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Questionaire - Does Your Job Suck?
Does your job really suck, or are you just a lazy whiner? To learn the truth, be totally honest when you answer the questions below. No information from this questionaire is saved. No data goes back to the server. I take no responsibility for the actions you take as a result of this questionaire. 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 ...

The Five-Hour Corporate Interview - Survival Tips
Imagine your surprise when a prospective employer asks you to come in and interview for not one, not two, but FIVE hours of interviewing. Five hours... can they really do that? More ...

Interviewing to Get Hired
Once you get the call for the interview, the next thing that you have to do is prepare for it. You can never over prepare for an interview. The more prepared you are, the harder it will be to make mistakes. 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 ...

Identity Theft and Your Online Job Search
According the FBI, identity theft is the top online fraud. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission says that identity theft is its number one source of consumer complaints - 42 percent of all complaints, in 2001. More ...

Why Companies Hire Only People Who Already Have a Job
One thing that's keeping the unemployment rate high today is that companies want to hire only people who already have a job. Why do many companies only want to hire people who already have a job, and how do you overcome that bias? More ...

Top 10 Job Strategies for Recent College Graduates
When the graduation celebrations have ended, many recent graduates must consider what they are going to do with their lives. Surprisingly, the majority of the graduating seniors did not have any idea of what they were going to do. More ...

How to Use Craigslist to Find a Telecommuting Job
The benefits of having a telecommuting job are immense. Imagine having an extra hour in the morning and evening because you don't have any drive time. Imagine not having to spend as much time or money on the clothes required to work in a professional office. More ...

When Volunteering Helps Your Job Search
Sometimes, volunteering is a decision that is made because one wishes to give back to their community or wants to feel the warmth of helping others. While others undertake volunteering for a different reason - furthering their job search efforts. More ...

Can?t find a job? Learn How to Crack Into the Hidden Job Market
When a company advertises a job opening, they receive tens of thousands of resumes, and thousands of people looking for work show up at their door step. Is it any wonder that they keep their job opening a secret. The key to finding a job is breaking through to the hidden job market. 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 ...

Telecommuter's Guide to Safe Job Hunting
Once you spend some time browsing for home-based job openings you soon discover there are gobs and gobs of "jobs" that are... well, not really jobs. In fact, work-from-home scams are so prevalent that many people simply give up searching. More ...