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Searching for a job is never easy and with unemployment rates reaching the highest levels in history, organizing your job search is more important than ever. Using the right search techniques will increase your chances of landing your perfect new career. Ask your questions about searching for jobs and share your knowledge by answering those you can here.

Asked in Job Interviews, Job Applications, Job Search

When a job application asks your reason for leaving a job and were you ever fired what is the best way to answer?

Answer honestly. That's what all employers are looking for. Just because you were fired doesn't mean you won't get hired. Among the specific suggestions: There was no scope for upward mobility Better opportunity Unresolvable conflicts Not enough hours Personality conflicts Staff reduction/budget cuts Other opinions: They're probably only looking for honesty. If I felt the need to cover it up a little, I would blame it on downsizing, but honesty is the best policy. Be honest. Be prepared to explain (ex. refused to perform certain activities to unsafe working...
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Asked in Job Interviews, Job Applications, Job Search

What is an Ideal?

It is an important belief
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Asked in Job Search

Can you work at regal cinemas with a misdemeanor?

Yes, but I wouldn't bring it up unless you are asked. It will come up if they ask you for a police check (which they probably will) but make sure to really sell yourself first and have a good explanation ready when asked about it. ...
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Asked in Minnesota, Salary and Pay Rates, Job Search

What companies hire felons in Minnesota?

Try Minnesota Wire and Cable, J & L Cable in St. Paul. Oil change places may be an option, except if the offence was car theft. Stryden Staffing in Edina places people in a job moving rentals from one car lot to the other. Stryden has looked at ex-offenders on a case-by-case basis, except for car theft offenses. 1st Choice Employment of White Bear Lake is an open-minded temporary and temp-to-permanent staffing company: 1stchoiceemploy.com They are particularly interested in CNC machinists, welders, and...
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Asked in Job Applications, Job Training and Career Qualifications, Job Search

How does a person with a felony record find a job?

Answer Where you're at: If you are still under a supervised release program, then following the direction and assistance given by a parole officer is most prudent. At this stage, your primary goal is to complete your probation or parole, after which you may begin your new life. If you absolutely need cash, and cannot market your previous skills, then strongly consider a temp agency that will hire you out, and pay you, on a daily basis as a manual laborer. If you...
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Asked in Job Interviews, Job Search, Engineering

What kind of questions should you ask when being interviewed for a call center position?

1.I would like to know the company's standard norms. (when asked how much salary do you expect?). 2. Is it take-home salary or are there any deductions in it?( when they tell the amount). 3. what are the benefits I get along with the salary? 4. Is transportation charges, break fast and lunch coupons too deducted in the salary? Further. Hours of work, days of work, break and lunch times, paid how often, and by what method, cheque to you, or direct bank...
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Asked in Job Interviews, Job Applications, Job Search

How do you answer 'Reason for leaving last job' on a job application?

Just be honest. For instance, you might say there was "No Career Opportunity". That's usually the best answer, especially if you quit. It's honest, truthful, and you don't have to explain everything in detail. If your employment was a contract, just put, "End of Contract." If you were laid off, you could put, "Laid Off." If you don't think it matters, then "No Career Oppourtunity" will suffice. "Idle job, I like challenges!" "I am looking for better prospects and a better work environment." ...
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Asked in Jobs & Education, Job Search

How do you ask a friend for a job?

Just open your mouth and ASK. ^^^^^^ that or just explain that youve had trouble finding a job lately and that he could really help you out and do you a favor .... Its not easy but its your friends so he should understand ...
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Asked in Salary and Pay Rates, Computers, Job Search, Job Descriptions

What does it mean 'enter your desired job title'?

It simply means what your looking to be for ex. Cashier Most companies use standard job application forms so they just need you to identify the role you wish to apply for. Sometimes there is a job reference number too which will appear in the job advertisement and it is important to quote this in your covering letter and on the application form if it is required. ...
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Asked in Jobs, Job Search, Job Descriptions

Is quitting your job over the phone good or bad?

