Author: John Sumser

Job Hunting In A Nutshell: 57 Tweets

What follows is a series of tweets I sent this spring as a part of a Twitter based seminar in networking for…

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12 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

The first hurdle in any job hunt is building your resume. Ultimately, your first draft is a template for something that you…

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4 Things To Help Your Career Over The Next 40 Years

The top 10 jobs in demand in 2010 did not exist in 2004. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t…

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Five Things A Billionaire Taught Me About Job Hunting

Life is good if you are Reid Hoffman. The self-made billionaire was a part of the founding team at PayPal. He took…

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7 Secrets To Network Effectively & Get You Noticed

One thing is sure. Optimal effectiveness does not come from having the most friends, followers or connections. Job hunting (and the required…

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Social Job Hunting Trifecta: Opportunity, Insider Info and Connections

This week, Glassdoor is merging two other streams of data to create a single environment for job hunters. Glassdoor has always had…

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Job Hunting Tricks For Veterans

Job Hunting for Veterans is very different than it is for civilians. Veterans face misunderstanding and suspicion in their search for work.…

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Personal Branding: Workplace Narcissism Or An Effective Practice?

Branding is a term that has its roots in the heyday of the American West. A brand was burnt into the hyde…

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Holiday Job Hunting: No Better Time Than Now, Really

Ask around. Most of the incumbent career coaches are going to tell you that job hunting gets tough in December. They say…

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The Value Of Building Your Personal Brand

Have you heard about personal branding? It’s the idea that in the 21st Century, you are responsible for the degree to which…

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Reinvent Yourself To Land A New Job

If you’ve had more than a little bit of career, someone has undoubtedly told you that you need to reinvent yourself. If…

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Why Honesty Will Help You Land The Job

They say companies don’t want to hire people who are unemployed. They say that it’s harder to find work if you are…

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