Sure You Want To Upgrade Your Resume?


“Can you review my resume” is the first question most people ask me when they find out I’m a career adviser. They waste the opportunity of developing new strategies for connecting with employers and others in their career field. Your resume is an important part of your job search toolkit -- it’s just not the only, or the most important part.

How Applying For Jobs Is Like Math Class


The application process for many entry-level jobs is straightforward, like simple addition. Applying for higher-level jobs is more complicated, like navigating the multiplication table. The hiring process in some industries can seem like advanced calculus. If you don’t follow the multi-step application process, you will not be considered for an interview.

October Buffet: Job Search Tips


Yummy roundup of some of this month’s most interesting job search and career tips. After the Job Rejection: Why Following Up Gracefully Works (Work Coach Café) 10 Tips for Success at Job Fairs (Careerealism) Tech Skills in Demand (Allison Doyle) 3 Steps to Creating Your Career Development Plan (Careerealism) Employers Speak (iSpeak) 13 Common Interviewing … Continue reading October Buffet: Job Search Tips

Recruiters’ Secret Job Search Tips


It is the recruiters' job to match the right people to the right company. If a recruiter can't find the right person to fill a job opening, then the recruiter does not get paid. Therefore, if a job seeker wants to know what it takes to get hired, he should ask a recruiter. Here are a few of their tips.