Job Searching Mistakes

Are you making some common mistakes in your job hunt? Find out tips to become more efficient in this great article by Lindsay Olson  from, “US News and World Report.”

June 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm Leave a comment

How Much Time to Spend Job Searching?

This great article by Alison Green  from,  “US News and World Report,”  has tips for time management and job searching.

June 16, 2014 at 3:04 pm Leave a comment

Job Fair @ Morton College ~ Wednesday April 23, 2014

Wear business attire, bring several copies of your resume and be prepared to interview on site! Read more about this popular annual event here.

April 21, 2014 at 1:39 pm Leave a comment

Two Great Sites for Job Searchers

My Next Move gives a wealth of career related information including a short quiz    of your interests and likes that can help determine a career path. You can also search for careers and industries by keyword.

 The Online Writing Lab from Perdue has great info and help for resume writing including tips for including those keywords that will get you an interview.
Why don’t you give them a look.

 

March 10, 2014 at 3:12 pm Leave a comment

Does Your Cover Letter Need Some Inspiration?

Here is an article detailing how to be a little more creative with the letter that will give an employer a first impression of you. From Mashable.

February 1, 2014 at 11:36 am Leave a comment

Find Job Listings on Twitter

One of my favorite ways to job search is through twitter. It takes a few minutes to sign up and start following topics, subjects, people that your’re interested in. And it’s totally free. This great article lists some great hashtags, or key words to search to land your perfect job.

Please come to the next Reference Resources for Job Seekers class and I’m happy to help you: Monday, February 24, 2o14 @ 7pm and Wednesday, February 26, 2014 @ 12 Noon in the Learning Lab 1, 2nd floor of the Berwyn Public Library. In the meantime, here are some links of interest:

Twitter’s official site

Twitter for Beginners from The Buffalo (NY) News, January 28, 2014

Twitter as a Job Searching Resource from Mashable

January 29, 2014 at 8:20 am Leave a comment

20 Companies Hiring in January

Here is a great article from MSN Careers listing companies that have jobs available in January. Some companies are local,but some are nationwide. Give them a look to get a lead on a great job.

January 28, 2014 at 11:19 am Leave a comment

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