Category Archives: Job Market

The Best Places to Work – Period

Guest Author: CareerAlley
Website: http://CareerAlley.com

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.Dr.
Seuss

I often think, why bother unless you strive to be the best. I’d like to think that the vast majority of us set out to do the best we can. Now some of us may procrastinate or may put in a really good effort to a point, but most of us want to simply be the best. As I mentioned in a previous post, there are “best lists” for everything and Job Search is no exception. So today I plan to post a number of “Best” links so that you too can strive to be the best.
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The Fastest Growing Companies – Who’s Hiring – Vol VIII

Guest Author: CareerAlley
Website: http://careeralley.com

Fast is good, especially when you’re talking about a company’s growth. It’s even better when you are looking for a job (and you land one). We continue on our review of Fortune’s Fastest Growing Companies where we left off last time. From the entire list, you can see a trend for sure. The post’s companies include Crane manufacturing to lots of Oil and Gas Servicing companies. (more…)

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Passive job seeker = cookie cutter job seeker


As a member of a new community of resume writers and career coaches called the Career Collective, this post is one of many responses to the question, “Are you a cookie cutter job seeker?” I encourage you to visit other members’ responses, linked at the end of my reply! Please follow our hashtag on Twitter: #careercollective.

Are you a cookie cutter job seeker? As I thought about this question, I wondered what it meant? It dawned on me that cookie cutter job seekers are, in many ways, passive job seekers. In a previous post, I asked, “Are you a passive job seeker? You might be, but don’t realize it.” In that post, I offered a number of scenarios and argued why each was, in fact, a passive approach to the job search – i.e. a cookie cutter approach. Today, I present a few more scenarios.
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Who’s Hiring in Criminal Justice

Guest Author: CareerAlley
Website: http://careeralley.com

Criminal Justice is a career category we’ve not covered before in this blog. What does it include? ATF Agents, CIA/FBI Agents, Corrections Officers, Police Officers, Criminologists, US Marshall, etc. Today’s post will cover a few search options. A reminder that the full range of job functions exist within Criminal Justice (like administrative assistants, financial analysists, etc.). (more…)

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