Job Hunting Tips

CSR & Career Growth When You're Stuck in a Job

One of the first concepts that entry-level job seekers learn is the difference between a career and a job. At face value, the terms may seem interchangeable. For instance, college career centers help recent graduates land their first jobs.

Career Planning: Is Failure the Key to Success?

Especially during these tough economic times, career planning is tough on morale, no matter who you are. Those of us who are lucky enough to receive job callbacks face exponentially more rejections.

Job Hunting Tips: Teach Yourself a New Marketable Skill

If you've been reading through job hunting tips, you know that you need to present yourself in the most marketable light possible. Especially if you're applying for competitive positions, you need to have at least a few marketable skills. Not only do skills add to your value as an employee (in any field), they also equip you with a unique vantage point to help you work effectively and efficiently.

Negotiating: Why the Economy Shouldn't Stop You

The 9.6 percent unemployment rate is enough to scare many into a beggars can't be choosers attitude. Especially for entry-level job applicants, it's a terrible time to be graduating and looking for a job.

Job Hunting Tips: InterviewStream Could Revolutionize Recruiting

If you're on the verge of graduation, you're probably hearing job hunting tips from absolutely everywhere. Exactly two years ago, I was in your position, and the most important lesson that I learned was humility.

Bureau of Labor Statistics October Outlook

In a report released on November 5, 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that unemployment remains unchanged between September and October, and the national unemployment rate remains stagnant at 9.6 percent.

Job Hunting Tips From 'Profession and Purpose'

Read 'Profession and Purpose' for job hunting tips and resources to help you build your sustainability career path.

A Look at Federal Government Employee Satisfaction

When changing jobs, career changers almost always take a risk. While you think you might be moving to greener pastures, there always exists a possibility that you'll miss your old job or that you'll decide that your new position is a less than ideal match.

A Roundup of Salaries From New Industries

In May 2009, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the average annual salary for all occupations in the United States was $43,460. This figure includes all types of professionals from any field or geographic location, with any type of education or training level.


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