How To Write The Perfect Resume Hook
by Jacqui Barret-Poindexter, US News and World Report
If someone asked to see your executive summary or professional profile, would you know what they were looking for? Here’s a hint: it’s the portion of your resume just below the heading that summarizes your accomplishments and value proposition. When executed properly, this portion should compel the reader to want to get to know you better.
LinkedIn to Replace The Traditional Resume
by Traci K, BrightMove
In a society where we already expect things faster, sleeker, and more streamlined, social media has made it possible to connect and communicate at hyper-speed. As paper letters and messages went by the wayside, it seems only seems logical that with the advent of professional sites like LinkedIn, it is just a matter of time before all former paper processes are gone, including resumes.
How Hiring Managers Mess Up
by Kelly Eggers, FINS Finance
If you’ve been in the job market in the last few years, and more people have, you’ve probably had your share of frustrations. From not getting the job, to having to take a pay cut, to dealing with the anxiety of searching for a new position while overall unemployment is at its highest in decades, job search is a stressful endeavor. Then there’s the stuff interviewers ask.
How To Hurt Your Bottom Line? Anger Job Candidates.
by David Mielach, Fox Business
Employers take note: hell hath no fury like a job candidate scorned. New research has found that companies can face a backlash depending on the way they treat applicants during the search process.
Second Job Interview: 5 Ways To Seal The Deal
by Amy Levin-Epstein, CBS Moneywatch
Congratulations — you’ve landed a second interview with your dream employer, where you’ll likely meet with senior execs and potential co-workers. Now you just need to win them over. Here are five great tips that will help you snag the job.
21st Century job Hunting Hints for New Grads
by Diane Gayeski, HuffPo
What’s the role of colleges in preparing students for jobs? The debate rages on among university leaders, politicians, critics, and journalists. Articles like this one by Jeff Selingo (VP of The Chronicle of Higher Education) summarize the conversation around this topic that focuses on the relative merits of a broad liberal arts education vs. specific technical job preparation and the return-on-investment of a college degree.