In 2017, a successful job search is much more complicated than having a good resume! At Job-Hunt.org, with the help of genuine experts, we help you to be smarter in your job search so you can:
It's easy to think of rejection as losing or experiencing failure. Rejection, unfortunately, is usually common when you are in a job search. However, when you have been rejected, you have two options basic options -- being defeated by the rejections or moving on, confidently. Job Search Confidence Building Expert Recruiter Gus Lawson, offers a six-step process for moving on confidently, the best strategy for success, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Build Confidence for Your Job Search.
LinkedIn has implemented hashtags to make searching through LinkedIn content more effective, showing you content from people outside of your usual network. Meg Guiseppi, Job-Hunt's Personal Branding Expert, provides insight into how to leverage those hashtags for increased visibility that promotes your personal brand. This in the newest article in Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Branding.
The hiring process for startups is different than for other employers. Demonstrating your interest and your fit is essential. The right attitude and showing initiative may count more than having specific skills. Startup Jobs Expert Neil Patrick describes how to succeed. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Startup Jobs which also helps you evaluate a startup and understand the different "stages" of a startup.
Winning job offers is a bit like dancing -- all you must do is learn the steps. For both sides, the salary negotiation is a very important, and somewhat hazardous, dance. Do your pre-interview research and learn the key strategies, and their impact, as described by Job Interviews Expert Martin Yate in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Job Interviews.
Research shows that most successful transitions involve many small changes and testing of assumptions along the path to the next career move. By conducting this analysis first, your "action plan" will be more effective and your transition smoother. Veterans' Job Search Expert Patra Frame shares how to how to successfully move forward in your post-military career. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Veterans' Job Search.
If you are publicly job-hunting (vs. a "stealth job search"), you can increase the likelihood of your Facebook profile showing up in search results if you take some time to review these options. Social Media Expert Hannah Morgan offers how to effectively optimize your personal Facebook profile for job search so it can be a new, effective public resume. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Using Facebook for Job Search.
Whether you are running your own freelancing business, working from home as part of contracting opportunity, or have the option of working from home in your job, these key elements are essential for success. Freelancing & Contracting Expert Brie Weiler Reynolds, shares 5 keys to success, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Freelance Contractor Jobs.
By being active on social media, you can prove you have the skills, experience and personality for the work you are interested in. Social Media Expert Hannah Morgan, offers 5 reasons to be smartly active on social media, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Social Media and Job Search.
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How to answer the top job interview questions, handle telephone and video interviews, interviews at lunch, plus sample thank you notes/email.
Learn how to identify the best keywords for you and use them appropriately in resumes, job applications, and LinkedIn Profile.
Learn how to develop an effective Profile, leverage LinkedIn Groups, plus more tips for advancing your job search and your career using LinkedIn.
Yes, you do have an online reputation! It is impacting your job search and your career. Best to pay attention and manage it yourself.
From the best resume format for you to sample resumes for a range of people (mothers returning to work, laid off, and more), plus cover letters.
These people represent the "buyers" so they are very important to you. Learn how to work with them effectively.
Freelancing or contract jobs can be a temporary gap filler that provides a good income for a set period of time (weeks or months).
Temporary employment can be a short-term fix (days or weeks), paying the bills while you fill an employment gap.
Building your personal brand is critical to a successful job search today. Learn how it works.
Start here to decide your next career, and move forward to make that change happen.
For veterans and those in transition, learn how to successfully execute a civilian job search. Adapt and overcome!
How to use USAJOBS.gov most effectively, avoiding mistakes, and creating a resume that works in this job market.
Losing a job can be a big blow to your pride and confidence as well as your bank account. Here's how to overcome.
Regardless of why you are unemployed, being unemployed can make your job search a bit more challenging. These tips will help you regain that regular paycheck.
If you are currently employed, your smartest strategy is to conduct a "stealth job search" so you don't lose the job you've got.
Links to ALL of Job-Hunt's Job Search Guides by topic.
Susan P. Joyce, Online Job Search Expert
Jeff Lipschultz, Working with Recruiters Expert
Laura Smith-Proulx, LinkedIn for Job Search Expert
Martin Yate, Resumes, Cover Letters, and Job Interviewing Expert
Hannah Morgan, Job Search Navigation Expert
Meg Guiseppi, Personal Branding Expert
Debra Wheatman, Building a Successful Career Expert
Phyllis Mufson, Boomer Job Search Expert
Patra Frame, Veterans' Job Search Expert