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Career Hunter

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Been there, done that. Accountant, accounting manager, controller, VP, manager financial analysis, consultant, retail, telecomm, marketing, equipment financing.

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Helping small businesses grow and people learn.

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (111)
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General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

As far as research on emerging opportunities goes, a really good source is http://www.prnewswire.com where you can filter business news releases by location, industry and key words ...

5 years ago
Job > Freight Agent Broker

freight agent

Have you tried CR England? A few months ago, they had some virtual positions available.

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="Bosco in Orlando, Florida"]Don't listen to Career Hunters babbling on. He works for ITS and is just trying to steal your money away ... QUOTE]

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="JoblessDude in Milpitas, California"]I just saw on the ITS website ( changingcareersonline.com/job_search.pages/ext-ourServices.html?pageId=6 )that highly ...

5 years ago
General > Resume Tips

Resume Distribution Companies

[QUOTE who="tsmall51 in Austin, Texas"]ITS has many indications of fraud on their website. A few include "Bob Herberg has authored hundreds of books..." - but ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Need information on credit repair business!!!

[QUOTE who="freecreditrepair in Los Angeles, California"]Luckily for me, I can get free credit repair help; it’s going to help increase my credit score, and it ...

5 years ago
General > Resume Tips

The 4 Resume Deal-Breakers

[QUOTE who="klp in Springfield, Missouri"]Hi, my name is karen. I am 58 years old. Lived in Calif. most of my life, and worked in property menagement for over 15 years. I ...

5 years ago
Job > Virtual Assistant

Getting a virtual assistant job.

[QUOTE who="Virtual Assistant in Tacoma, Washington"]Yes, that is indeed a huge problem with telecommuting. There are probably vastly more scams out there than there are ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="VP OPS in Jacksonville, Florida"]RO / Deb ,

thanks for the feedback and advice. I also have contact with another company ( Marty weitzman , from Gilbert ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="Bosco in Orlando, Florida"]Yeah? And you work for ITS. So what's your point? You obviously have a vested interest in signing people up for your scam.[/QUOTE ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="Bosco in Orlando, Florida"]BLAH BLAH BLAH - what a rip-off! There are so many negative comments here about ITS.[/QUOTE]

But if you look at who is doing ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="Just another number in Chicagoland, Indiana"]And yet, anon ITS, while recognising the sentiment, you failed to explain why you DON'T work on contingency...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="Just another number in Chicagoland, Indiana"]Ok Anonymous... try this: If ITS has a good business model and a high success rate then it should not have to ...

5 years ago
General > Job Interviews

10 minute interview vs. 10 years of experience

[QUOTE who="kmm in Wilmington, Delaware"]
Stranger experiences are (1) met a fellow who worked for a large corporation. Was there for a few years and made a move to ...

5 years ago
Job > Esthetician

NEED RESUME HELP....

There are a lot of ways a new graduate can sell your skills and experience, even though it's more of a challenge when you haven't worked in a regular job.

Include the ...

5 years ago
Job > Accountant

Computer Forensics and Accounting?

There probably will be.

The last time there was a big surge in forensic accounting was during the S&L scandals of the '80's. Since the government has earmarked $80B for ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Worker

WHAT TYPE OF JOB SHOULD I DO

First, please turn off your CAPS LOCK. It has been 30 years since anyone typed all in CAPS, and if you are sending emails in that format, that is the first thing you need to change ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="jobseeker1 in Raleigh, North Carolina"]Victoria,

I have a question for you regarding the claims some companies make about getting into the ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Makeup on the job

Tough question.

Reality is that if your boss doesn't like it, he/she will find a way to get you fired or make you quit. Makeup, clothing, body mods, all that are sometimes ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Tax preparers - do you need reciept organizers????

[QUOTE who="pavehawk in pensacola, Florida"]To all the tax preparers, cpa's, out there - Do your clients bring along shoeboxes full of reciepts for you to organise before ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Two Year Degree and can't get a decent job with it

[QUOTE who="Just another number in Chicagoland, Indiana"]
You won't find a more tenacious, dedicated researcher/analyst/whatever - so long as you give me a task and ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Personal Marketing Firm- Paying a Recruiter to find you a job. Scam or real deal?

[QUOTE who="Just another number in Chicagoland, Indiana"]And yet, anon ITS, while recognising the sentiment, you failed to explain why you DON'T work on contingency...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Asked for termination. Employer refused and asked me to stay. Should I get out.

Are you being paid? With so many people out of work now, you are lucky to have a paycheck and no work.

If you are really that unhappy, why not look for a new job until they ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Need information on credit repair business!!!

[QUOTE who="karensteven in Silver Spring"]Hi everyone, I have been hearing lately about credit repairing companies and the amount of work they get in their business. One ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

What are the requirements to be bonded?

I have had two clients with trouble getting bonded and they received no feedback from the prospective employer.

What are the criteria bonding companies use to make an ...

5 years ago
General > Resume Tips

What Do You Struggle With Most?

[QUOTE who="Lacey in Phoenix, Arizona"]My struggle is that YES I am a college graduate but it has been some time since I have been working in my field and when I go to sit ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Employers who don't respond to applicants

[QUOTE who="Angela in Glendale Heights, Illinois"]I was laid off about one month ago. ... During the sessions they all said that 64% of jobs come from Networking and only ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Two Year Degree and can't get a decent job with it

No one wants to be around grumpy, silent loners. Humans communicate on a lot of levels, and much of the small-talk is inane.

