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:
A bad interviewer can cost you a job offer unless you recognize the situation and implement strategies to take some control. In this article, Resumes and Job Interviewing Expert Martin Yate offers 5 strategies for making your qualifications clear, even with a poor interviewer, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
Networking is an essential and unavoidable part of a successful job search today. If your confidence is low, it can be difficult building up the energy and desire to meet others. Gus Lawson, Job-Hunt's Expert in Building Confidence, provides a 4-step process to increase your confidence for networking. This in the newest article in Job-Hunt's Guide to Build Confidence for Job Search.
With so many users vying for top jobs, the competition is fierce, and you’ll need to employ aggressive keyword strategies in order to be found (and considered as a candidate). Increase your Profile's visibility in search results using these 4 strategies described by LinkedIn Job Search Expert Laura Smith-Proulx. This article is the newest addition to Job-Hunt's Guide to LinkedIn for Job Search.
A primary goal in your job interviews is to show interviewers that you possess the skills, knowledge, and work ethic they need for the job. Using a range of examples, recruiter and Job Search Expert Ed Han shares the STAR (Situation, Task, Action, Result) model to describe relevant accomplishments. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
Federal job interviews are tough to land, so you want to be impressive. Government agencies need top performers, and they are scoring you against your competition in terms of performance. A federal interview will require your best efforts. Federal Job Search Expert Camille Carboneau Roberts provides a 6-step process for acing your federal job interview. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Federal Government Job Search.
Who understands how to give smart answers to job interview questions better than a recruiter? Nobody! So, recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert, offers his wisdom to help you give great answers to 15 of the most commonly asked job interview questions. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Working with Recruiters.
Facebook may not be the first place you think to go for help with your job search. But it is the largest social network and using the right status updates could help you land your next job. Social Media Expert Hannah Morgan offers how to leverage Facebook updates for your job search, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Using Facebook for Job Search.
On the face of it, there are lots of reasons to turn down a job interview. Going to a job interview for a job you’ll obviously never accept does not seem like good use of your time, but there are other considerations. Resumes and Job Interviewing Expert Martin Yate, offers some interesting ideas to consider before your reject an interview opportunity in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Job Interviews.
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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