Finding a Job
How to Apply For Unemployment Compensation
Unemployment compensation is money paid to people who have lost their job through no fault
of their own. It's meant as temporary income to help make ends meet until they find another job. More ...
Top Five Jobs for Ex Felons That Pay Good Money
What jobs are available for ex felons? Jobs for ex felons are not exactly falling out of the sky
but unemployment is not your only option. There are still a few good jobs for ex felons out
there if you look hard. More ...
Phrases to Avoid in Your Resume
If you want to avoid being passed over for an interview, stay away from the dozens of clichés phrases littering thousands of resumes. Recruiters and H.R. reps are likely to move on to the next candidate's resume after spotting a couple of these clichés. 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 ...
Ready For a Career Fair Near You?
Have you been to a career fair lately? If not, take advantage! Here are a couple of
simple tips that will make attending worth your while: Tip Number 1: Get prepared by
making a list of industries and employers in attendance that are of interest. More ...
Five Simple Steps to Finding a Job
In order to find a job you have to know the job market. But's not enough. You also have to ask
yourself - what kind of job do I want? There are five quick and practical steps to find a job. 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 ...
At Home Call Center Jobs
Many companies now employ representatives working from home. Where in the past it may
have been unfeasible, the availability of virtual call center technology, and the
widespread use of high-speed Internet access has changed this. Now it's not only feasible,
but also advantageous to companies to employ at home workers. More ...
How to Use LinkedIn for Your Job Search
Networking remains the number one way to find a job. That is why social networking on the internet
has become such a popular tool for job searching. LinkedIn allows you to network with other
professionals, and also gives you the opportunity to market yourself through your online profile -
allowing recruiters to find you. More ...
How to Apply for Food Stamps
Food stamps is a federal program that helps low-income people buy food. To get be eligible
for food stamps, your, households must meet certain requirements, for example households
may have a maximum of $2,000 in assets. More ...
Applying for a Job? - Run a Background Check on Yourself
Over 90 percent of companies run background checks on applicants. Running a background check
on yourself enables you to find out if any erroneous information is being reported about you. For
example, a State may be erroneously reporting that you have a criminal record. Running your own
background check will alert you to this problem so you can take steps to correct it before an employer sees it. More ...
College Graduates - How to Find a Job During an Economic Crisis
There is a hidden job market that most job seekers do not know about. The visible job market is only
the tip of the iceberg because many of the best jobs are not advertised. The mistake that most job
seekers make is to follow the crowd and to do what everybody else is doing. More ...