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Why Didn’t I Get The Job Offer? – Job search question of the week

Feb 26 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

On Fridays, I’m posting a job search question from one of our readers. This question was asked at the end of a recent Resume Revolution Webinar. J.S. shared a question he had about his own job search, and asked: “What did or didn’t I say or do that lost it for me? Why didn’t I […]

Job Seekers – 20 Ways To Brand Yourself On Linkedin

Feb 25 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Hiring managers, recruiters and HR departments use more than just your resume to find and learn about candidates. That’s good news for candidates who have additional ways to market themselves, and ways to differentiate from their competition. Companies often look first to Linkedin when going beyond a candidate’s resume, and often search Linkedin for candidates. […]

How Long Will My Job Search Take?

Feb 24 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

There is one definitive answer for this question – Longer than you think. It’s interesting that when I talk to candidates, most have such an unrealistic view of how long their job search will take. I think this reaction is driven by: Past Experience – Chances are, your past experience in looking for a job […]

Are You Planning To Fail In Your Job Search, Or Failing To Plan?

Feb 23 2010 in reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

How many of you have a project plan for your job search? I’m not talking about a marketing plan, or a list of target companies, or an opportunity pipeline tracking spreadsheet. I’m not talking about a to-do list, or a plan somewhere in your head. I’m asking about a real, honest–to-goodness job search project plan. […]

Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 2-22-10

Feb 22 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 2/22/10. 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 experiencing growth. Despite the recession, these companies are all expanding. […]

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 2-19-10

Feb 21 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Firing is a weekly survey of organizations announcing (or rumoring) layoffs for the week ended 2/19/10. 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 this […]

Interview Road Kill – “I Haven’t Done It, But I Can Learn”: Best of reCareered

Feb 20 2010 in Uncategorized 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. Read more … Employers realize you can learn if you’ve been in the workforce for a while, or if you’ve graduated college. […]

What Font Type And Size Should I Use For My Resume? Job search question of the week

Feb 19 2010 in reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

On Fridays, I’m posting a job search question from one of our readers. This was a question posted in response to my posting on Linkedin Answers “Candidates – What’s your most difficult job search question?” F.P. shared a question he had about his own job search, and asked: “What font type and size should I […]

5 Ways To Get Lucky In Your Job Search

Feb 18 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

In job search, it’s better to be lucky than to be smart. Unfortunately, most candidates play by an outdated set of rules that makes them unlucky. Employers today use very similar procedures to pick which employees to interview and hire. These procedures are vastly different than the tactics that most candidates use (see: http://recareered.blogspot.com/2009/10/are-you-buying-mac-cheese-of-job-search.html). Read […]

The Top 30 Job Boards For 2010

Feb 17 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

It’s like the Oscars for job boards. Weddles.com recently published its 2010 User’s Choice Awards, based on year long surveys of recruiters and candidates. Read more …“We believe customers count most,” says Weddle’s Publisher and CEO, Peter Weddle. “While pundits can make their own picks, it’s the people who use the sites who really know […]

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