Category Archive for Job Search
Mydomaine.com recently listed some expert advice when it comes to interviewing for a job. As they say in their online article, “Job interviews can be stress fests or fun, exploratory missions, depending on your mindset.” While this is very true, regardless of whether or not you passively interviewing or not, there are some clear Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to interviewing for a job.
Don’t over rehearse- it is good to be prepared,…
Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing for a Job:View
If you’re like most people, your job search isn’t the only thing on your plate. Work, family obligations, volunteering, social events, and even some relaxing downtime all jockey for prime real estate in your busy schedule.
Your precarious balance can easily be upset as you try to accommodate the added weight of your job search. Stress can go viral. That is, if you fail to manage it.
Segment your job search
Often, what makes the job search…
Beat Job Search Stress without Breaking a Sweat:View
After all your hard work, it looks like everything has finally come together. Your interview was a success and you’ll start your new job in just a short time. Though you might be inclined to ease off the grindstone, your work now still matters. It can either help or haunt your next job search.
Why Your Next Job Search Matters
That’s great, but why worry about future job searches now? Because even good jobs don’t last forever.
The Right Way to Leave Your Job:View
It’s show time for your interview. Just like at the movies, it’s natural to silence your cell phone. Simple enough, but phones ringing and even candidates answering calls are still among the most common interview mistakes that hiring managers see.
Deactivate your alarms and power down your phone before you enter the building. That fix is simple enough. Yet that isn’t the only way your cell phone is ruining your interview. Your career…
The Hidden Way Your Cell Phone Ruins Your Interviews:View
To you, what does networking look like? For years, the image has been reduced to a conference hall filled with name-tagged professionals glad-handing and swapping business cards.
That broad caricature undercuts what makes building your list of network contacts enjoyable and worthwhile: it can happen at any time and any place.
Networking Moves You Beyond Norms
The whole point of building your network is to avoid career stasis. You’ve either…
The Easy & Casual Way to Build Your Network:View
Every career encounters a barricade at some point. Your creative solutions may not snap into place anymore. Your passion may smolder like dwindling coals instead of blazing like a warm fire. Changing employers is often a solution, but before you do, it may help to try your hand at being a freelancer.
What Makes Freelance Work Different
Many Americans find an appeal in freelance, contract, or consultant work. Current predictions are that 40% of…
Using Freelance Work to Revive Your Passion:View
LinkedIn’s 332 million users make it one of the greatest assets in any professional’s job search. Used right, it can broadcast your credentials beyond traditional means. Employers and recruiters will tell you: there are clear differences between average and great LinkedIn profiles. Focus on these 15 factors and your profile won’t blend in with the scenery.
1. A Clean & Professional Picture – LinkedIn profile pictures should be the…
15 Ingredients that Make LinkedIn Profiles Great:View
The Holidays are finally here! It’s time to celebrate right with family and friends and…still keep up the job search? Though your first instinct may be to hang up your job search along with your stockings, there are serious advantages to searching for a new job in between all the festivities.
The Competition Is Less Aggressive
The hectic nature of the Holiday seasons makes many job seekers want to take a little break. Some convince…
Why the Holidays Are the Perfect Time for Your Job Search:View
Good networking, like good conversation, is immersive. It engages people as they share information and ask in-depth questions. And the best questions to ask are those that do more than just chip at the surface. Here are three networking question to keep in mind as you dig deeper and get to the core of what’s important to you and your new contact.
1.) What does this person enjoy about his or her work? Most of us think to ask what someone does…
The 3 Things You Should Learn While Networking:View
Of all the factors that go into a good interview, the right meal is one of the most overlooked.
Often, there’s an assumption that you can scarf down a Pop-Tart and several breakfast burritos while still performing at your peak. But your body, much like any engine, needs the right blend of fuel to ensure you impress the hiring manager. Here’s what to eat before your interview.
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Interview Better with These Foods [Infographic]:View