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How hard is it to get hired?

How hard is it to get hired?

Sometimes people ask me how long it will take to get hired. Tough question. Let me ask you where you want to get hired? What is your field? What is your career level? How well-known are you for your expertise? Is your skill set common? Are there jobs like that in your city? Would you… Continue Reading

How to write an excellent job-winning resume

How to write an excellent job-winning resume

Is your resume a job-winning resume? Sadly, most resumes struggle to capture the attention of the hiring manager. Let’s start with what doesn’t make a job-winning resume. Eliminate Objective statements such as: to obtain a position that will use my ______ talents in _____ and provide opportunities to grow in skills in XYZ. Today’s resumes have… Continue Reading

How to look for jobs as an unemployed job seeker

How to look for jobs as an unemployed job seeker

As an unemployed job seeker, should your job search be different from someone who is in a job? Yes!  What does an unemployed job seeker need to do differently? Yesterday one executive level client sent me an email asking why he couldn’t find himself when he searched on LinkedIn for VP of Information Technology  or IT… Continue Reading