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You Never Get A Third Chance To Make A Second Impression

Aug 13 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Most people treat first impressions as a random event, when it’s the single most important part of an interview. Instead, an interview first impression can be planned and managed to give the candidate higher chances of success.

The Secret of Job Search Efficiency: Best of reCareered

Aug 6 2010 in Featured, Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

A few years back, things changed in job search. but no one probably bothered to tell you. They changed for the better for employers, but worse for most job seekers. Only the fortunate few who learned how to make these changes were able to make these changes work for them – and it gave them […]

Make Your Network Links Strong Like Bull

Jul 23 2010 in Featured, Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

If you use a tight networking strategy in Linkedin or Facebook, you want strong links. But even in a broad networking strategy you’ll want a subset of your links to be strong….someone who will do you a favor if you ask, give you their time and help. So how can you make your networking links […]

8 Ways To Make A Great Interview First Impression: Best of reCareered

Jul 9 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

“You Never Get a Third Chance to Make a Second Impression.” I love this quote from Seth Godin (from Free Prize Inside, pg. 217), about how important first impressions are for job seekers. First impressions are especially critical in an interview. Why do so few people do anything to manage the first impression they give, […]

Do You Recognize These Early Warning Signs Of An Egocentric Resume? Best of reCareered

Jun 25 2010 in reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Do you have an egocentric resume? What’s an egocentric resume, you ask? Based on Wikipedia’s definition, an egocentric resume is a resume you’ve written for yourself as the audience. It makes you feel good. It should – you’ve written an autobiography, talking about things that are most important to you, that you’re proudest of and […]

The Definition Of Job Search Insanity: Best of reCareered

Jun 11 2010 in Job Search Strategy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”… attributed to Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Mark Twain and others Is this a description of your job search? I speak to frustrated job seekers every day, people who have been looking for a career change for a while. Sometimes they’ve been looking […]

5 Tips On Slaying The Phone Interview

May 27 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Job seekers can kill their chances during the phone screen. Often, experienced professionals don’t appreciate what a critical part of the interview process the phone screen is. The phone screen is much more than scheduling an in person interview…it’s the first part of the interview, but it’s usually handled by an HR clerk or internal […]

Interview in a Snap: Best of reCareered

May 21 2010 in Featured, Interviews, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

30 Seconds… That’s the maximum time it takes an interviewer to form a first impression of a job seeker according to a number of experimental psychologists. Some have found that it’s all over with the handshake in the first few seconds. Keep in mind that not everyone interviews this way … it’s just the vast […]

How to Rise Above Resume Hell: Best of reCareered

Apr 17 2010 in reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

Resume Hell is where all the poor sad resumes go that never see the light of day. Do you want to be in Resume Hell? Or would you like to rise above Resume Hell? It’s really not that hard for job seekers to rise above resume hell, because the vast majority of resumes do the […]

What’s all the Hubbub about Hubs? Linkedin and Facebook tips: Best of reCareered

Apr 10 2010 in Networking/Social Networking, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

If you don’t know, the first thing you’re likely asking is…What is a hub anyways? Hubs are a critical part of any job seekers face-to-face, Linkedin and Facebook networking efforts. But let’s start out with definitions. A hub is someone in your network who is extraordinarily well connected. In face-to-face networking a hub is the […]

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