Given the glut of applicants and dearth of available positions, a job hunter must take pains to create job-seeking documents that enable him to gain the proverbial competitive edge. The proper use of keywords in resumes and cover letters dramatically enhances their potential for review by employers and recruiters; thereby, enabling their submitters to receive […]
One of life’s brutal realities is the loss of employment. Coming to terms with your layoff or termination is not easy. It is particularly difficult when: your pink slip marks the separation between you and a position that you have worked diligently to achieve; you must leave the corporation to which you have given many […]
Several years before Taylor Hicks was crowned the 2006 American Idol winner at the famed Kodak Theater, it was a much smaller stage that he claimed in his native Birmingham, Alabama. In a venue called The Open Door Cafe, Hicks and his band mates tossed up a mixed salad of classic-bluesy rock and Southern rock, […]
The process of confronting one’s own termination can be rather similar in its phases to the loss of a loved one. This is especially true of employees long embedded in their career with one particular company. The immediacy of disbelief is followed by a sense of betrayal, engendering the next stage, which is anger: itself […]
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Although not widely utilized, job seekers have created and disseminated video resumes for the past twenty-five years. Developed as an attention-getting gimmick, video resumes have not made much headway in the intervening decades. With improvements in technology, however, the video resume is again receiving attention. As a strategy for securing interviews, how do video resumes […]