Category Archives: Job Search

Don’t Follow These 12 Outdated Tips for Job Hunting in 2020

outdated tips

Not all job search advice is evergreen. Some, despite the best of intentions, is flat out obsolete. But how to you know how to tell the advice that works in today’s job search from the outdated tips of yesterday?   

Posted in Job Search | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How to Create a New Career Plan with 2020 Vision

new career plan

As we begin the year, now is the time to create a new career plan with a new vision for 2020. Take advantage of this time of year to begin thinking about what you want from your career in the new year. To help you use 2020 vision to target and clearly focus on important issues facing the workplace, you’ll find key articles referencing trends for the upcoming year.   

Posted in Job Search | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Secret to the New Job Search: Find the Hiring Manager

hiring manager

No one said it would be easy to find the hiring manager. Fix it Friday is about helping job seekers do it better. Why is finding the hiring manager so important, yet so difficult?   

Posted in Job Search | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2020 Job Market: Where Will the Jobs Be Next Year? [Infographic]

2020 job market

It’s that time of year again. The once vibrant leaves turn shades of brown and fall silently to forest floor and the morning air takes on a crisp chill that makes you shudder in anticipation. The year is coming to an end. But more importantly, a new year is about to begin. It’s that time of year when you begin to take stock of your career goals and evaluate your progress. It’s also time to look at the 2020 job market. So let’s get things started by asking, “Where will the jobs be next year?”   

Posted in Infographic, Job Search | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

9 Ways to Research Company Culture Before You Apply

research company culture

You don’t have to wait until you apply to research company culture. You can begin evaluating company culture as you research target companies to help you identify those that interest you. Armed with basic research, you will find it easier to ask specific questions about the components of culture during the job interview.   

Posted in Job Search | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Is It Time for a New Job Hunt Strategy? [Infographic]

job hunt strategy

Searching for a job can be challenging. Indeed, it can feel like a full-time job. With so many means to find new opportunities, it’s often hard to know where to start. Networking, job boards, resumes, and cover letters… it can all become overwhelming. You put in so much effort and it seems like no one is calling you back. You may be asking, “What am I doing wrong?” Well, If you feel like you’re endlessly sending out applications with no success, it might be time to change your job hunt strategy and find a more effective way.   

Posted in Infographic, Job Search | Tagged , , | Leave a comment