Category : JOB

JOB / Job Search - 6 months ago

Has Your Resume Become Stale?

Are you sending out multiple resumes yet getting no response? Are you applying to positions for which you meet the qualifications, but you’re still not getting requests for interviews? It could be that your resume has gone stale. Just as you’re not l...

JOB / Job Search - 7 months ago

Not Getting Interviews? It Could Be Your Resume.

I talk to clients all the time about why they are not getting interviews. Almost invariably, they will insist that there is nothing wrong with their resume. Then I look; in nearly all cases, I see a problem.  Remember, when your resume is in front of...

JOB / Job Search - 8 months ago

Bad Credit and Background Checks

You know that job searching, particularly when unemployed, can be a long, slow, painful process. Imagine that you’ve been out of work for more than a year, and you’ve finally received a verbal offer, which is contingent upon the successful completion...

JOB / Job Search - 1 year ago

Great interview. No offer.

Dear Deb: & I’m extremely frustrated. Over the last three weeks, I had a series of very successful interviews with a company that is a major player in my industry. They even flew me out to the west coast to meet the development team I would be w...

JOB / Job Search - 1 year ago

Handling Behavioral Interview Questions

There is a pervasive myth out there among job candidates that the interview is about you. It should be easy to go in and talk about yourself, your achievements, your vision.  Make no mistake. The interview isn’t about you at all. It’s about the...

JOB / Job Search - 1 year ago

Must job searching be a full-time job?

At some point in their careers, many people will find themselves on the wrong side of a conversation with HR and will be victims of a layoff. This is a traumatic event, to be sure, and friends and family are likely to offer some well-meaning, but mis...

JOB / Job Search - 1 year ago

Maximize Your Job Search

Most people today have used job sites to land a career–they’re the place to find the most up-to-date and relevant positions available. However, all job sites have their own strengths and weaknesses–and one can often find themselves overwhelmed with t...

JOB / Job Search - 1 year ago

Decoding the Job Ads

If you’ve spent any significant amount of time reading through job ads, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that many of them are rife with buzzwords and jargon. When these words are used over and over, they meld together and become meaningless. Reading throu...

JOB / Job Search - 2 years ago

Six Secrets of Successful Job Seekers

There are many factors that affect your job search, such as demand for your talent, how you execute your search, how you brand yourself, and the amount of effort you dedicate to the search. Some of these factors are beyond your control. Today we’ll s...

JOB / Job Search - 3 years ago

Working the Passive Job Search Campaign

You probably have heard that employers would rather recruit an employed candidate than an unemployed job seeker.& This may be true.& A working candidate is more attractive because they are without a shadow of why they left their last job.&a...

JOB / Job Search - 4 years ago

Ask Deb: Looking for a Job Out of Town

Dear Deb: How can I go about finding a job in a different state when I don’t have the money to frequently travel for interviews & I financially support a family Looking to Relocate Dear Looking: Thanks for writing. You should try to set up...