Thinking about moving to a new industry? Are you mad?

Some people will tell you the very thought of changing to a new industry is defeatist – a thought bordering on treachery to yourself and others (at worst) or, at best an act downright disloyalty or stupidity. They’ll tell you things like ‘you’re throwing away your career’ or ‘once you leave, you won’t be ableRead More

Americans are working longer, harder and craving job skills

If you’re not up-to-speed with the latest skills, you’re running behind Still on the fence about whether it pays to invest in job training midcareer? Then consider this: According to The State of American Jobs, a new, mammoth Pew Research Center survey conducted with the Markle Foundation, the majority of U.S. workers see continuous trainingRead More

Resume Tip For The Week…

Autumn is the perfect time to update your resume. Remember, the longer you wait, the more likely you are to forget valuable information and accomplishments. One year fades into the next and older projects get replaced by newer ones. Revising your resume can help you to feel more confident and optimistic about your job search.Read More

More interesting Recruiting and Employment news!

U.S. job openings hit eight-month low, labor market still strong   By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON U.S. job openings fell to an eight-month low in August and hiring was little changed, suggesting some easing in labor market conditions amid an aging economic recovery. Still, details of the Labor Department's monthly Job Openings and Labor TurnoverRead More

Remember to Say Thank You!!

Throughout your job search process never forget to extend common courtesies. This starts with saying please and thank you as often as possible. You will always compete with other job seekers, who often don’t even send an email saying thank you. Imagine how much you would stand out and differentiate yourself from your competition, byRead More

TURNOVER UP AND STAFFING LEVELS INCREASING AT BANKS, SURVEY FINDS

The battle for talent is heating up at banks, according to several findings from the Crowe Horwath LLP 2016 Financial Institutions Compensation Survey. Turnover is up, staffing levels are increasing and plans to pay employees at an above-market rate also increased. During and after the recession, many more banks reduced or held back on staffingRead More

Resume Tip For The Week

“References available upon request,” or the more archaic practice of listing them on your resume, is long gone. Employers expect that if they ask you for references, you will provide them. Including them on your resume wastes valuable space that you could use for more important details. Keep your references on a separate sheet ofRead More

Millennials aren’t really the start-up generation, new nationwide poll finds

From: The Washington Post We often think of millennials as the “start-up generation” — apt to jump from job to job in pursuit of the next cool technology or popular idea. In an article published on Mic.com recently, Hillary Clinton called millennials “the most open, diverse and entrepreneurial generation in our country’s history.” Millennials areRead More