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How to Find Jobs in Music
Have you always dreamed about working with music, but weren't sure where to look for jobs in music and the music industry? The good news is that there are a lot more jobs in music than most people think. More ...

Laid Off? Now What Do You Do?
In this article you learn, in simple terms, what caused this recession and why so many people are getting laid off. You also learn what steps you need to take to survive this recession and come out of it stronger than you were when you went in. I can tell you this because I've survived many recessions. More ...

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 ...

Are Headhunters calling you... or ignoring you?
In my former life as a recruiter (also affectionately referred to as 'headhunter') I received hundreds of resumes a week from all parts of the country. The statement that a person's resume gets a 15 second read is not far from the truth. 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 ...

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 ...

How to Wear a Suit
Whether you need to wear a suit on a daily basis or just for a job interview, it is important that you know how to dress properly. More ...

I'm laid off!
'Laid off, terminated, fired, downsized, let-go'; no matter what the guise, many of us have heard those words spoken. If you have not, consider yourself fortunate because it is common in today's cyclical business environment. We've all seen the headlines, 'Local Company Lays Off Workers'. 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 ...

Interview Tips for the Job Seeker
The first impression you get to make is with your resume, but what may put you over the top is the way in which you interview. I asked around, collecting some insight from people who have been on both sides of the interview process, and received the following collection of tips. 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 ...

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 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 ...

FREE ebook - How to Get a Job
Whether you're looking for your very first job, switching careers, or re-entering the job market after an extended absence, this eBook will help you get a job. Learn how to make a resume, how to network, how to prepare for a behavioral interview, plus much more. More ...

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