Job Searching Advice – Round Up
Today in South West Ontario it snowed. Yup, it snowed. In May.
So, being long past the point of putting on a brave face when confronted with cold weather (6 month long winters will do that do a person), I have confined myself to the house and instead created a round up of the best job search advice from some of my favorite career related websites for your reading pleasure.
I hope you find these resources useful.
Inspiration and motivation if you are a bit stuck in the job search process:
Great advice with some cool graphics:
A concise but helpful video covering the basics:
An oldie but goody from Business Insider archives:
An excellent and in-depth resume 101 online workshop for absolute beginners:
About the dangers of going to an interview too rehearsed:
Group interviews are becoming increasingly popular – this article provides excellent advice to those who are facing what, for many, can be a scary prospect:
This article is a good one on linking skills from previous experiences (including but not limited to previous jobs) to the one you are currently interviewing for:
A good basic guide, because you will be asked at least one of these:
Apparently women negotiate less than men and miss out as a result. This article also provides a link to specific advice for women who wish to negotiate their starting salary more effectively:
Good general advice about approaching these somewhat difficult conversations:
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