“Rejections are not unlike breakups,” says Marian Schembari of New York City. “I remember one time I was rejected from the perfect job and spent the day in bed like a love-struck teenager eating ice cream and watching movies. Maybe not the most productive way to spend my time, but it definitely made me feel better!”
Should you display dissatisfaction with your employer on social networks? Absolutely not! Continue reading »
Why jeopardize future employment with a knee-jerk reaction.
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I’m graduating from college in May and I’m not really sure what I want to do for a career. There also don’t seem to be many interesting, good-paying jobs available, so I was thinking it’s a good time to go to graduate school, acquire more knowledge and defer the job search for a couple of years. What do you think?
Research indicates that job boards are among the very best ways to find a new or better job. Better than one-out-of-every-five openings is filled by an applicant who used a job board. Only securing a referral from an employee of the company gets better results.
Losing a job often is a traumatic experience. It’s normal to feel lost, hurt and overwhelmed as you try to get a handle on what you should do after this major — and often unexpected, change. It’s important to act from a position of strength and knowledge, however, rather than reacting emotionally to the loss.
Here are four things to avoid at all costs after losing your job.
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“People should not buy the myth that all they need is a good idea,” said Nancy Strojny, chairwoman of the Portland, Maine, chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit that offers free mentoring to aspiring business owners.
The success of a start up is in the execution
The study on job seekers’ fears conducted by Harris Interactive for Everest College discovered the fears of many candidates stem from how they perceive their qualifications. While 92% of Americans are stressed out about at least one aspect of the interview process, 26% are worried about being either under or overqualified for the position
More than ever, students are attending college to get a good job, according to the CIRP Freshman Survey 2012 results. The 2012 CIRP Freshman Survey is based on responses from 192,912 full-time students entering 283 four-year colleges and universities. College students are in the prime of their lives and have everything going for themselves but often miss opportunities to identify a job or career that is a good fit. Why? Because they do not invest in their own career management. You have to give time to your job search process, sooner than later. If not, you spend 20 years earning a living with limited job satisfaction.
Once you’ve landed your first job, your thoughts may quickly turn to moving up in the organization. But that fabulous promotion isn’t just going to fall into your lap — there are things you have to do to along the way