Archive | August, 2011

Get a Job Using the Hidden Job Market

Forbes.com article, Get a Job Using the Hidden Job Market, Susan Adams explains how to connect with employers in your chosen industry. Read an excerpt of Adams’ article. The technology executive had been out of work for more than a year, but he didn’t tell any of his friends he was unemployed. Instead, he made […]

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Job Recruiters ‘Like’ Facebook

In this video from the WSJ.coml, Joe Light reports, Recruiters Troll Facebook for Candidates They Like.

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Your Social Job Search

In her article for About.com, Alison Doyle defines the Social Job Search. Read an excerpt of Doyle’s article. Social job search involves using social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter for job searching. Job seekers who incorporate social media into a job search use social networking sites and apps to help find a job.Social […]

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How to Look and Act Like a Leader

In this article from the Wall Street Journal, Joann S. Lublin describes How to Look and Act Like a Leader. Read an excerpt from Lublin’s article. Read Full Article Savvy executives know the part, act the part and look the part. That’s because they exude “executive presence,” a broad term used to describe the aura of […]

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How to Find a Hiring Manager’s Contact Information

In this article for U.S. News & World Report, Heather Huhman explains How to Find a Hiring Manager’s Contact Information. Below is an excerpt of Huhman’s article. Read Full Article  You’ve applied for a job opening through a job board, corporate careers site, or to anonymous email address in hopes of getting a call back and maybe […]

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Interview Faux Pas

In this article forLiveCareer News, Joanna Boyd gives examples of Inteview Faux Pas. Tips from this article include: Flip-flops with a suit “Ummm, I’m not sure why I put that on my resume” Bringing up $$ Read Full Article

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Arkansas Launches New Program to Give College Credit for Experience

LIVECAREER News reports, Arkansas Launches New Program to Give College Credit for Experience. Read an excerpt below. Read Full Article Adults who did not complete their postsecondary education will be given a second change by being able to convert some of their earlier life learning experiences into college credit at 2-year institutions in Arkansas. The […]

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How (and How Not) to Use Social Media to Job Search

In this article for About.com, Alison Doyle counts down the Top 10 Social Media Do’s and  Don’ts. Tips from this article include: Do Google Your Name and Check What’s Online Do Be Careful What You Tweet Don’t Connect With Everyone Read Full Article

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How Your Google Profile Can Help Recruiters Find You

In this article for U.S. News & World Report, Miram Salpeter explains How Your Google Profile Can Help Recruiters Find You. Below is an excerpt of Salpeter’s article. Read Full Article  If you have an ear to the online sphere, you know Google+, Google’s newest social platform, is all the rage. While Google+ is still in […]

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