Best of Job Search Help: Top 5 This Week

Here are the Top 5 This Week – @andywergedal

Keep the faith, things will turn around. The light is the end of the tunnel. The steps towards getting a job are easy to follow (just read the websites linked in this article). The hard part is keeping the faith throughout the process. Remember, everyone else has done the same at some point. You are not alone. Just hang in there another minute, hour, day, week, month, year and things will turn around.

Finish Line for Your BrandThe Top 5 This Week

1. Job References: Don’t Lose at the Finish Line – [Career Rocketeer]

The purpose of providing references is to close the deal. It isn’t to discover if you are telling the truth about your dates of employment, verify that you’ve demonstrated the proper skills for the job, or even to assure the hiring authority that he’s making the right decision to hire you — though each reason contributes.

2. Are You A Resistor? – [Career Rocketeer]

In one of my recent classes, one of the participants came had an epiphany about half way through. She said she realized that she had been resisting anything new so strongly that it was certainly hindering her from getting a new job she so desperately needed. For her, it was simply a matter of coming to the realization of how much she was fighting it that finally caused her to decide to apply some of the ideas we had been discussing.

3. Five Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Their Resumes – [Great Resumes Fast]

After ten years of working as a human resources manager and recruiter I’ve seen my fair share of job seeker mistakes. So here’s my list of the five biggest mistakes job seekers make on their resumes.

4. Succeeding in the New Economy Starts with Values – [Secrets of The Job Hunt]

When it comes to knowing yourself, you have to start with values. The values you espouse are vital to the choices you make and ultimately dictate the way you live. Values can be thought of as the principals you hold near and dear. Your values are the code you live by. They are the rules you follow and the ethics you adhere to when dealing with others.

5. Personal Brands: Craziest Advice Ever – [Personal Branding Blog]

Employers are actively seeking employees who can help move their companies in a direction of growth (or stability). They want sincere, straightforward communicators with integrity.

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Andy’s primary professional role is the communication bridge between technology and executive staff. An expert in project management methodologies Andy excels as the agent of change. In his spare time, he has a passion for helping people find jobs. Checkout his blog at 40×50.com and on twitter @andywergedal.

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