Category Archives: Job Search Strategies

How to Trust Your Gut When it Comes to a Job Offer


Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer It finally happened. After devoting weeks – maybe even months – to searching for jobs, filling out applications, sending out resumes and going on interviews, you’ve finally got a job offer. Saying “yes” should be a no-brainer, right? Yet for some reason – a reason you […]

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How to Search for A Job While You Have a Job


Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer You like your job – you just don’t love it. Or you hate your job, and every minute that ticks by is a minute shaved off your life. Or maybe it’s not the job, but your boss who’s the problem. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided it’s […]

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Should You Follow up After Every Job Application?


Matt Tarpey, CareerBuilder writer Searching for a job can be stressful. When you find a job you think you’d really like, it can feel like one wrong move can spell disaster. While this usually is not the case, it does lead many to question when following up with a potential […]

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Should You Be Asking for More Money?


Compare yourself to other candidates to determine if you should be asking for more money. Wouldn’t you like to know who’s interviewing against you for the same job? Ladders shows you each individual who applied for the job — in a completely anonymous way:             […]

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The 8-Minute Resume


You’re eight minutes away from a better resume. We’ve had almost a year of experience now with our powerful, free Resume Reviewer, which does a terrific job at helping you understand what’s wrong and what’s right with your resume. And our Resume Builder launched earlier this year helps you create […]

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The 8-minute resume


You’re eight minutes away from a better resume. We’ve had almost a year of experience now with our powerful, free Resume Reviewer, which does a terrific job at helping you understand what’s wrong and what’s right with your resume. And our Resume Builder launched earlier this year helps you create […]

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Employers Hiring for August 2016


Marc Cenedella Marc Cenedella is the Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO of Ladders, Inc., the comprehensive career resource dedicated to helping professionals ‘Manage, Market and Move-up’ in their careers. Over the last decade, Ladders has transformed the way job candidates and recruiters connect online. Follow Marc on Twitter at @Cenedella. […]

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12 Tricks to Appear Smart in Emails


  This infographic comes from The Cooper Review, the brainchild of Sarah Cooper – author, demotivational speaker, and chief evangelist of evangelism. If you enjoy it, scroll down to find out about her brand new book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings – it will teach you how to appear smart […]

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When the Kid Interviewing You Says You’re Too Old…


Since you can’t change your age, your goal is to address the underlying root causes of age discrimination. Here’s how: One of the things I was most surprised by when I got into the jobs business over a decade ago was the prevalence and practice of age discrimination in hiring […]

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When You Look in the Mirror, I Smile


Find out how a simple mirror can improve your likelihood of landing the job. Let’s face it, the professional job search is a heck of a lot longer, more tedious, and more frustrating than any of us can bear. Between ducking out for lunch-time interviews and cranking through networking calls, […]

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