Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

In a C-Level Job at Company; Why Not Take That Experience and Hire Yourself?

Why so many execs love short-term c-suite gigs For some executives, that top spot is only a short-term situation. And for many of them, that’s just fine. Kate Ashford, Monster contributor Charlotte Brown left a full-time corporate role in London in 2013. Since then, she’s hired herself out on a project basis at the higher… Read More »

I Am Good At My Job! Promotion Denied! What Do I Do?

Caroline Levchuck, Monster contributor I Am Good At My Job! Promotion Denied! What Do I Do? So you didn’t get the promotion, and now your job feels like it’s plateaued. You aren’t being challenged or learning any new skills, and your boss wants to keep you right where you are at the bottom of the… Read More »

Become a truck driver!

Become a truck driver! Looking for job security and good pay? Consider a career in truck driving—if you’re in it for the long haul. Matt Krumrie, Monster contributor It’s a Monday evening, and Mike Gaffin is heading out of New Jersey and toward his Boston-area home, where he is hoping to stop by and see… Read More »

The C-Suite!

The C-Suite!The most sought-after skills in the C-suite Do you have what it takes to land at the next level? Find out what’s on executive-level recruiters’ wish lists. Kate Ashford, Monster contributor The C-suite: It’s not really a job. It’s an achievement. These positions are at the top of the ladder: CEO, CIO, CFO, COO,… Read More »

How to get your resume ready for a job search!

Want a new job? First you’ll need to know how to create a resume that will help you shine. These seven simple steps can help. Lily Martis, Monster staff You’ve decided to start your job search, but you’ve already reached a roadblock: getting your resume ready. On the job hunt, “your resume is your number… Read More »

6 Signs You Should Consider Becoming a Surgical Technologist

You’re considering a career in healthcare and it’s no surprise. The field is booming and there are a variety of careers available for all education levels and personality types. You’d rather not spend several years in school for this new position, which is why becoming a surgical technologist has you intrigued. You could earn your… Read More »

Paper Resume vs. Electronic Resume: What to Send When!

Whether a paper or electronic resume is best depends on the job and the company. You’ve found the right internship or job listing and your resume is ready to go – but how do you decide whether to send a paper or an electronic copy? As many offices are going paperless, resume tradition has changed.… Read More »

How to say goodbye to job burnout in 2017!

You don’t have to be miserable at your job—really. Here’s how to get your career mojo back and start the New Year with a new perspective! Elana Lyn Gross, Monster contributor If you finished off 2016 feeling bored, discouraged, stressed or unenthusiastic about your job, you’re not alone. A recent Gallup survey found that only… Read More »

The Advantages of a Temp Job from a Job Search Perspective

During the course of 12 months, U.S. staffing companies hire nearly 16 million temporary and contract employees, according to the American Staffing Association. While those looking to land a permanent role may find temp work that doesn’t guarantee an end to unemployment unenticing, below are six reasons why accepting a contract role may, in fact,… Read More »

10 clinical health care careers where you’ll do (almost) no paperwork

Hate dealing with documents? Disgusted by desks? In these jobs, you’ll be working with patients and handing the admin work to someone else. Lee Price, Monster contributor If you work in clinical health care, chances are working with patients is your thing, and spending hours filling out forms is not. After all, you signed up… Read More »