Posts tagged "job seekers"

Looking for a Job? Try Posing in a Window

Looking for a Job? Try Posing in a Window
I am a proponent of using creativity in your job search. It is not enough these days to perfect your C.V. and respond to jobs on-line. There are just too many people internationally who are doing this at the same time. Hiring managers are inundated with résumés and take the first inquiries for the position,... Read more »

Free 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey Reveals Critical Results for Job Hunters

Free 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey Reveals Critical Results for Job Hunters
It is a fact that with the competition for quality jobs remaining fierce in today’s market using social media to connect and as a career-building tool is a must to stay current in your career. And those not using these trends are at risk for falling beyond the curve, making it even more difficult to... Read more »

Looking for Free Office Space to Work?

Looking for Free Office Space to Work?
As many of you know who are working virtual, it is difficult sometimes to find a quiet area to do work away from your home that has an internet connection. I like working in Lincoln Park, but my wireless connection doesn’t work well here. I also like working in the lobby of the Public hotel,... Read more »
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Where the Jobs are at Tech Firms in Chicago

Where the Jobs are at Tech Firms in Chicago
Techweek held its job fair on Saturday with a number of notable companies present for job candidates to tell their story. This well-attended event kept these companies busy with their applications. But, if you were unable to make this valuable job fair check out the following companies that were present and are looking to hire.... Read more »

Top (5) Tips for College Graduates Looking for a Job

Top (5) Tips for College Graduates Looking for a Job
As graduates take off their cap and gowns, they are faced with the reality of a difficult job market that appears to be a story of the “Haves” and the “Have-nots”. Some of the recent grads have already gotten a job, while many have not. Is it that the ones who are employed are smarter... Read more »

No New Jobs? Latest U.S. Jobs Report Shows Zero Gain

No New Jobs? Latest U.S. Jobs Report Shows Zero Gain
Just when you think things are getting better in this economy and the stock market “takes off” as we accumulate a few months of triple digits job growth, it stalls!  That’s exactly what happened last month with the latest number of jobs created netting zero!  The number of people unemployed remains at 14 million or... Read more »
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(5) Tips for Writing a Better Résumé

(5) Tips for Writing a Better Résumé
(5) Tips for Writing a Better Résumé Writing an effective and accurate résumé is one of the most difficult tasks you will have to do in your life!  Really, I mean it.  It will make the difference in getting in for an interview or not.  Help the company recruiters help you, by writing a résumé... Read more »

Emerging Mobile Technology Trend Conference: Networking Opportunity

Some of my best business and job leads have risen out of conferences.  It is a terrific place to meet leaders in your industry, all in one place.  There is a valuable event coming up you should consider attending next week.  The Connected World Conference is the premier event for networking visionaries and bringing together... Read more »

Tips for Interviewing with HR Directors, Hiring Managers & CEO's

Having been in executive search for 8 years, dealing with CEO’s of companies, HR Directors and Hiring Managers, I found there is a disconnect between all three of these people that are imperative to the success of a company.  They all approach the hiring process differently.  Unless, you have a direct referral into one of... Read more »
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Recent Jobless Claims Report: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Recent Jobless Claims Report: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
The good news is in today’s jobless claims report is that the number of people still receiving benefits under regular State programs fell drastically to 68,000 in the week ending 4/16 to 3.64 million people.  This is the lowest level since September, 2008.   The bad news is that claims for unemployment benefits rose last... Read more »