Armor Plate Your Job Résumé

How to Toughen Your Résumé for a Specific Job Application You just found that perfect job opening in your target company. Hallelujah! Which of these do you do next? 1. Send in your résumé ASAP. 2. Start studying the job [...]

8 Reasons Why You Should Never Customize Your Résumé

A few days ago, while Googling résumé articles, I ran across a blog post by somebody who genuinely had no clue about why anybody would personalize a résumé for a job application. She was no raving lunatic. She wrote logically – [...]

Digital.NYC: A New Hub for Tech Info

For Job Seekers, Entrepreneurs, Startups, Technologists and Funders, there's a New Digital Hub in the Big Apple For people searching for tech jobs in the New York City area (which could include job hunters in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, [...]

4 Website Services for eCommerce

E-Commerce Sites: Weebly, Squarespace, Webs, & Wix This series of articles began by looking at the advantages of blogging for job hunters. Obviously, blogging is good for all kinds of people. Those who may be dealing with unemployment, underemployment, temp [...]

Bigger, Badder & Better Blogging Tools

A Look at WordPress.com, WordPress.org, Typepad, Blogger and Hubpages In our last pair of articles, we spent time exploring eight new, easy-to-use blogging tools. Now, we're going to look at some of the older, venerable choices for bloggers of all [...]

Easy Blogging Tools for Minimalist Bloggers – Part 1

Today: Looking at Svbtle, Medium, Postach.io and Sett In our last two posts, we discussed Should a Job Hunter Start a Blog? and Thinking About Blogging? We Have Questions for You. Finally, it’s time to start talking about where and how to blog. [...]

Should a Job Hunter Start a Blog?

Can Blogging Get You Your Next Job? As a job hunter, you have a lot of skills to learn and maintain, including résumé writing, cover letter writing, learning LinkedIn and other social media, networking techniques, interview techniques and negotiation. It's [...]

Smart Phone Job Hunting – The Tools

Getting Organized with Smart Phone Tools, Part 2 A smart phone normally comes with a library of organization tools that can be handy for pulling together your job search. For the moment, let's look at tools that are not specifically for [...]

Smart Phone Job Hunting – Part 1

Job Search the Portable Way Are you using a smart phone for your job hunt? To a younger job hunter, say, a recent grad, this question never comes up. The answer is, "Of course. Why do you ask?" Or, perhaps, [...]

One more reason to be on LinkedIn for your job search

Umass / Dartmouth Corporate Social Media Survey Confirms What We've Been Saying to Jobseekers Since 2008, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research has studied social media adoption by Fortune 500 corporations. They offer an annual report, the [...]

Job Hunting Patterns Focus of Indeed Research

Where are Job Seekers Looking for Work? I volunteer for a local job hunting group, the Professional Support Group of Morris County, in New Jersey, which helps professionals face the challenges of finding work today. A couple of common questions here [...]

Job Hunters: More Employers Are Checking You Online

CareerBuilder Survey Shows Polishing Up Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Enough For the job hunter, it’s no longer enough to look good on LinkedIn and at your interview anymore. You need to look your best all over the web, including Facebook, [...]