- Indiana University
- State University of New York
Alison Doyle is a job search and employment expert with many years of experience in human resources, career development, and job searching, with a focus on online job searching, social media, professional networking, and employment trends and technologies. She has covered job searching for About.com since 1998.
Alison is the author of Alison Doyle's Job Search Guidebook, Internet Your Way to a New Job: How to Really Find a Job Online and the About.com Guide to Job Searching.
- About.comJob Search Expert, 1998 - present
- Skidmore CollegeAssociate Director, Career Services, 1991 - 2010
- Tri-State Retail SystemsExecutive Administrative Manager, 1984 - 1991
Job Seekers, Knowledge Is Power And So Is Your Network
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Job Search - Job Search, Employment & Career Ad...
jobsearch.about.com - written by Alison Doyle
Job search advice including job listings, job search engines, resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, employment information, and more job search tips and
The Yelp Open Letter Makes Me Glad Social Media Arrived After I No Longe...
Talia Jane's open letter to her CEO got her fired from Yelp ... and made her the center of media attention.
Why LinkedIn Recommendations and Endorsements Should Matter To You
One of the most common questions I hear is: “Which means more to have on my LinkedIn Profile, a recommendation or an endorsement?” The answe
8 Things Not to Do on LinkedIn | Alison Doyle | LinkedIn
I thought it was just me who was getting a bit annoyed with LinkedIn lately. Then one of my Facebook friends commented that LinkedIn was sta
How To Stop Stressing Over Your Child's Job Search
In a daunting market, don’t let their quest for work become your issue.
If the dress code is dead for workers, is it still alive for job seekers...
GQ magazine said the dress code died in 2013, but this may not be the case for job seekers.
The Long And Short Of Long-Term Unemployment [Infographic]
Although 44 percent of the long-term jobless said they look for work every day, 30 percent haven't been on a job interview in a year, says n
Top 10 Job Titles That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago [INFOGRAPHIC]
The workplace is constantly changing and how we define what we do is no exception. Since we just welcomed the new 2014, we thought it’d be f
Why hobbies are quickly becoming careers - MonsterWorking
Two careers experts describe how people are increasingly turning their enjoyable pastimes into gainful work.
Obama: Renewing Benefits for Long-Term Unemployed Is Priority | TIME.com
The president urged lawmakers to make it their "first order of business"
How to Get The Job You Dream [INFOGRAPHIC] | JobCluster.com Blog
Here is a useful infographic to teach you the finer details of how to get the job you dream or want.
Why you should work at About in 15 seconds or less
As you may have heard, we’re looking for awesome people to join our About.com team. In case you don’t have all day to learn about why it’s s