Monthly Archives: June 2009

FIVE MINUTES TO JOB INTERVIEW SUCCESS!

The first five minutes of any job interview are critical in the selection process. For candidates seeking employment at a job fair, an initial interview with a company may last only five minutes. A job seeker has to be qualified … Continue reading

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CONTACT DEVELOPMENT IS AN IMPORTANT JOB SEARCH INGREDIENT

An effective contact strategy takes research, initiative, and accuracy all important ingredients of a successful job search.  Research is required to assemble your contact list.  Initiative is required to place calls and visit every single person on that list.  Accuracy … Continue reading

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FIGHT POTENTIAL AGE DISCRIMINATION WITH CANDOR

As retirement funds become depleted due to the dismal economy, more older job candidates are competing for employment.  Companies, thirsting for skilled workers with experience, are welcoming them with open arms. Views held of older workers are changing rapidly.  In … Continue reading

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SECURE JOB; STAY CONNECTED ON VACATION

Lower gasoline prices could boost travel this summer; welcome news for the nation’s tourist destinations.  However, one workplace expert warns that some destinations will fare better than others, as the recession and the fear of layoffs are likely to keep … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Challenger Job Hunt

For the last two decades, The Job Hunt column has provided job seekers with sound advice and guidence on the latest issues and trends impact the job search.  The column is authored by James E. Challenger, the founder and president … Continue reading

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