Why Recruiters Don't Get You Jobs

Why Recruiters Don’t Get You Jobs

If you poke around the internet long enough, you'll find someone who suggests that you should get to know recruiters. The idea is ...

Hope For The Over-Fifty Job Seeker?

Hope For The Over-Fifty Job Seeker?

Lots of job seekers are on the edge right now. Employers are taking forever to make hiring decisions, they go into radio silence m...

How To Show An Employer You're Relevant To The Job

How To Show An Employer You’re Relevant To The Job

We seek work or we work. Work rewards us financially and for some in deeper personal more meaningful ways. Whatever your work situ...

Whose Career Plan Are You On?

Whose Career Plan Are You On?

My friend Angela called me. "Do you find me a risk-taker?" she asked. "I'll be honest, Angie," I said. "I adore you, but the first...

Career Advice For Recruiters: Industry Outlook & Job Tips

Career Advice For Recruiters: Industry Outlook & Job Tips

Hi Hank, I've recently been offered a chance to work with a 3rd party recruiter representing a large investment bank.  They co...

Resume Yawn vs. Resume Gold

Resume Yawn vs. Resume Gold

Last night, Glassdoor hosted its first teleseminar with career expert Liz Ryan.  During the call, Liz tackled common issues we al...

Why Workers Get Left Behind

Why Workers Get Left Behind

First, have you considered how weird jobs are? The very idea of a job is something left over from medieval times. The serf owes hi...

Is There Room For Religion In The Workplace?

Is There Room For Religion In The Workplace?

I love employment-related legal issues, especially the cutting-edge ones that make the papers. It isn't that I like to see people ...

Smarter Interview Questions For Employers

Smarter Interview Questions For Employers

Dear Liz, I'm a call center manager in a small but busy company. I'm completely on my own when it comes to hiring. I have to p...

How Much Salary Do I Give Up By Changing Careers?

How Much Salary Do I Give Up By Changing Careers?

If I could change one thing in the typical job seeker's mind, I'd get a crowbar and pry out (and incinerate) the goofy idea that a...