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Learn About Construction Careers at Duluth WFC Event

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Tags: job training, Northeast MN, job search, career planning

Do you want to explore a career in the construction and trades field?  Attend an event about prospects in that industry on Monday, March 31. You’ll learn from Lake Superior College reps about classes and educational programs to prepare you for construction and trades jobs.



Attend Construction/Trades Career Fair – March 26

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 9:54 AM
Tags: job fair, job training, job search

If you’re interested in learning about or landing a job in the construction and trades field, come to the 2014 Construction/Trades Career & Job Fair on Wednesday, March 26 in Rochester, Minn.  More than 30 businesses and organizations will talk to people looking for work about job openings, apprenticeships, career pathways and programs to become certified. Employers wish to hire workers for jobs in Rochester and southeastern Minnesota.  



Mark Your Calendar for Get Jobs Job Fair - March 27

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 9:51 AM
Tags: jobs, interviewing, job fair, job search

Polish your resume, put your best foot forward and join us at the Get Jobs Job Fair on Thursday, March 27, one of the largest events of its kind in the Twin Cities. Get the chance to meet with at least 100 employers who are expected to participate. And that connection can lead to your next new job. 



Tips for Finding a Job Fast With LinkedIn

Posted on March 05, 2014 at 8:59 AM
Tags: jobs

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet with more than 277 million members from around the world. It has become the place for employers and recruiters to find candidates for their job openings.



Recruiting Expert Shares Top Candidate Lies

Posted on February 26, 2014 at 2:15 PM
Tags: job search, interviewing

Some interview questions can be very difficult to answer because they may touch on past work difficulties or personally delicate or embarrassing matters. Maybe you've been fired, have long gaps in your work history or been in prison. How should you address these negatives? 



Most Important Career Question to Ask Yourself

Posted on February 19, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Tags: education, job training, job search

Have you been looking at job vacancies in your field, and finding that in most cases, you don’t have all (or nearly all) the skills the employer is seeking? It doesn’t make sense to apply for a job unless you’re well qualified because the job market is so competitive. If you don’t have the skills, even if you’re a great networker, resume writer and interviewee, you’re not going to get the job.

Dawn Rasmussen in Single Most Important Career Question to Ask Yourself focuses on the importance of keeping your skill set up-to-date and investing in yourself.



Tips for an Olympic Job Search

Posted on February 12, 2014 at 2:25 PM
Tags: job search

People from around the world are watching the Olympic Games in Sochi. Spectators admire these athletes for their talent, stamina and fortitude. And it’s exciting to watch top competitors excel in sports for which they have been training for years. 

Becoming an Olympic champion isn’t easy. Among those athletes that can attest to that is Scott Hamilton, former Olympic figure skating champion. He says that everything he’s ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance. And Andre Agassi, gold medalist in tennis in 1996, says that nothing can substitute for just plain hard work.

Just like these athletes, you will need to jump hurdles to reach your career goals.



Finding Jobs Online: Tools Keep Improving

Posted on February 05, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Tags: job search

Job hunting continues to be a longstanding challenge for job seekers. And job sourcing has been a long-term challenge for employers. Like most aspects of business, processes for recruiting skilled candidates have been transformed by technology. And so have techniques for job search. That means that job seekers can choose from an array of new and improving tools to use for their job search.

     



5 Job Search Tips Going Out of Style in 2014

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 10:04 AM
Tags: job search

Job hunting techniques continue to evolve in response to the ongoing changes employers make to draw passive and active job seekers into their talent pool and find the best workers. And it’s a new year, so we’re urging job seekers to review advice they’ve received and based on that, update their job-hunting methods and tool kit.



Ways to Write a Targeted Resume

Posted on January 22, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Tags: job search, resumes

There are many resources about how to write a resume that’s not for a specific position. But how should you write your resume when you’re applying for a specific job vacancy? 



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