Archive | November, 2011

Unemployed Need Not Apply

In her article, Unemployed Need Not Apply, About.com Guide Alison Doyle discusses a report from the The National Employment Law Project showing, “employers continue to discriminate against unemployed workers”. Read an excerpt of Doyle’s article. Read Full Article The National Employment Law Project reports that employers continue to discriminate against unemployed workers. The latest postings that require […]

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How Parents Can Help Their Kids Look for a Job

In her blog for U.S. News & World Report, Alison Green explains How Parents Can Help Their Kids Look for a Job. Advice from this article include: Don’t fill out or send in job applications for your child. Never, ever contact an employer on your child’s behalf. Teach your job-seeking child about professional demeanor. Read […]

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How to Flunk a Job Interview

In her article for BNET.com, Adriana Gardella counts down Seven Ways to Flunk a Job Interview. Interview mistakes from this article include: Assume your resume speaks for itself Stalk your recruiter Treat social media communications casually Read full article

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7 Steps to Help You Land a Non-Profit Job

In her blog for U.S. News and World Report, Miriam Salpeter reveals 7 Steps to Help You Land a Non-Profit Job. Steps in Salpeter’s article include: Volunteer in organizations where you have a strong interest and your can create a real impact Meet People Get Involved in your target sector. Read Full Article

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What Employers Want to Know About You

LiveCareer article What Employers Want to Know About You, job seekers are advised what they should include in the resume that will stand out to recruiters. Read an excerpt from this article. Read full article One piece of advice you always hear resume experts give is to include “measurable results” in your resume. Numbers and percentages […]

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When the First Interview is a Phone Call

New York Times article, When the First Interview is a Phone Call, Phyllis Korkki helps job seekers prepare for a phone interview. Read an excerpt from Korkki’s article. Read Full Article With companies sometimes receiving hundreds of applications for a single job, it is becoming more common for hiring managers to conduct initial screening interviews over […]

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Students – How to prepare for your job search post-graduation

LiveCareer article, Students Need to be Prepared in Order to Land a Job Post-Graduation, college students are advised to start their job search preparation before graduation and get a jump on the job market. Tips from this article include: Visit your college career center Build solid interviewing skills Network with alumni Read Full Article

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Job Search Advice – Working the Recruiters

WSJ article, Working the Recruiters, Dennis Nishi shows readers how a personal approach will help you stand out with recruiters. Read an excerpt from Nishi’s article. Read full article Laurie Ruettimann does not want to be sent flowers. Ever. The human-resources professional from Raleigh, N.C., remembers getting an expensive bouquet while working as an in-house […]

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5 Things You Need to Do to Get a Job

In her blog for U.S. News & World Report, Miriam Salpeter counts down 5 Things You Need to Do do Get a Job. Tips from this article include: Position yourself as an expert Communicate your value Optimize your resume Read Full Article

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Sizing Up the Small-Business Jobs Machine

WSJ article, Sizing Up the Small-Business Jobs Machine, Carl Bialik explores the job growth statistics through small business. Read an excerpt from Bialik’s article. Read full article Praise of small businesses as the engine of the American economy is as much a part of political campaigns as bus tours, small-town diners and recycled stump speeches. […]

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