Job Hunting Advice: Networking

Job Hunting Advice: Networking

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By: Veronica Fielding
With unemployment rates on the rise , companies can afford to be more selective about the people they hire .More
By: Amy Hoak
When unemployment is high, job-seekers may need to go where the jobs are , "to make ends meet, to get on with their lives," says John Challenger, CEO of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & ChristmMore
By: Taunee Besson, CMF, CareerCast.com Senior Columnist
Q: I know references are important when applying for a job, but I'm not sure how to use them. What's the best way to ensure they help me?More
By: Taunee Besson, CMF, CareerCast.com Senior Columnist
Most people can think of at least one co-worker with whom they have a massive personality conflict . Unfortunately, if this individual is their boss, college department head or HR representative, at some point they will likely be needed for a vital job reference .More
By: Taunee Besson, CMF, CareerCast.com Senior Columnist
Q: I'm the CEO of a small company of about 200 employees. When business is good, decisions are easy. But now that the economy is in such bad shape , being the one where "the buck stops here" is a lot more difficult.More
By: Elizabeth Garone
Many companies have instituted policies to limit the information released about individual employees. The good news is that there are alternative approaches to obtaining references and, despite the policies in place, many employers haven't stopped talking, say career and human-resource experts.More
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By: Prashant Gopal
Thousands of job seekers across the U.S. are wondering if they would be better off looking for work in a new location . The question is where?More
By: Tony Lee
Services vary widely, so be sure to investigate your options before handing over your credit cardMore