5 Painful But Important Things To Do When You Lose Your Job

Author: Elizabeth Alterman Source: The Muse When I lost my job in 2014, I naturally slipped into a self-pity funk for a bit. What did I do first? I promptly made an enormous bowl of tiramisu and attempted to soothe my bruised ego with dessert. But—as good as it feels to take a well-deserved time-out—the …

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How To Use Tech To Make Your Job Hunt Easier

Source: Career Geek Hitting the pavement and looking for work is no easy task. There is a lot of ground to cover, and no one is helping you find this job. Keep in mind that finding a few possibilities is just part of the battle because you still have to wow your potential employers with …

Your Resume Only Has 5 Seconds To Make an Impression. Here’s What you Should Do.

Author: Jack Kelly Source: Forbes I’d like to offer you some counterintuitive advice: don’t spend too much time worrying or stressing out over your résumé. Yes, I know everyone else tells you to spend an inordinate amount of time writing, rewriting, correcting, asking people to proofread it and offer their comments and advice to absolutely seek out a professional …

3 Benefits to Using a Staffing Firm in Your Job Search

Author: Debra Auerbach Source: CareerBuilder.com Three key advantages of using a staffing firm are experience, insights and confidential opportunities. Sometimes a job search can feel isolating. You're spending hours upon hours searching for opportunities, working on your resume and applying to job openings, often without having any outside feedback about what you're doing right or …