Tips for Americans Working Overseas Who Want to find a Job in the U.S.

Tips for Americans Working Overseas Who Want to find a Job in the U.S.

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.

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Finding the Right Job – How To Read Job Postings

Finding the Right Job – How To Read Job Postings

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.  

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5 Actionable Tips for Building a Personal Brand

5 Actionable Tips for Building a Personal Brand

Success as a corporate executive, entrepreneur or professional requires careful, calculated branding, both to enter the arena and to stay in the game.  Top corporate executives, Hollywood icons and high-profile athletes have long tapped into the branding model to create and build a personal brand.  Now, savvy people in every field are using personal branding to be more successful. 

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Life Changing Decisions: To Take or Not to Take That Promotion

Life Changing Decisions: To Take or Not to Take That Promotion

Getting offered a promotion is nearly always a good thing, but that does not mean you should always take it. In fact, sometimes it may well be in your best interests to turn down a promotion. Here are some of the issues to consider to help you make up your mind when you start thinking over your options.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Job Searching

The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Job Searching

When it comes to online job searching in 2016, the news is overall positive. However, if you are one of the 30 million Americans out of work or underemployed, this isn’t a reason to celebrate. We’ve all heard that networking is the number one job search strategy, with up to 80% of people obtaining jobs this way. Yet most job seekers still use online job boards as their primary job search strategy.  

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How an HR Pro Writes a Cover Letter

How an HR Pro Writes a Cover Letter

We like to highlight interesting ways people job hunt on CareerCloud. To us it's part of the new school approach to standing out in a crowded job market. So when Chris Fields alerted us to this job seeker we felt it would make a good read. Check out this visual cover letter from Kristi Millhiser, an HR professional from Hawaii.

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