Be More Confident and Focused

You could be filled with fear if you’ve been out of the job market for any length of time. It’s also discouraging when you realize your job search is taking more of your time than you had anticipated. To conduct a successful job search, you must be brave enough to change your mindset to haveRead More

Conduct a Proactive vs. Reactive Job Search

Today's job seeker must take a more proactive approach and identify jobs before they go on the market. Conducting research provides you with the foundation you need for a successful job search. It is important to identify fifty potential employers who employ individuals who have your experience and skills. These are also employers you haveRead More

I Think I Have a Job Opening, Now What?

One of your employees has just quit, been let go, or retired. It doesn’t matter why they’ve left, all that matters to you is that you fill that position, ASAP. But take a minute, breathe deeply, and consider these all-important questions: Why do you think you need to fill that role? Can the position beRead More

How to Become the Candidate Recruiters Can’t Resist

Amy Elisa Jackson May 10, 2017 - Glassdoor Recruiters are constantly searching for amazing candidates to fill the millions of open jobs in the U.S. And the search can be hard! After all, reading thousands of resumes and talking to potential candidates about a particular role can be time-consuming. So why not make it easier forRead More

Must Read For Job Seekers!!

Have you ever ordered from one of the 1,600 Jimmy John’s restaurants? There are important lessons job seekers can learn from this flourishing business. What makes Jimmy John’s different from the rest is their honesty, the quality of their products, the speed of delivery and reasonable pricing. The culture in the restaurants is the sameRead More

No One Returning Your Calls???

Job Hunting Advice: If no one is returning your calls, it’s time to change the message you leave. Too often your message is basically “Hi, I’m a salesperson and I want to SELL the idea of you hiring me, call me back!” Of course, that is not your actual message, but too often your voiceRead More

Job Seeker VS. Recruiters –Where is the disconnect? Why is there so much animosity?

Written by: Nicki Massman ★Professional Resume Writer ★Career Coach, Job Search and Interview Coach ★Owner Over the past couple of months, I have seen a lot of posts on LinkedIn from both Recruiters and Job Seekers with extreme frustration, to the point of attacking and criticizing each other. Since I have been on both sidesRead More

Working with a recruiter

Have you ever been frustrated when a recruiter doesn’t call you back? The following information will help you set realistic expectations and hopefully obtain better results. It’s important that you understand the following realities about Staffing and Recruiting Firms: 1.  Most specialize in a specific industry, profession or geographic location. ACTION ITEM: You must identifyRead More