Category: job seekers

10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Get a Job (2)

5. Find out where people from a company go next. LinkedIn’s “Company Profiles” also tell you where people go after leaving the company. You can use this to track where people go after leaving your company as well as employees…

7 Mistakes Job Seekers Over 50 Make (3)

Failing to Embrace Your Inner Geek As a Gen Xer, I didn’t grow up making videos and blogging about my every burp and hiccup. I’m actually one of the biggest Luddites I know. But like many of my tech-challenged peers,…

7 Mistakes Job Seekers Over 50 Make (2)

Doing a History Dump The No. 1 mistake I see with older candidates is they include too much information in their resume,” said Cathy Severson, a career coach who runs the site Retirement Life Matters. “Clear the clutter, old-dated, irrelevant…

How to Thrive In a Phone Interview (pt. 2)

Prepare Your ResponsesPhone interviews follow a similar pattern of questioning with the purpose of screening you out of consideration. Below is a list of questions most phone interviewers ask. Write down and practice your responses.- Tell Me About Yourself.- What…

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What Books Would You Recommend For Older Job Seekers?

Share We all have read many books that could help others in their quest for a new career. Please kindly post  in our comments section below your recommendations for the best books for older job seekers. If you can post (when available)…

Changing Your Career Path During the Recession

Share Are you thinking of choosing or changing your career? Maybe you have been dreaming about a career change but don’t know where to start. Perhaps you’re getting increasingly bored at work or realizing that opportunities for growth are limited….

Tips For Moms Who Want To Re-Enter The Workforce

Share Editors notes: If you are lacking confidence after being absent from the job marketplace for an extended period you should listen up. Concerned about your current skills? Worried about gaps in your work resume? This video gives you some…

Get a Job Using 9 LinkedIn Tips – pt 2

5. Search LinkedIn Jobs.When you search Jobs by company or job title, you can see which of your connections are at that company or know the person who posted the job. Leverage these connections to help you get a warm…