The new JobMob is coming…

The new JobMob is coming

Time for growth.

Last October, you voted for your favorite new JobMob logo once and then again a few weeks later.

But that wasn’t only about a fresh logo; it was about being time for JobMob to evolve and take a big step forward.

That time is almost here.

More to come soon.

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How To Massively Crowdsource Your Job Search

How To Massively Crowdsource Your Job Search

You’d be surprised how much help you can get if you dare to ask.

Did you know that online community crowdsourcing can help you on your job search?

I mean, why not?

People like to help people.

That was one of the reasons I started JobMob back in 2006, that’s one of the reasons you find it hard to ignore questions when asked, and that’s why so many people volunteer.

Let’s see how crowdsourcing can work for your job search.

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Where To Quickly Find Student Summer Jobs

Where To Quickly Find Student Summer Jobs

Summer job search for people who don’t want to.

Nobody wants to spend a lot of time looking for a summer job, or any job for that matter.

These are the first steps a summer job seeker should try for fastest results, and I used most of them to find my 10 wacky (& not so wacky) summer jobs.

Starting with the most effective:

1) Ask for your old summer job back

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9 Real Reasons Overqualified Job Seekers are Rejected

9 Real Reasons Overqualified Job Seekers are Rejected

If you’ve ever been told you’re overqualified, this is for you.

Being rejected is never fun.

Being rejected for a job you wanted is not even close to being fun.

But being rejected for a job you wanted because they said you’re overqualified is a special kind of aggravation. You can clearly do the job, and you’re available, and willing, and yet… and yet… yet they still don’t want you.

Why?

As it turns out, there are many reasons why. Annoyingly but also fortunately, they don’t usually have anything to do with you.

Here are real reasons why employers are so quick to pull out the ‘overqualified’ rejection.

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21 Evil Things To Do On Your Last Day On The Job

21 Evil Things To Do On Your Last Day On The Job

You’ve been laid off, fired or quit. How should you handle your last moments in the office?

21. Have a nice onion-filled breakfast before heading in to work for the last time

20. Film your final day with a GoPro’ed helmet so you can later post “highlights” to YouTube

19. Post-It notes are your friend. Hide random notes around the office in places where they’ll only be found weeks or even months later. Write things like ‘I know what you just did’ or ‘It wasn’t like this when [your name] was here’

18. Make smiley faces & leave cutesy messages (‘miss you’) on random blank pages in the photocopier or printer.

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