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When You’re Feeling Down During Your Job Search

Tweet It’s common for people who are out of work to experience certain degree of depression.  When we are feeling down and depressed, it can be difficult to manage even some simple tasks in our daily lives, not to mention the more mentally demanding job seeking activities.  This feeling sometimes gets multiplied when compounded by […]

Baseball’s Lessons for Job Seekers

Tweet Baseball’s World Series is an exciting celebration of the sport known as America’s Pastime. It marks the end of a long, hard-fought season played out on fields and in stadiums across the country. Believe it or not, baseball holds a number of great lessons for job seekers: You have to swing to get a […]

Unemployed Need Not Apply: The Numbers Behind the Claim

Tweet There’s been a lot of discussion about the claim that some recruiters and hiring managers are only interested in people who are already employed. This report, circulated on CNN and other major news sources, raised the specter of discrimination against the unemployed. But a recent poll should go a long way to putting minds […]

Trends In Recruiting, Part Three

Tweet In our final report on recruiting trends for 2010, we look at the hottest area for recruiters and how to make it the hottest area for job seekers.  Earlier we looked at a new LinkedIn Survey of recruiters that shows spending on job boards and staffing firms is down. It also shows recruiters are […]

Identifying the Gems In Your Personal Talent Pool

Tweet A job search workshop leader asks his audience to: “Describe what unique value you offer.” Minutes later a participant asks what others are wondering. “How is what I have to offer really unique? Maybe it’s the editor in me, but I wouldn’t say what I have is unique.” The workshop leader explains that he […]

New Job(less) Figures – What’s next?

Tweet New goverment report on job figures came out this morning.  There are several Wall Street Journal articles today reflecting on this new data.  Here are the links and some excerpts: Recession Jobs Losses Top 5 Million Unemployed Lose Fallback Options Some Employers See Hiring Opportunity The U.S. continued to shed jobs at an unrelenting […]