private and corporate outplacement, but I’ve also spent years as a headhunter (executive search) and have worked inside corporations as an in-house recruiter. And I’ve been a job seeker myself. So I bring a diverse experience when assisting someone’s job hunt. I’m often told, “I’ll hold off on contracting with you because I want to have a recruiter place me for free.” The reality i...
How to Stay Motivated During an Extended Job Search
by John Crant - Jul, 2010
This is a job market like few have ever experienced. In my Self-Recruiter® lecture series, I regularly meet individuals that have been seeking their next position for extended periods of time. Some for months (in an odd way, the luckier ones), but many that have been looking since sometime in 2009 and even 2008. Over the course of any job search, there are going to be emotional periods of ups and downs, the emotional roller...
Filling out job applications… Why and How?
by Harry Urschel - Jul, 2010
In an age of online application processes, and emailed resumes, why do so many companies still have you fill out a paper job application when you arrive for an interview or before they make you an offer? You would think they have all the information they need from you already, why is it necessary to have you fill out the paper form? Is it necessary to duplicate everything on your resume onto the application? What exactly...
How to Find a Job Long-Distance
by Kevin Donlin - Mar, 2010
In the current economy, some folks are looking far and wide for jobs, including out of state. But there are plenty of obstacles to relocating, right? Not exactly. Most obstacles to a long-distance job search are in your mind, not the employer’s. That’s according to David E. Perry, co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0 (Wiley; 2009). Perry, a working recruiter with more than 24 years of experience, of...
Executive Resume Strategies for Global Employment Opportunities
by Wendy Enelow - Jan, 2010
If you’re considering international employment opportunities, then you MUST know the following: 1. The words “resume” and “CV” (curriculum vitae) GENERALLY refer to the same thing - a document that highlights your professional and educational experience. The terms are often used interchangeably. When there is a difference, a CV is typically longer with more detail about publications, speaking engagements, affiliations, cont...
Relocating? Change your address, NOW!
by John Crant - Dec, 2009
Question: I’m relocating about two hours from where I live now, but I can’t seem to get anyone to respond to my resume. Am I missing something? -Signed, Moving within state Even in normal times, employers are going to always look at local job candidates first, as it’s just a natural first step. Remember, resumes are usually sorted into three stacks as they arrive, with the first stack being the local, most likely-t...
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