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Why You Are Not Hearing Back After Applying

Tweet Are you generating job leads, but not getting any further in the process?  Receiving no reply or a negative reply after submitting your resume for a job opening is generally a sign that you did not stand out or not a clear match. Here are the three main reasons resumes and job applications fail:

Interviewing with the Young and Inexperienced

Tweet Many job seekers, particularly mature workers, have experienced interviewing with someone much younger or less experienced than themselves.   It’s a common scenario and need not lead to disaster. Here’s how to handle it.

Are You Coming Across as Old?

Tweet Ask 40+, 50+ and 60+ job seekers and most will tell you they do not feel old.  Yet even with resumes free of dates, hiring managers say some mature workers simply come across as “old”, making them less likely to be hired. Of course age discrimination is illegal. What these hiring managers are talking […]

Video Friday: Avoiding Bad Advice About Your Job Search

Tweet The internet is filled with advice on how to find a job. But not all of it is good advice. Today, Jobfully’s Carrie Krueger explains how to make sure that “expert advice” will actually help your job search.

Why You Need a Job Search Strategy

Tweet Job seekers often remark about the vast number of resumes they are sending out and the limited response.  Or, they tell me they go to many networking events yet they haven’t generated results.  The problem is that while sending out resumes or going to networking events is part of a job search, activity without […]

Thankfulness for Job Seekers

Tweet If you’ve lost your job or faced a long job search, it may feel like there is little to be thankful for. But thankfulness, the conscious awareness of the good in our lives, is vital to keeping a positive mindset.  A Wall Street Journal article reports that research shows thankfulness has actually been proven […]

Video Friday: Working with Recruiters

Tweet How can you tell if a recruiter is good? Video Friday offers quick tips for finding and working with the best recruiters.

Networking No-Nos

Tweet Successful job seekers work hard to grow their network.  So the last thing any job seeker wants to do is ruin a first impression or annoy contacts with blunders or missteps.  To have a robust and thriving network, it’s critical you treat your contacts right, building good will with every encounter.

Job Search Magic Combination: Optimism and Action

Tweet A positive mindset is critical to job search success.  Optimism and confidence come through in every job search related communication and interaction, from networking to cover letters to interviewing.  The winning combination is optimism coupled with action.

Countdown to the New Year for Job Seekers

Tweet Today’s Activity: Friday December 31, 2010 Happy New Year from all of us at Jobfully. May 2011 be filled with productive networking, intriguing job leads, successful interviews and just the right job offer! As you ring in the new, take some time this weekend to set goals for your job search.  Read more about goal […]

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