Job search tips & strategies
11:10 AM EDT, September 17, 2012
Navigating the job market without a college degree is harder than ever, but there are still plenty of solid jobs to be had, according to a new report.
June 1, 2012
There she is. The most confident business woman you've ever seen. She's owning the room. Gliding from one person to the next with a wide smile and a look that says, "I'm the best at what I do."
May 19, 2012
Some say the resume is dying. I say it's not. For most jobs, you still have to present an impressive resume and cover letter to land an interview.
May 19, 2012
With the economy starting to turn a corner, and hiring in some industries and regions picking up, you might be contemplating making the jump to a new job. But any career move comes with risks you need to be aware of before you make a change.
November 18, 2011
Many job seekers have an uphill climb in this economy. And those over 50 have a specific set of job-search issues to surmount. Age discrimination and tortuous hiring processes are beyond their control, but they can improve on any lack of technical skills and their ability to network, among other things.
October 7, 2011
JOB POSTINGS THIS WEEK
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
September 8, 2011
When you're job searching, simply getting the attention of potential employers can be a challenge. Of course, there are always a few tricks to keep employers intrigued, no matter what job you're eager to land. Wondering what hiring managers want to see? Here, job-search experts weigh in on what makes job applicants irresistible:
11:30 AM EDT, August 25, 2011
It might be time to write those recommendations your LinkedIn contacts have been requesting. It's the right thing to do.
6:06 PM EDT, July 25, 2011
The digital revolution may have changed the hiring game, but for most applicants the resume is not dead.
June 4, 2011
For those employees who have been lucky enough to keep their jobs or get job offers during the recession, negotiating a higher salary or asking for a raise may not be top-of-mind.
3:06 PM EDT, May 20, 2011
How does a job seeker help strengthen his or her credentials as a person of substance?
2:12 PM EDT, May 20, 2011
There's something missing in your life but you can't quite put your finger on it. Maybe it has something to do with those calls from Visa about your bill. Or it might be related to your firsthand knowledge of every case decided by Judge Judy since October. How about your unfamiliarity with the hours between 7 a.m. and noon? Still not getting it?
March 29, 2011
One of my husband's students recently interviewed for a TV journalism job several states away.
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