Report: Job Seekers Need More Details and Responsive Recruiters

We surveyed over 2,200 job seekers to find out their biggest job search frustrations and how recruiters can help. Here’s what the data says.

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How to Ask for a Reference Letter (With Examples)

It’s a good idea to have written reference letters on hand when applying for jobs. Here’s how to ask for a reference letter and sample messages to help you get started.

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How to End a Letter (Example Closings and Sign-Offs)

Whether it’s a cover letter, resignation, or reference, the way you end your letter is important. Use these example closing sentences and sign-offs to end your letters.

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How to Write a Thank You Note to a Recruiter

Susan P. Joyce provides sample job interview thank you to send to the external recruiter who referred you to the job you interviewed for.

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How to Connect With Recruiters On LinkedIn (with Sample Messages)

Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz offers advice on how to connect with recruiters on LinkedIn, including sample LinkedIn messages.

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Answering Interview Questions Employers Ask During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to answer 9 job interview questions you can expect the employer to ask during the pandemic.

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Be Easy to Hire: Don’t Make Employers or Recruiters Think or Remember

It’s not that recruiters, hiring managers, and members of your professional network aren’t capable of thinking and remembering. Of course they are! But, successful job seekers don’t make recruiters work hard to hire them. Smart and successful job seekers focus on positioning themselves to be easy to hire! YOU MUST Tell Them What You Want […]

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Sample Email Example To Be Reconsidered for a Job

Here’s a recent success story from one of our clients that should motivate you to follow up after each and every rejection you get from employers. “No” Doesn’t Mean “Never!” Because, as we preach continually, when an employer says “No” it doesn’t mean “Never.” The rejection only means “Not today.” Not this job. Not now. You can do […]

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How to Handle Behavioral Job Interviews

How to succeed in a Fortune 500 behavioral interview.

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Straight Advice from a Fortune 500 “Gatekeeper”

Rosa E. Vargas interviewed a recruiter who recruits for Fortune 500 companies to find out what works now with these very large employers.

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Choosing the Appropriate Thank You Note Format

Choosing the correct format for your interview thank you note is important. These are the acceptable formats and when they are appropriate.

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Introverts’ Guide to Recruiters and Staffing Companies

Introverts can work successfully with recruiters and staffing firms.

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How to Stand Out and Be Memorable in a Job Interview

Job Search Mindset Expert Harry Urschel Harry Urschel explains why and how job seekers can stand out from the crowd of others interviewed that day or for that job.

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How Employers Review Resumes & Applications—And How You Can Stand Out

Job Search Mindset Expert Harry Urschel explains how employers review resumes and reveals the secrets to making your resume stand out.

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How to Choose the Best Format for Your Resume

Susan Ireland, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, describes the two main resume formats used today.

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The 5 Top Online Employer/Recruiter Magnets, Foundation of Personal SEO

Strengthen your personal SEO, increase your online visibility, and attract employers to you by leveraging these 5 options.

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How to Work with Recruiters

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers some great tips on how to work with recruiters and even how to determine if you’re someone they might be interested in.

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Ace Your Job Interview: 5 Ways to Build Rapport with the Interviewers

Use these 5 techniques to build rapport with the interviewer so you are successful in your next job interview.

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7 Great Ways to Optimize Your Keywords for a More Powerful LinkedIn Profile

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman describes how to determine what keywords are important plus 7 key places to use them for a more powerful LinkedIn Profile.

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Phone Interview Success Tips

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers excellent tips preparing for and succeeding at a telephone or Skype job interview.

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