All Blog Posts Tagged 'seeking' (11)

My New Year’s resolution – get a new job!

Every year millions of people make resolutions that are broken in a matter of days, the most common one is to ‘Get Fit’ and this is also the one that tends to be broken first.  But if yours is to get a new job, then you should defiantly stick to it. You spend most of your life in a work environment so its importance that you enjoy what you do for a job.

There could be a number of reasons for your job not being right for you:

  • You could be feeling that you aren’t…

Added by Daniel Briggs on January 15, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Why You Should Look for a New Job at Your Current One

Earlier today, I read an article about the top job search mistake: looking for a new job from your current one. While it's a little over the top to contact recruiters and submit resumes using your current workplace email address or phone number, I disagree to some extent with the alarmist assertion that "once the boss knows you are thinking about leaving, they might just show you the door first." While this…


Added by Kerry Skemp on December 12, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments

How to Respond When Job Interviewer Asks for Your Facebook Password

This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog:

Careers The longer you are out-of-work or are looking for a new position the more desperate you become. The more desperate you feel the more willing you are to do things you wouldn’t ordinarily do: things like work for lower pay, take a position that you know you are…


Added by SkillStorm on April 5, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Finding A Job Without Local Experience

As a foreign job seeker trying to find work in your new country, the odds are stacked up against you. Not only are you competing against other foreign job seekers, but you’re competing against domestic job seekers who share similar skills and experiences. After working with foreign job seekers from all over the world in…


Added by Gavin Redelman on October 25, 2011 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Five Myths About Job Searching:


#1: The smartest person always gets the job

Definitely not true – companies these days are more interested in the complete worker. Having brains is always an advantage, but it's not the only thing that hiring managers are looking for. In today’s economy, an employer…


Added by Gavin Redelman on October 6, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Off-line Job Seeker Networks Are Growing

I have written a lot about using staffing software in conjunction with internet-based job networks, both formal (like Monster and and informal (like LinkedIn and Facebook).

But what about non-virtual job seeker networks? Are they worth the time of a staffing professional?

I’ll give you my answer by telling you the story of one such network in the Twin Cities.

In 1987, five members of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Eden…


Added by Tim Giehll on July 7, 2011 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.19.11 to 2.25.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week we’ll be talking about employer branding, questions to ask vendors, job seeking tips from employers, engaging in social media and converting social media into action.


Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:



Added by Chris Brablc on February 25, 2011 at 10:18am — No Comments

The psychology of color


Preparing for a job interview is tough work. You rehearse answers to common questions, decide on what clothing to wear and ensure you have done an adequate amount of research into the company. But what about the color of your clothing – does this matter? Is wearing a white shirt with a blue tie going to help you get the job over wearing a blue shirt with a…


Added by Gavin Redelman on January 14, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

7 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles (4.3.10 - 4.9.10)

Originally featured on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about…


Added by Chris Brablc on April 9, 2010 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Why did you apply for this job?

As unemployment continues to grow while companies cut their costs and look for more ways to save during this time of need, the job seekers seem to be more indiscriminate when applying for a job than ever. Consequently, employers are flooded with hundreds of applications for any position available. Read more...

Added by me_in_HR on August 16, 2009 at 1:55am — No Comments

Is the web any good for job browsing?

Well we are allbenefiting from the recent VAT reduction and the rest of Darlings wonderfulmeasures to repair our damaged economy – do you feel better off? Looking at thecurrent job market businesses clearly are not yet feeling confident aboutreaching the end of the downturn.

But how does the currenteconomic climate affect the job seeker?

Firstly it is verytough out their for many industries and roles. Does this affect online jobseeking?

Hell yes, it changesthe… Continue

Added by David Martin on December 12, 2008 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

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