It happens every day. Someone decides to change careers, suddenly loses a job, or lands an assignment in an entirely new field. During this job transition, however, some powerful emotions can crop up – including fear, overwhelm, depression, guilt and even anger. While this is a natural effect of a job change, not having a plan to manage these emotions can set you up for a career meltdown. Learn how to survive even the most difficult of job transitions with these helpful tips from a career coach.
What’s going on with all the oddball interviewing techniques? Interviewing has become a strange science, with recruiters devising new ways to stump candidates to bring out the top performers. We polled a random group of job seekers on Quora to uncover some of the weirdest, wackiest and wildest job interview questions of this year. So, sit back, enjoy reading up on the latest career news and by all means - don’t get caught unprepared in your next interview!
Heading for a local job fair? This can be an exciting time that’s filled with possibilities for your career. The good news is that you have a chance to meet with prospective employers and recruiters who are eager to talk to you. The bad news is that, like others in your situation, you are not prepared for the job fair experience. Learn how to ace the job fair and land the interviews you need to get hired with a dream company!
Many professionals who lost their jobs during the economic downturn took any job that came their way to make ends meet, but now that the job market is taking a turn for the better, more people are looking to ditch their “in-between” jobs for a lasting career. We’ll take a look at how to be a clandestine job hunter so that you don’t get caught cheating on your employer.
Simply setting up a LinkedIn profile is not enough to get you hired nowadays, given the sheer numbers of qualified candidates. If you want to learn how to stand out in the crowd, then follow these six easy steps below to help you get discovered online!
Too much information is a real thing. Feel free to leave these three things off of your resume for best chances of success in the business world.
Rap mogul and new father Kanye West is looking to hire a few key personnel for his new clothing line, and he’s turning to LinkedIn to find these lucky candidates. We'll take a look at five questions to consider before applying to a job for a celebrity or the mom n' pop on the corner.
Gearing up for an interview often means finding ways to stand out from the competition to impress the hiring manager. From the moment you walk through the office door to the way in which you tactfully follow-up after the interview, here are ten great tips to elevate yourself in the mind of the recruiter.
It seems the code for social media etiquette has finally been cracked, and it’s easy enough for a 5-year-old to comprehend. In their playful infographic, Uberflip explains the five incredibly simple rules to minding your Ps and Qs online, so that you don’t find yourself in timeout for not playing nice.
With an estimated increase in investment of 73 percent, social media recruiting is the new hot trend for companies with vacancies. Take a look at JobVite’s infographic to see how social recruiting is significantly impacting the hiring scene.
Whether to choose a career that pays well or a career that brings you fulfillment is the million-dollar question in every professional’s life. We turn to the Quora community to see what they have to say about going after dollars or sense.
Not getting enough hits on LinkedIn from recruiters? You might be sabotaging yourself. Here are seven tips and tricks to help you right your social networking wrongs and get recruiters to notice you once and for all.
Though you should prepare for unconventional questions before a job interview, you don't have to worry about brushing up on your Running Man or Electric Slide. Or do you?
What does your cover letter say about you? Does it compel or repel people reading it? You need to make sure your cover letter stands out and grabs attention from the get-go.
Out of all of the skills printed on resumes, multitasking is probably the most overused. It is rare that an applicant will admit that he or she is unable to manage more than one task at a time, but unrealistic to believe that the entire job-force has great multitasking skills. Here are a few signs that you are not a great multitasker, along with a few quick tips to help (because, multitasking).