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Is the Era of the Thank You Letter over?

Today’s Guest Post is by Medical Sales Recruiter, Peggy McKee The era of the thank you note after a job interview is over. Well, not the actual “thank you,” just the delivery system. It’s critically important that you thank the interviewer for the opportunity, but it’s also critically important that you get it to him… Read more »

Find Out Why You Were Rejected from a Job with These Tips

  Leaving an interview  knowing that you did not do everything in your power to get it can be demoralizing. But, it’s also a learning experience. What went wrong? How can I correct this problem? What is holding me back? There are some things you should examine about your resume and how you showcase yourself…. Read more »

The Trainability Factors: Creating a Resume That Speaks Beyond Your Skills

Today’s post is by guest blogger, Kenneth McCall. Read more about Ken at the end of the article. +++ When people hear the words “easy to train”, the first thing that often comes to mind is a household pet. But believe it or not, the phrase applies to people too. And it is especially relevant… Read more »

Why Less Experience Could Get You Hired

The following is a guest post from careers writer, Brendan Cruickshank. ++++ The idea is such a joke that there is now a book out by this name, Overqualified by Joey Comeau. Comeau writes cover letters to send with resumes, but they are not your run of the mill cover letters. Instead, they are outrageous,… Read more »

How to Get Employers to Call You Back

How many times have you found yourself in this situation: several days prior, you had an interview.  It seemed to go well and the interviewer informed you that they would ‘get back to you.’  You went home, excited, but as the days passed with no call, you begin to question every aspect of the interviewing,… Read more »

Is Craigslist A Good Place to Look for Jobs?

My brother-in-law just bought a car for my nephew off of Craigslist. I know NOTHING about Craigslist. The little I do know had negative connotations attached to it, so I decided to do some research to find out more. While opinions differ, many believe that Craigslist can be a good place to look for jobs,… Read more »

How to Network on LinkedIn

For those of you who have talked to me, you know that I unabashedly love LinkedIn. As social networking goes for professionals, it’s my favorite.  LinkedIn has a much cleaner interface than other sites such as MySpace, Plaxo or Facebook. Setting up a profile on LinkedIn can put your name at the top of the… Read more »

How to Write a Resume

The word “resume” gives some people the shivers when they think about having to write one. This reaction is truly not necessary—all it takes to write a resume is a little bit of effort, and some thought. The following are some basic tips on how to write your resume. While the actual writing process takes… Read more »