There are three basic resume styles that are widely accepted by today’s employers. The chronological (it’s really reverse chronological), functional and combination resumes. How do you decide what works best for you and your job search? A chronological resume is the simplest form of a resume. A chronological resume is constructed with the most recent… Read More What Resume Style is Best for Your Job Search?
JuJu.com has just released its job search difficulty index for major cities. The top winners are Washington DC, San Jose, Baltimore, Boston and New York City. The losers are Detroit, St. Louis, Miami, Riverside (CA) and Las Vegas. Time to move? Probably not, unless of course, you can fund your own relocation. There are good… Read More The Best Major Cities for Finding a Job
Unemployed workers are flocking to volunteer in unprecedented numbers. Why? Because volunteering has many professional and personal benefits. It can expand your work skills, keep you busy, increase your network, benefit a needy cause and, above all, help you get a paying job. Need some tips to help you decide if volunteering is the right… Read More Volunteer Your Way to a New Job
Looking for some inspiration for your job search? Sarah E. Needleman, a writer for The Wall Street Journal, not only offers some job search tips for today’s tough job market, but also provides four real-world examples of people who tried something different in their own job search and the successful results that followed. Five strategies… Read More Job Search Inspiration
Any job search can be tough, but this year’s economic downturn has made this the worst job market in decades. That being said, it’s not easy to remain optimistic and upbeat all the time. Here are some job search tactics to help you through the tough times. Set sensible goals. Goal setting is one of… Read More Frustrated With Your Job Search?
Worksource is sponsoring an online job fair next week. It’s centered in northeast Florida, but if you have online access you can participate from anywhere. This is the second online job fair they’ve sponsored, and the first was considered a success. With over 20 employers participating, if working in the northeast Florida region is… Read More Online Job Fair – October 12 through October 16
If going green is important to you and your job search, you should check out Newsweek’s Top 500 Green Rankings of US companies. Newsweek ranks companies on reputation, green policies, green performance and environmental impact to come up with a total green score. The companies with the best scores get the top ratings. Top… Read More Top Green Companies