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The Unspoken Reason Why Employers Struggle to Fill 6 Million Jobs

  The Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that there are 6 million job openings currently, and this open jobs number been consistent for the last five months. With unemployment at a record 17-year low at 4.1%, The Washington Post recently cited that employers are engaged in the “biggest scramble for workers in decades.” Yet I […]

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Get Off My Lawn! Fighting to Prove Ageism Exists

  I have one reader who strongly insists that ageism exists. He told me about one particular interview he had where he was very credentialed and extremely qualified for the role. He said the company told him after the interview, “I don’t think you will fit in with the millennials.” He insisted it was clear […]

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Why You Need to “Snap Out Of It!” and Step Up Your Job Search

  The movie, Moonstruck, is one of my favorite movies. And I recently watched it to get into the holiday spirit. The scene that makes me laugh every time is when Cher’s character slaps Nicolas Cage’s character and exclaims, “Snap out of it!” after he tells her he is in love with her. And he […]

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2018 Resume & Job Search Trends Every Executive Job Seeker Needs to Know

  Disruptive recruiting leads to disrupted job searching. Candidates must know and stay ahead of the hiring trends to land the roles they want in order to keep advancing their career. I have seen and experienced automation being the key theme of change in recruitment and job searching for 2018. It seems companies are relying […]

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How Getting Honest Gets You Hired

  We were recently conducting a LinkedIn lead generation coaching session with a client. Fired almost 12 months ago, Steve was let go unexpectedly under stressful circumstances from his 10 year senior strategy role at a top pharmaceutical employer. He hasn’t worked since then. What led to those circumstances was partially his fault and partially […]

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5 Job Candidate Backgrounds 3rd Party Recruiters Typically Cannot Help

  Twice recently I was asked to make an introduction to any third party recruiters I know who might help the inquirer land the job they sought. I am asked this question several times per week, since I was a third party recruiter for 13 years and my company is endorsed by dozens of recruiters. […]

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