Five Essential Pieces of Research

Here are five pieces of essential research you should do before you interview with a company. Continue reading “Five Essential Pieces of Research”…

Cover Letters 101

If you are still sending an original resume via mail, your cover letter can enhance your communication with a potential employer. A good cover letter can help put your resume in context, expand on your skills for the position, and express your personality in ways that your resume can’t. Continue reading “Cover Letters 101”…

Monster Career Benchmarking

You’ve got to hand it to Monster.com. Not only did they create the biggest and best known commercial website for job posting and career advice, they’re working on innovations to make it even more useful. By gathering information from more than 25 million resumes in the Monster database and a world-wide network of recruiter customers, Monster can offer valuable market information for your job search. Continue reading “Monster Career Benchmarking”…

Some Jobs are Still Hard to Fill

You’d never believe it in this economy, but employers still have trouble filling some jobs. See what jobs Manpower, Inc. says are still hard to fill. Continue reading “Some Jobs are Still Hard to Fill”…

Less Stress, Better Interview

Being prepared for the interview is one of the best stress relievers. Continue reading “Less Stress, Better Interview”…

Look the Part to Get the Job

Have the rules changed for corporate dress? Young workers and jobseekers seem to think so. “The idea that you have to wear hose and heels to the office every day died a decade ago,” one 20-something staffer told me. “In Florida? In July? I don’t think so!” Continue reading “Look the Part to Get the Job”…