Over 50? Follow these 6 Tips to Getting Hired

Posted: August 22, 2017 at 12:49 pm

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Let’s face it. Americans are obsessed with youth. All things being equal, most hiring managers tend to choose a younger person instead someone over fifty. There are many fields, like advertising and fashion that target younger buyers, where employers assume

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How to Use Job References Effectively

Posted: May 30, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! For many years job seekers were advised to write “References available upon request” or “References attached” at the end of their resume. These days, however, it is customary not to supply or offer references with your resume unless they are specifically requested on a job application… Read More »

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Enhance Your Resume with Inexpensive Online Courses

Posted: May 1, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Online courses can make your resume sparkle with names from famous universities like Harvard, Yale and MIT. Even liberal arts courses which have no direct relevance to your job create the halo effect that comes from putting the name of an iconic university. Most courses are… Read More »

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Why Entry Level Jobs are So Important

Posted: April 17, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! When job seekers talk about entry level jobs they often have different things in mind, depending on who is doing the talking and what their situation is. But whatever your situation, you should consider that there’s more to an entry level job than simply getting hired… Read More »

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Is a Robot Coming to Take My Job?

Posted: April 3, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Researchers at Oxford University estimate that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. And a leading consulting firm estimates that while only 5 percent of occupations can be fully automated, 60 percent of jobs could soon be doing 30 percent… Read More »

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Six interview blunders you want to avoid

Posted: March 20, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! It’s hard for job candidates to get honest feedback about how well they do on job interviews. Here are six frequently mentioned complaints recruiters and hiring managers have voiced over the years about the ways job seekers behave in their interviews. 1. Arriving late. Recruiters and hiring… Read More »

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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What’s the Difference?

Posted: March 6, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Although most job seekers don’t think about the difference between hard and soft skills,  hiring managers think about it all the time. Hard skills include computer skills like Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint; bookkeeping and accounting; software development; foreign languages; mathematics and statistics; project management; and… Read More »

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Rule Number One in Salary Negotiations

Posted: February 6, 2017 at 1:18 pm

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Never be the first person to mention a salary amount. This is rule number one in salary negotiations. Only discuss salary after the employer makes an initial offer. Almost career experts agree on this point. You put yourself at a disadvantage when you tell an employer… Read More »

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