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It is hard enough to find a new job. Many apply for any open spot, and the competition can be tough. This difficulty intensifies when you are a candidate who is new to the specialty, craft, skillset, or occupation -- even with years of experience in other areas. In this article, recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert, describes how to successfully make a career transition. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Working with Recruiters.
Today, 68 percent of adults use Facebook as their go-to source for news and keeping up with what’s going on. Why not make Facebook a platform to increase your online visibility, reach a broader audience and help people discover you? In this article, Job-Hunt Facebook Job Search Expert Hannah Morgan shares 4 ways to become more visible in Facebook, from Job-Hunt's Guide to Using Facebook for Job Search.
Interviews bring out your insecurities, and those aren’t messages you want to send at an interview. In this article, Resumes and Job Interviewing Expert Martin Yate focuses on an important positive body language signals that reinforce one another, and he also addresses some "tells" to avoid. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
First, there was speed dating, and now there is speed interviewing - 10 to 15 very short interviews with 10 to 15 interviewers from the same employer. This may be the first interview the candidate has for a job with the employer. To succeed, read this article by Laura DeCarlo, Job-Hunt's Job Interviews Contributor, from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
Social recruiting is the main way employers recruit now. They use social media to find candidates qualified for their job opportunities. Learn how to meet that challenge and leverage social media to succeed in this post by Susan P. Joyce, Job-Hunt's Online Job Search Expert shares the secret in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Social Media and Job Search.
Leverage LinkedIn's 500 million member database by reaching out to recruiters who might be interested in someone like you. You can find recruiters working for your target employers as well as your field. LinkedIn Expert Laura Smith-Proulx lays it all out, including a sample InMail/email to send, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to LinkedIn for Job Search.
This article by recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert, offers concrete steps for helping a recruiter to find you, not the other way around. If you follow the advice in this article, making yourself visble to recruiters and employers in a positive way, your next job may find you. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Working with Recruiters.
Introducing Job-Hunt's newest column: Guide to Attorney Job Search, written by attorney and career professional Shauna C. Bryce of BryceLegal.com. If you are worried about landing a quality legal job because you’re not in the top twenty-five percent of your law school class, Shauna helps you understand how to handle this issue in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Attorney Job Search.
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How to answer the top job interview questions, including the illegal ones, with sample answers included, plus how to follow up effectively after the interview including sample thank you notes.
How to handle the different types of interviews, including telephone and video interviews as well as lunch interviews, plus tips on how to prepare successfully.
Learn how to develop an effective Profile, leverage LinkedIn Groups and Updates, plus more tips for advancing your job search and your career using LinkedIn.
These people represent the "buyers" so they are very important to you. Learn how to work with them effectively.
Learn how to identify the best keywords for you and use them appropriately in resumes, job applications, and LinkedIn Profile.
Yes, you do have an online reputation! It is impacting your job search and your career. Best to pay attention and manage it yourself.
Building your personal brand is critical to a successful job search today. Learn how it works.
For veterans and those in transition, learn how to successfully execute a civilian job search. Adapt and overcome!
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