Some job search yields instant result while some could drag on for months without success. A 2009 article by Bottom Line Secrets listed ways of finding a job and the odds of getting one adapted from Richard Nelson Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute.
When deciding what career you want to pursue, it is imperative that you know yourself, and what kind of job suits your personality. There are career assessment tests, says Monster, that will help you decide whether you are a "mediator," "defender" or an ISTJ.
The average job search lasts about three to nine months; however there is no rule that says you can’t get a job in just seven days. Yes, it sounds difficult – and very demanding – but there is no reason you shouldn't try it. The way people search for jobs has changed dramatically over the years as well. Whereas in the past you used to mail your resume directly to the employer, today you send off your online resume to the employer’s email inbox.
As a student of the classics, there is no shortage of skeptics who will tell you that you have no career and no future as anything that is financially lucrative. As we mentioned before, the classics can actually be the start to a great career if you only know where to branch out.
LinkedIn is now one of the foremost platforms you can use to get and give business related information, find jobs or candidates and network However, like everything else, LinkedIn has its own etiquette and ethics, and these are some of the most common faux pas that you should avoid.
You might be anxious in writing your first resume since you don’t have any experience about doing anything of this sort. But don’t let it bother you. There are some good advice out there hat will help you craft a good first resume that will get you hired.
Your resume is your sales letter and the product is you. The one who will read your resume is your customer. You need to convince him that you are the best product to buy amidst all of those brochures (resumes) he has on his table.
Job interviews are stressful and can get the best of us.. There are many things that can help calm you for that dreaded D-day, but preparing for the kind of things you could be asked, imagining possible scenarios and then rehearsing how you will respond could be a very relaxing thing for you.
While the importance of social networking is undeniable, statistics by Harvard Business School claim that from 65 to 85 percent of all jobs are gotten through face to face networking, or because someone knows someone else. US News gives some valuable tips to make contacts that might help you land a job.
So, you’re no longer satisfied with your job and are thinking of getting another job which is more to your liking and one that has a bigger pay. But what will you do if all day, you are required to be at your desk in the office?