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The Importance of Pre-Employment Background Checks
Research shows that there is an alarming increase of job applicants that are fabricating credentials. Most employers are conducting pre-employment background checks to assess the accuracy of the applicant's claims. If an employee is involved in a crime while conducting company business, their employer may be found liable for damages for negligent hiring. More ...

Telecommuter's Guide to Safe Job Hunting
Once you spend some time browsing for home-based job openings you soon discover there are gobs and gobs of "jobs" that are... well, not really jobs. In fact, work-from-home scams are so prevalent that many people simply give up searching. More ...

Get Hired Faster By Changing Your Job Search Strategy
According to most experts, the average job search takes about five months to complete. Why does the average job search take this long? One of the primary reason is because most job seekers are using the "wait and hope" strategy. More ...

Can?t find a job? Learn How to Crack Into the Hidden Job Market
When a company advertises a job opening, they receive tens of thousands of resumes, and thousands of people looking for work show up at their door step. Is it any wonder that they keep their job opening a secret. The key to finding a job is breaking through to the hidden job market. More ...

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 ...

How to Handle a Behavioral Interview
In a behavioral interview the interviewer will ask you to describe examples of things you've done on the job. The behavioral method tends to be more predictive of what a person will do in the future, in comparison to what they say they would do. More ...

Four Steps for Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search
Using LinkedIn for your job search can be a powerful tool that can help you get noticed by potential employers. Here are steps to make your LinkedIn profile work for you in your job search. More ...

How to Eat Cheap When You're Laid Off
When your income drops substantially because you've been laid off, you've got to conserve your cash as much as possible. Eating out a fancy restaurants is out of the question. Even fast food has become too expensive nowadays. The solution is home-cooked meals - and if you're really tight on cash - home cooked meals based on cheap bulk ingredients. 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 ...

How Social Networking Can Help You Get a Job
It did not take employers or human resources departments long to realize that the same tools that job seekers had been using for years could be used by them to get information about prospective employees. More ...

How to Make a Resume
Want to make your resume shine? Here's how to put together a resume that'll impress any employer. Plus 27 resume design tips. More ...

Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay-at-Home Moms Who Want to Return to Work
This book offers a calm, practical strategy for breaking down and following through on the many tasks involved in going back to work. It contains helpful suggestions on how to jump start the process and lots of examples of women who have made successful transitions. 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 ...