Category Archives: self improvement

Turn your career around this year…

It’s the beginning of a New Year again, and the best time to ask, “Are you satisfied with your career as it exists?”  Where are you today compared to where you would like to be.  Whether you are employed, self-employed or unemployed, the start of a New Year is the best time to re-evaluate your career, and make the necessary changes to ensure that you get out of it more than you expect from it.

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Why are you not getting any responses to your job applications?

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Yes, it has happened to even the best of us, you visit the job-boards and respond to over 100 job posts that you feel are well matched to your experience and qualifications; yet the only responses you ever get are the automated emails acknowledging that your application has been received and is being reviewed.  You visit the job-board 6 months later (or more), and the same jobs are still being advertised.  What does this all mean? In today’s article, you will uncover what may be happening to your applications.

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Is Resume Blasting a Good Strategy for Your Job Search?

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With so many people competing for the same open jobs, the thought of using one application to reach thousands of recruiters and hiring managers must sound very attractive.  Seemingly you would cover more ground in less time; and why not – all you need to do in  most cases is to fill out one online form and in a matter of minutes, your resume is instantly emailed to thousands of subscribing recruiters, and employers or posted in multiple online job-boards nationwide.  This concept is called resume blasting, and while it may sound like the perfect strategy to boost your job-search, take a minute to consider the following viewpoints before diving in. Read more of this post

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