How non-networkers can work the room

Attending a professional networking event can be like going to a party at a stranger’s house. You scan the crowd, searching for friendly faces, hoping you know at least one other person. When you realize you have to work the event solo, you suddenly feel shy and jittery — especially if working the room doesn’t [...] Read more »

Your 2013 Job-search Guide

Now that the holidays are over, the nonstop party hopping has ended and the New Year’s ball has dropped, it’s time to get serious about your job search. Yet the thought of job searching can be overwhelming — where do you start? How do you avoid missing any steps? We’re here to take some of [...] Read more »

Social-media showdown: how each site can get you closer to the job you want

Social-media websites aren’t just for catching up with friends anymore. Many companies have embraced social media as a tool to reach their consumers, and job seekers can take advantage of this information feed. While professional-networking sites such as LinkedIn may seem like the obvious choice for professional social networking, other profile pages may be equally beneficial. Check [...] Read more »

‘Tis the Season for Your Job Search

By Charles Purdy, Monster Senior Editor Many job seekers are tempted to slow down the search (or pause it altogether) during the winter holiday season. But career experts say that taking a break from your job search during the holidays is a mistake — because hiring doesn’t stop. At the end of the year, some [...] Read more »

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