Fake Amazon Page is the Best Resume Stunt Ever

Fake Amazon Resume
Since this terrible recession started, we’ve been hearing about clever gimmicks that desperate jobseekers are trying to get themselves noticed. We’ve heard about people standing at a busy intersection with a “Job Wanted” sign and the guy in Seattle who took out a sign on the side of a city bus. Continue reading “Fake Amazon Page is the Best Resume Stunt Ever”…

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career

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Since you’re making all those other New Year’s resolutions, why not add a couple to perk up your career prospects? Here are two suggestions that will add value to your resume and that can be accomplished in your spare time. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career”…

Are You Ready to Meet the Future?

A stunning survey of workers by Monster.com shows that 98% of workers are not [completely] satisfied with their jobs and plan to look for work in 2011. Are you one of them? If you are one of the working class who’s planning to make a break for it as soon as the economy heats up, here are some things to consider as you plan a move. Continue reading “Are You Ready to Meet the Future?”…

Retool Your Resume for Success in the New Year

Bill Lynch had over 30 years of successful operations management, an MBA, and standout community service on his resume. Before his job ended in September 2010 (he’d seen it coming for a while), he decided to completely retool his skills and experience and pursue another field altogether. Continue reading “Retool Your Resume for Success in the New Year”…

Get Your Resume Noticed Online

Posting a successful online resume requires techniques most candidates just don't know. Resume search terms, resume SEO, data retrieval rules: These are key factors. Continue reading “Get Your Resume Noticed Online”…

Make the Most of Applying Online

Every day, we hear from jobseekers who are discouraged with their job search. “I’ve applied for hundreds of jobs online; I never get a response at all, let alone an invitation to interview.” It’s easy to believe that you’re doing something productive by applying online, but it’s only true if you are taking the time to make your applications as complete as possible. Continue reading “Make the Most of Applying Online”…