Top 10 Job Search Tips

Searching for a new job feels like a job in itself.  How can you speed up the process? Be prepared. Get a new email account just for your job search, maybe even specific to the field.  Make sure it sounds professional, and doesn’t mention kittens, unless you want to work for a pet store.  Email […]

The Job Search

Are you still hunting for a job and not having any success. Do you think there are jobs out there or is the economy just put a halt to everything? I’ve been in the business of recruiting and career counseling since 1998 and I still believe there are jobs out there – however, you need […]

Do You Know the Purpose of a Resume?

Do you really understand the purpose of a resume?  Its only purpose is to get you an interview.  However, most managers only spend an average of 30 seconds on each and every resume.  The key to an effective resume is to be brief, but with “hard-hitting” content that makes the reader want to call you […]

Job Search Tools

How many times have you been shown how to write an effective resume; but, not shown what tools are available and how to use them to help you in your job search? The use of effective search tools and a defined process will definitely increase your chances of finding the career of your dreams!   The following three Internet -based […]

It Comes Down to Who You Know

A great resume and polished interviewing skills are definite assets to have when it comes to hunting for job. However, the most important ability to have when hunting for a job is understanding the “power of networking” and the network you have available right in front to you. The easiest way to set up your […]

The Importance of the Resume “Objective Statement”

After reviewing and adding comment to several resume writing and job hunting discussions groups, via the Internet, I’ve notice a variety of views on the need for an “Objective” in the resume.   I have been in recruiting for more than 17 years and have been able to gather plenty of statistics about recruiter performance.  The […]