There are many typical emotions surrounding the holiday season — cheer, excitement, surprise. All of these emotions add up to create the overall spirit felt during this time of year — unless you’ve embarked on the search for a new job. More
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It’s easy for a job seeker to immediately be afflicted with a case of blurred vision once receiving a job offer. While you may feel like you’re crossing the finish line of very long race, it’s important to realize there’s still work to be done. More
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us are taking a few extra moments to reflect on what we’re most thankful for. Some of you are thankful for friends and family, or for the delicious meal you’re about to dig into. But when was the last time you said “thank you” during your job search? More
Asking for a raise is one of the most important parts of successful career management. This fact alone leaves most people feeling pretty rattled when it comes to asking their manager for a raise.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means everyone’s recognizing what they have to be thankful for in their lives.
Job seekers and working professionals in particular have a lot to be thankful for. Regardless of your employment status, there are plenty of reasons to be thankful for those in your life who have provided advice, helped you to seek out new opportunities, or otherwise assisted you in your job search or career growth. More
While becoming President of the United States isn’t your typical employment situation, even our presidential candidates know their success lies in networking. Although your dream job may not be in the White House (or maybe it is!), even everyday job seekers can take a page out of the presidential candidate playbook when it comes to landing their ideal position. More
Wherever you are in your career, seeking out a mentor is a great way to boost your career and expand your network. In fact, 75 percent of executives say mentoring plays a major role in their career — and 95 percent of Millennials just starting out their careers want a mentor. Through your mentor, you’ll likely meet new people, learn new skills, and maybe even find new job opportunities. More
This year, job seekers found themselves among piles of resumes for every job opening. To combat this, many eager candidates found themselves resorting to unusual tactics to grab an employer’s attention. On the employer side, hiring managers took to social media to get a handle on a candidate’s personality and fit within the organization in order to eliminate those who were not ideal for the job. So, what’s in store for the job search in 2013? More
Halloween is today, but that doesn’t mean you should let your job search turn you into a clumsy zombie. Though these tips may not help you when the undead invade, there are a number of basic survival skills you can use to get through your job search without losing your brains. More
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Are you hoping to receive a raise, get a title promotion, or simply gain the respect of your boss? Take a moment to think back to the last time you spoke to your supervisor directly or did something that received a high level of recognition. Has it been a while? Also, do you feel stressed, angry, or tired while at work? If so, your boss probably can tell.
Ever feel like your job hunt has become a long campaign? Just imagine how the presidential hopefuls feel! Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are vying for the most important job in the U.S. With the market more competitive than ever, maybe you should stop searching and start campaigning for the job. More
Following current events may seem like we’re time traveling back to elementary school. (Remember bringing news clips to class for discussion?) But seriously, following current and industry news can give you a huge career boost if you keep your focus. More
What do General Electric, Proctor & Gamble, Intel, and Siemens all have in common?
They have all been recognized for their dedication to leadership and career development throughout all levels of their organizations. These companies have been ranked for providing “extensive training, education and mentoring programs,” according to CareerBuilder. More
Networking is not only great for your career, but also your job search. It’s been estimated that as many as 80 percent of jobs are filled through some sort of networking, which is why neglecting your network and shying away from new contacts can be detrimental to your success.
Want to know what type of networker you are? Michelle Tillis Lederman, author of The 11 Laws of Likability: Relationship Networking . . . Because People Do Business with People They Like, created a quiz about the different types of networkers. More