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40 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Job Search 2015

Welcome to my list of 40 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Job Search 2015! This is my third annual list of Twitter accounts for job seekers to follow! And these aren't bots, these are real, responsive people! Here is the list of 80 from 2014 and here is the list of 99 from 2013. I've scaled [...]

Communication Gone Bad (And Viral)

Have you ever sent an email in anger or frustration? Who hasn't, right? Well, you may want to nip that bad habit in the bud right now. Hopefully, the saga of a young job seeker's outreach to a senior exec will result in lessons learned by both newbies and seasoned pros. When Diana Mekota, a [...]

Are You Really Prepared for Job Search?

Lee Hecht Harrison, a talent mobility consulting firm, conducted an online survey of 645 U.S. job seekers which asked, “In preparing for your job search, what area is in need of most improvement?” What I think this points out is that the majority of people are not proactively managing their longer-term careers. This points out that [...]

Fix It Friday: Networking Efforts Not Working

On Friday's I share my answers to job seeker questions! Do you have a question? Submit it below! I just wanted to get an opinion, because so far my efforts at networking are not working well. I started with a list of a few people I was already connected to and several former co-workers I [...]

Interview Questions YOU Can Ask

Asking questions during the interview is incredibly important, yet most people have difficulty asking good, meaningful questions. Here are interview questions YOU can ask during your next interview! In order for you to ask thoughtful questions, you must research the company as well as the people you will be interviewing to ensure you are really [...]

A Movement to Help the Unemployed: #HireFriday

Margo Rose, HR Margo, @margorose, started the #HireFriday movement to help job seekers. You can find her full explanation here.   Because many won't click through, I've lifted the key points from her post below. HireFriday is a special place where we can shower job seekers around the world with attention, extol their virtues, bolster [...]