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4 Ways To Combat Age Bias On The Job Market

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

I was quoted in SmartMoney.com, giving some tips to help older candidates combat ageism. Ageism exists, it’s common, but there are ways to beat it – by focusing on the right companies, giving the perception of up-to-date skills, and getting the hiring manager to focus on your skills rather than your gray hair. Just ask […]

Which Are More Effective In A Resume? Paragraphs vs Bullets

Sep 29 2010 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

Most people write their resumes in paragraphs – because most candidates write their resume as an autobiography, rather than from the reader’s point of view. It’s a big reason otherwise qualified candidates get passed over for positions they are qualified for. This article explains why paragraphs don’t work, why candidates still use them, and how […]

7 Ways To Find Job Opportunities Using Your Target List

Sep 28 2010 in Job Search Strategy, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Most candidates today make a target list as part of their planning. This article describes a number of ways to find more opportunities and leverage opportunities within your target list of companies. Most candidates who develop a target list use it to search job boards for those companies, and apply to those jobs. Most don’t […]

Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 9-27-10

Sep 27 2010 in Employment Economy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 9/27/10. The business service, hospitality, telecommunications, health care, retail and banking are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nation’s leading job boards. Not only is this valuable for job […]

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 9-24-10

Sep 26 2010 in Employment Economy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

For the past week, technology, pharma, government, aerospace and banking 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 are contracting. The information can be valuable to job seekers also, to understand companies that are probably […]

Would You Rather Do Your Taxes Than Write Your Resume?

Sep 24 2010 in 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 strategies than […]

Should I Send Pre-Interview Letters & Resume To Each Interviewer?

Sep 23 2010 in Interviews, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

A participant in my Resume Revolution Webinar asked if he should send a pre-interview letter to each person he was scheduled to speak with. On the surface, this may seem like a great idea. While I applaud this candidate on his effort, it may be misguided. I see a more effective way to demonstrate how […]

Why Would You Send A One Page Resume?

Sep 22 2010 in Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

Two readers commented last week about efforts to cut their resumes down to one page. “Why would you want to do that?” I replied. For most candidates, a single page resume doesn’t work as well as you may think … Many mid-level and senior candidates have been misled into believing that single page resumes are […]

August 2010 Employment Trends Show Slight Uptick

Sep 21 2010 in Employment Economy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

At the end of August 2010, the major job sites released hiring data and analysis for the month, indicating results that unemployment edged up slightly compared to July. Today’s article summarizes job reports from Indeed.com, SimplyHired.com and CareerBuilder.com. Not only is this data valuable for job seekers, but for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, […]

MeetTheBoss.TV September Highlights

Sep 21 2010 in General Management, leadership, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

MeetTheBoss.TV had agreed to supply reCareered members with their video content for free as a partner. Use this link to view for your free membership: http://www.meettheboss.tv/Register/?promotioncode=CACC01 . Some of the videos I recommend you watch first are exclusive interviews from the leaders of global brands such as: CEO, Clorox – Discusses effective communication in business […]

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