Archive for April, 2010

The Importance of Politeness When Dealing with Prospective Employers

Are you looking to find a new job?  If you are, you will likely come into contact with a number of different individuals, likely from a number of different companies.  No matter whom you are dealing with, it is important that you are polite at all times.  For more information on the importance of politeness, […]

A Resume Reference Guide

Are you in the process of finding a new job or changing careers?  If you are, you may also be in the process of creating a resume for yourself.  Although resumes can be complicated and nerve-wracking to develop, they are usually a lot easier to write than originally thought.  With that in mind, there are […]

5 Tips When Working with Recruiters

As you probably already know recruiters usually have the best jobs in the market, the ones that are not posted. The ones only the recruiter can get because of his or her relationship with the client. A good recruiter can be worth more than GOLD to a client company. Most CEO’s will tell you they […]

How to Create the Perfect Cover Letter

Are you in the process of finding and applying for jobs?  If you are, you may be ready to send out your resume to companies that are hiring.  Before you send out your resume or resumes, you will want to take a close look at the cover letter of your resume.  For starters, are you […]

What to Do Before You Start Job Hunting

Are you currently unemployed? If you are, there is a good chance that you may be looking for a new job.  Even if you are not unemployed, you may still be interested in finding a new job, like one that gives you more pleasure or one that pays better.  When it comes to finding a […]

How to Spot Employment Scams

Are you looking for a new job?  If you are, you may be using the internet or your local newspaper to find job listings.  Although the internet and local newspapers are a great way to find up-to-date job listings, you also need to be on the lookout for scams.  There is such a thing as […]

How to Find Career Fairs

Are you interested in applying for a new job, are you trying to find employment, or are you looking for a career change? If you are, you are advised to attend career fairs, as they are one of the best places to gather information on who is hiring, what type of jobs are available, and […]

Questions to Ask Potential Employers During Interviews

Have you been searching for a new job?  If you are like many job seekers, you may have turned to the internet or used your local newspaper’s employment section to help you learn about all open jobs in or around your area. If you have submitted a job application or your resume to any companies, […]

The Benefits of Mock Interviews

Are you currently unemployed and looking for a job?  Even if you are employed right now, are you looking to change jobs or careers?  If so, you may soon start examining all available job openings in your area, as well as submit job applications or resumes for those openings. With luck, you will soon find […]

Work Related Credit Checks: How to Handle Them If You Have a Poor Credit Score

When many of us think of credit history, credit scores, or credit ratings, financial loans are often the first things that come to mind. While financial lenders are known for their regular use of credit checks, did you know that employers are also starting to perform credit checks on their new hires?  They are and […]

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