Cool Job Search Tips we found this week

 
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2/18/2019


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Looking for That Perfect Opportunity? 5 Tips to Improve Your Online Job Search

https://idealistcareers.org/job-search-tips/


COOL STUFF FROM THE PAST

In coming weeks, we’ll post new stuff and list the old stuff below. So, grab a cup of coffee and explore a while!

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Have you ever gotten Homework assigned during the interview process? If you want to know how to handle it, We found you an article from The Muse.  Check it out here.

What the Hiring Manager Wants to See in Your Take-Home Interview Assignment

#3

What advice would recruiter give their “Former” selves… What I wish I knew then…

Dear (career) diary: 10 career tips I’d tell my former self

#5

Nervous about your interview? Don’t be! These tips will help! Check them out here.

4 Tips To Nail That Job Interview

#7

For those of you in school looking for your first job here’s an article about why Mark Cuban says you shouldn't look for the "perfect job" after graduation.  Check it out here.

Mark Cuban says don't look for "perfect job"     

#9

Stuck in a Long Job Search? Check Out a Recruiter's Tips for Staying Motivated.

How to stay motivated 

#11

Here are five ways you can quickly make the most of the social media behemoth LinkedIn, even with a free account.

5 good tips from LinkedIn to get hired

#14

Nailing a good elevator pitch to future employers may make the difference in getting hired or left in the dust. Check out this article on how to get develop a flawless logline.

Tips on how to make a good elevator pitch.

#16

The holidays can be a stressful – and expensive - time of year, especially if you want to find a job. So to help lighten the load, here’s compiled guide of 12 free resources. Enjoy – and here’s to your soon-to-be career success this coming year!

12 Free Resources To Find a Job, Start A Side Hustle Or Change Careers

#18

If you are considering a radical life change in 2019, it might be useful to look into which states have the most thriving job markets.

The Best States for Job Hunting In 2019

#20

To help get you ready for this job hunt, here’s six tips to help you secure an internship with the government!

7 Tips for Securing a Federal Government Internship – ClearanceJobs

#22

Below are four things first-job seekers should do as they try to land their dream job in the new year!

4 tips for recent grads who want to land their dream job and salary in 2019

#24

One Virginia high school wanted to celebrate a different life-changing moment for the seniors who were starting careers right after graduation. In Henrico County, administrators held a ceremony March called "Career and Technical Letter-of-Intent Signing Day!

'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college

#26

Good news is that January is the best time to start your search, according to the survey from employment website CV Library. So we teamed up with Employment Minister Alok Sharma to give you the best chance of starting 2019 with a great new job.

Celebrate the New Year by landing yourself a new job with these top tips

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Whether you’re anticipating your first-ever job search or hoping to make a shift in your already in-progress professional track, you have big plans job-wise.

5 Basic Things to Do to Maximize Your Job Search in 2019

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Fortunately, there are ways to answer interview questions that will help you demonstrate your value as a candidate. Here they are!

7 Incredible Answers to "What Is Your Greatest Weakness?" -- That Aren't "Perfectionism"

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From “Tell us a time where you were a leader” to “What do you enjoy doing outside of work?” have an answer ready when asked these things!

6 Types of Stories You Should Have on Hand for Job Interviews

#34

Writing and publishing content online is one of the easiest ways to endear yourself to employers. Read these tips to get started.

Here’s why you need to publish content when you’re looking for job

#36

Finding a new job is a full-time job. About a third of your life is spent at the office, so it’s important to pick the right one. Just ask Michael Scott.

How to Start Your Job Search

# 2

Here’s an article with information about Job search apps. Some are typical. Some a little less so… Check it out.

Four apps every job seeker should have

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While you’re checking out those apps, why not learn to use one with this article. Check it out here.

How to use LinkedIn to get a job

#6

Here are some great myths we found about getting your first job! Revealed: 10 job hunting myths that could hold you back from your next job. Check it out.

10 Myths holding you back from your next job    

#8

Need some job search tips from professionals who hire people? We found 800 hiring managers that revealed their job search tip. Check it out here.

Hiring Managers reveal job search tips

#10

The Art of the Elevator Pitch; learn how an effective elevator pitch can enhance your next interview. Check it out here.

The Art of the Elevator Pitch 

#12

No need to be thrown off when you hear “Do you have any questions for me?" in an interview. One thing you can do to separate yourself from other applicants is ask good questions.

Good questions to ask during an interview.

#15

In an ultratight labor market, more employers roll out automated, one-sided phone interviews. Get a jump start on your preperation!

It’s Time for Your Job Interview. You’ll Be Talking to Yourself

#17

While you may not have control over the timing on the employer’s side, using these steps you can significantly reduce the amount of time spent in the job market and start enjoying life at your new work home.

10 Tips for Speeding up Your Job Search | BioSpace

#19

When it comes to the full-time job interview process, especially jobs beyond academe, there are usually three rounds of interviews - check them out along with some questions you can ask back!

Specific questions to ask in a job interview (opinion) | Inside Higher Ed

#21

Whether you’re experiencing just one symptom, or you can identify with every symptom on the list, these tips can help you get through the murky waters.

Job search depression: What it entails and how to get through it

#23

Whether you have a steady job in need of a part-time gig to boost the accounts or you are unemployed and actively looking for opening and internships, these apps are a-must-have on your devices.

Four apps every job seeker should have!

#25

Take a look at this video on how experts think your resume should look in 2019!

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2019

#27

NEW YEAR, new you, new job? When the clocks strike midnight on Monday night, three in ten of us will resolve to find a new job.

Celebrate the New Year by landing yourself a new job with these top tips


#29

Whether it’s your first job or you’re looking to move on from your current one, it’s important to know how to approach every aspect of the job search—from application to salary negotiation. Here are 21 dos and don’ts to keep you on track:

21 Career Dos and Dont’s For Every Job Seeker

#31

As a university student, you’ve probably heard by now how important it is to have a good CV or resume. It is as important as they say.

Tips to make your CV or résumé more attractive - Study International

#33

Picking the right vendor can make the difference between a successful project and a horrifying nightmare scenario. Learn how to find trustworthy companies in any industry.

How to Find Trustworthy Companies in Any Industry? 4 Useful Tips!

#35

Searching for a job can be incredibly stressful. Because of that, it may be tempting to follow any type of “advice” that is offered online or on job boards. Unfortunately, many of those tips are really myths.

15 Things People Believe About Job Hunting That Are Total Myths

#37

Since you already utilize social media, why not take advantage of it when it comes to utilizing it professionally. Use it to market yourself as a professional, build connections with other professionals, and find job leads.

Student-to-student: Career ambassador provides tips for professional social media use