Tuesday, April 15, 2014

5 Things You Should Do Right After You’re Fired

One thing you should do after you’re fired: Have lunch with an old friend. Getting fired is one of the most difficult things a professional could face in their career, especially when it’s completely unexpected. 

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

11 things you should do in the 15 minutes before a job interview

The 15 minutes before a job interview can be harrowing. Job seekers  are never quite sure what to do with that time, but experts suggest that you look in a mirror, take deep breaths, and do whatever else it takes to get focused and stay calm. 

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Friday, March 28, 2014

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Changing Careers

People rarely stay at the same job and company for their entire working lives anymore. As of 2012, the average worker was staying at each job for 4.4 years, and younger employees usually stay an even shorter time. Ninety-one percent of people born between 1977 and 1997 plan to stay at a job for less than three years, which means that they would have fifteen to twenty jobs during their work career. #savannahjobs

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

5 Reasons Your LinkedIn is Recruiter Repellent

Getting that job you want is just as difficult as ever. Yet with the rise of LinkedIn, people have been getting employment opportunities that would have been unavailable just a few years ago. But on the downside, a LinkedIn profile can also harm your chances of landing a job. #savannahjobs #jobs #savannah

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Unemployed? 5 Ways to Keep Your Job Search Alive

Some job seekers have been told that being unemployed will land their application in the trash. While a significant gap in your resume may raise some questions from potential employers, it doesn’t always mean an automatic no. #savannahjobs 

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Monday, March 3, 2014

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Get the Job You Want

Of course, today the best tool for job hunting is still networking, but most of our networking happens online. However, navigating social media for job hunting can be tricky.  #savannahjobs #jobs #savannah

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

How to Avoid Misusing LinkedIn

While more than 225 million people use LinkedIn, not everyone knows how to use it most effectively. According to career experts, job searchers particularly put themselves behind the eight ball when they under use or misuse the tool. #savannahjobs

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

How LinkedIn could hurt your job search

I recently transitioned from a staff position at Next Avenue to a freelance role and began searching for a new executive-level job. One of the many things I did to boost my chances of success was to edit the field just below my name in my LinkedIn profile to remove mention of any specific employer and to more precisely convey the services and expertise I offer. #savannahjobs

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Don’t Waste Recruiters’ Time with a Functional Resume

Whether you are involved in an active or passive job search, the first thing any interested company will ask for is a resume. Nothing really happens without it. It begins the whole process, no matter how formal or informal. #savannahjobs

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Monday, February 10, 2014

The 9 Most Common Interview Mistakes Job Candidates Make

Some of the most common mistakes made in job interviews are also the ones that most hurt your chances of getting hired. #savannahjobs

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Monday, February 3, 2014

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

In addition to highlighting what not to put on your resume, five tips on how to diversify your language and phrasing to make your resume stand out. We’ve collected them below. #savannahjobs

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

How to Attract Hiring Managers to You

If you’ve been looking for a job and not getting any interviews, it’s possible that you may be making typical job seeker mistakes. #savannahjobs

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Interview: Can You Work Overtime and Weekends?

Of course, you can work overtime and weekends. The real question is: WILL you work overtime and weekends, WITHOUT being resentful? #savannahjobs

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Friday, January 10, 2014

Adding Value to Social Media and Your Job Search

Job seekers who are not taking advantage of social media tools could be missing out on opportunities. According to Jobvite’s 6th Annual Social Recruiting Survey, employers and recruiters use or plan to use social media to fill positions. #savannahjobs

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