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Would You Hire Rod Blagojevich?

Mar 31 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Rod Blagojevich, the embattled ex-governor of Illinois, possible future ward of the Federal Government and current contestant on “Celebrity Apprentice” has been giving Illinois residents a combination of shock and laughs for the past 14 months. Now, in the latest installment of Rod’s roadshow, his appearance on “Celebrity Apprentice” presents an interesting insight into a […]

Activity vs Effectiveness In Job Search

Mar 30 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

How should candidates gauge their job search – based on activity or effectiveness? Most candidates that I speak to gauge their job search based on activity levels. When I ask a candidate to describe their job search to date, I almost always hear about how many resumes they’ve sent out. Sometimes I’ll also hear about […]

Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 3-29-10

Mar 29 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 3/29/10. 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 experiencing growth. Despite the recession, these companies are all expanding. […]

Who’s Firing? Layoffs week ended 3-26-10

Mar 28 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 3-26-10. For the past week, government, health care, financial, retail, and food employers announced the largest layoffs. This information is intended for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment analysts, financial advisers, and others who are interested in companies that […]

Would You Stop Looking for a Job Already? Best of reCareered

Mar 27 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Yep, that’s right… Stop looking for a job. You’ll find a better job, a more fulfilling career, and likely higher pay if you just stop looking for a job already. You can be more effective in your career search if you change the paradigm. Instead, start searching for a problem. Find a problem that you […]

Friday Resume Round-Robin Roundup Review – Amy Reinhart

Mar 26 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Let’s meet this week’s candidate, Amy Reinhart. Amy is looking for a procurement position with a biotech company in the Boston Area. She likes music, small fuzzy animals, the beach, and sunsets. On Fridays, I review resume submissions from readers brave enough to submit their resume (or video resume) for public review and comment by […]

Why Do Technology Candidates Have Difficulty Marketing Themselves?

Mar 25 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

It seems to me on the whole, technology candidates have the toughest time marketing themselves. This is interesting, as technology candidates have had some of the greatest changes in their industries, and have had to learn to manage careers that are largely project based. Given that trend, you’d think that tech professionals would have learned […]

Job Seekers – 20 Ways To Brand Yourself On Twitter

Mar 24 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Today’s job seekers face employers who are looking at more than their resume, and looking at more than just job applications to find candidates. This is good news for those who understand how to take advantage of newly popular social media tools like Twitter. Yes, Twitter can help you find a job … it’s not […]

If It’s Not On Your Resume, It Doesn’t Exist

Mar 23 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Do you feel like your resume is invisible to hiring managers, recruiters, and HR reps? If it feels like your applications are invisible, you’re probably right. “If it’s not on your resume, it doesn’t exist” is a common saying in the recruiting world, and it explains why many candidates feel invisible. By looking inside common […]

Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 3-22-10

Mar 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 3/22/10. 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. […]

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