Archive for Job Seekers – Career Development - page 5

W-o-r-k

Many of us have tired arms from all this rowing to shore, but our clients and our job-seeking candidates are telling us about more hiring every day: http://economy.kansascity.com/?q=node/5779 And if you’re still seeking a job in the KC metro area, please take a look at…

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Everything’s different now

We’re hearing from our clients that the volume of work is bouncing back, and they’re also hiring more temporary workers. This is good news for us at LandaJob, and also good for our associates whom we can unite with project work. But, it’s confusing and…

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How I got the job | Jennifer Foster, 33 – Kansas City Star

How I got the job | Jennifer Foster, 33 – Kansas City Star

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"…just got a new job!"

We’re hearing that more & more as we call our temporary associates to tell them about new opportunities. It’s music to our ears! Here’s a note from one of our long-time temporary associates who has just transitioned to a full-time senior graphic design job at…

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Susan’s Success!

How I Got the Job: Susan O’Neil, 24 Susan O’Neil was a very savvy job-seeker … take a look at the steps she took to find her job in Kansas City at River City Studio (http://economy.kansascity.com/?q=node/2691) FYI, we’re thrilled with how successful Yoda’s tweets have…

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The Importance of Being Interesting (and Earnest)

As a career coach, one of the activities I spend a lot of time on with clients is their use of language. How we talk about ourselves, and what we say to describe our skills and experience, has a huge impact on whether people want…

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It’s a New Day — Selling Interns

I just noticed that Crispin Porter + Bogusky is auctioning their summer interns on EBay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270392380113 Here’s a link to the Ad Age piece about it and all the juicy posts that follow:http://adage.com/talentworks/article?article_id=136729 The current bid, when I last looked, was $5,600. No matter what,…

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Biggest Mistake on a Resume is…

not proofreading or getting somebody else to proofread your resume. Many, many times a resume will be thrown directly into the trash if there is even one tiny typo. IABC Members: Get your résumé proofread for free: Exclusive offer for IABC members from ProofreadNOW.com. Expires…

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local resources for the unemployed

From Diane Stafford’s ever-so-useful column on kansascity.com today: Help for job hunters is close to home Out of work and don’t know where to turn? Check out a new web site launched this week that can point you to job-search and job-retraining resources near you….

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Do the math

As we talk with more job seekers every week, it seems that a growing percentage of them

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