Why a LinkedIn Profile Is Important for Most Professionals

...job-seeking activity.Linking to opportunityHere's how people say they most frequently use the site in connection with a job search:? 40 percent ? a contact referred me for a job? 32 percent ? a contact shared a job opportunity? 32 percent ? made...

How to Leverage Online and Print Employment Advertising

...direct candidates to your website to apply, an online job listing allows for a smooth application process.Because a job search is frequently conducted online, you will reach many potential candidates.Why opt for printThis said, people still...

How to Write a Resume

...easier than you think to write a resume that's right for you. And once your document is ready, you're ready for the job search - and an exciting new opportunity.Paula Santonocito, a business journalist specializing in employment issues, holds...

Social Media: Why You Want to Keep It Clean

...now available to anyone on the Internet.It's a connected worldWhat does all this have to do with your career and a job search?Like it or not, your online reputation is your reputation.Recruiters, hiring managers, and colleagues who are...

Job auditions give new hope for some long-term unemployed

...by employers who assume their skills, drive or technological know-how have faded.Platform to Employment provides job-search training before arranging subsidized auditions. This eliminates any risk to employers while giving the jobless an opening...

Jobs remain competitive in Augusta for new graduates

...to help the company's consumer division as a channel development coordinator.Viller said she stayed on top of the job search as graduation approached and was offered the job at Textron about two weeks ago, ahead of her commencement."I was...

Shopgirl: Discover Augusta fashion this week

...on this information. It's free for both iOS and Android, so there's no reason not to give it a try during your job search time or free time.WHAT'S TRENDY: Target announced its next designer collaboration this week, and it's with up-and-coming...

Workshop will help with Web job search

...should hurry if you want to register for an Internet job search workshop being offered Thursday. Seventeen people had...Thursday's workshop, he said he usually recommends the online job search engine indeed.com. Reach Preston Sparks at (706...

Web can speed job search

...input the information to fit that site's structure. Use "job agents" when possible. These help you automate your job search, zapping you e-mails about new posts, or sending messages to your mobile phone so that you can respond quickly.

Teens struggle in job search

...about 80 percent are unemployed teens.For William Beasley, 17, an incoming junior at Academy of Richmond County , the job search wasn't any easier.In January, he applied at McDonald's, GameStop in Augusta Mall and Dick's Sporting Goods...