In 2017, a successful job search is much more complicated than having a good resume! At Job-Hunt.org, with the help of genuine experts, we help you to be smarter in your job search so you can:
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Leverage LinkedIn's 500 million member database by reaching out to recruiters who might be interested in someone like you. You can find recruiters working for your target employers as well as your field. LinkedIn Expert Laura Smith-Proulx lays it all out, including a sample InMail/email to send, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to LinkedIn for Job Search.
This article by recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert, offers concrete steps for helping a recruiter to find you, not the other way around. If you follow the advice in this article, making yourself visble to recruiters and employers in a positive way, your next job may find you. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Working with Recruiters.
Introducing Job-Hunt's newest column: Guide to Attorney Job Search, written by attorney and career professional Shauna C. Bryce of BryceLegal.com. A common sentiment among students and junior lawyers is that there is no hope of landing a quality legal job if you’re not in the top twenty-five percent of your law school class. Shauna helps you understand how to handle this issue in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Attorney Job Search.
Job interviews are easy to underestimate -- it feels like a job offer is "in the bag." It is NOT! Job interviews are very easy to fail. In this article, Job-Hunt editor Susan P. Joyce describes the 10 interview DO's and Do NOT's that are essential for success in your next job interview. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
Whether you are in a job search or managing your career, you'll want to grab your free copy of the latest version of Personal Branding Expert Meg Guiseppi's 15 Minute Guide to Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn. This ebook will help you to use LinkedIn more effectively and also to improve your understanding of personal branding. See Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Branding for more from Meg.
Today, the fastest and most effective way to find a job is to focus on a list of target employers. In this article, Job-Hunt editor Susan P. Joyce describes how to discover and leverage the online resources available for you to decide what your best employer options are. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Finding Jobs Online Today.
A bad interviewer can cost you a job offer unless you recognize the situation and implement strategies to take some control. In this article, Resumes and Job Interviewing Expert Martin Yate offers 5 strategies for making your qualifications clear, even with a poor interviewer, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
Networking is an essential and unavoidable part of a successful job search today. If your confidence is low, it can be difficult building up the energy and desire to meet others. Gus Lawson, Job-Hunt's Expert in Building Confidence, provides a 4-step process to increase your confidence for networking. This in the newest article in Job-Hunt's Guide to Build Confidence for Job Search.
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How to answer the top job interview questions, handle telephone and video interviews, interviews at lunch, plus sample thank you notes/email.
Learn how to identify the best keywords for you and use them appropriately in resumes, job applications, and LinkedIn Profile.
Learn how to develop an effective Profile, leverage LinkedIn Groups, plus more tips for advancing your job search and your career using LinkedIn.
Yes, you do have an online reputation! It is impacting your job search and your career. Best to pay attention and manage it yourself.
From the best resume format for you to sample resumes for a range of people (mothers returning to work, laid off, and more), plus cover letters.
These people represent the "buyers" so they are very important to you. Learn how to work with them effectively.
Freelancing or contract jobs can be a temporary gap filler that provides a good income for a set period of time (weeks or months).
Temporary employment can be a short-term fix (days or weeks), paying the bills while you fill an employment gap.
Building your personal brand is critical to a successful job search today. Learn how it works.
Start here to decide your next career, and move forward to make that change happen.
For veterans and those in transition, learn how to successfully execute a civilian job search. Adapt and overcome!
How to use USAJOBS.gov most effectively, avoiding mistakes, and creating a resume that works in this job market.
Losing a job can be a big blow to your pride and confidence as well as your bank account. Here's how to overcome.
Regardless of why you are unemployed, being unemployed can make your job search a bit more challenging. These tips will help you regain that regular paycheck.
If you are currently employed, your smartest strategy is to conduct a "stealth job search" so you don't lose the job you've got.
Links to ALL of Job-Hunt's Job Search Guides by topic.
Susan P. Joyce, Online Job Search Expert
Jeff Lipschultz, Working with Recruiters Expert
Laura Smith-Proulx, LinkedIn for Job Search Expert
Martin Yate, Resumes, Cover Letters, and Job Interviewing Expert
Hannah Morgan, Job Search Navigation Expert
Meg Guiseppi, Personal Branding Expert
Debra Wheatman, Building a Successful Career Expert
Phyllis Mufson, Boomer Job Search Expert
Patra Frame, Veterans' Job Search Expert