When first starting out in a career, it can be a challenge to get relevant work experience. The right work experience in the beginning, can jumpstart a career. Sometimes, the jump can put you further along than entry-level. Read: How Long Does it Take to Find a New Job? Top 10 Ways to Get Work Experience Internships Internships are great, some are even paid! An internship is … [Read more...] about How do you Get Work Experience?
Does it seem like all you do these days is send out resumes? Do you feel like your job search has hit rock bottom? Sometimes things have to get worse to get better. When in a job search slump, there is no better time to take a step back and analyze your process. First things first, your resume is a sales brochure and the jobs you are applying to are your customers. Take a … [Read more...] about Cure a Job Search Slump
So, how long does it take to find a new job? I have heard this question a lot over the past year. The answer to this question is unknown as data, statistics and personal success is difficult to quantify when comparing the total population of people interviewing. Perhaps a better question would be "What can I do to improve my chances of finding a job as quick as possible"? or … [Read more...] about How Long Does it Take to Find a New Job?
If you work in IT and live around a large metro area, chances are that whenever a large company has a new contract job need, you are getting hammered with calls from recruiters. Recruiters making cold calls about opportunities is not something new, this is standard practice and is a good thing for candidates ...most of the time. As an IT recruiter, I also make these calls to … [Read more...] about How to Deal With Recruiters That Come Out of the Woodwork