Samara Bowling's Blog (6)

Beware of Employment Scams!

With the United States unemployment rate being at an all time high of 5.0 as of December 2007, job seekers can not only become desperate, but vulnerable to online scammers. These scammers use a time like this to their advantage and

can take job seekers for a disastrous ride including stealing your

identity, money from your account, and sending you tons of spam email

containing more notorious scams.

First things first:…


Added by Samara Bowling on February 1, 2008 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Social Networks - A Job Seekers Disaster

In the last few year since Myspace launched it's social network more and more social networks have begun to appear on the web. These websites

have become more and more popular to teenagers as well as GEN-Y whom are just entering the work force and are starting to make up more and more…


Added by Samara Bowling on January 10, 2008 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Resume Week II - Tips to make your resume stand out

So you've learned everything there is to know on how to create a successful resume and cover letter. You should be able to grab the potentials employers attention with ease now that you will be attaching

a cover letter to your resume as well, but to make an even better

lasting impression follow these next few tips to be as successful in

your job hunt as possible in regards to your professional profile.

Tip #1: Use cream, gray, off-white…


Added by Samara Bowling on January 4, 2008 at 8:53am — No Comments

Application 101

Completing a job application should be pretty simple, but with new technology job applications have become more complex with everything being completed on a computer within a secure site, but with companies whom still use paper applications there are some things you should

leave off your application.

When you apply for a job the application usually asks for your name, address, phone number, social

security number, etc. These items are the recipe for your…


Added by Samara Bowling on December 20, 2007 at 2:59pm — No Comments

A Healthcare Social Networking Site?

The Employment Guide® has taken advantage of the sudden growth of online social networks when Healthcareerweb was newly relaunched. Not only will health care job listings show up on the site as well as the,

but health care professionals and employers will be able to join the

social network, create a profile, and meet other health care workers

and businesses. The…

Added by Samara Bowling on December 18, 2007 at 11:35am — No Comments

Interview Prep- First Impressions

Leaving all the technical aspects aside there are some basic guidelines you should follow when you are looking for employment. These small, but valuable elements can take you a long way as far as being the one to call back or being screened to the "not an ideal candidate"

pile with your job application and/or resume being promptly discarded.

So what are these obvious important elements?

  • Your email…

Added by Samara Bowling on December 14, 2007 at 10:51am — No Comments


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