Even Good Resumes Get Lost

Unfortunately, even good resumes get overlooked, lost, or discarded due to jobseekers’ errors in judgment. Based on formal and informal discussions with hiring managers, here are some common mistakes that can sink your chances of getting noticed among dozens of resumes. Continue reading “Even Good Resumes Get Lost”…

Cities with the Best Jobs in 2010

Where can you find the best jobs in the U.S.? If you are you considering relocating to a friendlier economic climate, PayScale can help you decide which new area will have the best opportunities for job growth and high wages. The following are 10 cities with the best jobs for 2010 and economies expected to grow, even during the current recession. Included in the data for each is the growth rates from 2009 for comparison. Be sure to check the Cost of Living Calculator to get the whole picture. Continue reading “Cities with the Best Jobs in 2010”…

How Watching Downhill Skiing Can Help your Job Search

You might never win an Olympic gold medal, but you might be able to steal a move from these remarkable competitors as you watch the winter games. Continue reading “How Watching Downhill Skiing Can Help your Job Search”…

Long Distance Job Search

Due to the tough job market, I am less inclined to limit my job search to just Jacksonville. Is there a more efficient way to search for jobs in other cities aside from services like Monster.com? Continue reading “Long Distance Job Search”…

Unemployment and Income Tax

If you collected unemployment this year, the first $2,400 of any unemployment insurance collected is not subject to tax. Continue reading “Unemployment and Income Tax”…

What does 2010 hiring look like?

Florida experts say that we should see some improvement in the hiring picture by mid-2010. Continue reading “What does 2010 hiring look like?”…