Posts tagged "job candidate"

What Not to Say or Do in Your Job Search

What Not to Say or Do in Your Job Search
Are you close to getting a job, but never quite receive an offer? Has this happened to you frequently? Are you just unlucky or is there something you can do about it? The fact is that companies have their pick of talent these days. Yet, someone is getting the job and they may be less... Read more »

Tips for Employment. Is It Time for an Image Re-haul?

Tips for Employment. Is It Time for an Image Re-haul?
Even though right now it doesn’t feel like spring here in Chicago, it is almost May, the tulips have bloomed and we are close to summer. This is the time of year to do some spring cleaning, which means tossing out the old and changing-up your image. The bottom-line is, no matter how talented or... Read more »

Should You List Your Home Address on Your Resume?

The job market may be poised for a slight recovery in 2011, yet companies are still slow to hire additional employees.  There are still too many job candidates seeking work for too few positions and experts predict that unemployment will remain high for another six years.  In this competitive job market how do your get... Read more »
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Interviewing for a job?: Tips for dealing with stress of waiting

Enjoy the day Another day passes without a call from IBM, Hyatt or Allstate.  You’ve been interviewing with these type of firms for 4 months and still don’t have a job offer. This is the life of a job hunter in this economy.  Your are approaching your 6th interview and still don’t have a commitment from... Read more »

Finding the Hidden Job Market: Networking is key

In a job market with more qualified candidates than openings, you need to be smart in your job search.  Networking is key to finding a job.  There are many ways to network besides going to networking events that are often filled with unemployed or underemployed job seekers all looking for job leads.   As part... Read more »

Managing Your Career: Knowledge is power

To survive your career you need to start thinking about not only getting a job, but how you can stay employed as long as you want, or need to work. In a difficult job market, with a genuine lack of commitment from employers, you must learn how to manage your own career The current job market has more qualified... Read more »
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