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Getting from College to Career - 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World
Every page of this book provides a way for you to move forward, no matter where you are in the career planning process. The book includes convenient checkboxes to mark once each task is accomplished. This book gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don't start your first job search without it! More ...

When Volunteering Helps Your Job Search
Sometimes, volunteering is a decision that is made because one wishes to give back to their community or wants to feel the warmth of helping others. While others undertake volunteering for a different reason - furthering their job search efforts. More ...

How to Use LinkedIn As a Tool in Your Job Search
Social networks provide new forums in which to promote and find employment. Maximizing your online presence can greatly increase your chances of finding your dream job. More ...

Nine Things You Should Never Do in an Interview
As a recruiter in the Staffing Industry, I spent the last four years interviewing people for all different types of positions. I have met some candidates that interviewed very well, and others that I could not wait to get out of my office. Here are a few interview tips on what NOT to do when interviewing for any position. More ...

Interviewing the Interviewer - Five Questions to Ask
Why would you interview the interviewer? You need to know if the job is a good fit for your skills, talents and work style. Now is the time to ask questions, and find the answers you seek! More ...

How to Get a Job for Which You Are Not Really Qualified
Have you ever seen a job posting you really wanted, but for which you may not be entirely qualified? The truth is that many employers are looking for people whom they personally like and get along with. Don't underestimate the power of emotional connections alongside qualifications. More ...

Finding Senior Work Might Include Interview Nightmares
Imagine for a moment, that you are an intelligent and educated person that enjoyed continuous employment and career growth throughout most of your adult life. Then, suddenly, you find yourself divorced, laid-off and out of work. And, you are 60 years old! More ...

Recession Proof Jobs for the Over 50s
The current economic climate has left more and more people looking for recession proof jobs. Fortunately, there are some careers - even for those of us over 50 - that are pretty much recession proof. Let's take a look at a few choices. More ...

Staffing Agencies - Just What Do They Do?
Staffing agencies, or employment agencies - sometimes known as head hunters, offer you the ability to get maximum exposure to a host of corporations who are constantly on the look out for new talent. More ...

How to Write a Resume - Objective vs. Summary Statements
It's hard to write a resume. Most of us are not "born salespeople". We are taught from childhood that it's not polite to brag about ourselves it's no wonder that when you're asked to "sell yourself" on a resume you freeze up like a deer in the headlights. More ...

How to Sell Yourself to an Employer
Some people always get the good jobs, and the others are forever stuck in bad jobs. Self-marketing is what makes the difference. Your resume and cover letter give you an opportunity to level the playing field. More ...

Questionaire - Does Your Job Suck?
Does your job really suck, or are you just a lazy whiner? To learn the truth, be totally honest when you answer the questions below. No information from this questionaire is saved. No data goes back to the server. I take no responsibility for the actions you take as a result of this questionaire. More ...

Ten Tips to Guarantee a Successful Interview
Over the years I have interviewed and hired many employees. I have compiled a list of ten tips for interviewing success. Following these suggestions will put you more at ease during the interview, which in turn will impress the interviewer. More ...