En Route: A Career Blog

Category: Find the Right Job

Navigating a Career Transition

POSTED: April 2, 2013 at 8:39 am

by Lou Huskey, ResumeEdge Certified Writer – When your career is no longer satisfying, a transition to a new profession is possible but can be challenging. What Steps Are Needed to Make Certain You Succeed? In order to be prepared, ask yourself the following questions: Do I have the necessary training and education that will... » Read Full Article

Networking Tips for 2013

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job, Job Fairs, Using Social Media
POSTED: March 26, 2013 at 7:55 am

by Krista H, ResumeEdge Certified Writer – Career fairs, interviews, and one-on-one ice-breaker conversations are all high-pressure situations with potential for creating new networking relationships. Once you have a polished resume from one of our experts, you need to continually connect with people inside and outside of your everyday environment. Stretch your social self and stay current... » Read Full Article

You Don’t Have a Degree – Will You Ever Get a Job?

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: February 19, 2013 at 7:40 am

by Emily K, CPRW, NCC, ResumeEdge Certified Writer – It’s no secret that an economy with high unemployment rates and increasing competition for jobs awaits us all, degree or no degree.  Millions of students steadily enroll for courses with the hopes of one day joining the workforce and landing their dream job right out of college.  However,... » Read Full Article

Focus Your Job Search on Growing Companies in 2013

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: January 28, 2013 at 7:42 am

by Lou H, CPRW, ResumeEdge Certified Writer – If you’re on the job hunt in 2013, research organizations that are experiencing growth. After the economic struggles of the past few years, many industries are now financially stronger, and companies are ready to start hiring again. Focus on these types of companies during your job search.... » Read Full Article

Hours Cut? Laid Off? Treat Your Job Search as Your New Job

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: January 14, 2013 at 8:58 am

by Shawn P, ResumeEdge certified writer – Sometime in late December you made plans for the following year. Maybe you wrote them down, and maybe you didn’t. Maybe personal areas were your primary concern. You likely had goals you wanted to achieve—objectives for your career and your future. Now your hours at work have been cut,... » Read Full Article

Get Ready for the Job Fair

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: October 10, 2011 at 2:01 pm

I’ll bet that the last time you went to a job fair, you thought you were ready. You went online, looked up the companies attending and selected the five or six that really piqued your interest. You had 20 copies of your resume and your elevator speech was well rehearsed. The day of the fair... » Read Full Article

Working Overseas

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: September 10, 2011 at 2:05 pm

You have often wondered what it would be like to travel abroad to exotic lands. Now you have the opportunity to turn dreams into reality by working overseas. With today’s depressed economy and ever rising unemployment rates in America, working overseas is a viable career alternative. After making the decision to work in foreign lands,... » Read Full Article

Should I Relocate?

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: August 20, 2011 at 7:23 pm

With so many people out in the employment market these days, searching for the job of your dreams can be quite challenging. If you are limiting your search to a specific geographical area, you certainly will need to do intense research on all the companies and organizations that might have openings for a candidate with... » Read Full Article

How to Determine Your Best Job Fit

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: July 20, 2011 at 7:18 pm

Are you undecided about what to do with the rest of your work life? Maybe you have had jobs that did not seem to be a good match for you. Some jobs utilized your skills and competencies but you did not enjoy them. Other jobs were enjoyable at first but you quickly became bored. Perhaps... » Read Full Article

Create a Job Search Game Plan

CATEGORY: Find the Right Job
POSTED: June 20, 2011 at 7:30 pm

Where do I start?  This is the first question someone asks when they discover they might be caught in a cut-back at work or worse, told they are out of a job and sent home.  These are real situations that happen to people every day, and you must be prepared if it ever happens to... » Read Full Article

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