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… and bang! Your job search seems to have crashed and burned.

Yup, the phone has stopped ringing and the email has stopped buzzing.  No interviews. Not one.

What’s going on?

 

3 Reasons Why Job Interviews Dry Up … and What To Do About It

First, your resume may have finally hit its peak potential.

Sometimes jobseekers don’t want to …

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When it comes to resume writing, isn’t more information better? Not necessarily!

Remember that your resume is a marketing document – it needs a clear and concise message if it is to do its job of securing an interview. Many employers now view resumes on a smartphone. Think of how much text you prefer to …

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Most of us have been there at some point. Out of necessity, you are stuck in a job that is unbearable, and as a result, you find yourself feeling like you hate all of life. In a job market where quitting is a luxury many can’t afford, there are ways to pull yourself out of the …

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“I’ve been on several interviews, and I haven’t landed a job yet. What’s going on?”

It’s likely your interviewing skills.  Interviews are nothing more than meet and greet sessions to ask questions and discuss a possible merger between the hiring employer and the jobseeker. The best interviews will have the feel of a smoothly flowing conversation rather than the …

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Need a list of recruiters who recruit exclusively for those in Manufacturing? The following list of recruiters is ideal for:

  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Assembler
  • Assembly Supervisor
  • Assistant Plant Manager
  • Boilermaker
  • Bookbinders and bindery workers
  • Buyer
  • CNC Machinist
  • Chemical Plant Operator
  • Chief Manufacturing Executive
  • Chief Quality Control Executive
  • Civil Engineering Supervisor
  • CNC Operator
  • Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Operator
  • Computer Control Programmer/Operator
  • Configuration Analyst
  • Controller
  • Controls Engineer
  • Customer Service Representative
  • And So On

Click on Recruiters – Manufacturing for …

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Killer interview outfit. Check. Hours of research and interview practice. Check. On time with your friendliest, nice-to-meet-you smile. Check. Droning monologue from interviewer and no conversation. Ugh.

It happens more often than it should, interviews that are so one-sided you wonder why you bothered to show up at all. A client writes:

“In a recent interview, I nearly …

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GAINING EXPERIENCE AND BUILDING A STRONG RESUME DURING YOUR COLLEGE YEARS

Start Early – First Year

  • Build a foundation for your GPA – it’s very difficult to pull up your GPA after tanking it. Take advantage of services offered such as peer and professional tutoring and advising on your degree requirements.
  • Join a student organization – joining early …
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There was a time when 50 was considered old. When the average lifespan ended in one’s 60’s, it was. Improved health care, longer lifespans, and changing attitudes about aging inspired by a generation once suspicious of anyone over the age of thirty, have changed what it means to be a woman or man “of a certain age.”

 

 

This …

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It’s Not About Whether They Like You – It’s About Liking Yourself

It’s a natural human tendency to desire the approval of the people around us. It’s often that need for approval that leads to saying yes to everything asked of you. For some there can be nothing more terrifying than saying no to …

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