Finding a Job
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 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 ...
The Crucial First Step in Resume Writing - Establishing Your Focus
A nebulous, non-specific resume objective is a common mistake that people make on their
resume. If you don't know what you want and where you're going, what makes you think a
busy employer will take the time to figure it out for you? 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 ...
Tackling the Transition - The Confident Navigation of a Career Change
Until recently you may have been enjoying the illusion of a secure job, only to get
involuntarily thrown overboard ? drifting back to the shore of resume revision while
brushing up on interview skills. 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 ...
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 ...
Unemployment - A Golden Opportunity
When I was unemployed, I did the only thing that I could do - besides keep looking for a
job. I made myself more valuable. That is right; I became more valuable while I was
unemployed. How did I do that? I increased my education. More ...
What to Do After Job Termination
Dealing with a job termination doesn't have to be your fault; you may have exhibited
a personality clash with your supervisor or manager. Sometimes, you simply made a mistake
that was large enough to cause the termination. Whatever the act or circumstances, there
are plenty of things to consider once you lose your job. More ...
How to Address Gaps in Your Employment History
In this article you will find tips on how to confidently answer prospective employers about the reasons for any gaps in your employment history. 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 ...
How to Write an Entry Level Resume
Whether you are just entering the workforce after graduation or you have decided to
change careers, you need an entry-level resume that will help you get a job in a new
field. Here are the elements that every entry-level resume needs to have, as well as
several tips for writing a winning resume. More ...