Dealing with unemployment can be one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to do. It is hard to figure out finances when you don’t have a job and you may even miss some of your old coworkers who you had fun working with. One of the best ways to keep in touch with former coworkers and help your chances with finding a job is to network online with them. Using a social media website, you will be able to find old coworkers and keep in touch with them by sending messages and comments.
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If you’re looking for a new job, you know the frustration of rejection or worse, silence from HR offices after an interview. Here’s what you can do to maximize your chances of getting an interview and an offer for a position you desire.
When possible, use numbers to explain your past roles or accomplishments. Show the number of clients served, students taught or reports filed.
Evaluate your skills, especially if you’re attempting to change career fields. What technologies are you proficient (more…)
During the past few years, people in many parts of the country felt luck if they were employed at all. However, recent surges in the stock market have painted a brighter picture over the entire economic landscape, and many of those in the labor force are looking for ways to upgrade their skills. If you are busy during the day with work and family obligations but would like to have the opportunity to add to your list of job skills, you should consider taking night courses.Additional information can be found (more…)
Using online courses, persons searching for employment are able to improve their skills and build upon new levels of education without having to sacrifice the job to attend a full-time education program.
There are many online distance education programs that are available to choose from. These programs can be completed in as little as three months, to an average of six months to one year, and have the ability for the individual to increase their earning potential and take part in an exciting new work environment.
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These days, email is the primary form of communication in the business world. Most people scan online wanted ads and submit digital resumes. However, by properly using email you can conduct a proactive job search and land your next job.
1. First, make a list of all the companies with which you have interests. This is a numbers game so you want to add is many companies as possible. Search for the companies competitors to expand the list.
2. Go online and find the “Careers” tab on each site. In an excel worksheet record the name of the company, email address, (more…)
Though a lot of social networking sites may have a bad reputation, LinkedIn is a great site to sign up for if you’re interested in snagging a job.
How can you use LinkedIn to get a job?
Browse: LinkedIn is a great site that has millions of users. With this site, you can browse all sorts of different job opportunities and even search for the exact positions you’re interested in.
Create profile: You can also create a profile and explain a little bit about yourself. By supplying others with your education, personality traits (more…)
Social networking sites has gained popularity over the years. There are over 800,000,000 people using Facebook, with the average person spending around 15 hours a mouth, on the site. This offers an excellent and new way for finding jobs. For getting a job on Facebook, there’s a couple of things you’re going to need to know
1. Start a business page on Facebook, and make sure your profile picture is professional. By looking more presentable you will increase the chances of getting a job.
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Using Twitter can be a great way to find your next job opportunity. Many recruiters use Twitter to scout out that next great employee. Using Twitter correctly can put you in the right place at the right time to find an employer who could use your skills.
The trick to using Twitter to find a job is to always have a professional presence. Anything you Tweet should be in a professional tone, anything you write in your bio should in a professional tone and all engagements with your (more…)