Archive | December, 2011

How to Submit your Resume

In this article for U.S. News and World Report, Alison Green explains, Everything You Need to Know About Submitting a Resume.  Read and excerpt from Green’s article below. Read Full Article Job seekers are constantly asking questions about the mechanics of submitting a resume to an employer: What file format should a resume be in? […]

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How to Get Your Resume Past Resume Robots

This article from Lifehacker answers the question, How Can I Make Sure My Resume Gets Past Resume Robots and into a Human’s Hand? Read an excerpt from the Lifehacker article. Read Full Article Dear Lifehacker, I heard that a lot of companies use software to weed out “good” from “bad” resumes. How do those systems work, […]

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Report: Hiring of College Graduates to Remain Steady in 2012

LiveCareer reports, New report finds hiring of college graduates to remain steady through 2012. Read an excerpt of this article. Read Full Article A new report by Michigan State University (MSU) has found that having a college degree on a resume may help more people find work next year. According to the university’s 40th annual […]

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Young Workers Become Social-Media Mentors

In this Digits video from the Wall Street Journal, Leslie Kwoh explains how companies are looking to young employees for Social Media advice. (Click link below if video does not appear) Young Workers Become Social- Media Mentors

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How to Look and Feel Your Best for Holiday Networking

In this article from U.S. News & World Report, Miriam Salpeter shows you How to Look and Feel Your Best for Holiday Networking. Read an excerpt from Salpeter’s article. Read Full Article Some people believe this time of the year is not the ideal time to be in job search mode. Conventional wisdom suggests everyone is […]

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How to Report Job Scams

In this article from About.com, Alison Doyle explains How to Report a Scam. Read an excerpt from Doyle’s article. Read Full Article There are more job and employment Internet scams each and every day. Scammers try to fraudulently get you to wire money or collect your personal information, or attempt any one of a variety of other job […]

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8 Reasons to Continue Your Holiday Job Search

In her article for U.S. News & World Report, Lindsay Olson describes 8 Reasons to Continue Your Holiday Job Search. Tips from this article include: Your competitor job seekers may not be looking Holiday networking opportunities are abound End-of-year budgets may provide hiring opportunities now rather than in January Read Full Article

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What to Do When Networking Isn’t Working

In her article, What to Do When Networking Isn’t Working,  About.com Guide Alison Doyle explains how you can overcome a slow job search. Read an excerpt from Doyle’s article below. Read Full Article Sometimes, despite your best efforts at applying for jobs, looking for contacts to network with at companies, and doing everything else within […]

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