Tag Archives: Job Search / Career Development

  • Is “Hotsugarmama” an appropriate job search email address?

    Believe it or not a job seeker really used this email address. Or "Noviagra." A job seeker looking for a VP level HR position used this email address. Needless to say neither applicant made it past the initial screening process. Just as you wouldn't wear a t-shirt and s… more

  • Five job search time wasters

    Are you losing focus in your job search? Finding the days disappearing into an online haze? Here are some common time wasters you should avoid: 1. Applying for every job, no matter how far fetched. It's so easy now to apply online for jobs that you may be tempted to apply for pos… more

  • Five New Year’s resolutions for job seekers

    Since many of us take this time to reflect on the year past and the year ahead of us, let's do so in the context of your job search. We're not going to guilt you into making promises you can't keep, so let's keep our list of resolutions to five manageable items that will help you… more

  • Working with ‘headhunters’

    I often am asked to recommend a 'good recruiter' (aka headhunter) by someone who is in job search mode.  Recruiters in search firms can be a useful asset in your network. But they are rarely the answer to your job search! Even if you already have a relationship with one… more

  • Resume tips from an L-3 Communications GSES Recruiter

    Christmas is over, the New Year is on the about some resume tips? James Dyson, fomerly a recruiting manager with L-3 Communications GSES, discusses some typical problems he sees on resumes. Watch to make sure you're not making these mistakes! … more