Posts Tagged ‘Job Hunting’

Young people entering the workforce often face a frustrating cycle. Employers keep turning them down for not having any experience, which doesn’t allow them to gain any experience to be a better job candidate in the future. What can young workers and college students do to subvert this cycle? Let’s look at some tips to help young people in their job hunting.

Every day at our job placement firm we interview people who need work by helping them with their job search skills.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Alva Edison. There are millions of people with brilliant ideas that never become real…

By now I think most of us are familiar with the latest You Tube sensation that is “Ted Williams.” If you have managed to dodge this story to date here is a quick summary– Ted was a homeless “Wolverine” look alike…

The weekly card sessions, I played throughout my teens, bring back fond memories. Some would say a misspent youth, or time wasted, but I would say time well spent…

So why should I be interested in Twitter as a job seeker? Is it just a bunch of people talking about what they had for breakfast and place for celebrities to blow their own trumpets?

Today, I met another job seeker that was struggling to grasp the benefit of LinkedIn. She had recently been to a talk about job seeking and had been convinced LinkedIn was the place to be seen…

I remember Bill Cullen telling a contestant “everyone is a salesperson”, during a series of The Apprentice. The last 18-24 months has served to emphasise his point. We have experienced…

LinkedIn has revolutionised how we network for business and job search. It has made networking more accessible…

In a bid to generate more success in my life I perfected a ritual and repeated it every morning. I started each day with a prayer to Lady Luck while soaking in a bath filled with four leafed clovers…