Month: December 2010

Countdown to the New Year for Job Seekers

Today’s ActivityFriday December 31, 2010

Happy New Year from all of us at Jobfully. May 2011 be filled with productive networking, intriguing job leads, successful interviews and just the right job offer! As you ring in the new, take some time this weekend to set goals for your job search.  Read more about goal setting and why goals work better than resolutions. Great goals and a strategy will help you hit your job search hard in the New Year, leading to a successful 2011.

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Job Search Success Stories

As the year wraps up, it’s nice to reflect on some of the successes of 2010.  At Jobfully, our biggest accomplishment was launching www.Jobfully.com, a web based solution for job seekers that offers a complete program of coaching, instruction and practice on how to job search, a suite of productivity tools and a supportive community.  Coupled with our blog, Jobfully is at the forefront helping people lead successful job searches and get back to work. So today we celebrate a few success stories.

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Keeping Age Out of Your Job Search

Mature workers are sometimes concerned that their age may prevent them from getting hired. The reality is that age alone is very rarely a reason for eliminating a job candidate. Hiring managers are always looking for the best person to get the job done. Age is irrelevant if capability, likability and fit are all strong. When applying and interviewing:

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Hot Careers for 2011

2011 is going to see a lot of people go back to work according to experts.  As the economy evolves, many will be entering new fields.  If you’re looking to transition careers but aren’t sure what you want to do, a good place to start would be to look at what careers are in demand.

US News and World Report has published a list of the 50 best careers for 2011.  The report highlights professions to consider based on criteria such as job-growth projections, salary data, and job satisfaction.

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Fixing a Job Search that isn’t Working

Do you feel like you are trying everything but still not getting the results you want from your job search? Troubleshooting your job search is the way to discover where your job search is stalled, and make fixes. Our wrap up of Troubleshooting Tuesday tackles some symptoms of a job search that is not at its best, and what you can do to make it better.

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