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Build Your Work Portfolio With Entrepreneurial Adventures

  Living the contracting life can be a high speed roller coaster in one moment and a veritable snore fest the next. You can make the most out of the lulls in your work to develop yourself and become a more attractive candidate for your next period of work. Additionally, making money while you have some [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:42+00:00October 26th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Build Your Work Portfolio With Entrepreneurial Adventures

How to Get Hired Outside Your Major

In our society, it has been assumed that kids go to college after they graduate from high school. Then, once you graduate from college, you assume you will go out into the world and get a job. But, there was one thing that nobody told you, and that is how hard it was going to [...]

By |2015-12-05T17:29:31+00:00August 14th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Get Hired Outside Your Major

Prepare Yourself with the Best Tech for the Job Hunt

  To say the current job market is rough is an understatement. It's ruthless and may seem downright hopeless at times. Finding and landing employment in the modern age calls for modern technology. Here are some of the best tech tools available that can help you gain an edge in the hunt for employment: Indeed.com [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:44+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Interview Advice, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Prepare Yourself with the Best Tech for the Job Hunt

Top tips for breaking into the charity sector

Tired of the daily grind? Want something new, exciting, challenging and rewarding? Do you want to actually feel you are making a difference? A switch of positions into the charity sector can be even more fruitful than you may have imagined, but don’t be fooled, competition is fierce, even for the best voluntary jobs. You [...]

By |2015-04-15T10:45:31+00:00April 14th, 2015|CV Writing Tips, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Top tips for breaking into the charity sector

How to Land the Job You Want

The economy is steadily improving, but the competition for employment remains fierce. People hoping to land their dream position must put their best foot forward when submitting applications and interacting with prospective employers. If you’re currently in the market for employment, here are some tips that may help. Draft a Solid Resume While there are [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:46+00:00February 24th, 2015|Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Land the Job You Want

Tables, graphs and numbers: Just how much fun can a Market Research job be?

Myth or fact: Market researchers are number crunchers, stat stooges, and questionnaire boffins. Market researchers obsessively pore over data that any sane human being would view as tangled errata. Certainly the question lingers in the minds of many when the term ‘market research’ is heard. It is a question that has blunted the appeal of [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:46+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tables, graphs and numbers: Just how much fun can a Market Research job be?

X-Military Veterans and Technology for Job Hunting

Veterans can overcome barriers to employment through diligence and a few modern tools. While the unemployment rate among veterans from 2001 through 2011 was significantly higher than that for non-veterans, the good news is that veterans' unemployment rate has been dropping since then, a sign that initiatives for helping veterans find employment are working. The [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:46+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on X-Military Veterans and Technology for Job Hunting

Environment jobs – a natural choice

Not many years ago, working for the care of the environment was the domain of a few crackpots and assorted boffins. Perceptions have changed and there exist a multitude of recognised qualifications and different kinds of environment jobs – in fact so many that the field has split into a host of sub-disciplines. With global [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:47+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Environment jobs – a natural choice

How to Successfully Negotiate With Your Job to Work Overseas

A 2011 America Wave survey found that 2.5 per cent of Americans (or 6 million people) planned to relocate to another country for more than two years, and 10 per cent of those planned to leave the country for good. This was the largest number ever reported, and it represents the shifting attitude of Americans [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:47+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Successfully Negotiate With Your Job to Work Overseas

Today’s online employment and jobs market in the UK

Today’s jobs market: an overview of the current UK employment sector. Recent government figures in October 2010 put the unemployment rate of those aged 16+ at 29.3%. Couple this with the lack of vacancies reported available by job boards, recruitment agencies and employers and what quickly becomes evident is that today’s job market is saturated [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:48+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Today’s online employment and jobs market in the UK

Know Your Rights as an Employee

It is crucial for everyone to fully understand the rights you have as an employee. It is easy for employers to take advantage, to give less holiday then you are entitled to or attempt to pay you below the legal recommendations. Not only is this incredibly unfair and can make you, as an employee unhappy [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:48+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Know Your Rights as an Employee

Graduate Jobs Advice

Alongside the headlines desponding of the economic slump and the diminishing number of graduate jobs, job-seeking graduates are bombarded by job-hunting clichés in the press. These include the importance of relevant work experience and transferable skills to complement academic achievements and the need to seek jobs from a wide range of sources. There is, however, [...]

By |2015-01-05T17:42:45+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Graduate Jobs Advice

Tips For Achieving Career Advancement

We've all heard the old adage 'smile and the world smiles back at you' and it's quite true. I once knew of a man who went to a job interview and from the moment he got out of the car in the large parking lot in front of a multi-story large building, he had a [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:49+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tips For Achieving Career Advancement

3 In-Demand Careers that Require a Two-Year Degree

Total student loan debt in the United States now exceeds $1.2 trillion, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Institute of College Access and Success estimates that one in 10 graduates has $40,000 or more in student loan debt, while the average borrower carries about $26,000. Numbers like these can cause any rational person [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:49+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on 3 In-Demand Careers that Require a Two-Year Degree

Identity Preservation During a Job Search

Any of us can become victims of identity theft, but job seekers may be especially vulnerable because, as The Ladders.com career website points out, many candidates for employment are willing to provide any information requested by a prospective employer that might help them land a job. Identity theft is not a small problem. Transunion.com says [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:50+00:00March 26th, 2014|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Identity Preservation During a Job Search