Finding a Job
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 ...
Effective Interview Questions for Hiring Managers
While it is usually clear what the hiring manager SHOULD NOT AND CAN NOT ask, little
notice is given to the right key questions. Asking and getting responses to tough and
probing questions is essential to eliminating the wrong candidates and identifying the right ones. 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 ...
Making the Most of Your References
When searching for employment, you will find that most employers will ask for a list of
your references. This may seem like a simple request to fulfill, but in actuality,
choosing references should be done with care. Let's take a look at some ideas to keep in mind. More ...
How to Apply for Food Stamps
How you apply for food stamp benefits will vary, some, from state to state but the
general guidelines and requirements are the same. Generally speaking, it's fairly
painless for an eligible individual or family to apply, qualify and receive food
stamp benefits but there are a few things to consider. More ...
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 ...
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 to Get a Job With a Criminal Record
Depending on the severity of your offense, your criminal record may not affect your employment
prospects at all, or it may make finding a job nearly impossible. While you may face some
hurdles, you will eventually be able to find employment, regardless of your record. More ...
Tax Deductions For Your Job Search
Some job search costs are tax deductible. Even if your job search doesn't yield
results, you can still claim the expenses on your taxes. But there's a catch. The
IRS has three major exclusions. More ...
Need a new job? Try Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Optimization is the process of optimizing a website to rank highly on
major search engines like Google, Yahoo and MSN. Since the search industry growth
has been huge and is expected to increase at the same rate of current growth the need
for SEO professionals has increased dramatically. 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 ...
Job Finding Tips
Finding a job is hard. It takes persistence, confidence and preparation. That being said,
there are things one can do to make the transition from unemployed to office superstar faster
and less frustrating. The number one thing that alleviates job-finding anxiety is preparation. More ...