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Job Search Story of the month – Hitmen need jobs too …

Jan 28 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Craigslist is definitely a growing job site, especially for technical and design talent. It’s also a growing source for contractor work. Here’s a great example of a Craigslist advertisement for a Subject Matter Expert. The hiring decision maker was looking for very specific experience, to quickly solve a problem for her. She obviously didn’t care […]

Great Post on LinkedIN for Job Search 2.0

Jan 25 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

This is an excellent post on using LinkedIN to start your job search, for the uninitiated. It’s general, but fear not. I’ll provide lots of step-by-step detail about how to use LinkedIN to create an Unfair Advantage in future posts. Check out this great post in Conversation Agent, called (what else?) Job Search 2.0, by […]

The Sweet Spot for Resumes

Jan 24 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

This is a great blog post by Lynne Murray, who describes effective use of use of “Resume Real Estate”. Lynne gets that effective resumes put the sizzle at the top, and heavily customize resumes to fit the specific opportunity the applicant is applying for. The Sweet Spot for ResumesIn sports and a variety of other […]

Resume Tips for a Paperless World

Jan 22 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

An excellent post by Dean W. Johnson, a technical recruiter and website developer. This is a real world example from a recruiter’s point of view about why old-school resume techniques no longer work in today’s job searches. The common myths Dean describes are practices I saw the vast majority of candidates doing – because it’s […]

Good resumes…good enough?

Jan 21 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Daily I get resumes from business contacts, asking me to pass along a friend’s resume to headhunters or hiring managers. As a fan of Karma, I’m happy do this, if this will actually help the candidate. Last night, I got one of those emails…and it also said “she doesn’t want/need them re-written”. Of course, before […]

Job Search 2.0 has been a reality since 2006 – Why aren’t candidates using it?

Jan 18 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Why do so few use this to their advantage? For the past few years, there’s been a revolution going on in employment markets….let’s call it Job Search 2.0. Starting with vertical search engines like and others, job seekers started having greater advantages than ever before in their careers.But along with advantages, there became new […]

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