Where do you see yourself in five years? It’s a question many people face in interviews, yet don’t take the time to prepare for it. You may be tempted to envision where you’ll be in five years on a personal level, but that’s not an appropriate way to answer the question. Read More
In today’s Video Friday vlog, Bhavna shares some tips to improve your chances of landing jobs in small companies and start-ups. Read More
Job seekers have lots of reasons for considering work in other cities. It could be for personal reasons, seeking a stronger economy, or hoping that there will be more demand for their skills.
Whether you are certain you want to move or are considering it, there are some special techniques you can use when looking for work in another city: Read More
For many people, working at a startup is exciting, and it’s not hard to understand why. You can get in on the ground floor, be a part of a team that creates something new and with high potential. That’s why it’s so cool to work for a startup, but that’s also why it’s not easy to actually get a job with one. Competition is fierce, but with the right knowledge and approach, you can find a way to make the cut. Read More
Job seekers often focus their efforts on large firms with name recognition and, in the process, ignore smaller younger companies. However, by doing so, they are eliminating some good options. While looking for a job, you want to broaden your horizons and target a wide range of employers in your field of interest, regardless of size. Read More
Today our guest blogger is Matt Youngquist. Matt is the President of Career Horizons, serving Northwest individuals and organizations dealing with the unique challenges of job hunting and employment transition. Matt is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling. You can follow him on Twitter @mattyoungquist.
This book, in a word, rocks. In fact, I might even say it’s the most interesting and important business book I’ve read in the last 10 years — which would be an appropriate characterization, given that its primary agenda seems to be to help people catch up to speed with how the whole notion of career success has evolved over the past decade. Read More
During the holiday season, December is a time of anticipation and surprises. Some are counting down to a special holiday; others eagerly await the New Year. However, for many job seekers, December may feel like an inactive time. But there is actually a lot you can be doing this month that will pay off in the New Year.
As part of the fun and excitement, Jobfully is offering “Countdown to the New Year” – a month of daily surprises and activities to launch you into 2012 ready to land that job you want. Read More
Internships are a great way to gain experience in a new career field. Once thought of as just for college students or recent alumni, job seekers of a variety of ages are now taking advantage of internship opportunities. Read More
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.
Looking for a job that is always in demand, offers great personal satisfaction uses a wide variety of skills? How about nursing! No longer doctor’s helpers in starched white dresses, today’s nurses have many specializations and make good money. Nursing careers tend to be a safe option to pursue when you think about the large number of baby boomers who will be starting to retire and will need more care. Demand is very high and increasing. The employment rate is expected to increase by 27.3% by 2012 for a number of different nursing specialties due largely in part to demographic changes.