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Common Job Search Mistakes Anybody Can Make

AARP’s website and magazine will often have very good career advice. Kerry Hannon’s slideshow about 8 Common Mistakes Older Job Seekers Make  is targeted to the older worker but actually could apply to all of us. Here’s why: Mistake: kicking back & taking a break. The problem isn’t in taking a needed vacation, but in… Read more »

7 Things To Do To Get Ready For Your Job Search

  If your goal is to get a new job this year, here are seven things you need to do to prepare yourself for your job search. 1. Update your résumé. While ideally your résumé is customized for a specific job, having an up-to-date résumé targeted for a specific “type” of position is the next… Read more »

How To Make Taxes And Your Job Search Easier To Handle

There is a lot of information out there on tax filing and job hunting and keeping your information organized. It’s an important subject because, according to the IRS, some job hunting expenses are deductible. The problem is figuring out how to keep track of all the expenses so you have the paperwork to prove your… Read more »

Executive Job Search– Not For The Faint Of Heart

Searching for executive jobs in today’s world can be tougher than ever. It’s imperative that executive-level job seekers stand out from their competition and prove to their potential employer that they offer a high return on investment. To do this, job seekers need certain tools, including the essential job-search documents needed to effectively market oneself… Read more »

Automate Part of Your Job Search Strategies

Do you use Google Alerts? It’s a great way to keep on top of the things you are interested in, and it can be very helpful when you are juggling all the details of a job search. It’s simple to set up notifications for your email or feed for whenever you want to be alerted… Read more »