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What To Do If You’re “Overqualified”

May 31 2011 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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How many of you have been turned town for a job, being told that “your’re overqualified?”

I find that many of you get so frustrated by this answer, because something isn’t being communicated – either the employer doesn’t get that you really want to take a step down (for some good reasons), or because you don’t believe that “overqualified” is the true reason you’ve been turned down.

Happy Memorial Day 2011

May 30 2011 in reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Happy Memorial Day Everyone! Hope you took time off your job search for BBQ, friends and family. You can start back on your job search tomorrow, right? ————————————————————————————————————————————- Want to do more than just complain about a bad economy? To attend our next complimentary live webinar featuring action items to double your resume response rate […]

Opportunity Is Right In Front Of You – Can You See It?

May 26 2011 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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We are in a time of great job market transformation. When we will look back at this time, it will been seen as a time not only of hardship, but one of great opportunity as business transforms itself. Just as newspapers fade, blogs and digital publishing flourish, allowing journalists to run their own papers and […]

The WSJ Guide To Salary Negotiations

May 19 2011 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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n http://www.recareered.com/blog/2010/07/22/when-do-i-bring-up-salary-job-search-question-of-the-week/, I suggested that it’s in your best interests to delay salary discussions as late in the interview process as possible, and never give the first number.

Well, guess what … it turns out that the big brains at the Wall Street Journal agree with me. Here’s what Joe Light has to say about salary negotiations in “How to Get the Salary You Want.”

To Find Help In Your Job Search, It Helps To Shut Up And Listen

May 12 2011 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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This happens all the time. It happened to me the other week – my buddy’s girlfriend who was a frustrated job seeker, asked for my help. Then she acted like she knew everything there was to know about job search (By the way, this was the second time in her life that she’d searched for […]

Understanding How A Credit Check Affects Your Job Search

May 3 2011 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Sure we’ve all heard that your credit can affect your eligibility for certain jobs. As a recruiter, I had a number of clients who ran credit checks on finalists for certain positions, before extending an official offer (a few ran for finalists for every position). Learn the inside story of how credit checks affect your job search …

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