The Job versus Career Debate

Many wonder what the difference is between a job and a career. Some would say that they are basically the same thing; after all, they are both venues in which a person generates an income. However, while a job is something an individual does to earn money it rarely involves any type of planning. One can apply for a job …

Should You Start Your Own Business?

Are you unsatisfied with your current job?  If you are, you may be interested in changing employers.  While it is more than possible for you to find, apply for, and be awarded a new job, did you know that is not your only option?  Have you ever thought about starting your own business?  If this is a thought that has …

Is Telling Lies In An Interview, Good?

One of the biggest No’s when it comes to getting a job, is telling lies to your prospective employer. In most cases the lies get caught and you will end up losing the job. However, if your are fortunate enough to dupe them and get the job by telling lies then this may cause complications for you later during your …

Stress-free Job Hunting Guide

Hunting for the perfect job for an individual requires time, effort and knowledge. For stress free job-hunting, every individual must first consider the following pointers before starting your job hunting process: 1. Know what type of job you would like to apply for.   Gate crashing job fairs that offer work not related to one’s degree or work preference would be …

Importance of Skills Emphasis on Job Interviews

Skill emphasis during the interview is important to show the employer what makes you different from all the other job candidates. In this competitive world, companies search for the most qualified employees by weighing skills of the candidates and determining how they would benefit the company. Majority of the top companies search for employees who stands out based from their …

Tips in a Job Interview

The second step in getting the job is meeting the potential employer for an interview. The first step that an applicant has successfully completed was sending your application and passing the screening process of the company. The employer got the resume through a variety of sources that can be from an ad that was posted, a referral from a friend …

“Quo Vadis, New Graduate?”

According to a recent survey by Job Outlook, for the third year now there is a positive increase in hiring fresh college graduates for 2006.  Business owners plan on hiring more from the class of 2005-06 than they did from the 2004-05 class as well as offering higher compensation and benefits for the new hires. In the annual survey by …

Job Sites Top Five

Currently, there are 5 of the most sought after web sites being used by aspiring applicants on the web when job-hunting.  These are: 5) Net-Temps.com This site provides job openings at one click.  Just enter a keyword, specify the location and it will give you over a hundred results.  It provides help in posting resumes including tutorial on how to …

Job Search Tips

If you’re not sure what to do, here’s a list that might help. 1. Know thyself. Identify what really interest and excites you. Understand that these traits define you and use it to explore career choices and opportunities. 2. Take a career assessment test. There are a lot of career assessment tests available online. Find the time to take one. …