When Does a Hiring Manager Look at Your Social Media Profile?

We hear so much these days about having a good social media presence, and no truer than if you are in the hunt for a job. We know that LinkedInd is one that not only recruiters but HR and hiring managers check but what about your other social media presences, such as Facebook. My personal …

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The Best Chances to Get Your Resume Through the ATS

We all know that the majority of companies want you to submit an online application or to upload your resume (or both); they are scanned through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to see how your skills, experiences, education and the like are a match to the job you are applying for.  From the feedback I've …

10 Tips for Career New Year’s Resolutions

Since we're now in the beginning of the New Year, I thought I'd repost tips from when I was  interviewed last January for an article in the Orlando Sun Newspaper. I hope these may help you to get serious about your career search or for reving up your career: 1. Set the intention – decide on what …

Don’t Become a Hostage to Your Computer in Your Job Search

I don't know if it was the recent moon phenomena we experienced or my bad luck, but I had yet another computer crash.  This time, my operating system stopped working.  No virus found so no explanation for it stopping.   You can imagine my panic but this time it was not for my data- I smartened …

Why the Holidays Are a Great Time to Job Hunt

Traditionally, the holidays are a time of great preparation as you are busy decorating your house with lights and ornaments, buying presents for those on your list, or baking goodies for the holiday meal.  It is a time of parties and get-togethers with family and friends.  It would seem that with all of this activity it …