But most humans start a conversation with ...

5 years ago
General > Resume Tips

Cover Letters

It can't hurt. A lot of posters will say don't bother, they won't read it anyway, but what if you are send it to someone who thinks it's rude not to have one.

In general ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Over-qualification

A Ph.D. is useful in higher education and research. Beyond those fields, it can be more of a liability than an asset.

For whatever reason, my experience is that people with ...

5 years ago
General > Job Interviews

10 minute interview vs. 10 years of experience

The 10-minute interview tells the HR person/recruiter all of the following:
- Are you a drinker? (works best in afternoons)
- Are you a smoker?
- Do you have a ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Successful Sales and Marketing Professional Seeks Career In Venture Capitalism or Alternative Investments

I would recommend VentureLoop.com (http://ventureloop.com/ventureloop/home.php). The emphasis is on finding jobs with companies that have received VC money as well as VC's.

5 years ago
Company > Work At Home Online Business

What are the options for online business???

[QUOTE who="Patrick smith in United States minor outlying islands"]Hi everyone, I have been exploring the web for quite a while and have been thinking of getting involved ...

6 years ago
General > Career Advice

Employers who don't respond to applicants

[QUOTE who="New York, New York in New York City"]To all...college degrees,resumes,interviews,recruiters,agencies....to hell with them all. Entrepreneurship my friends ...

6 years ago
Job > Restaurant Manager

I am looking to secure a restaurant management position

[QUOTE who="Gerald Fowler"]I am looking to secure an Assistant Managers position with a restaurant corporation with positive growth opportunity. I was most recently a ...

6 years ago
Job > Front Desk Clerk

customer service

[QUOTE who="deborah in Indianapolis, Indiana"]where do i find a hotel job close to where i live? zip code 46254[/QUOTE]

Try hcareers.com (Hospitality Careers), they ...

6 years ago
Job > Graphic Artist

Cheap Presentation Software

[QUOTE who="Chancz in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"]Most sites don't like you to share information that may have a Profit Factor attached to it, so we won't be disrespectful ...

6 years ago
Job > Merchandiser

magazine or greeting card merchandiser

The best bet seems to be www.narms.com (NARMS: National Association for Retail Marketing Services)

My wife got both of her part time jobs through them (P&G, Lindt ...

6 years ago
Company > Ajilon Finance

Be Careful of Ajilon Finance

[QUOTE who="Oceans11 in Aliso Viejo, California"]70% of all jobs filled are NEVER ADVERTISED, sorry but I've been around long enough to have heard that one a ton of times ...

6 years ago
Job > Photographer

Interview Preparation

[QUOTE who="Sanibel Photographer in Fort Myers, Florida"]My wife and a run a Sanibel Wedding Photography leapyearphoto.com business. Thinking of questions we would ask ...

6 years ago
General > Career Advice

25, bachelor's degree, master's degree and 9 months without a job in his field. Bless his heart :(

You are right. Personal networks are of minimal use in finding a job.

Professional or business networking, however, is valuable, and harder to develop. Think about the ...

6 years ago
Company > Consumer Social Networking Start-Up

metlife

Like ANY insurance job, you will essentially be running your own business with no guarantee of support or success.

Be prepared to invest the first 1-3 years with no net ...

6 years ago
General > Career Advice

25, bachelor's degree, master's degree and 9 months without a job in his field. Bless his heart :(

Sounds like his resume and other communications aren't really selling like they should be.

You can email me with specifics or post them here, but if he were my client, I ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Frequently Asked Job Interview Questions

Here are the questions from a phone interview yesterday:

Why are you interested in this job/company?

You have had managerial positions in the past but this is a staff ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

older job candidate

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional in Denver, Colorado"]And, again, you prove my point that you have nothing to contribute except abuse. Go back to your sandbox and ...

6 years ago
General > Job Interviews

older job candidate

[QUOTE who="Unemployed Property Manager in West Palm Beach, Florida"]Career-Hunter? Writing articles?[/QUOTE]

Sure. There is so much junk, scams and phishing that ...

6 years ago
Company > Teco Energy

Let go from job 2 years ago still think it was wrong

Life and especially employment situations are not always fair.

Try to see the other side of the argument -- not because they were necessarily right, but to understand their ...

6 years ago
General > Resume Tips

Resume Distribution Companies

[QUOTE who="Ken in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina"]Scott -

I too have been contacted by ITS and I'm very skeptical. What did you find? Are you willing to share ...

6 years ago
Company > HIGH ROAD LEADERS-IPA-AMERICA

HIGH ROAD LEADERS-IPA-AMERICA News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="becca70 in Amelia, Ohio"]Just trying to find out information and the best new career.[/QUOTE]

What are you good at? Where are your skills and experience ...

6 years ago
Company > Invest In Kids Denver Metro Area

Invest In Kids Denver Metro Area Interview Questions.

[QUOTE who="Kathleen Verner in Denver, Colorado"]How can I stand out among applicants?[/QUOTE]

These days, having all the right key search words in your resume will ...

6 years ago

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