The Modern (Older) Job Hunter

A Splash Landing into the Job Market, Part 1 of The Modern (Older) Job Hunter Let’s start with a Future Fable. The astronaut remembered the day he splashed-down on earth after a 25-year mission to the stars. (How could he [...]

How to Find a Job Search Group

Jump Start Your Job Search by Searching for a Job Search Group (say that 3 times quickly) J ob hunting can be a pretty lonely activity at times. It can also feel overwhelming, especially if you are starting from scratch. [...]

The Great Frugal Guidance List of Job Aggregators

The Most Popular and Useful Job Aggregator Web Sites for Job Hunters In our previous post, we discussed what a Job Aggregator is, the pros and cons of using these sites, and strategies. If you haven't read it, you can [...]

Job Hunting Basics: Finding Work with Job Aggregators

How to Use Job Aggregator Websites for Your Job Search As part of a new series of articles for job hunters, Frugal Guidance 2 will present our frugal list of job aggregation sites for job hunters. First, however, we will [...]

More Stealthy Job Search Alternatives to LinkedIn

Pursuing Confidential Job Search Alternatives Off the Grid Fifth and Final Part of the Series, with Summary and Reading List If you are in a confidential job search, one way to keep your search a secret is to do some [...]

Stealthy Job Search Alternatives to LinkedIn

Confidential Job Search Alternatives Online and Off Part 4 of Our Series on Confidential Job Searches In our last post we discussed some of the problems of keeping your job search secret on LinkedIn, the most public forum for professionals [...]

Your Confidential Job Search on LinkedIn

All Quiet on the LinkedIn Front Part 3 of a series on quiet job searches If you are in a stealth job search, LinkedIn’s normal settings might hurt LinkedIn is, of course, a public site. It is also the premier [...]

Run Silent, Run Deep. Keep Your Confidential Job Search a Secret

Loose Lips Sink Ships Part 2 of a series on planning your confidential job search Like the classic submarine movie, Run Silent, Run Deep, a stealthy job search involves staying undetectable from friends and foes. As we discussed in our [...]

Confidential Job Search 101

Looking for a Job Quietly. Shhh! Part 1 of a series Psst! Are we alone? Anybody looking over your shoulder at the computer screen? Are you using your employer's computer or phone to read this? No? Good, because we're talking [...]

Job Seeker Basics: Getting Started Online

Finding Online Advice, Doing Research and Finding People Things Job Seekers Need to Find Online Whether you are entering the job market for the first time, you are an experienced executive, or you’re finishing a contract position, you need to [...]

The Job Hunter’s Guide to Entering the HR Pipeline

Knowing About Pipelining Might Help Get You a Job Pipelining is a hot topic in Human Resource circles these days, for good reason. It emphasizes building relationships with potential hires for critical positions in a company BEFORE there is an [...]

Seven Techniques to Cope with Interview Stage Fright

An Orchestra Musician’s Guide to Interview Stress Reduction One of the hardest parts of becoming a successful performer in the arts is learning to deal with auditions and audition stress. Whether it's an orchestra audition, a competitive dance elimination, or [...]