Monthly Archives: December 2013

Top 5 Blogs for Job Seekers

Glassdoor has compiled the top 5 Career blogs for job seekers. Take a glance and have a happy 2014!

Top 5 Blogs for Job Seekers – Glassdoor

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

At the end of the year, feel proud of what you have accomplished. While it may not have been what you hoped for, you have improved! Don’t forget that life, in no matter what it is, is a journey. Unfortunately, the road is not always straight. But we all move forward towards the life we want for ourselves and our children.

Take a minute to read the article 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do by Amy Morin and try to practice putting these ideas into action.

The 10 Most Overused LinkedIn Buzzwords of the Year

Do you have the word “Responsible” in your LinkedIn profile? You are not alone. It’s the most overused Buzzword on Linkedin. Want to help your profile standout? Check out the Daily Muse for Buzzwords that you want to cut out, or think of other verbs to help you catch the eye of a recruiter.

The 10 Most Overused Linkedin Buzzwords of the Year – The Daily Muse

Jobs in Brentwood Area 12/16/2013

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Payroll & Cost of Living Calculators

Do you know how much money you’ll take home after taxes? Are you weighing a job but aren’t sure if the pay is enough to cover your living expenses? The Payroll company ADP has a Payroll Calculator that can help you understand how much of money you will have after taxes.

Considering a move to another part of the United States? The payroll Calculator helps determine how much you will be taking home after taxes as well.

ADP Payroll Calculator

CNN Money has another calculator that can help you if you’re looking for a job in another city. The Cost of Living Calculator shows a person what type of Salary they would need in order to maintain their living standards in another part of the country.

CNN Money Cost of Living Calculator

Keep these two calculators in mind if you are negotiating a salary or are planning on moving to another area.

The Best-Ever Response to “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Your question is a good one, and how you answer it is very important in the process of your job search. New employers are quite attentive on all of your responses, but this one is “interview critical.”

The Best-Ever Response to “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?” | DailyMuse

This simple, yet revealing question is a landmine. You should never disparage your last employer for the simple reason that it reflects very poorly no matter what the reason. How you answer this question can make or break your interview. So take a close look at how the answer was written and come up with your own diplomatic, yet personal, answer to this make-or-break question.

Jobs in Brentwood Area 12/10/2013

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Want to know what other jobs are open on Long Island? Each Monday, The Department of Labor has a weekly sheet telling you which companies are hiring.