Cover letter consternation

As I begin my job search, I have found that even hourly positions require a cover letter now. I have not needed to write a cover letter in the past and … See all stories on this topic

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Executive C-level Job Search: 3 Mistakes That Keep $100k+ Executives Unemployed During a Recession

Karen Armon asked: Question: Would you be interested in an executive job search system that would guarantee feedback so you can improve your results?Answer: Of course you would.In this article, I share with you the top three mistakes every $100K+ executive makes when looking for job leads. I also show you how to change your [...]

Seven Tips for Jump Starting a Stalled Job Search

Roxanne Ravenel asked: A growing number of jobseekers find themselves in the midst of a long-term job search. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. jobless rate soared to a four-year high of 5.7% in July 2008 and the average job search took more than four months to net results. However, some critics would [...]

Job Search Engines a�� What are the Best Job Search Engines?

Catherine Z Jones asked: A�Job Search Engines a�� What Are The Best Job Search Engines?Times are definitely tough economically and many of us have either lost our jobs or are in danger of losing them. Looking for new jobs can be a challenge. Local newspapers seem to have smaller and smaller a�?help wanteda�� sections and [...]

Create a Five-step Plan for Job Search Success

Roxanne Ravenel asked: Finding work that you love, that also meets your financial needs, doesn’t happen by accident. It requires a well-thought plan of action and an intense level of commitment.According to April 2008 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, the length of the typical job search is 16.9 weeks. [...]

Job Search Tips For Success

Laura Whitelaw asked: This article offers three tips you can use to improve your chances of landing a new job. In today’s competitive job market, it pays to learn as much as you can about conducting an effective job search campaign.Job Search Tip 1: Know What You WantYou’ve heard the saying, “Failing to plan is [...]

Boost Job Search Success With a Strategic Self-marketing Plan

Roxanne Ravenel asked: The rules of the job search have changed considerably in recent years. It’s not enough to be the most qualified candidate for the job. Successful job candidates understand that in addition to “having the goods,” they need to know their “buyer,” and how to sell to them. Think it sounds crass to [...]