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Three Ways To Find A New Position Fast When You’re Out Of Work

According to experts, it’s likely that the coronavirus is going to lead to a huge surge in levels of unemployment....
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How to Remain Relevant in the Workplace

I think that my 12-year-old niece knows more about computer coding than I do. Isn’t that crazy? One of the...
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Learning When You’re In Between Jobs

When you’re in between jobs, times can be very uncertain. You may not know when you’ll be able to hop...
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Mixing a Career With a Life of Adventure

Many of us are caught by conflicting motivations. Perhaps the most complex conflict is between our desire for a life...
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Returning to Work after a Serious Injury

Every year, thousands of us suffer injuries so serious that we’re forced to stay away from work. In most cases,...
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Returning to Work after a Serious Injury

 

Get Help with Each Phase of the Job Search Cycle

Not all of us are lucky enough to work for Google. Most of us dislike our jobs or soon will. In fact, the average worker changes jobs every 2.5 years. And this is why JobGoRound was created – to help with every step of the job search cycle: looking for a new job, resume writing, interviewing, and starting a new job. And soon enough – guess what – you may need to do it all over again.

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Resume Writing Services and Resume Writing Tips

How do you know which resume writing service to use? Which of the thousands of professional resume writers is best? JobGoRound makes it easy to choose by comparing and ranking the top resume writing services on the internet. We’ve compiled a list of the resume writers with the best reviews and posted them in one place. Or if you prefer to write your own resume, and here’s some resume writing tips to get you started. Either way, you’ll find the help you need here on JobGoRound. And here’s a few more things you’ll need to get good at in order to find a great job: 

Cover Letter Writing – We’ve assembled the best do’s and don’t for writing a cover letter. Follow these cover letter writing tips and impress hiring managers instantly.

Job Searching – We’ve cut through the clutter and assembled the very best job search portals on the internet. No matter if you’re looking for a job that’s entry-level, management, government, engineering, executive, or anything else, we’ll show you just where to start to eliminate duplicate job listings and wasted time. 

Interviewing – Getting the call for a job interview is a wonderful and unnerving feeling at the same time. Yes you should certainly be happy that you have an opportunity for employment, but it will also be natural for you to feel a bit uneasy about what the interview will entail. We’ll help you get through one of the most stressful things most of us do. Keep our advice in mind and you’ll cruise the interview and make the hiring manager really want you.

Starting a New Job – You were made an offer at a company and you accepted. Now you have to actually work there. We’ll show you how to get started out in the best way. Who knows, if you do things well enough for long enough, you may not ever want to leave. 

The Job Search Market is Tough! Let Us Help You

Hi, if you’re looking for a job, you know how tough it is in the current disastrous economic environment. Competition has never been fiercer for the reduced number of jobs and you MUST be sharper and more knowledgeable than ever to be considered.

Invariably, it’s the “hiring manager” who decides if you get hired and this is the person you must impress. I know, because I’ve been a hiring manager for over 25 years in both large and small companies, public and private sector, and I’ve interviewed and hired hundreds of people.

When I say “hiring manager,” I don’t mean the people in Human Resources and I don’t mean the people in recruiting agencies. I mean the managers who are actually managing some part of an organization – these are the people who have job openings to fill.

The hiring manager is the person who makes the final hiring decision. In your job search, this is the person whom you will have to convince to give you the job!

Given this fact, the hiring manager – not the big generic job search sites and not professional recruiters – is the best person to give you advice on how to obtain a new job in the shortest time possible.

I’m currently a hiring manager in a large (16,000 employees) organization and I know what hiring mangers want to see from a job applicant. Plus, I “eat my own dog food”. That is, I’ve used the advice you’ll find on this site in my own job searches to successfully find and land a job, so I know it works.

I’ll also tell you how to stay out of trouble in your job search, particularly while working online. For example, before beginning an online job search, remember that most employers nowadays scour search engines and social networks for details on applicants. Michael Fertik of Reputation.com recommends using any privacy filters available to protect your online image.

I’ll also have advice for you HR Managers out there. As with applicants, online job searches can cause some headaches for HR managers. As a Hiring manager, I’ve asked my Human Resources Department to use many of these and I know they can deliver a large number of qualified applicants quickly. It can thus be challenging to research so many candidates and you’ll need a way to easily get a background check for each of your applicants and make sure they are right for the job.

What you’ll find here is a hiring manager’s perspective on how to find a job. Much of this advice will be different from what you’ll find elsewhere because it’s not based on traditional theory about how to find a job. It’s based on what hiring managers are actually looking for and where they are looking for it.

To find a job as quickly as possible, you need to know several things:

  • How to best organize your job search
  • The best ways to find open positions
  • The best ways to write your resume and, just as important, your cover letter
  • How to increase your chance for an interview when you apply
  • What hiring managers are looking for once you’re in the interview