Archive for May, 2009

Unseen Jobs

These tough times had people scrambling for jobs, but some of them just could not search hard enough.  In fact, there are hundreds of job opportunities that people do not seem to notice because we normally take them for granted, but are in fact can be rewarding enough to get you through the difficult days.  Here are some of “the unseen jobs” we pass by every day.Electric line installers and repairersThey are responsible for getting power form electric plants to your home.  Because electricity ha…

Using Color to Determine Your Ideal Job

Some people tend to keep on switching jobs, or take different occupations from different industries not as a means to have more money rather to do the things they are passionate about.  If you have trouble finding out what job would be best for you, why not let the colors decide on that? A new test, called Color Career Counselor, can determine your successful career path just by choosing the colors you are most attracted to.  Additionally, the test also takes into account how you approach work, …

5 Best Places to Find a Job

In these troubled times, more and more job seekers would do everything to find a decent job, and that includes the willingness to relocate.  While other out-of-work professionals consider looking for jobs in major cities like New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, many smart job seekers are able to find jobs in the smallest of towns. Not every city in the US has high unemployment rate.  Here is a list of American towns that have low grades in unemployment and can give you a higher chance of l…

Fine-Tuning Your Job Search Skills

With the current economy still on the rocks, it is crucial for unemployed jobseekers to get hired as soon as possible before they run out of savings.  People may feel helpless as they watch the news of companies cutting jobs, thinking that they may never hire new talent.  In fact, they actually do.  All you need is to fine-tune your job-search strategy and you may able to find work that seems out of reach nowadays. Do not put all your eggs in one basketThe Internet may come in handy when researc…

Common Resume Mistakes

One of the important factors in landing a job is having a good job resume. That is why preparing your resume carefully and keep it updated will help put you into a disadvantage over other job applicants.  But it can also be easy to make mistakes in trying to prepare your job resume. Here are the most common ones to watch out for. Wrong Contact InformationA lot of job resumes are discarded and a lot of opportunities lost simply because of a mistake on one’s contact information. Some job applicant…