Job Search Engine Tutorial

How does it works?

A job search engine is very similar to doing a search on Google or Yahoo. It search true the Internet and shows you the best possible matches according to the keyword that you entered.

The indexes of job search engines are mainly from the web sites of the employers. Job seekers are greatly benefited due to the vertical search engines since they are able to locate new job openings, which are not available through traditional web search engines because vertical search engines provide…


The Frustrations of an IT Job Search

You have to feel for IT job seekers. It is tough for them to find solid IT-focused resume writers. It is tough for them to find recruiters who truly understand the nuances of their field. And it is tough for them to get around HR personnel who also don’t necessarily know more than to look for a bunch of buzzwords.

The same frustrations can really be said for engineers and others in highly technical fields.

I have had the pleasure of working with these types of job seekers, particularly…


20 Powerful Job Search Tips That Work

1.  Take advantage of this career transition, and take the time to get to know who you are and what you want.

2.  Do a personal and skill assessment.  Understand the skills you bring to the marketplace.   What are the job options that would match your skill sets.  If you are unable to do this yourself, seek professional help; this is no time to go it alone.

3.  Develop a strong mission statement of what you want, where you want to go, and what you want to contribute to the…


Retirement Alert: Boomers Impact Job Search Results!

If you’re interested in retiring soon ,or just planning the future of your job, your career advancement or job search is about to be impacted by the Boomers.

Baby Boomers are reaching retirement age in record numbers. And this will affect your current job or your retirement plans.

For example, thanks to improved health care and lifestyle changes, many Boomers will continue to work well past retirement age.

If you are still years away from retirement, this fact will make a difference to your ability to advance your career.…


Executive Job Search Strategy: Your Maturity Counts!

As part of your executive job search your work history and educational credentials can be verified. However, it’s your unwritten level of maturity that can make all the difference to an employer. . . and to the ultimate success of your executive job search.

Savvy employers are sizing you up from the moment they lay eyes on you. They instinctively know that what they DON’T know about you will be more persuasive in the final analysis.

So they will be carefully checking you out. They may not ask direct…


The Most Important Piece Of Paper In Your Job Search

What’s the most important piece of paper in your job search? If you said it’s your resume or your cover letter, you’d be wrong. It’s your job application.

Over 90% of companies run some type of background check on job applicants today. To get the detailed information that is required to run a thorough check, most companies require applicants to fill out a specially-designed application form.

Over 80% of companies say that discrepancies on a job application can take a candidate out of the running, yet half of the…


Conducting a Great Engineering Job Search

Engineering graduates and those engineering professionals looking to advance in their field need to seriously consider the way they approach the job hunt before filling out applications. Indeed, many professionals in various industries fail to realize that a job hunt can be a constructive, organized process. Instead, many choose to fill out applications and go on interviews with little consideration for the process. Engineering graduates, who work in a field that is so reliant on attention to detail, need to think of the job hunt as the first test…


The Job Search and the Cell Phone: Why They Are a Bad Mix

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, especially for so many young workers who will probably never own a landline phone, but for the sake of their career development, I’ll wear the mantle…

Cell phones and job searches are often a bad combination.

I know, I know. They are convenient. They are always with you. You can call an employer right back. They make you accessible. You no longer need to worry about one of your kids taking the call or your spouse forgetting to give you…


Has Your Job Search Knocked the Confidence Out of You?

Searching for a job can be challenging, even in the best of times.

Obviously, this isn’t the best of times – meaning if you’re unemployed and looking for work, the process may be dragging on. After months of searching without securing an offer, a sense of pessimism can creep into your thinking. You can start to lose confidence.

This is perfectly understandable. Still, you’ve got to make a conscious effort to maintain a positive attitude. If you don’t, you run the risk of catapulting your job search into the…


Laid-Off Executive’s Job Search

During the 1980s and early 1990s, an increasing spotlight was turned on executive and professional layoffs due to corporate restructuring and downsizing. This video traces the job search of a laid-off executive. Two economic concepts are illustrated. Economists refer to a “reservation wage,” the minimum amount a job seeker will accept. Initially, this is often the level of pay at the former job. If the search is unsuccessful, however, the reservation wage tends to fall as expectations drop. Both ideas are illustrated here.
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