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2014 Holiday Hiring Starts Now! Why Job Seekers Should Take Notice

It’s the time of year when companies everywhere start gearing up for the holidays by hiring seasonal workers. From the retail industry to hospitality and manufacturing, employers are stocking up on good employees who can help get them through one o...
by Movin' On Up on Sep 17, 2014

Did you do ER because you want a Buyside role?

My ideal role is a generalist analyst position at a small, deep-value concentrated L/S fund with $1bn+ in AUM. I don't come from the traditional target school + IB, so I'm running into the dilemma of what I should do next. I wanted to do ER out of un...
by Wall Street Oasis on May 29, 2014

Withdrawing from a Job Offer You’ve Accepted – Is it Okay?

This sure is one difficult question, legally, withdrawing from a job offer is acceptable. However, considering other factors, which I will be mentioning in the next paragraphs, you may have to rethink this decision. The Other Side of the Story Whethe...
by Real Estate Jobs Search on Apr 22, 2014

When someone gives me unsolicited job searching advice

What I’m thinking:...
by #reasonswhyidonthaveajob on Aug 17, 2013

Odd Job Interview Questions And How On Earth To Answer Them

Job interviews are usually nerve-racking experiences at the best of times, but they can become a surreal nightmare when the interviewer decides to mix things up a little. Instead of talking about your experience, you can suddenly find yourself talkin...
by Career Flux on Jul 10, 2013

select best choice before Resigning from job

If you are working  in ERP(AX) field then you are thinking to resign from job then select best choice before Resigning from job. Following point you should keep in mind. 1. Do not resign from job if you do not have any offer letter if you do th...
by Axapta coverage and tutorials on Jun 27, 2013

select best choice before Resigning from job

If you are working  in ERP(AX) field then you are thinking to resign from job then select best choice before Resigning from job. Following point you should keep in mind. 1. Do not resign from job if you do not have any offer letter if you do th...
by Axapta coverage and tutorials on Jun 27, 2013

5 Ways To Make Your Resume Shine So You Get The Job You’re Looking For

It's not easy spending all day at the computer sending out your resume to a huge number of companies. It really starts getting to you when you don't hear anything back. How can you expect anyone to give you a chance when it looks like they have bette...
by Career Flux on Jun 20, 2013

How To Network Your Way Into Your Next Job

Finding a job through your network is effective and enjoyable. The people you know are a great resource no matter what kind of job you are looking for, so don’t hesitate to continue building your relationships. People will respond to your genuine i...
by Career Flux on May 30, 2013

Starting A New Career – Is It Ever Too Late?

Many people wonder if it is ever too late for them to begin a new career. Well, the answer to that is determined by the career you are thinking about. But if you are dissatisfied with your present career path, there are certainly some changes you cou...
by Career Flux on Apr 15, 2013

5 Great Reasons To Switch Careers And Work In The Computing Industry

Photo Courtesy: ScratchEd Team   Did you know it’s possible to change careers no matter how old you are? I know that might sound obvious to some people, but others don’t quite believe it and they’re happy to keep doing somethin...
by Career Flux on Mar 22, 2013

How Pushy Should My Thank-You Note Be?

A reader writes: I interviewed for a job with a company I used to work for. I know many people still at the company & am friends with the VP who interviewed me. Yesterday she emailed saying I did not have the typical experience that they’re loo...
by HR Dave on Oct 11, 2012

How Pushy Should My Thank-You Note Be?

A reader writes: I interviewed for a job with a company I used to work for. I know many people still at the company & am friends with the VP who interviewed me. Yesterday she emailed saying I did not have the typical experience that they’re loo...
by HR Dave on Oct 11, 2012

The Player-Coach Phenomenon

When reading job descriptions, I’m sure you’ve come across the term “player-coach” more than once. It’s a designation that employers use for positions that have management authority but are also expected to get their hands dirty on some day...
by HR Dave on Sep 11, 2012

The Player-Coach Phenomenon

When reading job descriptions, I’m sure you’ve come across the term “player-coach” more than once. It’s a designation that employers use for positions that have management authority but are also expected to get their hands dirty on some day...
by HR Dave on Sep 11, 2012

Changing Careers – Where Do I Start?

A reader writes: Hello Dave, Since graduating college four years ago, I have worked as an aide for a state legislator. My duties primarily include casework, reviewing bills, letter/press release writing, and general administrative work. As time goes...
by HR Dave on Aug 6, 2012

Changing Careers – Where Do I Start?

A reader writes: Hello Dave, Since graduating college four years ago, I have worked as an aide for a state legislator. My duties primarily include casework, reviewing bills, letter/press release writing, and general administrative work. As time goes...
by HR Dave on Aug 6, 2012

6 Ways to Position Yourself for Success in Your First 90 Days on the Job

Congratulations – you got the job! You searched, networked, applied, interviewed, and aced your way into a great new role. As anyone in the job market will tell you, you’ve done the hardest part. Now all that you need to do to succeed is to be aw...
by HR Dave on Jun 11, 2012

Mother’s Day Commandment

Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend and all over our country, mothers are being celebrated. My mother gave me up when I was very small and then I had foster moms for several years. After that, I settled in … Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on May 11, 2012

5 Job Interview Tips for Today’s Job Market

“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.” – Bernard Baruch If you haven’t looked for a job in awhile, you may be surprised at what you experience once you get a foot in the door. Getting that initial acc...
by CareerAlley on Mar 14, 2012


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