How to Revive a Stalled Job Search With High-payoff Activities

I frequently talk to potential clients who tell me they have been conducting a job search for X months without any success, or that they have sent out X number of resumes with virtually no response. When I press for more details, I hear stories about resumes posted in online resume databases and resumes sent in response to ads found on online job boards.

What is wrong with these job search techniques? Well…nothing is fundamentally wrong with them. In fact, they play an important part – a small…


Raising Media Unveils a New Job Search Engine

Earlier Job search was a tedious task because of limited availability of tools online. But now it’s easy with the help of online job search engines like Jobmixi.com. It helps you to look for job openings across different Indian cities and states. What Jobmixi.com does is to create a huge database of jobs, which come from different company career pages and job boards. Then, it categorizes the collected jobs data so that job seekers can easily locate a job which suits them.

This has made the search process…


Create a Five-step Plan for Job Search Success

Finding work that you love, that also meets your financial needs, doesn’t happen by accident. It requires a well-thought plan of action and an intense level of commitment.

According to April 2008 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, the length of the typical job search is 16.9 weeks. Most jobseekers are not mentally, emotionally, or financially prepared for the hard realities of the current job market.

A dismal economy punctuated by the worse job loss in years has resulted in a volatile,…


Is Your Job Search Stressing You Out? How-to Set Realistic Goals

Have you been in the job market longer than you expected? Are you frustrated because you just don’t see as much progress as you would like and because you feel like success-the perfect new job-is eluding you?

There is no doubt that job searching can be stressful. Not only do you have to cope with what often feels like rejection, if you are currently unemployed, financial concerns may be an added stressor. It may not be much better if you are looking for a new job while currently employed, as…


21 Tips to Speed Your Job Search Even in a Recession

Are you worried about the economy? Concerned about rising unemployment figures?

In recent months, the job market has become increasingly competitive, and yes, all the indicators are that it will become even more so. But even as the economy slows, there are many who are incredibly successful in conducting fast, effective job searches. Even in a recession–even in the midst of rising unemployment–you CAN build your career and secure a job that is personally, professionally, and financially rewarding. Here are 21 tips that you can put into action today…


Effective Job Searching Tips

Gone are the days when people used to go through the situation vacant columns of newspapers and job magazines to find suitable positions. Today’s people use the power of internet to find information. Whether it is job, education or anything else – internet is the most flexible medium to search information. Job seekers of present time should use the power of internet to ease up their job searching process.

However, searching something on internet can be compared with searching a needle in a stack of straw! What if you…


How to Do a Local Job Search

Many people are out there looking for a job. A local job search can often be difficult. But did you know you can do a local job search right from your own home? You can even do a local job search without even having to get up from your chair. How do you do a local job search? What’s the best way to do a local job search? Let’s go over some of the methods.

The first way people usually do a local job search is from a newspaper.…


Job Search Engines: Effective Job-Hunting Tools

Nowadays, looking for a job is easy; this is because of the tools available online.

One effective tool for job hunting is job search engine. It allows you to look for job vacancies on a certain area or even globally.

What these job search engines do is create a bank of jobs, which came from different companies. Then, they categorized the collected data so that job seekers can easily locate a job appropriate for them.

This also provide convenience to job seekers since the search process…


Online Recruitment. State-of-the-art Job Search Strategies


Online recruitment started almost the same time in the USA and in England in the early 90′s with providers like Monster.com in the USA, Jobserve.com in the UK and Allstarjobs.ca (started in 1997). A job bank at that time merely had a few thousand of open job positions and the chance of putting employers in touch with jobseekers was quite remote.

Since those early days, we have seen an explosion of job search sites and the technology has improved a lot…


Searching for an Engineering Job: Plan your Job-search Strategy Carefully

Engineers who end up in the wrong jobs may be treating their engineering job searches too casually.

Traditionally, engineering job seekers have been used to receiving greater numbers of job offers than job seekers in most other fields. However, the relative ease with which engineers find engineering jobs undermines the importance of their job-search strategies. An engineering job search that is efficient is quite different from one that is both efficient and effective.

Any job search will quickly yield numerous engineering job offers, which, in all…


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