Job hunting can be likened to a competitive sport. Sometimes, it’s not just your talent that matters but your extra effort. While every serious candidate comes prepared with a resume, you may need to put in more work to market yourself effectively and stand apart from your competition. Consider strategies like these as a place to start:
Your closet probably has a few old clothes in it that don’t fit well or that you don’t like. But you’re still holding on to them, and you may not know what to do with them. Could the same thing be true about your job? Many people outgrow their positions, but it can be hard to know exactly when the right time is to move on. Hiregy offers five signs that your job isn’t a good fit any more and possible ways to resize it.
Job hunting can be challenging—updating and tweaking resumes, navigating online job search engines, and, of course, preparing for interviews. But for older workers, a job search may be even more taxing due to potential age discrimination and the ever-so-frustrating “overqualified” label. Fortunately, today’s job market favors job seekers and with a few smart tactics, seasoned workers can land new jobs quickly. Use these tips:
As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to think about your next career move. In fact, many individuals find new jobs during the holiday season because companies are getting ready for initiatives they’re planning in the new year. Part of landing a job that will make you happy long-term is knowing how to reel in the best offer you can get. Hiregy offers these tips to ensure you’re talking turkey when negotiating for your new position.
At some point in your career, there may be a position you want that an employer believes you’re overqualified for. While some might say that’s a compliment because it shows that you have solid work experience, it may feel like nails on a chalkboard because you really want the job. The good news is that there are ways to overcome being labeled as “overqualified.”
Now is a good time for job seekers to be looking for new positions. Many employers are hiring, and top talent is hard to come by. Even in a strong job market, finding a new job is something most people prefer to do as quickly as possible. Follow these five easy tips to increase your chances of landing a new role at lightning speed.
It’s the time of year when “Pomp and Circumstance” plays around the country, as excited seniors take the next step in life—graduation. But while these soon-to-be-former students celebrate their triumphs of the past four years, a new reality awaits them—finding a job. Here are five tips to help graduating seniors become happy and productive members of the workforce.
Job hunting can be stressful and time consuming, so when a job offer is extended, it helps to have criteria in place to evaluate the opportunity. How do you know when to say “yes”? These signs may be the green lights you’re looking for.
With the economy humming along, job seekers face better employment prospects than they have in years. Still, finding the right position takes commitment of time and energy. Here are six tips to boost your opportunities and streamline your job search efforts.
You found your dream job and you’re off to a great start. You had a strong interview and your skills are a good match for the position. What next? Ideally, a strong finish. Use these tips to set yourself apart from other candidates who also want the position.