15 marketing tips for best selling your skills on the job search.
This is a guest post by Chris Perry. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.
What is The Zero Moment of Truth?
Google recently launched Winning the Zero Moment of Truth, a powerful new eBook by Jim Lecinski, Google’s Managing Director of US Sales & Service.
* The Zero Moment of Truth, or ZMOT for short, is the online decision-making point where today’s consumer determines whether to proceed in purchasing a product or service.
Continue reading >> How to Master the 3 Moments of Truth for Job Seekers
How to get a positive outlook on your job search.
This is a guest post by Kate Baggott. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.
Any job search can be a long-term project.
It can induce a loop of depressive or obsessive thoughts and provoke the fear that life will never improve from its current state.
I wrote this little essay to remind myself that life’s difficulties always end. Sometimes they morph into happy times, sometimes they evolve into stranger and more interesting difficulties.
Still, the only way to recognize improvements and changes is to change that cycle of obsessive thoughts.
Continue reading >> 4 Easy Steps to Positive Job Finding Thoughts
That is, the 13 best websites that aren’t Google or LinkedIn.
This is a guest post by Heather Krasna. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.
I tell people that it never hurts to apply for a job, and when in doubt, go ahead and apply for a position (unless, of course, you meet less than about 75% of the qualifications). In real life, though, people don’t have time to apply to each position they see.
To prioritize whether to apply, there are certain websites I direct people to help research the companies/organizations they are applying to.
Through these sites, you can find out what salaries might be offered, what the culture of the organization is like, and even whether you might like your future boss.
Continue reading >> The Absolute 13 Best Websites for Job Researching Companies in the USA
Why the hidden job market just might be one big misunderstanding.
This is a guest post by Lavie Margolin. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.
How many corporations and government institutions do you know of that do not post their jobs publicly?
True or false: 80% of openings are never advertised
Consider any organization with more than 300 workers. Go to the website of a Fortune 500 company and find the job listings section. You will likely see pages and pages of job vacancies.
Continue reading >> Debunked: The Hidden Job Market Myth
One way of avoiding a job search is to stay and evolve with your current employer.
This a guest post by Karen Cayamanda. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines.
It’s been more than seven years since I started working at an outsourcing company.
In this time and age when everybody seems to be on a constant lookout for diversity in almost anything, the fact that I managed to stay at the same company for several years never fails to surprise other people.
I don’t mind. In fact, I sometimes wonder how I did it, and why.
I’ve always wanted to be a writer. A month after college graduation, I got a nice job offer – a start-up company was in need of a content writer for its network of websites. I got the job, and started writing about a wide range of topics. That was 2004.
Continue reading >> Why I Stayed at the Same Company for 7 Years (and Counting)