Tag Archives: Job Clubs

Vision Boards – Finding your Career Direction and bringing it all together

Vision boards can be a great way to find direction in your job search. Whether you already know what you are looking for and just need clarification, or if you are unsure, vision boards can help bring it all together … Continue reading

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7 ways to recover from a lay off

A few months ago, I was so excited. I had received an offer for my dream job,(see my LinkedIn profile for more details). I was to be the College and Career Navigator for our local community college. This had been … Continue reading

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Community Networking – 6 ways to incorporate your community into your job search

Networking, Networking, Networking!  In a job search, we are told again and again that we must network.  The question I get from job seekers is where to network.  Do we limit networking to organized events?  Do we network in every … Continue reading

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Does your job search include reading the business journal?

10 ways the Business Journal can help you land your next job: By Rachelle Lappinen Today, I attended a local job club, and the topic was how the Boston Business Journal can help you land a job, by Washawn Jones.  … Continue reading

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Post your resume Online, Part 2 – The truth about online job search

Last week I posted a blog about the results of posting your resume to job boards such as Monster, CareerBuilder and others, and many of my readers shared similar stories.  The results we have found are in line with Richard … Continue reading

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Post your resume on Monster, CareerBuilder and forget it, Not!

When Monster was founded in 1999, I was in my second job search after college.  After spending one year selling insurance, I discovered that I really was not a natural sales person.  Only a year out of college, I was … Continue reading

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In Honor of Women’s History Month

Barriers Women Face in a Job Search: As a female career advisor with a Minor in Women’s Studies, I often work with women job seekers on ways to overcome barriers in their job search,both at Becker College and in the … Continue reading

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Why LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook have not replaced the printed resume:

10 Tips to improve your resume for the job search! There is a growing debate that the resume is dead, and that social media, especially LinkedIn and Twitter, have replaced it.  I would argue the opposite.  Although there are a … Continue reading

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Benefits of joining a professional association in a job search…10 reasons to join today!

After being in a job search for a full-time job for over a year, I recently joined a professional association.  I was advised by numerous people in the industry to join such an association, but I let the cost factor … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Join a Job Club

When I got laid off from my job as an underwriter about a year in a half ago, I was at my local library, where I saw a sign titled “Join the Leominster Job Seekers.”  I had heard of job … Continue reading

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