It is considered good practice to give a written two-week notice or letter of resignation in person. In many cases, failing to do so will put you on a do not hire list and you will not be eligible for re-hire. This may also mean that you would not get a good reference from the company. It is always best not to burn bridges, so to speak. You may think that you wouldn't want to return to your job but may...
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Asked in Job Training and Career Qualifications, Job Search, Bachelor of Science BSc, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

What kind of jobs can you get with a bachelor's degree in business management or administration?

A lot would depend on the prestige of the school you graduated from and your specialty. In general, a B.A. in Business Administration would be helpful to getting a position in a range of administrative jobs, from office management, administrative assistant, financial administration, HR, entry-level sales or marketing positions, etc. Business is one of the most flexible majors. Most B.A. in Business Admin degrees have a focus area (e.g., entrepreneurship, economics, communications, accounting, marketing, etc.) that would be helpful in preparing you for certain...
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Asked in Job Search, Home-Based Businesses, Online Jobs

Who are Home Employment Agency and are they legit?

Before you sign up, you might want to read, online, possible scam reviews of the home employment agency. If you're interested in earning money from home, do not bother with things like scam sites. Look for websites, to check for finding legitimate home jobs, where there is no charge and everything is free. ...
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Asked in Job Search

What is a job board aggregator?

Job aggregator is basically a search engine that collects job listings in large numbers from different job portals and job boards and post to the site. Meaning, the potential job seekers can find all the vital information related to a job at just one place without scrolling from one site to another. It becomes easy and quick for the job seekers to find the multiple job ads at one place. It is basically a one stop place for all job requirements. Learn...
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Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Resume Writing, Job Search, Microsoft Word

Is there a font larger than 72 in Word 2003?

yes it can go up to 1638, you just need to highlight the number in the font size box and type in any font size you want. ...
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Asked in Job Search, US Army, US Marine Corps

How do you conduct a job search in a different state?

Here are more opinions and friendus from other Wiki s Contributors: There are numerous on-line job search sites. This would be a good first effort. Next, go out on one of the search engines and type in the city and the words local newspapers - check out their classifieds or job sections on-line. Then find local chambers of commerce and contact them with a resume and a brief letter on what your occupation is and your desire to relocate. Next think about moving...
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Asked in Jobs, Resume Writing, Job Search

How do you follow up when a job ad says 'please no phone calls' and does not include a contact name?

you do not go for that job then... that is THEIR loss. not yours....... -its their fault... You can send them email if e mail is given or you can visit the company's website and send your resume in career option to HR department ...
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Asked in Business & Finance, Salary and Pay Rates, Job Search

What are the top 5 worries you have when starting a job?

#1) Stress, #2) Being Fired, #3) Not being accepted as a good worker, #4) Falling behind in your work, and #5) Getting off to a bad start with other employees. ...
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Asked in Job Search, Doctors

What are the best locum tenens companies and why?

The best locum tenens company is the one that works best for you. It can depend on the specialty that you are in as to which one is a better fit for you. There are some questions that you will want to ask when you begin working with a locum company. 1.) Make sure they know what you are looking for; specialty, location, schedule, length of contract. 2.) Make sure you understand what expenses the locum company is going to be responsible...
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Asked in Job Training and Career Qualifications, Math and Arithmetic, Job Search

How does math involve in being an oceanographer?

You would use many algebraic and geometric equations to study and survey heights of ocean mountains, depths of ocean crevasses, and the amount of land mass in a given area. ...
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Asked in Job Interviews, Job Applications, Job Search

How do you answer 'What did you think of your last boss' in a job interview?

Here's what the resume advice company Resume Edge recommends as a sample answer to the question, "What do you think of your previous manager?" My previous manager had excellent technical skills and was very agreeable as a colleague. I would have liked more support from her at times, but her hands-off style meant that I had to become resourceful in problem solving and negotiating with colleagues. Click here for more of their advice on tough interview questions. This is a trick question. Anyone who...
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Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Job Search

What do you call an ambassador's residence?

An embassy. Another View: The first answer is correct ONLY if the Ambassador happens to reside within the building. The word 'embassy' generally refers to the building or offices that actually conduct the business of that nation in the country. If the Ambassador actually lives elsewhere his home is referred to as the Ambassadorial Residence. ...
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Asked in Job Search, Parole and Conditional Release

What jobs will hire felons?

This varies dramatically state to state, and even city to city.
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