Author Archives: Kay Stoner

About Kay Stoner

I'm an independent writer, editor, and trainer, specializing in helping people get - and keep - their jobs.

Shared: What really happens during the background check stage of the interview process

It’s unlikely that an organization is going to initiate this step unless it’s pretty certain you’re the best person for the job. via What really happens during the background check stage of the interview process — USA TODAY College Advertisements

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Job Searching – Allowing for the Inevitable Crisis

I wish it weren’t so, but we live in a world where precious little is guaranteed to us, anymore. Once upon a time, you could join a company and stay with it your entire career. No more. Job changes are … Continue reading

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5 Stages to a Job Search

Originally posted on Storytime with John:
To those who don’t know I am back in the UK: Now this is as wonderful as you may expect; I’m seeing family and old friends, walking around familiar streets and experiencing our tropical climate…

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Sharing from someone who shared – How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Job Search

via How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Job Search via How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Job Search — Randy The Recruiter by Randy Schwartz, Executive Recruiter

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6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

Originally posted on Outplacement Services | Career Coaching | Retained Search:
by Jenny Foss for The Muse The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling about before you land…

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7 answers your recruiter wants to hear

When you’re looking for a new job, you may find yourself working with recruiters. I’ve talked to hundreds of them over the past 30 years, and I’ve found that there are certain things they all want to know. They need … Continue reading

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Why you should keep looking even when you’re interviewing for the job of your dreams

A very insightful article I wish I’d read about 15 years ago. When you’re just starting out, it’s so easy to get caught up in the thrill of the job search. And then you actually have an interview at a … Continue reading

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