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US – How Do People Look for Jobs?

We have found that “on‑the‑job” search is common among employed workers, and that the job search process is more effective for currently employed workers than for the unemployed. In the paper cited as the source of our table estimates, we also show that offers received by employed workers are better than those received by the … Continue reading

Job Search for Canadian Law Students – New job site launched

The Law Job Exchange, launched just three weeks ago, promises to “link you up with opportunities that you may have otherwise missed.”  “The web site is all about sharing opportunities and I don’t think that’s something law students are necessarily used to with the competitiveness of the profession,” says web site founder Nikolitsa Katsoulias. “But … Continue reading

Job Search and Employment Services – The odds of obtaining employment were 2.67 times higher for those getting help research finds

The current meta-analytic review examined the effectiveness of job search interventions in facilitating job search success (i.e., obtaining employment). Major theoretical perspectives on job search interventions, including behavioral learning theory, theory of planned behavior, social cognitive theory, and coping theory, were reviewed and integrated to derive a taxonomy of critical job search intervention components. Summarizing … Continue reading

Job Search / The longer a person is unemployed, the less it matters which method is used

Each month, every unemployed CPS respondent answers the question “What have you been doing in the last four weeks to find work?” The survey allows respondents to indicate one or more methods from a list of seven or, after 1994, 13. The methods are broadly categorized as either “active” or “passive.” An active job search … Continue reading

Job Search / Sending Letters of Interest

A letter of interest, also known as a letter of inquiry or prospecting letter, is sent to companies that may be hiring, but, haven’t listed a specific job opening to apply for. If you can get your letter read or email message opened it can be a way to get your credentials in front of … Continue reading

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We all need to sharpen our job search tools each time we go looking for employment Continue reading

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