Posts for "job search"

The New Recruitment Strategy: Jobs that Hunt You

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
April 30, 2013 at 5:30 am
Your LinkedIn profile and resume may soon disappear or diminish in importance when it comes to recruiters finding you and approaching you with a great job offer. There’s something ... (more)

Juggling Act: How To Balance An Internship With School

April 30, 2013 at 1:35 am
Completing an internship as an undergraduate student is an invaluable experience that can boost your resume, refine your communication skills, and expose you to the front lines ... (more)

Beating The Career Fair Game

April 28, 2013 at 2:05 am
I don’t like career fairs – they tend to be overcrowded (especially on college campuses) and full of people being overly fake. However, there are definitely benefits. ... (more)

MPH Vs. MHA: Which Degree Makes Sense For You?

April 26, 2013 at 2:00 am
Although a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) are two degrees that appear to be similar, they actually have some important differences. ... (more)

How to Be a Better Networker

From Lindsay Olson
April 17, 2013 at 8:27 am
If you’ve applied for every job in town with no luck and are now ready to find other ways to get the job you want, try networking. It’s the best way to tap into the “other” ... (more)

Now is a Great Time to Freelance in Marketing

From Lindsay Olson
March 28, 2013 at 10:09 am
If you want to dip your toes in the marketing world, but aren’t ready (or aren’t hireable enough)  full-time job, give freelancing a try. Apparently it’s a good time to ... (more)

10 Reasons a Blog Makes You More Hireable

From Lindsay Olson
March 21, 2013 at 3:18 pm
If you can’t claim one of these excuses on why you shouldn’t blog professionally, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be using a blog as a fantastic tool for marketing yourself ... (more)

8 Mobile Apps That Will Help You Find a Job

From Lindsay Olson
March 14, 2013 at 8:53 am
In addition to dozens of job boards providing an easy way for you to instantly apply for a job online, now mobile and tablet apps can help keep you connected to your job hunt, ... (more)

Guest Post: How to Prep for a Skype Interview

February 13, 2013 at 7:54 am
More and more companies are using online interviews as the primary indicator for recruitment. It’s easy to presume that a Skype call is a casual preliminary to a “real” in-person ... (more)

5 Reasons Why You Should Go To Grad School

January 11, 2013 at 2:30 am
People of all ages choose to return to grad school. Whether you’re a recent college graduate or a professional with three kids and a mortgage, enrolling in graduate school can ... (more)

How To Clean Up Your Online Presence

January 11, 2013 at 1:45 am
Worried about your online presence? You’re not alone. A gentleman came up to me after a talk I gave at Portland Community College last month. He told me that he’d Googled ... (more)

5 Secrets To Climbing The Career Ladder

January 11, 2013 at 1:15 am
Do you think it’s time you moved ahead in your career? Many of us land a job and are extremely grateful to be employed, but always harbor a dream that someday we will move ... (more)

5 Tips On Getting Into A Graduate Degree Program

January 10, 2013 at 2:00 am
Graduate school includes getting your master’s or doctorate degree following an undergraduate degree program, such as after receiving your bachelor’s degree. You will go through ... (more)

How To Start Your Own Business In The Retail World

January 10, 2013 at 1:45 am
Want to start your own business? In the retail world, this can seem like a scary endeavor. Each year, 500,000 new stores open across the United States. A portion of those stores ... (more)

Why The Military Is A Perfect Stepping Stone For Any Career

January 9, 2013 at 2:00 am
Sometimes high school graduates leave their secondary school experience with a lack of focus. They aren’t sure if college or a vocational school is right for them, but the appeal ... (more)

Annual Career Check-Up: Your New Year In View

January 9, 2013 at 1:10 am
It’s time for your annual career check-up! What changes do you want to make in your work life in 2013? Do you want a new job or a promotion? Do you want to keep doing the ... (more)

10 Things To Know About A Career In The Sports Industry

January 8, 2013 at 2:30 am
Having a career in the sports industry can be quite rewarding and exciting – even though you may not be the one swinging a wooden bat. Before venturing into this world, here ... (more)

Public Health Careers In The Non-Profit Sector

January 8, 2013 at 2:00 am
Looking into different public health careers? Non-profit organizations play a critical role in public health by providing health services that government agencies and private businesses ... (more)

Branding Your Resume So Age Is A Non-Issue

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 7, 2013 at 6:30 am
Age and experience used to be a good thing on a resume. At least that’s what everyone over 40 was taught. It was a good thing until a few years ago, because age and experience ... (more)

Professional Development For Public Health Careers

January 7, 2013 at 2:15 am
Health care is a field that never stays the same, driving public health professionals of every type to stay current on policies, technical proficiencies and professional knowledge. ... (more)

Job Seekers: Why You Should Try A Temp Job

January 7, 2013 at 2:00 am
Some job seekers are hesitant to accept temporary or contract assignments because they are concerned if they commit to something short-term, they will miss out on opportunities ... (more)

Early Rates End Tomorrow For Mediabistro’s Job Search Intensive

January 7, 2013 at 1:50 am
NOTE: This is a promotional post paid for by the program’s sponsor, Mediabistro. If you would like to learn more about promoting services on this site, click here… Looking ... (more)

Should You Let A Potential Employer Talk To Your Current One?

January 6, 2013 at 2:00 am
Dear J.T. & Dale: I had a great job interview for a job I’d love to get. I then got an e-mail from them asking for a reference from my current employer. While all my ... (more)

How To Prepare For A Job Fair

January 5, 2013 at 1:30 am
Dear J.T. & Dale: A large wholesale company recently moved into my area and is having a job fair. What should I bring? Copies of my resume? A list of references? Salary requirements? ... (more)

Don’t Bring Excuses. Bring Solutions

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
January 4, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Just in case you are wondering. Your boss hired you to reduce their workload. Not increase it. The more you can take off their plate the more they can do. Yes, that is delegation ... (more)