Jun 26 2012 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg
One of the biggest ways the job market has changed has been increased competition. Learn how and why job search competition has exploded … and what it means to your job search.
Jun 25 2012 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Recruiters by Phil Rosenberg
Who hasn’t been frustrated when you can’t get hold of recruiters that represent a job you really want? Let’s learn 6 things you can do to make recruiters return your call …
Jun 20 2012 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg
Internships can be a great way to fill gaps if you’re in career transition. Recent college grads know this, but older workers can also use internships to fill transition and experience gaps.
Jun 19 2012 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg
Want to be found when recruiters search Google for candidates? Want to have hiring managers contact you directly? Why not advertise?
Jun 18 2012 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg
You’ve been taught how to write resumes telling readers what you’re most proud of, or WIFM – What’s In it For Me. But employers/recruiters don’t care about what you’re most proud of. Here are 5 examples of WIFM that you can compare to 5 examples of WIFT.
Jun 13 2012 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg
Your college (and grad school) placement office didn’t have some evil plan to trick you. They just had different goals and agendas than you. Learn how your college placement office’s goals were something other than finding you a job …
Jun 12 2012 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Recruiters by Phil Rosenberg
One problem candidates face is when responding to a job ad from a recruiter. These ads rarely identify the employer … I’ll show you some of the tricks that recruiters use to reach behind blind ads … so you can use these tricks to find the actual employer.
Jun 11 2012 in Cover Letters, Featured, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg
In the Fortune article, I gave a variety of reasons cover letters are obsolete in today’s job market, based on my extensive research on the topic. Here’s 2 big reasons a cover letter lowers your chances of getting an interview:
Jun 6 2012 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg
Pre-2007 job search methods depend on luck because around 99% of your competition still use these methods … that are all based on a job market of candidate and skill shortages. Rather than depend on luck, why not let me show you ways to take control of your job search?
Jun 5 2012 in Featured, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg
No, I’m not talking about living on Facebook and playing FarmVille and Mafia Wars all day – that’s not going to impress hiring managers much, unless you’re looking for a job as a game tester. Here are 8 ways to use social media to close resume gaps …