The tight job market can be especially hard on job seekers with 15 or more years of work experience. Here's some tips that can help overqualified job seekers find employment.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Editor's note: The following content is courtesy of ARA Content (http://www.aracontent.com). (ARA) - Today's highly competitive job market presents challenges for everyone seeking employment. Recent graduates and seasoned professionals alike encounter limited opportunities. After submitting a resume and cover letter, these job seekers sometimes do not get a reply from prospective employers. This is discouraging, but not a surprise when employers often receive hundreds of resumes for every job posted, as reported by GetHIred.com, a website that helps people find the right job, and companies find the right employees. The tight job market can be especially hard on job seekers with 15 or more years of work experience. As they look through …
Job seekers should utilize the G.L.O.W. method for career success – Gain perspective; Luminate your goal; Own your actions; Work it daily.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Editor's note: The following content is courtesy of ARA Content (http://www.aracontent.com). (ARA) - Good is just not good enough for many employers today. As companies look to do more with less, hiring managers are drawn to those job candidates who stand out from the crowd and clearly illustrate the value they bring to an organization. If current employment trends didn't make landing your dream job tough enough, a gap between the skills hiring managers value in a candidate and how job seekers describe their own skills presents additional challenges. According to the annual Job Preparedness Indicator from CareerAdvisoryBoard.org, more than half (56 percent) of job seekers are confident they know what qualifications are required for …