Tag Archives: Job hunting

Checklist: Clean Up Your Web Trail

How to find where your personal information is located online. by John Hazard The World Wide Web turns 18 years old this August. In that time, it has amassed billions of pages of information from millions of Web sites—many of which probably mention your name, your business and your associations. Whether you’re an avid user […]

Location! Location! Location!

In real estate it’s all about “Location! Location! Location!” If you had to choose the key to job search success it is “Follow-up!” It’s not enough in today’s highly competitive environment to be the most qualified candidate. The winning candidate has the best strategy to gain access to the appropriate hiring decision maker, and command […]

Executive Jobs aren’t Found in Conventional Places

[play TheLadders new TV commercial. You’ll ‘Love’ it!] “There is a vast difference between job search tactics for entry-level or middle management and those for the executive level. Mid-level candidates do not have to meet the same stringent requirements in presentation, qualifications, and requirements that executive level candidates must meet. Don’t handicap yourself by using […]

Use Your Network

[play TheLadders new TV commercial. You’ll ‘Love’ it!] Among executives, personal connections provide over 70% of new job opportunities. The importance of establishing and developing networking contacts is indisputable. $100k+ executives can accelerate job search results by proactively seeking inside contacts at target employers. Remember, employee referrals are one of the strongest growing sources of […]

Deduct Job Search Expenses

This Week’s Advice: “Did you know your job search expenses from resume preparation to phone charges are deductible? However, there are a few qualifications that you must meet. First, your search must be within the same occupation. Next, there cannot be a substantial break between ending your last job and looking for a new one. […]

Stand Out

“Don’t save your resume with a generic document title such as resume.doc. Label your documents ‘last name, first name, resume’ to make it easier for the recruiter to file and retrieve your resume.” Barbara Safani Career Solvers You’ll find Barbara Safani at TheLadders – where you can Search 1,521 New $100k+ Jobs This Week! http://go.asktaxmama.com/Ladders […]

Use technology to your advantage

“Set job alerts, use email effectively, take the time to learn the best search techniques, and make sure you have the correct formats of your resume for your job search. An e-resume, a Word format, and a hard copy version for the interview are all necessary for a successful job search.” Alesia Benedict TheLadders.com Resume […]

Job Changing Success Tips

By Robin Ryan It’s a great time to job hunt. Employers are hiring again, so maybe a new job is in your future. You won’t find it if you don’t look and market yourself well. Read on for some insights. Job search success doesn’t just happen. You need to make it happen! But what a […]