Articles: Finding a Job

Finding a job is not always easy in today's economy.  Sometimes all it takes is a bit of advice to help get your job search started.  Whether it's searching for a job, or improving your interview skills, we can help you get on the right track.  Many experienced job hunters have a very good idea of how to go about finding a job; we recognize that fact.  That's why we've focused on individuals that are new to the workforce, teenagers and college students, because finding that first job is sometimes difficult.

We also recognized the Internet plays an increasingly important role in stay at home / work from home jobs.  Finally, if you're already working, but are questioning whether or not you're in the right job, our articles dedicated to evaluating your career can help there too.

Conducting a Job Search

Finding a new job is not always easy.  You may have been working for one company your entire career, or you might be thinking about re-entering the workforce after taking several years off.  Below are links to information that can help you to start your job search:

Job Applications

Oftentimes, your first introduction to a potential employer is through a job application.  This next series of articles tells you all you need to know about filling out job applications, and how to go about applying for a new job.

College Students Looking for Jobs

Whether you're still in college, or looking for your first job after graduating, we have some good information for college students looking for jobs.  The challenge for college students is to be recognized for what you know and have learned, as well as leveraging the resources you have at your disposal at school.

Teenagers Looking for Jobs

We all remember how awkward it can be when trying to find your first job as a teenager.  If you're a teen that wants some spare pocket change this summer, we've tried to take a lot of the mystery out of the process by putting this series of articles together just for you:

Job Interviews

Making a good first impression is important.  When you're on a job interview, you'll want to make sure the hiring manager really understands the potential value you bring to their organization.  We have many tips on the topic of job interviews; what to say and what topics to avoid:

Working from Home

Technology has really changed the way we gather information and interact with each other.  The Internet in particular has opened up a whole new way of conducting business from home.

If this sounds appealing to your lifestyle, here are some resources you might want to explore.  These articles cover the pros and cons of working from home:

Specialty Jobs

One function that is often overlooked by job seekers is the role that specialty jobs can play in laying down a good foundation for your career.  Whether it's part time work or volunteering, all of these jobs add to the marketability of your resume, and can make you feel good at the same time:

Evaluating Your Career

If you've reached that point in your career where you're in need of change, then it's probably time to step back and evaluate your career.  You're going to spend a good deal of time at work, so it's important to figure out that balance of what's important to you at home and what's important at work: