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Job Search Checklist #4: A Fishing Resume

Aug 6 2012 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

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What’s a fishing resume? Learn about fishing resumes, when to use them, and how to best use them in your job search …

What If I Had To Search For A Job Tomorrow?

May 1 2012 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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That made me think – what if I had to search for a job tomorrow? I’m in my 50’s, have worked as an entrepreneur over the past 5 years and recently moved to a new city. What would I do if I had to search for a job? Here’s how I’d start …

10 Ways To Get Your Resume Ignored For A Job Opening

Oct 19 2011 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

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I see a lot of resumes … so I see a lot of resume mistakes. These 10 common resume practices are the express train to the discard pile …

Career Advice – 2 Ways To Determine Your Resume Response Rate

Mar 2 2011 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

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When I’m asked for resume career advice, I’ll often first ask … what’s your resume hit ratio, or response rate? Learn how to track this important job search metric …

A Job Seeker’s Letter To Santa

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

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Job seekers don’t need fruitcakes or Snuggies – Here’s what 2010’s job seekers need this year from Santa.

Use A Fishing Resume When You Don’t Know The Target Company

Dec 7 2010 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

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In many other articles, I recommend using a Fishing Resume when you don’t have information about your recipient (the target company). Fishing resumes can help candidates who reply to blind ads or send resumes to recruiters.

Who Else Wants To Add More Facebook Friends? Version 2010

Aug 10 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

One of the limiting factors of Facebook is that you only get one degree of separation, while Linkedin gives you 3 degrees of Kevin Bacon. Here’s why that matters….I have almost 20K first level connections on Linkedin, which gives me access to 22M+ members. On Facebook, I have over 3K first level connections, but that‘s […]

Resume vs Profile: Which should job seekers send?

Jun 17 2010 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

I see many candidates who send a link to their Linkedin profile, instead of their resume. Do you realize each one has a different and separate purpose? A profile and resume are not equal. There are times when sending a link to your profile is more effective, and others when sending your resume will work […]

3 Ways To Tell If Your Resume Sucks

Jun 15 2010 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

You’ve finished your resume, had friends and even recruiters look it over and hear a resounding “Good Resume”. How can you tell if your resume sucks?

Breaking The Job Search Rules Better Than Anyone Else

Apr 20 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Recently, a reader made an amazingly insightful comment about job search in my Linkedin group for job seekers – Career Central (http://linkd.in/hyZz6a). Success in job search is ” … about breaking the rules better than anyone else.”— S.C. S.C.’s comment is a great summary of today’s successful job search strategies – approaching your job search […]

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