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    Attending a Teacher Job Fair? Don’t Fret.

    Attending a Teacher Job Fair? Don’t Fret.
    Hundreds of preservice, beginning, and RIF’d teachers attended a local teacher job fair. There was a line of teachers that stretched around the block to enter this job fair. It was record attendance! “Hiring” principals were ready to greet each perspective candidate and then rank them on a predetermined scale. The scale is different for each principal, but its basically from ...
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    Survival Kit for Job-Seeking Teachers

    Survival Kit for Job-Seeking Teachers
    First things first Make sure you have your résumé updated and ready to send out. I recommend having it available as a PDF to avoid any typographical differences between your computer and the prospective employers’. You can create them for free with PDFCreator. Even if you end up not leaving, it never hurts to have an updated résumé on hand. Resources ...
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    Help! Where Are All the Teaching Jobs in Michigan. New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania?

    Michigan is one of the absolute hardest states to find a job in. In fact, many areas in the United States have a surplus of qualified teachers and very, very few open positions to fill. Why? It's the economy. The manufacturing jobs that were once the staple of the northeastern economy are going bankrupt and/or relocating in other countries, where labor ...
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    5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When You're Jobless

    5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When You're Jobless
    Sit in front of laptop. Lie on couch. Eat pickles for lunch. Back to laptop. Feel sorry for self. Feel sick of self. Tear hair out in frustration. And ... back to couch. If this is your 9-to-5 routine, you're probably like 14 million other Americans: unemployed. And in addition to the frustration of looking for work, you might find yourself ...
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    Key Ways to Incorporate Friends into Your Job Hunt

    Key Ways to Incorporate Friends into Your Job Hunt
    Mention being out of work to a friend and they’ll be the first to emphasize that you do have a full-time job — looking for a job, that is. And they’re right. Looking for a new job can be just as time consuming as working nine to five. But there is one major difference and that’s making the transition from working ...
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    Jump Starting a Stalled Job Search

     Jump Starting a Stalled Job Search
    Have you been out of the workforce for an extended period of time? Do you feel like you will never secure a rewarding full-time position? Searching for new employment can sometimes seem like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. You take on the task of steadily submitting resumes and cover letters that cross the desks of unresponsive ...
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    The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job as a Teacher

    The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job as a Teacher
    When applying for any job, you always want to make a great first impression by having a slick cover letter and intriguing resume. Teaching has developed this essential guide to becoming a teacher, that details cover letter best practices, resume formats, interview tips and general teacher career advice. No aspiring teacher should apply for a job without reading this guide. Resume ...
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    5 Tips to Get Great Professional References

    Many educators think of their list of references as an after-thought, something employers only look at after you dazzle them with your killer resume and stunning interview skills. But references can actually help you get your foot in the door, if they carry enough weight. Big names and impressive titles can grab the attention of potential employers. Most industries are ...
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    Google-Stalk Your Way to a New Teaching Job

    Google-Stalk Your Way to a New Teaching Job
    The internet has made stalkers out of all of us. You know exactly what I'm talking about. But instead of stalking your ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend, consider using your newfound detective skills for more productive (i.e. less emotionally jarring) purposes, like snagging the job of your dreams. Interested in a company and need to find a person to contact? Google away. Trying ...
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    5 Ways to Get the Teaching Job of Your Dreams

    5 Ways to Get the Teaching Job of Your Dreams
    Teachers aspire to a dream job that will allow them to teach and mentor students using their own style and showcasing their skills effectively. Obtaining a dream job leads to increased job satisfaction and a rewarding teaching career. Contrary to popular opinion, getting that perfect teaching job is not as easy as you may think. Apart from fierce competition, there are ...
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    How To Search And Apply For A Teaching Job Online

    How To Search And Apply For A Teaching Job Online
    With the advent of the internet, teachers’ job searches have become much easier and faster. Thanks to the internet, you can quickly scan available jobs by position, experience, state, or district, and quickly apply for them. Most job websites allow you to set automatic notifications that alert you as soon as the job of your choice becomes available. h4. *How to ...
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    Job Fairs for Teachers

    Job Fairs for Teachers
    If you were a job seeker last year, you know that job fairs were few and far between. There's new hope this year with career fairs for educators popping up all over the country. Browse job fairs coming to an area near you. [gate] JUNE Northeast Florida Education Career Fair 2011 June 22-23, 2011 Event Location: More information: The North East ...
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    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career

    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career
    It's time for holiday break! Three straight weeks of couch lounging and video games sounds great when you're up to your eyeballs in coursework, but it isn't very productive long term. Why not devote some time and energy to one or more of these five low-key activities that will leave you in better career shape come mid-January? [page] h4. *1. Talk ...
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    First 5 Things to Do After a Layoff

    First 5 Things to Do After a Layoff
    About eight years ago, I was laid off. Since I worked in downtown Boston and had to clean out my desk, I decided to take a cab home rather than lug my belongings on the train. I remember sitting in the back of the cab wondering what to do next. And with another friend or relative losing their job (and asking ...
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    6 Ways to Turn a Job Fair into a Job

    6 Ways to Turn a Job Fair into a Job
    When you’re young and the world is seemingly your oyster, going to a job fair sounds like a no-brainer. A bunch of companies looking to hire? and All in the same place? As long as you bring enough copies of your resume and pass them out to everyone, you’re certain to get a callback. Right? Not necessarily. Without the right approach, ...
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    5 Ways to Make Employers Come to You

    5 Ways to Make Employers Come to You
    Utilizing job listings, networking with people in your industry (and in other industries), and applying to companies you want to work at--these are all great ways to go after a job. But how can you make employers and recruiters come after you? We asked Career Rocketeer's Chris Perry, a career-search and personal-branding expert, for five self-promotion tips. Here's what he advises ...
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    8 Secrets of “Lucky” Job-Seekers

    Still looking for the four-leafed clover that will get you the job you’ve always wanted? If Lady Luck hasn’t been on your side lately, maybe it’s time to try a new approach. Contrary to popular belief, good luck doesn’t solely have to do with fate and the mysterious unfolding of the universe — according to several psychology study results, luck ...
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    Hot Spots for Teaching Jobs in the U.S.

    Hot Spots for Teaching Jobs in the U.S.
    Experts say the recession is over, but teaching jobs still aren't as easy to come by as they were before the recession began. Teaching jobs used to be plentiful, and now finding them seems like a challenging task. Don't give up on your job search! Teaching, with the power of Monster's help, can connect you with hot spots throughout the U.S. ...
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    How to Apply for a Teaching Job in an Unfamiliar Location

    How to Apply for a Teaching Job in an Unfamiliar Location
    If offered an interview at an unfamiliar school understand that you are already at a disadvantage. You may not be as knowledgeable about the school as another job candidate that student taught there. In my book, Road to Teaching, I offer strategies to maximize your knowledge of the community, school, and, most importantly, the students before heading into your interview. Acknowledging ...
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    Schools Hiring in Your State (June 2011)

    Schools Hiring in Your State (June 2011)
    A lot of people have been making projections about jobs for educators. Projections are great, but job seekers want and to know the hard facts about which employers are hiring now. Backed by the reputation of Monster, Teaching can help you search for recently posted jobs for educators. Teaching has compiled a list of schools hiring for every state to make ...
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