Posts tagged "hiring manager"

Must Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays

Must Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays
The holidays are approaching as the year winds down for hiring managers who are busy with year end responsibilities as they attempt to enjoy the holiday season. This is a tricky time of year to be looking for a job, yet there are ways to approach job hunting to get you positioned for the New... Read more »

Getting to the Point on Your Résumé

Getting to the Point on Your Résumé
  A résumé, a single document, can make the difference between being gainfully employed at a desired firm or sitting by the mailbox waiting for your unemployment check or counting the months until your benefits expires. Yet, so few people spend the time needed to write a compelling resume or minimally one that doesn’t put... Read more »

Should You List Your College Graduation Year on Your Resume?

Should You List Your College Graduation Year on Your Resume?
Many job candidates who are unemployed or thinking of changing jobs is faced with creating a strong résumé that will resonate with a hiring manager and make it through an automated program to a recruiter’s desk. With still many more people looking for work than there are available jobs, having a strong résumé is essential.... Read more »
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All I Want for Christmas is a Job!: Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays

All I Want for Christmas is a Job!: Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays
With the Holiday season in full gear and year end accounting for most firms; it is a busy time for companies. When you are looking for a job this time of year it can either work against you or in your favor, depending on how you handle the job seeking process. You can count on... Read more »

(5) Steps for Packaging Yourself for a Job Search

(5) Steps for Packaging Yourself for a Job Search
One of the biggest mistakes that job seekers make is not taking time to properly package themselves for their job search or career transition. They don’t focus on developing their product (that’s you), before they start looking for a job. When you buy something, don’t you want to know what the product is, what value... Read more »

June Jobs Report: Sectors Hiring

June Jobs Report: Sectors Hiring
The release of June’s unemployment figures last week showing only 18,000 net jobs in the private sector sent economists into a tizzy as the stock market plummeted.  This unexpected bad news in the unemployment figures for workers caught everyone by surprise. The period from February-April had shown average gains of 215,000/month.  May was flat and... Read more »
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Tips for the Perfect Job Search: Advice from Successful Job Seekers

Do you wonder why some of your friends with equal skills get a job they like quicker than you? Some people are just better at looking for a job than others.  It’s not that they are more talented than you are or have better skills, they are just better at focusing on getting what they... Read more »

Smart Tips for getting a Job: A better approach

Smart Tips for getting a Job: A better approach
Your Career Coach-Terri Lee Ryan It’s time to take a new approach to your job search in this intensely competitive job market filled with many more job candidates than jobs.  You’ll need to be creative in what company you chose to contact, how you reach out to a hiring manager and when you contact them.... Read more »