It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes only one individual to land a job — and that individual is the job seeker. If this concept seems elementary, as the old song goes, “It ain’t necessarily so.” Recently downsized job candidates as well as those who have been pounding the pavement […]
A tightfisted economy is a strange place to find yourself if you are one of the lucky ones still gainfully employed. A downsized workforce and increasing competition could very well mean that you are shouldering the responsibilities of two or more employees — and expected to do all of them on time and to perfection. […]
My profession as a writer, working for a NJ resume writing service, was heralded by experience encompassing diverse facets of the publishing industry. As I was being interviewed for my first post-college job, my future boss, who had a wonderful reputation in the field, dashed animatedly around his office, pulling books from crammed shelves, precarious […]
In our prior article (In the Company of Strangers – Part One), we outlined the unique challenges facing the self-employed entering the untested waters of seeking a job elsewhere. To wade confidently into this ocean, you will need to apply the very same skills that you applied in establishing your own business!
Cast adrift in a fierce and churning sea of competition, how do job seekers who are self-employed grab a toehold in the dwindling pool of jobs? Read on for some thoughts on the plight of the self-employed job seeker.
I got this straight from the horse’s mouth, and I can vouch for its veracity, as this particular horse happens to be someone very close to me. For purposes of confidentiality, I’ll refer to him throughout this caveat as “Jay.” The head of Jay’s department had recently informed him that Corporate had sanctioned an “open req,” […]