5 Ways To Improve Your Job Search With Glassdoor

This month’s blog series is focusing on websites you can use as resources during a job search.  Today’s featured website (and mobile app) is Glassdoor. According to their website, “Unlike other job sites, all of this information is shared by those who know a company best — the employees.” They get their information by gathering anonymous data from current or …

Interviews & Money

As we continue our monthly series on Interview topics, we’re pleased to share with you a new video with some thoughts from our Crossroads Career founder, Brian Ray. Scripture tells us in Luke 10:7 “for the worker deserves his wages.” As you’ll hear Brian outline, there’s a time and place to bring up what you think you are worth and …

Informational Interviews

An Informational Interview is an interview that you schedule and hold with a person who is currently working or has worked in an industry, company, or career you are considering. The purpose is to gather critical information from an insider’s point of view. This post covers the goals, essential rules of engagement and some sample questions.

Being Thankful in Your Job Search

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A guest post from Crossroads Career ministry leader Harry Urschel of The Wise Job Search. What? Many of you read this and think that’s nuts… right? Being thankful in the process of having to look for a new source of income for your family? Being thankful while hoping that your career progression hasn’t been set back years? Being thankful while …

Top 6 Free Career Resources for Veterans

Honoring Veterans

This Veteran’s Day we honor all those who have served our nation. As is true of anyone in a transition, the more than 200,000 military personnel annually entering “the real world” of civilian life need help. The Crossroads Career mission is to educate, equip, and encourage people who are seeking jobs, careers, or God’s calling. Our belief is that everyone is …

Fear-Free Job Search Help

Fear Free Job Search

For many of us, job search is about the scariest thing in the world. The fear of failure hangs in the air, whether it is writing a resume, networking with people you don’t know or interviewing with someone who is judge and jury. May I suggest we approach job search like you are going trick-or-treating on Halloween? Dress The Part  …

Help 65,900 Unemployed

Last night at the Billy Graham headquarters in Charlotte NC, Crossroads Career founder and volunteer director, Brian Ray, cast vision before 200 business and ministry leaders to come together to help the 65,900 people who are unemployed and looking for jobs in the area. The Barnabas Group Charlotte, a local membership of Christian business leaders, hosted the dinner meeting… Presenting 10 …

Best Ever Top-10 Job Websites

This past Monday I got a call from one of my friends with good news and bad news. Good news–New baby on the way and due in November. Bad news–His career development plan has to shift from “education” to “get job now.” What to do? How to find opportunities? So many job websites! Where to start? Not surprisingly, my #1 favorite …

Unemployed 6 Months? Help!

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Odds are that right now you know at least one person who is suffering unemployment, and there are at least four things you can do to help. For example, yesterday Marty posted this prayer request on our network… “Please pray for employment for my wife and I. I have been unemployed for 6 months, many interviews, no jobs… I trust …