Job Search Tips

With increasing layoff numbers, we’re in a tough market these days. In such a highly competitive job market, job search mistakes are less forgiving and far more rigid. Anyone from the top executive to recent grads is prone to making job search mistakes. Here are some common mistakes that job seekers make and how to avoid them: 1) Having an ineffective resumes As I’ve mentioned many times before, having an effective resume that markets your skills is by far one of the

I’ve been on both sides of the interviewing process. I’ve been interviewed and have interviewed hundreds if not thousands of applicants as a recruiter. Some of the things people do are downright entertaining. I’ve had applicants bring their kids to interviews, answer their cell phone and even bring their lunches. It goes without saying that, although entertaining, this is unacceptable. There’s more to the list like dressing inappropriately, lying, etc. These certainly make you look dumb, but the following are things