One of the things I was most surprised by when I got into the jobs business over a decade ago was the prevalence and practice of age discrimination in hiring right here in the USA. Oh, sure... we're not like some overseas markets where job ads explicitly demand youth, or a particular gender, or beauty(!), in the applicant, but there it is...
Combine new-age research with old-fashioned correspondence to increase your chances for success in the job search.
Last week I told you about the importance of getting your resume professionally written. This week I want to talk to you about Job Search 102.
Use the right keywords to tap the "hidden accomplishments" in every job description.
Partner with the job-search engine to target the best matches for you.
Don’t let the challenges of a resume rewrite overwhelm you. Take a look at your skills and successful resumes to get your head in the game.
What grabbed the recruiter's eye was the security pro's certification, on top of his resume and smack dab in front of her face.
Why unconventional resumes drive hiring managers and recruiters nuts.
How to make your resume more “findable” on sites like TheLadders and why optimizing your Web site is very different from doing that to your resume.
Some career results are so over-the-top or irrelevant, they can skew your job chances.
The new year is the perfect time to reflect on milestones, refresh the accomplishments and performance numbers and put it all down in your resume, should you need one in 2011.