Category Archives: Job Search & Career Building

Job Search & Career Building – we offer tips and advice whether you are choosing a career or making a career change.

Time to Move On

What are your warning signs that it’s time for something new? Is it losing passion for your work, feeling stifled or finding an amazing opportunity you can’t pass up?

Finding a new job can be daunting, especially when you’re consumed by your current one. Even though I wasn’t happy at that company anymore, I wasn’t aggressively trying to find a new job. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do next and I really enjoyed most of the people I worked with. So how can you leave familiar territory and find work you’ll really enjoy? #jobsearch

The Ultimate Sign It’s Time to Leave Your Job | LinkedIn

 

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Your Reputation at Work

Ace an Internal Interview by Knowing Your Reputation at Work

It’s likely that you’ll have to speak to a few missteps in your past. “This is the hardest territory,” says Lees. “It’s easy to become defensive or make your boss sound like an idiot.” Some mistakes really can’t be explained away in an interview room; if you’re coming off a less than stellar project, you might consider getting a few more positive experiences under your belt before applying for a new role. But if you honestly believe you’re ready for the new job, speak candidly about what went wrong and what you learned from it. Hopefully, the hiring manager will understand. #jobsearch #jobseekers

Applying for a different position with your current employer may be one of the best ways to get a better job. That doesn’t mean it’ll be a slam dunk, though. Among other things, your reputation at work can work for or against you in the interview.

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Job Interview Rejection

How to Cope With a Job Interview Rejection: Learning From Mistakes – by Dumb Little Man 

Rejection is an unfortunate aspect of daily work life, but like most things, it’s within your power to either sail through it easily, or with a lot of bumps.  #jobsearch #jobseekers

Job hunting can be a grueling and demoralizing experience. The troubled job market worldwide has created an overabundance of qualified candidates, many competing for the same job. Hunting for a job not only means having the right qualifications, developing a sterling resume, a killer influence …

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Job Applicants Stop the Social-Media Sabotage

6 ways job applicants shoot themselves in the foot on social media

More than 40% of hiring managers say they have passed on a job candidate because of content on their social media profiles, according to a CareerBuilder survey. Among the most common red flags were racy photos, references to alcohol and drug use, and rants and name-calling relating to previous employers. #jobsearch #jobseekers

Companies are finding more inappropriate content on job applicants’ social media profiles

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