Great article on cutting words from your resume here. I’ve been saying the same thing for a LONG time!
When your job search goes on and on, it’s easy to feel desperate…and it’s SO easy to find yourself saying, “I’ll take anything.” But that’s really a bad idea. Read the full article here. Author Beth Braccio Hering points out: 1 – Focus on what your employers want and need. They aren’t concerned with your […]
Today’s Wall Street Journal carried an article about business executives who outsource their job hunt to firms based in India. Read it here It’s one of those ideas that would have seemed really strange a few years ago but today, things are different. I don’t know about you, but I know many happily married couples […]
In marketing we focus a great deal on finding your niche – that special sweet spot of the market where your ideal prospects meet. A job search is nothing more than a form of marketing – a particularly tough challenge because you are marketing yourself. You are forced to go against everything you’ve learned about […]
Matt Youngquist, a Seattle-based career counselor, just posted an interesting article about the changing job market. He points out that the job market is “boxier,” with employers seeking specific skills for jobs that are hard to define. You can read his post here. I can’t help wondering how many of those job postings are genuine […]
Career Coach, Speaker and Author Ford R. Myers Offers Practical Job Search Strategies for Individuals of Any Age. Here is his press release: Haverford, PA (January 24, 2011) – Despite U.S. unemployment rates that hover around 10 percent, one segment of the population is not being hit as hard: employees age 55-plus. At its peak […]