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Bringing Your Resume To Informational Interviews

Aug 25 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

You scored an informational interview with an influential manager at your target company. Should you bring a resume? Learn the pros and cons … A client was thrilled that she scheduled an informational interview with a high ranking manager at one of her target firms. She had invited this manager to coffee to discuss industry […]

The Elusive Hidden Job Market: 12 ways to find a hidden job

Aug 4 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

If you’ve read much about job search, you’ve likely read that experts suggest you tap the “hidden job market.” Read this article to learn what is this hidden job market anyways and how can you find it …

When Do I Bring Up Salary? Job search question of the week

Jul 22 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Recently, a friend asked for advice about when she should bring up salary during a first interview. I answered – You shouldn’t bring it up at all. So when should you bring up salary? Never. Never ever. My friend asked “Well how will I know if the job is right for me, if I don’t […]

Top 3 Ways To Write A Thank You Note

May 25 2010 in Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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One of the easiest (yet often unused) ways for a job seeker to stand out is through a post-interview thank you note. Thank you notes are more than being polite, they are an additional opportunity to sell yourself as a great fit for the job. Here are some ideas of how to supercharge a simple […]

How To Take Control Of The Interview: Best of reCareered

May 14 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

How can a candidate take control of an interview and direct the conversation? Find out how directing the conversation gives a candidate a better chance at a successful interview. Far too many candidates give the interviewer full control of the interview process, believing their job is to respond to questions. Others may fear that taking […]

Should I Use White Font To Get More Keywords On My Resume? Question of the week

Apr 30 2010 in reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

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This week, a Resume Revolution webinar participant asked if he should use white font to get more keywords, or even the entire job description on his resume. W.D. shared a question about his own job search, and asked: “In customizing a resume to a job description (ie: for a posted/public opening) and adding searchable keywords […]

Question Of The Week – How should I let my network know that I’m looking for work?

Apr 9 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

This week, a reader asked if he should use a direct email campaign for his job search. While there are many career professionals who like this approach, I find it to be self defeating, risking more harm than good. Here’s why … On alternate Fridays, I’m posting a job search question from one of our […]

Does Your Job Search Strategy Include More Listening … Or Talking?

Apr 8 2010 in Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Most candidates spend a lot of time talking … but few spend significant time listening. Yet especially in job search, listening is almost always more productive then talking. Listening cements relationships with contacts whose help a candidate needs. More importantly, listening can also provide the information a candidate needs to stand out in the hyper-competitive […]

A Fine Whine: Best of reCareered

Apr 3 2010 in Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Just quit yer Whinin’! Yet another in a long line of things that amaze me….The Fine Interview Whine. Think back….have you ever caught yourself whining in an interview? Complaining about your old company or boss? How well did that interview go? Did you ever get a job by whining? Face the facts, hiring managers consider […]

Why Do You Want To Work Here? – Job search question of the week

Mar 12 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Occaisionally I answer job search questions from a reader or participant in my Resume Revolution webinars. This was a question asked during the Q&A portion of one of my webinars. R.R. shared a question he had about his own job search, and asked: “I’m never sure how to answer the question ‘Why do you want […]

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