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Job Search for the Older Worker
If you're an older worker and you find yourself in a long unemployment line, staring at the back of the head of the person in front of you and wondering how things have come to this pass. Take heart, there's a job out there for you. Even in this economy. More ...

How to Sell Yourself Like a Product in a Job Interview
A sales person about to sell a product to a customer would do some homework or research so that you could convince your customers that your product was the best product on the market to fill their needs. If you think of this scenario and apply it to the job interview process you will find that it is a powerful tool to use for your interview preparation. More ...

How to Apply for Unemployment
Are you ready to apply for unemployment? If so, know the facts. First, employment is a state benefit, not federal, and therefore the qualifications and benefits vary widely from state to state. In many states you can file over the internet. More ...

Your Resume Format Guide
A winning career starts with a winning resume. It is the jobseeker's responsibility to grab the employers attention and entice enough interest to earn an interview, and hopefully; land the job. To do this, the applicant must understand just how important it is to create a comprehensive and interesting resume. More ...

Tips For The Job Searcher
I've searched for a few jobs in my time, and I've interviewed many hundreds of people. Here are some things that I've learned which have had great success. I hope they are of value to any job searchers. More ...

Resume Success Factors - What Exactly Is A Resume Anyway?
You know you're good... real good. The problem, though, is that you are struggling to demonstrate just how good you are on paper. Ah... the resume. If you've ever written one you know what a challenging task it can be. More ...

Employment Interviewing - The Winning Strategy!
Normally the employer will receive 50, 100 or more resumes for a job opening. The employer's goal is the cut the list down to 5 to 8 of the most qualified for one or more face-to-face interviews. So to win the job interview you have to prepare for two interviews. 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 ...

Get The Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring
In this book, career expert Ford R. Myers maps the new world of job search and reveals essential strategies for your success. You?ll learn how to seize opportunities that aren?t posted yet - how to make yourself an instant asset to potential employers - how to clearly stand-out as the best candidate ... and how to leverage social media, blogs, and other Web tools. More ...

How to Get a U.S. Government Job
Many Federal agencies fill their jobs like private industry by allowing applicants to contact the agency directly for job information and application processing. But, while the process is similar, there are significant differences. More ...

Making the Most of a Job Fair
Before the Job Fair find out what businesses will be there. The more information you can gather beforehand, the more successful the job fair is going to be for you. Find out what businesses are going to be at the job fair, and spend some time doing some research about them. 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 ...

Strategies For Dealing With Getting Terminated
Getting fired used to be something that many people figured would ruin their career. Obviously, getting fired isn't an ideal situation but it's certainly something that can be dealt with, so that you get back into the work world again quickly with a minimum of discomfort. More ...

Expanding Your Resume - The Curriculum Vitae
From the Latin for "vital," vitae means a short description of one's life and a Curriculum Vitae, or CV for short, is pretty much that - a sort of Extended Play version of your resume. More ...