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‘Job Search Skills’ Archives

She quit job as secretary to be a cabby (Asiaone 18 Sep)

She quit job as secretary to be a cabby (Asiaone 18 Sep)

She quit job as secretary to be a cabby For the sake of her three children, she switched jobs from being a secretary to a taxi driver. Her husband complimented her career move by becoming a [...]

Job interview cues that say “hire me” (New York Times 21 Sep)

Sep 21, 2009 WORKING LIFE Job interview cues that say 'hire me' No set rules but courtesy and common sense give applicants the edge NEW YORK: It is always fun to hear hiring managers [...]

How working parents can find jobs in a Recession (Business Week 16 Sep)

How working parents can find jobs in a Recession (Business Week 16 Sep)

How Working Parents Can Find Jobs In a Recession Posted by: Lauren Young on September 16 Even if the recession is over, the outlook for job seekers remains bleak. I asked Tory Johnson [...]

Is there life after retrenchment as a banker? (ST 14 Sep)

Is there life after retrenchment as a banker? (ST 14 Sep)

Life after the world of finance There are opportunities for women laid off to embark on a new career By Jessica Cheam A BANKER today, but a teacher tomorrow? Or maybe a hospitality job at [...]

Courses for older workers in demand (ST 11 Sep)

Courses for older workers in demand (ST 11 Sep)

Home > Singapore > Story Courses for older workers in demand More firms sign up for courses that prepare staff for working in later years or retirement By Theresa [...]

Hired! I got my job through Twitter (CNN 4 Sep)

Hired! I got my job through Twitter (CNN 4 Sep)

Hired! I got my job through Twitter When Renee Libby was laid off, she started tweeting. And two months later she had a new job. EMAIL | PRINT | SHARE | RSS By Jessica Dickler, [...]

Fresh US Graduates Seek Work Abroad (ST 5 Sep)

Fresh US Graduates Seek Work Abroad (ST 5 Sep)

Miss Graebner helping at an orphanage in Mexico. She majors in art restoration and conservation, but deferred her studies this year to work abroad. -- PHOTO COURTESY OF SAMANTHA GRAEBNER NEW YORK: [...]

Entrepreneurship for Professionals – 10 Sep

Entrepreneurship for Professionals – 10 Sep

Frustration leads to inspiration for job portal (Sunday Times 30 Aug)

Frustration leads to inspiration for job portal (Sunday Times 30 Aug)

Frustration leads to inspiration for job portal Freelancer makes it less tedious to search for part-time work By Nur Dianah Suhaimi When freelance Internet marketer Dipankar Subba tried [...]

Finding a job in a tight economy (Job Search)

Finding a job in a tight economy (Job Search)

Finding a Job in a Tight Economy How to Find a Position When the Jobs are Scarce © Anthony Vultaggio Aug 20, 2009 Finding a job in a tough economy can seem like a daunting task. However [...]

Job Hunting? Take those wild party pics off the Net (ST 22 Aug)

Job Hunting? Take those wild party pics off the Net (ST 22 Aug)

Job hunting? Take those wild party pics off the Net A third of employers in US have rejected job applicants after checks on networking sites WASHINGTON: Nearly half of US employers research [...]

I Applied for 100 jobs (Today 15 Aug)

I Applied for 100 jobs (Today 15 Aug)

I applied for 100 jobs ... and I only landed four, says Venessa Lee 05:55 AM Aug 15, 2009 by Venessa Lee IT WAS a case of mixed signals when my boss asked me to look for another job. On [...]

Older folk have it worse (Today 17 Aug)

Older folk have it worse (Today 17 Aug)

Older folk have it worse Letter from Roland Ang 05:55 AM Aug 17, 2009 I REFER to the Big Story, "I applied for 100 jobs" by Venessa Lee, published in the revamped Weekend Today (Aug 15-16). Her [...]

For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics (New York Times 5 Aug)

For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics (New York Times 5 Aug)

For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics By STEVE LOHR Published: August 5, 2009 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — At Harvard, Carrie Grimes majored in anthropology and archaeology and [...]

The art of job hunting in cyberspace (Straits Times 3 Aug)

The art of job hunting in cyberspace (Straits Times 3 Aug)

Home > Money > Story Aug 3, 2009 working life The art of job hunting in cyberspace Experts give tips on how to stand out among mass of online applications By Jessica [...]

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