Archive for August, 2011

  • 7 Assumptions that Stall Your Job Search

    By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC GetInterviews.com What old assumptions about resumés and job searches are holding you back in your job search? Many job seekers fall into the trap of thinking about resumés in ways that are no longer standard practice. Approaching today's job search with old-style strategies is not going to drive your resumés to the top of the "must-call" list. Take a few minutes to review your resumé and update your approach ...

    Posted at August 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Resume | 0 Comment
  • Don’t Let Today’s Job Interview Catch You Off Guard!

    By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC GetInterviews.com Typically interviews occur in phases, often starting with a phone interview, and progressing along to a first and, hopefully, a second interview. However, for many different reasons, not all companies will follow that traditional approach. By preparing yourself for more complex questions about the company and your work experience, as well as for the use of new interviewing approaches and technologies, you will stand out from the competition during ...

    Posted at August 17, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • Tips for Relocating without a Job

    Simply picking up and leaving is romantic when you're young, but as you come into your own and have bills to pay and mouths to feed, it's a lot more difficult to work out the logistics of a move. At Doostang, we advise you to always look before you leap! However, we also recognize that sometimes circumstances may dictate that you have to leave on short notice, and without a job lined up. If you ...

    Posted at August 8, 2011 | By : | Categories : Job Search | 0 Comment
  • How References Can Derail Your Career

    Help your references help you. by John O'Connor Reference checks can confirm or deny the value of a job seeker to a potential employer. They can be the difference maker in employment. When it comes to references, do sweat the small stuff. For a real-life illustration of a reference’s importance, consider “Alex’s” example: “Alex Partain” thought his resumé and interviews went well with a Fortune 100 technology company. Even in a recession, he blew ...

    Posted at August 3, 2011 | By : | Categories : References | 0 Comment