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.
Successful job search methods have changed substantially, particularly in the last few years. What worked in the past (even two years ago) doesn’t necessarily work now.
There is a voice inside of each of us that wants to quote the movie, Jerry McGuire, and shout, “Show me the money!” For the sake of your career, your happiness, and your personal well-being, however, your job search should look beyond salary alone.
Have you been searching for a job, but your phone just isn’t ringing? Chances are, you aren’t doing enough of the most effective job search activities.
Self-evaluation, for example…