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”…

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”…

Three Things to Consider When Changing Jobs

When considering a job offer, many jobseekers focus only on the salary and benefits. But there’s more to work than what you bring home in your paycheck. Here are three factors you might not think to consider that can make a big difference in job satisfaction. Continue reading “Three Things to Consider When Changing Jobs”…

Will 2010 Be Your Year?

Even in this economy, people get promoted, get fired, and get transferred. Your job is to position yourself in the market and within your network as ready when these openings come up. Continue reading “Will 2010 Be Your Year?”…

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”…

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”…