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A reader sent in a question about how she could find a job back in America after working overseas teaching english. She is trying to do it virtually so she has something lined up upon her return. But that can be a challenging task for many people. So we asked our network what they had to say and here's their advice.
Sifting through endless lists of job postings can be draining. You begin your job search full of enthusiasm but after an hour or so of reading advertisements which all look and sound the same it’s easy to lose interest. A well-crafted job specification is a recruiter’s ultimate tool to find the best candidates, but it can help you too. Let’s see how you can decide which job postings you should take the time to craft a response for.
You might not want to hear this, but that doesn’t make it any less true. The world does not owe you anything. There are no magic job fairies working behind the screens to make sure you get the job you want. This article gives you some advice on planning for that dream job.
Hannah Morgan (careersherpa.net) and Chris Fields (resumecrusade.com) are back for another great conversation about all things job search. In this jam packed episode we will discuss the acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft that just occurred hours earlier. Plus we'll cover topics such as job hunting while living overseas, impress in the interview, how many questions you should be asking in the interview, and a host of other great career tips.
Choosing skills for your resume may seem like a daunting task in the era of rapid technological change and globalization. This article will give you some practical examples for beefing yo the skills section of your resume.
If sales professionals are looking to get a new job and take their career to the next level, it’s important to keep in mind that the nature of the sales profession is changing. The same characteristics that sales people might have thought were necessary for success a few years ago are becoming less important, and many sales organizations are looking for a different combination of skills and personality traits than most sales people might expect.