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…

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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,…

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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 cold…

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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 all face…

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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…

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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 in…

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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…

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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…

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What To Expect Of A Job Headhunter; Improvements To The Resume Pipeline

Our desire to use technology to accomplish a headhunter’s sourcing and assessment skills has scaled resume flow to such a degree that…

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Overcoming Resume Time Gaps, Blemishes & Other Job Search Obstacles: Live Discussion W…

Does your resume speak to what you can really achieve? Are you having trouble connecting with would-be employers? Or, feel like companies…

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Why The Resume System Is Broken

Following the recent Wall Street Journal article “Some Firms Struggle to Hire Despite High Unemployment,” a reader commented: “The process of cutting…

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Career Reinvention Starts With A New Frame

A woman called me from out of state. “I want to apply for this call center manager job I found,” she said,…

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