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Would You Rather Do Your Taxes Than Write Your Resume?

Jun 26 2008 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

I find that most people hate searching for a job and especially hate writing their own resume. Even writers, marketers, and journalists who write for a living … hate writing a resume. I think it’s because the process is so foreign. All the rules have changed, so resume writing is a different skill with different […]

What I Learned at SHRM

Jun 25 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

This week, I was the SHRMinator, running all around McCormick Place in Chicago getting great interviews, which I’ll publish over the coming weeks. I learned SHRM is a big deal and big money. 15K attendees were there, over 700 vendors, and some massive parties. Vendors were throwing a lot of money around, with prizes giveaways, […]

How SHRM Helped Me Get My Dog a Job

Jun 24 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

My dog Tuanis (Costa Rican for “The Good Life”) is the sweetest, smartest dog I’ve ever owned. She lives to have her belly or ears scratched, is a wonderful doorbell, and protects my home against unwanted junk mail. But mostly, she sleeps. All that’s about to change, because it’s time for Tuanis to pull her […]

Live from Chicago, It’s SHRM!!

Jun 23 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

The SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Conference in Chicago, Illinois is the country’s largest HR conference, with over 700 exhibitors, 15,000 attendees, and hundreds of classes for HR professionals. So why should job seekers care about a room full of headhunters? I’m attending Sunday – Tuesday to get the inside scoop on candidate job […]

Now You Can Have a Great Facebook Profile and Have Fun Too!

Jun 12 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

So you want a professional Facebook profile, but you don’t want it to be boring. After all, this IS Facebook, not LinkedIN, and Facebook is supposed to be fun. Great! While LinkedIN is all business, your Facebook profile is a great way to show your personality. Just remember that employers look at your Facebook profile […]

How Online Portfolios Put You At The Top Of The Candidate Pile

Jun 11 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

How many of you have a digital portfolio? Online Portfolios are a great way to bring your background to life. You can build a portfolio no matter what job you have, whether you’re an Accountant or Artist, a Programmer or Pie Maker, a Mathematician or a Musician. When you send a resume, you‘re one of […]

Where The Coolest Jobs Hide

Jun 10 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Where do you look for jobs? Are the coolest jobs on the largest job boards with their masses of jobs? On niche job boards, segmented by geography, function, industry, or level? How about on one of the job board aggregators? Are the coolest jobs even online at all? Are the coolest jobs controlled by headhunters? […]

Ten Things To Do After You’ve Told All Your Friends

Jun 9 2008 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

You’re between jobs, you’ve told all your friends, and you sent them all resumes – now what? 1. Email your Linkedin & Facebook network, but do it the right way. Give before you ask … what can you give? Tell your network that you have great news! You are actively networking – Ask your network […]

Inside the Head of the Headhunter – Scott Green

Jun 6 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Today we go inside the head of Scott Green, Recruiting Manager for SNI Financial, focusing on mid to senior level full time accounting and finance positions. Scott has many years experience in search and staffing in accounting, finance, and specialty consulting. Scott was kind enough to share his thoughts and experiences in the finance and […]

You Never Get A Third Chance To Make A Second Impression

Jun 5 2008 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

“You Never Get a Third Chance to Make a Second Impression.” I love this quote from Seth Godin (Free Prize Inside, pg. 217), as a humorous take on how important first impressions are. First impressions are especially critical in an interview. Why do so few people do anything to manage the first impression they give, […]

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