JobMob’s Top 10 Posts of 2007

These were the most read, the most enjoyed, the most visited articles on JobMob during 2007. Enjoy your favorites again.

Gold Posts

1) 50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever

Over on the Dilbert Blog, Scott Adams gave his readers an assignment: “describe your own job in one sentence, preferably in a humorously derogatory way.” Here are the best replies from among the hundreds, with the top 10 at the end.

2) Funniest Strangest Job Titles Ever

If all recruiters followed the solid, classic rules of job advertisement writing, you would only see the same job titles over and over when scanning job listings. Too often, hiring staff will only get creative when it comes to glossing over job description details that might otherwise repel candidates. However, there are times when the actual job name is remarkable enough on its own and clearly needs no embellishment.

3) Top 10 Best Job Ads of the World

You can probably think of a half-dozen ads that you'll never forget. Like a terrific resume stays lodged in the mind of a recruiter, a great ad can make a company and its brand. Warning: you may want to close your door so that no one else hears you laughing out loud…

4) Top 10 Funniest Job Horror Stories

Passover is the celebration of the Israelites' deliverance from the hands of their ancient Egyptian taskmasters. Although Jacob Richman's 2007 Salary Survey Results showed that 92% of Israeli hitech workers are satisfied with their jobs, many people elsewhere feel that they too could use an exodus of their own and if not that, perhaps a plague or ten for their bosses and cohorts. In the spirit of the holiday, here are the Top 10 Funniest Job Horror Stories.

5) Funniest Rejection Letter Ever

This rejection of a rejection letter is from a humor site. It would be fun to try it.

6) How to Smell a Bad Boss in Just One Interview

You have been invited to attend an interview. You have been waiting a long time for this one. This could be the perfect job. The company has a great brand and future and the vacancy sounds great as well. Good pay, great prospects, great perks. This is the job to die for. You can see yourself in the job and your career finally taking off.

7) Top 10 Unusual Resume Mistakes

Writing resumes is something that millions of people do every year around the world yet only a small number actually get it right. Are you one of them? Here's what you may be doing wrong.

8) How to Master Your Attention Span and Stay in Focus

Are you considering taking a sick day so that you can get some work done? Do you find your mind wandering as you scan through a spreadsheet or write a post for your blog? Knowing how to prevent interruptions and avoid distractions is important, but those considerations become secondary if you've mastered the art of staying in focus. Here's how to do just that.

9) How Can You Be Part of the JobMob Community?

The JobMob Community is about You, Me and All Of Us helping each other to find jobs in Israel. The more of us there are, the more of us can help and be helped. That's the best part of being in a community – the more you give, the more you receive. So how can you contribute as a member of the JobMob Community?

10) 40 Tips for Job Seekers Over 40

Too often, companies emphasize hard work over experience, when instead they should put smart work ahead of hard work. Ever felt that kind of disdain? Then this list is for you.

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  1. Jacob Share Bilingual Blogger January 3, 2008
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