The Real Reason You Aren’t Getting Interviews

or…Why Hiring Professionals Ignore Your              Cover Letter and Résumé or… Who Reads What and When? Jobseekers routinely comb the Internet to find the best advice to apply to their Cover Letters and Résumés. There’s so much advice out there that it would take millions of jobseekers decades to try…

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Résumé fonts and ATS
   – the facts!

Applicant Tracking Systems Font Facts Tech-savvy Jobseekers: Jobseekers are becoming some of the most tech-savvy individuals on the Internet. They are keenly aware that their future earnings are at the mercy of technology and they are making it a priority to understand every possible clue that will improve their odds…

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Why You’re Still Unemployed

You have done everything they say, and you still don’t have a job. This blog is in response to a discussion from a LinkedIn Group for job seekers. The discussion centered on the blog: The Pain of Unemployment. One jobseeker had the courage to tell the group about his long…

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Been laid off recently?

Beating Double Jeopardy! Jobseekers experience a DOUBLE WHAMMY Double Whammy You’ve been laid off. A real blow to your self-esteem. You don’t think things can get any worse. Think again. There’s another disaster just around the corner, and it’s going to hit twice as hard as your layoff experience. Everything…

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Job Search Distractions

Job Focus vs. Distractions  Do you relate? It feels like it takes a lot more effort than it should to look for a job description that suits my experience, skills and talents. Once I find one, it feels like it takes a lot more time than it should to put…

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Multiple recruiters

Multiple recruiters for the same position  Have you ever received several inquiries from recruiters from different recruiting companies—about the same position? Sometimes, but not always, these are consulting opportunities and the positions do not appear on the company website. The recruiter will ask you to agree to a “Permission to…

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