Category Archives: General

Dear Colleagues, if you work with injured Workers

Dear Colleagues, if you work with injured workers, please share this site a resource for them: http://www.injuredworkerhelpdesk.com/ I “moved” my primary blog activities to the following sites in January: Injured Worker Help Desk Job Search For The Rest Of Us … Continue reading

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Assess yourself before job searching

There are several different kinds of résumé s and you may have several versions, depending on where you are in the hiring process and/or what types of jobs you will be seeking. Before starting your résumé , though, you will want to identify your strengths, skills, and abilities. Continue reading

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Many Unemployed Missing Job Search Skills

Many of the un- and under-employed are missing job search basics. The marketplace has undergone tremendous change recently and most job seekers are just not doing what they need to do to find a job. In short, they continue to apply old techniques to a new job market. Continue reading

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Build A Job Search War Room

So if you can, find yourself a space where you can focus on the task at hand and you will be more successful over the long haul.
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#1 Piece of Resume Advice: Write For Your Audience

Whether you are writing a book, article, thesis, letter, or a resume, the same basic rule applies: Write for your audience (in this case, recruiters, hiring managers and your future boss). In the world of resume writing, that translates to two things.
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Should You Go Back to School? 4 Factors to Consider

An article published earlier this month showed that more than half of recent graduates from college did not receive a job offer prior to graduation, regardless of their undergraduate major. September 2010 data showed that the average length of unemployment was more than eight months. Scary statistics such as these have left many wondering if now is a good time to return to school. Continue reading

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PROOF OF THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET

I have returned many clients to work as a result of accessing, either directly (cold calls) or indirectly (networking), but cannot think of any other ocassion when a job was created as a result of a cold call. My client is very excited about this opportunity in a new field and I will no longer feel like a broken record preaching about THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET….Amen! Continue reading

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