What Job Search Smartphone Apps Are You Using?

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It’s truly amazing what you can accomplish with today’s smartphones. With just a click or touch, you can find a date, make restaurant reservations or set up a recording on your digital video recorder. So what about using your phone to look for a job? In this article by CareerBuilder.com, you will find some excellent tips… Read more »

7 Tips for Working With a Recruiter

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Recruiters – also called head hunters – can be a valuable part of a job search strategy. They connect job hunters to openings that aren’t advertised. They are free to job seekers (if one charges you, run away). The best ones understand what employers want, and can eliminate a lot of the guesswork in negotiating… Read more »

Your Health: Key to Your Job Search

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Roxanne Ravenel | Excelle As the economy continues its deep downward spiral our collective emotional stress level is spiraling upward, according to a Gallup-Healthways poll out this week. The report is believed to be the most extensive report to date on how the health of the economy impacts our emotional health. The report encompassed nearly… Read more »

Tuesday Tips & Tricks: The Job Seeker – Recruiter Relationship

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Webster’s New World Dictionary defines teamwork as “a joint action by a group of people, in which each person subordinates his or her individual interests and opinions to the unity and efficiency of the group.” This does not mean that the individual is no longer important; however, it does mean that effective and efficient teamwork… Read more »

Women Need to Up Their Game on LinkedIn: 5 Dos For Online Networking

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From SavvySugar.com Women seriously need to improve their online networking savvy. A survey by LinkedInfound that men are overall better at networking online than their female counterparts. The data was gauged by how many men versus women were using LinkedIn and how many connections men had compared to women on the professional networking website. As… Read more »

It’s Time to Re-Energize Your Job-Search Efforts

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aol.com  March 8 2011 12:15:00 PM Strong job-growth numbers in February and a slight dip in unemployment should encourage people to restart the job search — especially in the temporary job market. The unemployment rate fell to 8.9 percent, as the private sector added 222,000 jobs, according to today’s report from the Bureau of Labor… Read more »

Temporary is the New Permanent

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DMN Newswire  February 16 2011 04:37:37 PM While the effects of the protracted recession on staffing are irrefutable – most organizations have increasingly turned to using temporary workers to meet changing staffing needs – the trend will likely continue long after the post-recession era. And new research on the use and management of contingent workers… Read more »