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Many Employers Use 3rd Party Recruiting Businesses

Friday, January 2, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Many employers use 3rd party recruiting businesses directly linked to their Human Resources (HR). There may not be anything wrong with it. However, it can potentially create privacy problems. The employer itself may not ask you personal questions like race, age, color, ethnic background, religion, etc. But the recruiting business under contract with the employer […]

Four Reasons Why No One Is Reading Your Job Application

Friday, November 14, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

According to a news release by the US Department of Labor, by October 2014, there are 9 million people without a job. The unemployment rate has gone down in recent months, showing optimistic economic recovery. If you are one of those 9 million unemployed Americans, however, the reality might not be as bright and optimistic. […]

Six Jobs that Guarantee Good Pay Right Out of College

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

If you are going to put money into an education, and even risk racking up student loans in the process, then it only makes sense that you’d want to get a high paying job right out of college. And while not every degree is guaranteed to get you on that path, there are some desirable […]

5 Tools to Help You Land a Higher Paying Job in 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

Finding a higher paying job requires following a few simple tips like staying focused and persistent. The search for employment is in itself a job. It involves research to understand the job market and doing the research to know what opportunities are available. Many jobs that pay more money want you to have a lot […]

Get Paid to Learn with an Apprenticeship

Friday, September 6, 2013, 1:00 AM | 3 Comments

It’s worth considering the many benefits of an apprenticeship, which offers you the chance to get paid while you’re learning. Apprenticeships offer work based learning courses where you combine a weekly set of hours with a business and a training course, with the goal of building towards a full qualification. Doing so can represent an […]

An Overview of Gas Pipeline Jobs

Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

In spite of the advancements in technology, gas pipeline jobs are still available. The fact is that for all the technology today, pipelines remain the most convenient and safest method for carrying gas over large distances. Pipelines are also inexpensive so it’s no wonder that they are still needed. Jobs Related to Pipeline Work You […]

Breaking Into New Field Of Employment

Sunday, April 21, 2013, 1:00 AM | 2 Comments

If you can’t get a job in your field that you have been so used to, you can break into another field that is somewhat related to what you have been working in. However, breaking into any field is always tough, and this is not an easy time for job seekers as the unemployment rate […]

Building Relationship With Headhunters Can Help You Get Job

Monday, March 11, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

David McCann over at has an article with the heading “What You Don’t Know about Headhunters: 10 Tips”. It’s over five years old but still is as applicable as back then when he wrote it on January 18, 2008. It seems to me that you have to impress two kinds of people: First is […]

More Effective Ways To Look For Your Next Job

Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 2:00 AM | 2 Comments

The big – the huge, the enormous – Internet job houses are good but to a certain extent. These days, you just cannot rely exclusively on them. Research and statistics show that less than 20% of the jobs get filled with the help of these monstrous online houses. I think they can be good sources […]

8 Ways To Make Recruiters Pay Attention To You

Saturday, November 3, 2012, 2:00 AM | 2 Comments

You can look for a job using different resources, one of which is a recruiter. Going through recruiters may not be the only path to get a job. But you can’t afford not to make them part of your network. Some recruiters offer advices you might want to follow to find the job you are […]