Posts tagged "career advice"

Saving you a ton of money ...

As regular readers know, one of the reasons that I ended up getting The Job Stalker gig here when Julie Wernau got hired by the Tribune was that I had been in three major job searches over the past 10 years or so, and that I’d used various sorts of strategies over those efforts.  While... Read more »

Have you heard? The Library's free!

Harold Washington LIbrary. Photo/Wiki Commons Maybe it’s because I’m new to Chicago, but I can’t believe how fantastic the libraries are here, especially for job seekers. Check out the career-related programs just for next week: Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. they’re offering a course in basic mouse and keyboard skills (free)   Sept. 9 at 2... Read more »

Isn't '10 years experience' a bit excessive?

You know the kind. Awesome job description. You’re reading it and saying to yourself, “Oh, I’m so qualified for this. I’ve totally got this job in the bag. Might as well clear out the corner office now, cuz here I come!” and then it hits you like Mike Tyson, right under the line that says... Read more »