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FaceBook 101 for Job Seekers

Feb 29 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

You’re a manager. Why would you want to be on FaceBook with a bunch of college kids? Simple…There’s 60 Million people on Facebook now, up from 25 Million 9 months ago. There’s only 15 million college students. Who do you think everyone else is? The highest growing segment of FaceBook is the over 25 crowd…the […]

Benefits Of Consultant-Think

Feb 28 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Tip #123: Think like a consultant. Search for a new job like a consultant. Why think like a consultant if you’re looking for a full time job? Because today’s hiring managers hire consultants and full time employees the same way, and look for the same thing. Most full time jobs today can be filled by […]

Which Subject Matter Am I An Expert At?

Feb 27 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

An early challenge job changers face is determining who they are professionally. If you’ve been in the workforce 5 years or more, you’ve had LOTS of areas where you could demonstrate expertise. Depending on your career, this could be even less than 5 years. Maybe you’re an expert at post merger integration, turnarounds, FAS 133, […]

10 Ways To Stay Motivated During Your Job Search

Feb 26 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

How do you stay motivated while in career transition? A reader asked me to cover this topic. It’s winter…if you live in the Northern part of the US, it’s cold, snowy, and one of the toughest winters we’ve had in a long time. If you’re out of work, this time of year can be depressing. […]

The Dead Zone – Why 97% of resumes are never read

Feb 25 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Would it shock you to learn that only a small minority of resumes ever get seen by human eyes? Companies have had to run lean and mean, and have trimmed overhead over the past 10 years. One way companies have kept costs low is to replace clerical jobs with technology. That included the HR function. […]

Kewl Tool – Razume

Feb 22 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

www.Razume.com is an interesting social resume tool that allows job seekers to post resumes for public review and comment. I’m a featured resume reviewer for Razume. Career Coaches, Recruiters and Resume Writers tear your resume to digital shreds, giving job seekers free feedback. It’s good for the job seeker who gets free advice, and it’s […]

Interview Road Kill – “I haven’t done it, but I can learn”

Feb 21 2008 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Ever respond to an interview question, by saying “I haven’t done it, but I can learn”? OUCH…I can feel your pain. Your interview ended with those words. The fat lady sang. Employers realize you can learn if you’ve been in the workforce for a while, or if you’ve graduated College. Of course you can learn. […]

The Inside Track on Recruiters – Top 10 Tips

Feb 20 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Want a sure fire way to get recruiters to call you back? To be proactive? To work FOR you? It’s so simple, and so few candidates do this. And the higher up the management chain the candidate is, the more effective they can be using this strategy. Interestingly, the higher up the management chain the […]

How does an upcoming recession affect your job search?

Feb 19 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

While it’s not here yet, 9 out of ten economists agree…it’s coming. It’s likely to be official by late May. How will this affect your career plans? Since a recession is defined as 2+ consecutive quarters of negative GNP growth, we won’t know if we’re actually in a recession until we’re already there. After 4Q07 […]

How to “rig” CareerBuilder and other job boards

Feb 18 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Is it helpful to your job search to rank highly in a resume search? It should be, since only about 2-3% of resumes sent through job boards are actually read by humans. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? Many take it personally, getting angry or depressed. But it’s also your best weapon to landing interviews… LOVE THE […]

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