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Who’s Firing – Layoffs for week ended 1-29-10

Jan 31 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Firing is a weekly survey of organizations announcing (or rumoring) layoffs for the week ended 1/29/10. Not only is this valuable for job seekers, but for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment analysts, financial advisers, and others who are interested in companies that are contracting. Read more … Top layoffs announced and rumored […]

How Effective is your Resume? Here’s how to measure: Best of reCareered

Jan 30 2010 in reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

When I’m asked for resume advice, I’ll often first ask…what’s your resume’s hit ratio, or response rate? Usually, this question is answered by the sound of crickets. It surprises me, especially Finance and Technology professionals whose professional lives revolve around measuring and interpreting data, don’t think to measure the effectiveness of their resume. Isn’t it […]

Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job? Question of the week

Jan 29 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

On Fridays, I’m posting a job search question from one of our readers. This was a question asked at the end of my complimentary Resume Secrets Webinar. (FYI, this isn’t a silly question … I just liked the picture) C.H. shared that her toughest job search question was: “Asking about why you are leaving, left […]

Use Twitter To Prepare For Your Job Interview

Jan 28 2010 in Featured, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

As companies and professionals are using Twitter for far more than lunch updates, Twitter has turned into a great place to get real time information. Job seekers can use Twitter information to research companies and hiring managers prior to interviews. Is your hiring manager on Linkedin? There’s a good chance the hiring manager, the HR […]

Job Seekers – Just Step Away From The Crackberry (and iPhone)

Jan 27 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

The invention of the Blackberry and subsequently, the iPhone, were two of the worst recent inventions for job seekers. I know all the “mobilly connected” out there are gasping in horror, at the thought of being, even just temporarily disconnected. But Blackberrys and iPhones are bad for your employability. Read more … How many job […]

How A Personal Branding Statement Can Help Job Seekers

Jan 26 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Whether you get to a hiring manager by referral, through a recruiter or a job board, today’s candidate needs to make a distinctive impression quickly. The traditional resume form does a poor job of quickly, clearly, and succinctly telling the reader why they should spend more time on this resume. Since the average time spent […]

Whos Hiring – Top employers week of 1-25-10

Jan 25 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 1/25/10. Not only is this valuable for job seekers, but for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment analysts, financial advisers, and others who are interested in companies experiencing growth. Despite the recession, these companies are all expanding. […]

Whos Firing – Layoffs week ended 1-22-10

Jan 24 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Firing is a weekly survey of organizations announcing (or rumoring) layoffs for the week ended 1/22/10. Not only is this valuable for job seekers, but for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment analysts, financial advisers, and others who are interested in companies that are contracting. Read more … Top layoffs announced and rumored […]

10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Job Search Using Facebook

Jan 23 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Earlier this month, I was asked to guestblog about using Facebook in your job search. While I’ve written extensively about this topic in the past, this was the first update I’ve done in a year. As Facebook users realize, the platform has gone through some significant changes in the past year, and this article serves […]

Should I show more than 15-20 years job history? Job Search Question Of The Week

Jan 22 2010 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

This was a question from a participant in my complimentary Resume Revolution Webinar. Question: “Should I show more than 15-20 years job history?” – PF There’s no rule saying you can’t, but why would you want to? Is the detail of what you did in your work 15+ years ago relevant to your next job? […]

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