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Job Search Planning

How “I’m Open” Is Killing Your Job Search (and Resume!)

  When a job seeker tells me, “I am open…” when I ask what type of job they are looking for, I roll my eyes. The job seeker is lying when they give me that answer. No… You are not open… If you are a $197,000 Marketing Director in your last job, you are probably […]

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Do You Think Like a Marketer in Your Job Search?

  Waiting for recruiters to call you with a job opening… Trolling job boards hoping the right job surfaces so you can scramble your resume and cover note and submit it via the online portal – hopefully capturing a schmidge of a recruiter’s glance to garner an interview call… These are some of the ways […]

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Why Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Are a Waste of Time

  Based on all the questions I receive, cracking the ATS keyword code seems to be the holy grail of job seeking. “What keywords do I need to get recruiters to look at my resume?” “Is there a limit to the number of keywords I can use in my LinkedIn profile?” “Where should I put […]

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How Long Should I Wait For a Job Offer?

  “I had an interview two Fridays ago and it went really well! But now I haven’t heard anything. Does it mean I am out of the running? I have followed up twice… Should I follow up again? How long do I wait?” Chris asked this multi-faceted question during a training session. I am going […]

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Job Seekers: Be What They Need, Then Play Hard to Get

  Too many job seekers are contorting themselves into a pretzel to desperately please a hiring manager – longingly hoping to be hired. This suck-up-please-approve-me notion is even worse with experienced job seekers. Nothing more nauseating than an experienced person groveling for love from an employer who doesn’t appreciate what they offer. When you seek […]

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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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