Category Archives: Job Search
13 Ways You Can Help A Discouraged Job Seeker
Even if you are a discouraged job seeker, YOU can help people going through unemployment. For example, you can … Find and send them job leads. But first ask what kind of jobs they want so you can send relevant leads. Be an encouragement to them. Remind them of their strengths and assure them better days are ahead. Vouch for them with hiring companies and influential people. Spread the word about why your friends are the solution to companies’ problems. […]
Job Seekers: Go Jump In The Lake!
Seriously, if you are job seeker worn down by rejection and epic battles with online application sites, please jump in the lake or do whatever you like to do, at least for a little while. Stressing about finding a job 24/7 is not only bad for you, it is not productive. When I was job seeking, I often felt compelled to search from morning until night, tracking down every lead and feeling guilty if I stopped. But lately, I’m seeing […]
15 Steps To De-Age Your Resume
Follow these tips to de-age your resume so recruiters will focus on your qualifications and not your age. Delete job experience from before 15 years ago unless relevant to the positions you want (and not repeated in another more recent position). Also keep the position in if the job crossed into recent years (such as 1993 – 2011). If beneficial, combine relevant past experience prior to 15 years ago very briefly in the last bullet of your last listed job. […]