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Getting Your Resume Noticed With Social Media

Social media has many advantages. Although it’s great reconnecting with old friends and finding your true love, social media has expanded much farther than this. Job seekers are very fortunate in today’s society that they can now use social media to search for jobs and post their resumes. Hiring managers have noticed and in turn, they are reviewing job boards and networking sites searching for their ideal candidates.

Not only does social media give the job seeker the chance to expedite and advance their job search, but in most cases it’s absolutely free. What a great way to get your resume noticed while utilizing a free media source! Read More »

Jobs After Retirement

Since 2008 when inflation has increased, a greater number of retirees were forced to seek employment. Today about 25% of senior Americans are either trying to retire as late as possible or return to the company they have left. At the same time, about 40% of employers provide special programs to encourage older workers to continue their careers after having reached the standard age for retirement. Read More »

Why Does Nobody Call Me Back For A Job Interview Request?

Do you currently find yourself in a position of applying for multiple jobs every single day yet never seem to get a call back or interview request? Why does this happen? If you have the right skills and experience surely you should have hiring managers calling you to arrange an interview. Read More »

Easy To Implement Tips To Help You To Stand Out From Other Candidates In Your Job Search

When people start to look for a new career post, many view it as a fairly simple exercise. The common perception is that if you simply contact recruitment agencies, send in your old CV or career resume, and contact a few friends to let them know you are looking, that will suffice. In today’s job market that is a recipe for failure. Read More »

Tips, Tricks and Information on How to Get a First Job

No matter your age, landing your first job can be stressful, a foreign language if you will, of the tedious but worth it journey, to the behind the counter or behind a desk job world! This article will give you tips on how to get a first job

Gather up any education information, any past volunteer work, certifications, or personal references. Create a resume, even if short, research online and you will find recommendations for resumes that have examples of general information or little information especially for people seeking first time jobs. Read More »

For Those Who Are Looking For A Job or Career, Your Resume And How You Answer Questions Is Critical

As the great South Central philosopher, Willie Jones said to Craig one sunny Friday morning, “The word for today is job. J-O-B.”

But before we all jump off that cliff and run right out the front door, as with most other things, you will need time to get this all started. And it all starts with just a little bit of practice of getting ready depending on what you’re looking for.

Easiest things first: I am really hoping you don’t need a seminar on how to dress or act on a job interview. I might suggest however, on getting some help in updating/creating your resumé. It’s extremely competitive out there. The simplest error or even the “look” of your resumé can tip the scales one way or another. There are many great sites (and seminars) to help you out regarding this. Watch out for those resumé templates though. I suggest you don’t use them. This is no time to show your prospective new boss you possess absolutely no creativity. Read More »