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When The Job Ad Says Don’t Call: Job search question of the week – Page 2

Aug 31 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

A reader wrote in, asking this question: “I recently ran into a job posting that specifically asked that candidates not call. My gut tells me that I should call anyway. How else am I supposed to find out more about the job? Then again, by calling I’m showing right from the start I can’t follow […]

Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 8-30-10 – Page 3

Aug 30 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Job Openings Added This Week – 8/30/10: The business service, banking, telecommunications, food products, retail, and health care verticals are the top industries with new job postings this week based on a survey of the nation’s leading job advertisements added during the past seven days for the week of 8/30/10. Business service led new hiring […]

Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 8-30-10 – Page 2

Aug 30 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Total Job Openings week of 8/30/10: Business Service firms led hiring companies as IBM, Booz Allen, Deloitte, and CSC were actively staffing. Hospitality companies remained top hiring firms as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Applebee’s, Cracker Barrel, Boston Market and Hilton continued heavy job advertisements. Telecommunications was next with AT&T; and Verizon still staffing actively. Banking stayed […]

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 8-27-10 – Page 2

Aug 29 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Top Layoffs week ended 8-27: Job cuts were way, way down this week as only 23 organizations announced layoffs of over 30 or more employees – this is down from 60-70 per week during most of 2010. Even though Government topped the list, total government entities announcing layoffs were way down as only 4 announced […]

Where The Coolest Jobs Hide – Page 2

Aug 27 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Where Are The Coolest Jobs Hiding? Yes to each and every one of those possibilities of where cool jobs are. Sure, some jobs are hidden, but most are out there. Cool jobs are everywhere but take different strategies to find them, depending on where they are found. The first question to consider is what’s a […]

Why Doesn’t HR (Recruiters & Hiring Managers) Follow Up? Job search question of the week – Page 2

Aug 26 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Job seeker E.S. emailed me this question: “I was recently in discussions with a recruiter about a consulting position and we went through the ‘the company’s HR person is on vacation next week dance’. I sent the recruiter an email last week asking her to confirm my candidacy was a dead issue so I can […]

Bringing Your Resume To Informational Interviews – Page 3

Aug 25 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

How You Should Handle Asking For A Job At Informational Interviews … Don’t. Why would you ever want to ask for a job at an informational interview? Chances are, the person you are meeting with isn’t the hiring manager for the position you are seeking. Even if they are, if you use an informational interview […]

Bringing Your Resume To Informational Interviews – Page 2

Aug 25 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

When You Should Present Your Resume At An Informational Interview: … Never. My client was shocked – maybe you are too. You should never present your resume at an informational interview. I tell my clients never to even bring a copy of their resume to an informational interview, so they aren’t tempted to present it. […]

Avoiding The “Send Me Your Resume” Trap – Page 2

Aug 24 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Why “Send Me Your Resume” Can Be A Trap: We’ve all been taught to go to the highest person in the organization we can reach, with the idea that a hiring manager will grant an interview from their superior’s referral. This works well if the superior specifically asks the hiring manager to set up an […]

Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 8-23-10 – Page 3

Aug 23 2007 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Job Openings Added This Week – 8/23/10: The business service, telecommunications, banking, health care, insurance, defense and technology verticals are the top industries with new job postings this week based on a survey of the nation’s leading job advertisements added during the past seven days for the week of 8/23/10. Business service led new hiring […]

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