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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 […]

Why Not Ask Your Network For Job Search Help They Can Actually Give?

Apr 19 2011 in Featured, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Call me crazy – Why not ask your network for help they can actually give? It makes sense, right? But do you know the #1 reason most of you are unsuccessful in getting your network to give you real job search help? … because you ask your network the wrong question. Instead, most of you […]

5 Ways To Sell Yourself While Answering “Do You Have Any Other Questions?”

Mar 10 2011 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Most candidates use the opportunity to ask other questions to find out more about the company. Others freeze when asked this question. But some candidates use this opportunity to ask questions that continue to sell themselves.

Career Advice – How To Ask A Company Contact About Job Openings

Feb 17 2011 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Today’s career advice is about how to ask your contacts about job openings within their companies. Many candidates ask about how they can find out about job openings from their contacts and people in their social networks. Why would you ever want to do that?

Career Advice – 7 Ways To Ask For The Job At Interview’s End

Feb 4 2011 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Career Advice: Take a risk and ask for the job because you miss 100% of the shots you never take. But few people will tell you how to ask for it. This article demonstrates ways to ask for the job that work, and contrasts with a few that are likely to fail.

I’ve Been A Manager – Should I Take A (sic) Entry Level Job?

Dec 16 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Taking a backwards career step is a common question as senior candidates often find it more difficult to quickly find managerial jobs in today’s job market. Learn how senior candidates can weigh the career risks of taking a backwards step vs earning income more quickly …

Poll – What’s the best job board for job seekers?

Nov 9 2010 in Featured, Job Boards, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

reCareered is surveying candidates to find out which of the over 50,000 job boards is the best one for job seekers. The winning job boards will be awarded this year’s coveted “Jobby Award” as well as your congratulations.

Should You Ask For A Rewritten Recommendation? Job search question of the week

Oct 29 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog, social branding by Phil Rosenberg

During the Q & A part of my Resume Revolution Webinar, a client asked me if she should ask a reference to rewrite a recommendation. If you give your references the open-to-interpretation question “Would you write a recommendation for me?”, you might end up in a similar dilemma. My response might surprise you … Job […]

Why Were You Terminated?

Oct 7 2010 in Interviews, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

A participant asked this question at the end of my Resume Revolution Webinars and it’s a tough one. Most candidates are uncomfortable answering this or sound defensive. Learn how to survive it … The question “Why were you terminated?” may tank more interviews than any other asked to unemployed candidates. This is an emotional question, […]

When The Job Ad Says Don’t Call: Job search question of the week

Aug 31 2010 in Job Boards, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Ever see a job advertisement stating that candidates should not call? Should you ignore the request, or would calling send a bad signal to your potential employer? Learn how to respond when the ad says “No Calls” …

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