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:
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.
Informational interviews are extremely helpful, particularly when interviewing with a hiring manager, and the value of the resulting professional relationships may be priceless. Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert, shares why and how to set them up, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Working with Recruiters.
The key to accomplishing complex and dangerous tasks, like landing an expensive fighter jet on a very expensive aircraft carrier, is preparation and practice. Gus Lawson, Job-Hunt's Expert in Building Confidence, offers insight into how to translate the military process for your job search, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Build Confidence for Your Job Search.
Don't stop demonstrating your professionalism after a job interview, even after your second interview with the same person. Send a thank you using a slightly different approach. See this sample from Job-Hunt's Job Interview Thank You Guide which is full of sample thank you notes.
In a job interview, questions that delve into your personal life are deemed illegal. Nevertheless, they do get asked, and they can negatively impact your interview performance. Job Interviewing Expert Martin Yate shares insight and responses to help you manage the situation. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Successful Job Interviews Guide.
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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