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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Anatomy of a Job Search

Tweet A jobseeker who recently got hired said she would have enjoyed her job search more if she had known how it was going to turn out.  One reason job search can be stressful is that you don’t know how it will end, or how long it will take.  It’s impossible to put a time […]

Rock Bands and Cheerleaders for Job Seekers

Tweet Last summer I participated in my first “Rock and Roll Marathon”. This unique road race, held in a variety of cities each year, features a different rock band playing every mile along the route! Not only that, but in between the rock bands, high school cheerleading and pep squads line the street to offer […]

Beating Job Search Burnout

Tweet “I’m burned out,” Nerissa says. “I’m tired and out of ideas for finding a job. I don’t know what I’m doing wrong and I’m not sure what to do next.”   Job search burnout is all too common, especially with the average length of unemployment stretching beyond the six month mark.   Nerissa has been out […]

Job Opening: IT Security Manager, Seattle

Tweet Here’s an interesting job opening at one of Seattle’s Premier Medical Research Companies, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  They’re hiring an IT Security Manager

Job Openings at Novel Inc

Tweet Novel Inc., based in Redmond, WA is hiring! The videogame company has a wide variety of openings in engineering, art and design. Details from HR below. Contact them directly to apply.

Breaking Through Long Term Unemployment

Tweet Long term unemployment is a serious concern these days. Research shows the longer someone is out of work, the more difficult it is to find a new job.  Today, how three people struggled with long term unemployment, and the turning points that got each of them back to work.

Lose the Bitterness, Get the Job

Tweet Bitterness is perhaps the least attractive trait a person can exhibit.  It fouls conversations, taints relationships and will certainly harm your job search. It’s nearly impossible to keep bitterness hidden. If you feel it, your bitterness shows. And, when it does, it poisons everything around it.

The Answer to Job Boards?

Tweet A beta release of a new network of web sites is causing a buzz in the job search community.  It’s a new URL extension, .jobs.  Some have speculated it could wipe out the need for other job boards. This new extension is backed by a large number of companies, and allows employers to post […]