New Job Search Rules For This Year’s Graduates

graduation cap and diplomaNow that the dust (and confetti) has settled, it’s time for new grads to start buckling down and work on their job search.  There’s lots of advice and best practice rules out there for how to conduct your search.  But where do you start?  Find out in this insightful article! Read full article here.

Article – “6 Ways to Know If You Need a Career Change — Or Just a Job Change?”

200299540-001It’s not always that easy to tell if you’re ready to move onto a new job or if what you’re really ready for is a career change.  Ask yourself some questions to start to decide what you’re really ready for.

  • What do I dislike most about my current job?
  • What do I dislike most about my current career path?
  • How much do I know about my target field?

To learn all the questions to ask yourself, read the full article here: http://www.rd.com/advice/work-career/questions-for-career-change/

Article: “Take Back Hours With These 5 Handy Automation Tools”

1 man smiling sitting on floor with computerJob searching takes time, a lot of time.  Sometimes it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day.  Learn how you can take advantage of some great tools to streamline your day! From organizing small tasks, streamlining your social queue and more! Read full article here.

Article – “6 Reasons It’s Never Too Late for a Career Change”

question mark manThinking about a career change?  But not sure if it’s “too late”?  Read why it’s never too late for a career change.  A lot of the skills you’ve developed over the course of your career are transferable.  If you’re ready for a change, who’s to say that companies aren’t either.  Read full article here and read all six motivating reasons why it’s never too late!

Article – “Five Job-Search Tactics That Work — And Five That Don’t”

two-business-people-with-a-laptop-holding-a-laptopThere are a lot of job search tactics out there.  Some people swear by some tactics, others by other tactics.  At the end of the day, you should use what works best for you, what’s getting you results.  Liz Ryan, a contributor at Forbes lists out five of the best job search tactics that she has found to work!

  1. Networking
  2. Consulting
  3. The Direct Approach
  4. Recruiters
  5. Temp-to-Perm

Read full article here.