Is Your Résumé a living, breathing document?

No? …then you may be joining the long-term unemployed. * * * Networking is good, except for the fact that, Like it or not, résumés are still key to getting a job. They are the key to the door to employment. This is true even if you have a great…continue

This Formula Gets You Hired Every Time.

A formula? Really? …every time? Yes, this blog is about the formula that will win you a job offer. After jobseekers get hired they sometimes say something like, “Yep, the stars were aligned and everything fell into place.” But how do we get the stars aligned? That sounds more like…continue

Job Search Made Simple

How to troubleshoot your job search. Troubleshooting your job search is the number one most critical action item for each week. No one is likely to tell you what you are doing wrong and even if they did, it doesn’t mean that their advice will help you. What might help…continue

Creating Your Career Identity in A Brave New World

Today, entire industries are collapsing at record speed. Trusted skill sets have become obsolete and new skills are in demand. In the midst of this unparalleled scope and speed of change, our future rests in our ability to sustain a credible career identity that is flexible, adaptable and embraces an…continue

The Post-Recession Networking Puzzle: Part 1

At this point, everyone knows that finding a job has taken on new dimension. Whether a person is unemployed or employed, looking for a job or not, people will agree that finding a job today presents multiple challenges that are new to the job search. Today we are putting together…continue

Résumés that dispel the age myth

“The problem is I’m over 50.” Since 1993, Rod maintained his position as a manager in a shop that hired both union and non-union workers. He had just turned 60 when he was informed that his position was eliminated. Typical of his generation, most of his career was primarily spent…continue

Navigate the job market like you’re shopping!

Be a savvy shopper in today’s employment marketplace! Guest blogger, Anna Pitts gives recommendations to grads that are relevant for every jobseeker! The graduate job market. It sounds very exciting. Is it a place where you can go and buy a graduate job? That would be handy. Unfortunately, it’s not…continue