Guest Post: Job Search Tips for Introverts

Introverts tend to gain strength, energy and confidence through spending time alone, unlike extroverts who tend to recharge… Continue reading “Guest Post: Job Search Tips for Introverts”…

LiveCareer.com

LiveCareer’s founders’ mission was to make high quality career and resume products available to everyone, online, at a fraction of the cost or at no cost. Continue reading “LiveCareer.com”…

Eight Essential Resume Tips for Job Seekers

Are you a new graduate drafting your professional resume for the first time? Are you about to return to the work force after a long absence? Maybe you've been actively employed for many years, and it’s been so long since the last time you looked at your resume that you may as well start a new one from the beginning. No matter your circumstances, these eight simple resume tips can help you get started. Continue reading “Eight Essential Resume Tips for Job Seekers”…

Employee Background Checks: What Are the Limits?

If you’re regular job seeker just trying to make your way in a tough economy like the rest of us, chances are you haven’t committed a serious crime, and your past isn't riddled with dark secrets. But you may have some issues with creditors (long-term unemployment can wreak havoc on our finances), etc. And you may be wondering how much influence the details of your past can have over your future. How long will you be haunted, for example, by a firing or lay-off? What are the odds that a previous employer will say negative things about you during a routine reference check? Can an unpaid parking ticket tank your job prospects? Continue reading “Employee Background Checks: What Are the Limits?”…

We’re Not Looking For Anyone Right Now, But…

You’ve been on the job market for a while now, and you’re starting to wonder if your only options lie in published postings for established positions. What if you really want a job that isn’t available? Or a job that doesn’t technically exist? What if you find yourself attracted to a certain organization, but the company website has no specific “careers” listing? What if a company has no positions to offer right now, but makes a claim like “We’re always looking for great people”? Continue reading “We’re Not Looking For Anyone Right Now, But…”…

Guest Post: Job Search Tips for Introverts

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Introverts tend to gain strength, energy and confidence through spending time alone, unlike extroverts who tend to recharge their batteries in social settings. Introverts can be intelligent, calm, thoughtful, and creative. They just don’t find social contact as energizing as extroverts do. Continue reading “Guest Post: Job Search Tips for Introverts”…