Archive | May, 2010

Religious Community Aides Job Search

In his article for the Wall Street Journal’s Marketwatch, Marty Orgel reports how the religious community has helped to promote job search success. In the article, Need a Job? Your church may be able to  help*, Orgel finds that many church groups have opened their doors to help the unemployed find job search success. This […]

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Funny Interview Moments

In honor of the holiday weekend, please enjoy classic interview clips courtesy of NBC’s hit comedy, The Office. The Office Interview

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Spring Clean Your Career

In this slideshow for Forbes Magazine, Helen Coster gives you 10 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Career. Tips in this article you can start today: Update your Resume Clean off your desk Clean up your online reputation Follow the link above to learn more tips and read Coster’s full article.

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5 Reasons Employers Don’t Follow Up

In her article for U.S. News and World Report, Alison Green gives you 5 Reasons Employers Don’t Tell Why They Didn’t Hire You*. Reasons mentioned in Green’s article include: They’re afraid of being sued. They don’t want to deal with candidates who get angry and try to debate the decision. They don’t have time. Green […]

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Achieve Job Search Success

Maura Judkis of U.S. News and World Report offers you 15 Essential Tips for Job Success. In this slide show, Judkis gives you helpful tips on how you can achieve job search success. Those tips include: Networking in Person Phone Prep [telephone interview] Straight Talk [during interview] Online Networking Beware of Blunders View the complete […]

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How to Dress for the Second Interview

In this video from eHow, learn what you should wear for a second interview. Job Search Tips: How to Dress for a Second Interview

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Interview Tips – Seize Your Job Search

In a segment with MSNBC, author Zenja Glass explains how to seize your job search using more than traditional job search methods. Interview Tips – Why They Won’t Hire You! – MSNBC

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What is the Purpose of a Cover Letter?

In this video from eHow, learn what the purpose of a cover letter is and how it can help your job search. Job Search Tips: What is the Purpose of the Cover Letter?

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Surviving Job Loss

ABC’s Good Morning America follows up with Jim Kennedy, a former executive who was forced live off his frequent flier miles and hotel loyalty points after he lost his job. Thankfully, Kennedy has found a job as CEO for an internet marketing company. Watch the video below to learn more about Kennedy’s story. From Jobless […]

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How to Ask for the Job

In her article for U.S. News and World Report, Karen Burns shows you, 10 Ways to Ask for the Job at the Interview. Burns reminds us that, ‘many hiring mangers like hearing you want the job’. Burns gives you 10 variations of how you can ask for the job. Here are a few examples from […]

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