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    Job Search Tip: Become the Gatekeeper’s Friend

    Job Search Tip: Become the Gatekeeper’s Friend
    ‘JT & Dale Talk Jobs’ is the largest nationally syndicated career advice column in the country and can be found at JTandDale.com. Dear J.T. & Dale: I am a seasoned executive assistant. I know the economy is bad, but I’m shocked at getting ZERO responses when applying for jobs. What’s really frustrating is I can’t really call a hiring manager, since ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    How to Answer the “What Do You Do?” Question

    How to Answer the “What Do You Do?” Question
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, just over 4 million Americans lost their jobs in 2009 alone. For those millions of people, a new reality has emerged that may include stress, financial difficulties, and uncertainty about the future. Many sociologists have written about the long-term psychological effects of prolonged unemployment. One problem often mentioned is the loss of identity experienced ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    “Entitled” to What – Being Unemployed?

    “Entitled” to What – Being Unemployed?
    Well guys, I hate to be the one to break this to you, but the job market is pretty crappy right now. But before you grab your pitchforks in the wake of a national unemployment rate hovering at (gasp) 10 percent – let me remind you the Bureau of Labor Stats says unemployment for 16-to-24 year olds is at 19 percent. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Career Profile: Sales Engineers

    Career Profile: Sales Engineers
    Job Description Many products and services, especially those purchased by large companies and institutions, are highly complex. Sales engineers—who also may be called manufacturers’ agents, sales representatives, or technical sales support workers—work with the production, engineering, or research and development departments of their companies, or with independent sales firms, to determine how products and services could be designed or modified to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Has Your Network ABANDONED You? 10 Tips to Win them Back

    Has Your Network ABANDONED You? 10 Tips to Win them Back
    Running out of ideas on how to stimulate your network? Are your one time ‘good contacts’ harder to reach today? Let me be blunter: Has your network abandoned you? How often you can use your network contacts and for how long, is entirely up to you. If you leave that up to them and it becomes “work” for them, expect contact ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving

    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving
    An economic survey out today provides fresh evidence that a fitful recovery is underway as customer demand grows in the third quarter for the first time in more than a year and the jobs outlook brightens a bit. For the first time since the recession began, the portion of companies planning to add employees in the next six months outnumbered those ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    MonsterCollege to the Rescue: Help Finding a Job Now

    MonsterCollege to the Rescue: Help Finding a Job Now
    It’s never too early to start your job search. Whether you’re graduating in a few weeks, or in May, it won’t hurt to start your search now. The jobless rate amongst American college graduates (with at least bachelor’s degrees) rose to 5.1% in November, up from 4.7% in October, and 4.4% in September, according to the Huffington Post. This is the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    60 Seconds of Networking Advice

    You’ve heard it before, “Network in order to optimize your job search.” How exactly do you go about it? It depends on the way you best build relationships and the industry you are targeting. Is the industry you seek employment in best penetrated online or offline? It is not as difficult as it seems. We are all human and we all want to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What to Avoid When Designing and Writing a Cover Letter

    What to Avoid When Designing and Writing a Cover Letter
    Sometimes, fixing the little things can offer the most benefit. Anyone writing a letter to a hiring rep should follow some golden rules before hitting start on the fax machine, licking that envelope shut, or hitting send to that e-mail. Treat your letter like any piece of business correspondence. It should have a professional appearance, a professional tone, and possess accurate ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Land a Job in Market Research

    Land a Job in Market Research
    No one wants to shoot in the dark. That’s why, when deciding whom to target for their products, senior executives want access to the most informative data available. How do they procure it? By hiring market and marketing researchers. “There’s a huge movement for marketing intelligence,” says Michael Giordano, marketing technology agent at Aquent, a marketing and creative staffing agency in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +7
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    5 Phrases Every Interviewer Needs to Hear

    5 Phrases Every Interviewer Needs to Hear
    Everyone’s heard the phrase, “93% of communication is non-verbal.” Which implies our body language, facial expressions, eye contact, voice tone/pace, hand gestures, etc. make up the majority of how we convey what we are thinking and feeling to someone else. I happen to agree with this, HOWEVER… That doesn’t mean we should pay less attention to what we say. The words ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5,000 Reasons ($$$) to Share Your Success with Monster [Video]

    We all know sharing secrets to success to job search success is the right thing to do. With millions of Americans out of work, each of us can do our part to help people learn what it takes to get hired by sharing our own job search success stories. Good News! Sharing your story just got even more rewarding! Monster.com is ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Featured Career: Paramedic

    Featured Career: Paramedic
    Job Description Paramedics are first responders who provide advanced life support for medical and trauma emergencies throughout a first response area, usually as part of an emergency medical service or fire and rescue department. Paramedics possess advanced certifications above and beyond what a basic EMT would possess. Median Annual Salary $35,210 Education Requirements The most advanced level of training for this ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Social Networking with MonsterCollege!

    Social Networking with MonsterCollege!
    Want to get updates and inside info from MonsterCollege? Want to connect with other MonsterCollege fans? It's easy! [widget:follow_us] Become a fan of MonsterCollege on Facebook! Follow MonsterCollege on Twitter! Come on...You know you want to. See you on the job quad!
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    10 Stupidest Fall Fashions

    Wear these styles at your own risk I love fall. The beginning of crisp weather, Halloween, and — finally! — the end of wedding season. But my favorite thing about fall is the return of cool-weather attire. Scarves, coats, and boots — call me conservative (or insecure), but I'll take them over bikinis and sundresses any day. This year, we've ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4