Category - Job Advice

27
Oct

7 Tips to Job Hunt Effectively at Age 65

Make your job search easier if you are 65 and still eager to work. Definitely, it is not the same as when you are entering the work force so follow these tips to still catch the front of the race and delay retirement as you wish. Downplay age. Do not add dates of graduation or …

28
Sep

7 Everyday Social Media Posts That Destroy Your Career

Poor grammar, illegal activity, and nude photos on your social media accounts are sure to get you written off a recruiter’s list. But there are many more that can destroy your career. Be smart. Use your social media profiles to boost your career and at any cost avoid these major mistakes. 1. Lack of social …

22
Sep

Only 20% of Job Applicants Do This

According to human resources consultants, only 20% of candidates send a thank you note after an interview and those that do bring their resumes to the top of the pile in an instant. Most job seekers overlook this step. As a result, they lose to competing applicants. Put it into perspective: if two similar candidates …

21
Sep

4 Steps to Create a Roadmap to Your Dream Career

An end goal for your career is half the battle. The more important part is knowing what you actually need to do to get there. Realize your dream job goals by following these four steps.   Know where to go. Create a career path and identify where you want to be in the next five, …

18
Sep

5 Weak Words You Say on the Job

Some things you say at work and some things you don’t. No matter how accomplished or smart you are, once these 5 words come out of your mouth, your competence and confidence plummets a few levels down. “It’s not fair.” Said in any setting, this just sounds whiny. Life is not fair; everybody knows it …

18
Sep

3 Ways to Get a Recommendation From Your Boss

Asking for a recommendation from your boss is possibly the most awkward conversation you will ever have in the office. Essentially, you are telling him or her that you are planning to leave the organization. At this stage, it gets stressful, even unpleasant, but it is necessary to take your career to the next stage. …

17
Sep

4 Shocking Ways to Land a Job

Sometimes, conventional job hunting techniques won’t do. Here are 4 unorthodox strategies to try and win the game. Let your guard down. What can be more against traditional job search advice, right? But there is something to be gained if you relax a little. Looking at the job hunt or interview as a battle 24/7 …

17
Sep

Do These 5 Things in College to Land Your First Job

It is never too early to think of how you will land a job after school. There is so much you can do now that will put you steps ahead of the job hunting game. Here are five of the best pieces of advice:   Create a LinkedIn profile. Be present on LinkedIn early and …

16
Sep

5 Crucial To-Do’s in College to Get a Job Post Grad

Showing up in a fierce job market only with a degree and resume won’t cut it for first time job seekers so it is crucial to get the right experience down while you are still in school. Get busy and follow these tips to score the upper hand early on. 1. Get hands-on experience. While …

16
Sep

5 Easy, High Paying Jobs in the World

High pay, low stress, and great flexibility are all great perks of these five jobs that you may want to take on today. Personal trainer. Fitness is big business these days and personal trainers make big bucks out of it. The salary is over $25,000 for the job to design a training program and supervise …

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