Five Tools For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

Five Tools For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

Wall Street is happy about the midterm elections because a divided Congress is not likely to get much done. Business prefers gridl...

Keep Coming Back: Four Simple Steps To Get A Job

Keep Coming Back: Four Simple Steps To Get A Job

If you're like most job hunters these days, you're finding slim pickings. The job boards seem to have lots of things that aren't f...

Five Myths Recruiters Believe That Impact Your Job Search

Five Myths Recruiters Believe That Impact Your Job Search

So you're going to try to get a recruiter to pay attention to your resume. Or, maybe you've gotten a call from a recruiter who wan...

Five Myths Of Job Hunting

Five Myths Of Job Hunting

Getting a new job is hard work. If you dig around the job hunting section of a bookstore, notice how big it is and ask yourself wh...

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 ...

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...

Weighing Working vs Employment

Weighing Working vs Employment

If you need a babysitter, get a job. All of the things that make employment good or bad involve the company treating you like a ch...

How To Get A Job

How To Get A Job

Last night, I took a plane to San Francisco from Boston. It was a last minute thing and I was running behind. The woman behind ...

The Joys Of Being Unemployable

The Joys Of Being Unemployable

Each day, I learn several new and interesting things as a part of my work. On the days where that doesn't happen, I'm irritable an...

Job Recruiting Is Kaput

Job Recruiting Is Kaput

The process used to put people in jobs is really, really broken. Within the recruiting and HR professions, scant attention is bein...