Are you having trouble landing a job and you're not sure why? The right skills and an impressive resume may get you an interview, but getting hired is another story.
Mailing resumes and cover letters to potential employers has become less common these days, with more jobs asking candidates to apply online. While it may be easier and quicker to use the web, job experts say there are some tricks to making the cut.
A lot of out-of-work people haven't updated their resumes in years or gone on a job interview. However, there are free programs to help people get up to speed on job-searching skills.
With the nation's unemployment rate at a 26 -year high, the job market is obviously competitive. But there are ways to help you stand out from other applicants: branding.
Experts say you have between 8 and 30 seconds to make a first impression during a job interview. However, that is it not the only time a person can mess up.
A resume expert offers tips on how to Make Your Resume Talk. By giving life to your work experiences, your resume will have a better chance of standing out to a potential employer.
Many laid-off workers face this dilemma: They have more qualifications than available jobs require, and employers can be reluctant to hire a candidate who seems overqualified.
Businesses like Avon, Amway or Mary Kay take off when the economy tanks. Connect to the companies to see if direct selling is for you.
The mission of the Employment Security Commission is to promote and sustain the economic well being of North Carolinians in the world marketplace by providing high quality and accessible workforce-related services. The Commission provides employment services, unemployment insurance, and labor market information to the State`s workers, employers, and the public.
An issue facing a lot of people is being laid off from a job and filing with the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina to get unemployment benefits.
David Clegg, with the Employment Security Commission, answers your questions about finding a job, workers comp and unemployment benefits.