We’re coming up on the last quarter of the year. And employers are finished with their summer holidays and will start hiring more employees to meet year-end objectives.
So, in preparation for your fall job hunt, here are a few tips to help you be the most productive…
Your aunt gives you her suggestions about resume objectives. You’re getting contradictory job hunt advice from two newsletter subscriptions. Everyone has something to say. It can get confusing. Here, we’ll cut through the clutter and give you the seven best pieces of job search advice we’ve seen so far this year.
Finding work in today’s job market can be difficult. And as those in an active job hunt have already learned, job search strategies are rapidly changing as companies rely more and more on automated recruitment tools.
Here, we’ll talk about job search strategies proven to work today… and exactly how to turn your job hunt into a job offer in our current job market.
Finding a suitable job posting online is tough. Getting called to come in for an interview is even tougher. You sift through the daily job ads, searching for jobs you should apply for. When you finally find a job, you feel pressured to apply quickly so you don’t miss out on the opportunity. You attach your standard resume, hit send, and wait… and wait… and wait. This can be frustrating and discouraging, but what can you do about it?
When receiving a job rejection, you might wrack your brain as to why you weren’t selected. Perhaps you didn’t have the ideal qualifications. Or the right experience.
Or… maybe the hiring manager felt your personality and the company culture wouldn’t work well together…
Job references on your resume have typically become a thing of the past. You might ask why. Simply, your resume is prime real estate and you don’t want to waste all that space. Still, there are a few situations where reference lists might be appropriate for resumes. Here, we’ll describe some of the most common do’s and don’ts about providing job references for potential employers.