Job search, job hunting advice, job interview tips and networking advice from Ilyce Glink. In this web chat Ilyce answers questions and gives advice for the job search during this difficult economy. Lots of people are job hunting, how can you make yourself stand out with your resume and at the interview? Ilyce shares tips on how to reinvent yourself to be more successful in your job search.
If you’re desperately looking for a job, especially a job you can do from home, you may easily become a victim of a money mule job scam, fraud investigators say. A money mule job is one where you’re hired to receive hundreds of packages and reship them to places in Eastern Europe. You may or may not have top put up your own cash to ship these packages (sometimes pre-paid labels are given to you), but you’ll be trafficking in stolen merchandise. This story looks at what a money mule job scam is and how you can recognize one, so you don’t become a job scam victim.
In retirement, people tend to no longer stay in one geographic area. If you’re doing a job search in the field of geriatrics and aging, states that are becoming magnets for retirement centers include Florida, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Washington state. But you should also be able to find employment working in a retirement center in every major metro area.
When you’re negotiating compensation for you job you should approach it from a position of equals. When women negotiate they often treat their employers as parental figures and use inappropriate negotiating tactics. Learn how to successfully negotiate adequate compensation for your job.
A property owner wants to take advantage of an employer’s relocation program, but their 5.1 acre property exceeds the restriction of 5 acre lots. If the property owners can’t get the employer to waive the restriction, they will need to contact a real estate attorney to determine what they will have to do to divide the lot. They will most likely have to get a survey of the land and make sure they are not breaking any community ordinances about lot restrictions.
Learn how you and your children’s social networking activities can affect your future. Employers may use search engines to find social networking information on you before hiring you. Hear about a Norton Web site that gives you social networking tips. Search engines search social networking sites.
Changing careers isn’t easy, but it is possible to break into a new job field if you follow the right steps. The first step in looking for a new job is to review your resume and make sure your skills translate into the job fiend you’d like to get into. There are also some great online networking sites that can help you connect
This article focuses on job advice for people who want to ask their bosses for a raise. The first piece of job advice: becoming emotional when asking for a raise is a big mistake that just makes people uncomfortable. Another piece of job advice when asking for a raise: don’t approach your boss unprepared.
Looking for a job? These six interviewing tips may be the difference between getting the job and going home empty-handed. This great job hunting advice comes from one of the nation’s top resume consultants, Liz Handlin.