Author Archives: Michele Martin

Friday Link Round-Up

Here are your links for the week:

Friday Link Round-Up: Sandy Edition

As most of NJ continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy's devastation, here's a special edition of links:

  • 511.org–Real-time travel information on roadways and public transportation routes. 
  • Federal Disaster Assistance Programs-FEMA programs available to help individuals and families with temporary housing, counseling (for post-disaster trauma), low-interest loans and grants, and other assistance.

Friday Link Round-Up

Here are your links for this Friday morning:

  • Attacking the Job Market Pro-Actively in Tough Times–Quintcareers asked experts to complete this sentence: "If you could offer one piece of advice for how workers and job-seekers can be proactive regarding their jobs and careers at this difficult time, it would be ________________________." This is the advice they compiled. 

Friday Link Round-Up

Here are your links for this chilly Friday morning:

  • 10 Tools for Job Search–This ebook includes links to downloadable templates that can be used in the job search, including a spreadsheet for evaluating job offers, an expense tracker and a tool for networking groups. 
  • Industry Keywords–Pepper these throughout your resume to get higher search rankings when you submit your resume to a company's database. 
  • Guide to Using Google for Job Search–Although many job seekers don't realize this, Google can be a powerful search engine for finding job opportunities once they master the basics of effective searching. 
  • Free Online Trainings–A nice list of free tutorials and online trainings that job seekers can access while they're unemployed to keep skills current or learn new skills. 

Friday Link Round-Up

Here are your links for this first Friday in October:

  • Social Recruiting in the US–Good breakdown of how employers in different regions and industries are using different social media channels for recruiting. 
  • How "Power Posing" Can Boost Your Confidence–Researchers have found that just two minutes a day of "power posing"–assuming the physical poses associated with power–can improve confidence and performance, especially in social stress situations like interviews.