Articles

April 12th, 2013

Creative Ways to Land a Job

Okay, you're  20-something, with a fabulous degree, and stuck with a career as a barista. We're all thankful for barista's but that's not covering your school debt, much less what you stayed up late studying and writing term papers for. There are a number of great articles on this site that...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
April 12th, 2013

So That's Why My Resume Was Rejected!

You've sent in 200 resumes and zero calls back. What went wrong? Jim Stroud has surfaced some interesting reasons why your resume may not have floated to the top, along with statistics to back it up. And don't miss the link to how employers use the internet to find out more than you want...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
April 12th, 2013

How to Follow Up after an Interview

Okay, you landed the interview and it went pretty well. What do you do next? You don’t want to annoy a potential employer, but you also don’t want to get lost in the shuffle. Fox Business offers three tips about how to follow up with employers.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
April 7th, 2013

How To Graduate With an International Job Offer

Want to work overseas when you graduate? This article from Career Realism offers practical suggestions about how to make this happen.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
March 7th, 2013

20 Powerful Action Verbs To Kick Your Resume Up A Notch

Is your resume getting ignored? Want to punch it up? Jessica Holbrook Hernandez offers some good advice for your choice of words—words you should avoid and words to include. She says, “Hiring managers want—need—words that jump off the page and captivate them.” Find a great list of strong...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies