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Icon Written by Cheryl on August 29, 2014 – 10:47 pm

It is important to form lifetime connections with every individual you meet throughout your job search process. This also includes the individuals who were involved in the interviewing process of companies who did not hire you. Hiring authorities are usually well connected and you never know what doors they could open for you in the [...]



IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 29, 2014 – 10:44 pm

The interview process can be extremely frustrating when days turn into weeks and weeks turn into months. The average hiring process is currently 5 – 7 weeks for direct positions. This can be extremely frustrating when you are interviewed at the beginning of the interview process, or when unexpected delays can add additional time until [...]



FREE JOB SEEKER TRAINING WEBINARS

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 29, 2014 – 10:43 pm

Login to www.marinocareersearch.com to sign up for these upcoming FREE job webinars Get Out Of Your House! September 4th @ 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST)  Sitting at home in front of your computer day in and day out answering job board ads is not the most effective way to conduct your [...]



RESUME TIP OF THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 29, 2014 – 10:41 pm

If a company that you have worked for has since changed its name, make note of that on your resume. This will help employers to not only better identify the company, but also see in some cases that you were not jumping from one company to the next, but it is in fact the same [...]



RESUME TIP FOR THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 28, 2014 – 2:37 am

When crafting a resume, realize that some information simply does not belong. Information about race, religion, hobbies and political affiliation can hurt you before they help you. A recent study showed that when highly personal information is placed on a resume, a potential employer is likely to pass over a candidate unless they directly identify [...]



FREE UPCOMING JOB WEBINAR-Your Job Search is Your Full Time Job

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 28, 2014 – 2:35 am

August 28th @ 3:00 pm EST (12:00 pm PST, 1:00 pm MST, 2:00 pm CST) The results you enjoy in your job search will be in direct correlation to the consistency and effort you put into your search. During this session we will address the following: Five Stages for Every Contact Daily Activities Evaluation of your Current Job [...]



IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 28, 2014 – 2:33 am

If you want to improve your networking efforts, it is important to learn how to work a room or event. Each time you find yourself in a group setting, there are endless networking opportunities. The following offers answers to common questions being asked by job seekers: Question: HOW TO I APPROACH PEOPLE? Answer: Approach people who are [...]



NOTE FROM YOUR CAREER ADVISOR-FIVE MOST DESIRABLE JOB SKILLS

Icon Written by Cheryl on July 30, 2014 – 11:23 pm

Throughout your job search you want to enhance your skills. Employers prefer to hire individuals who have committed to a lifetime of learning. Five of the most desirable skills include the following: Effective written and verbal communication - The documentation and correspondence you utilize throughout your job search, is often a potential employers first impression of [...]



FREE UPCOMING JOB SEEKER WEBINARS… NOT TO BE MISSED!

Icon Written by Cheryl on July 30, 2014 – 11:20 pm

Answer the question “Tell Me About Yourself” like a pro! August 5th @ 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST)  Most interviewers start interviews with the question “Tell me about yourself?” The answer to this question is often included in a hiring authority’s first impression and can often lead to you being either [...]



RESUME TIP FOR THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on May 20, 2014 – 7:58 pm

When including experience on your resume, don’t limit yourself to just paid positions. Volunteering can provide marketable skills that may prove valuable in your job search. Highlight the strengths you have gained and meaningful contributions that you have made, especially as they relate to the positions you are seeking. Volunteering also demonstrates your commitment to [...]