3 Components Of The Ideal Resume

Over the last 35 years, I have reviewed literally thousands of professional resumes. We regularly review resumes from candidates and make decisions on which of these candidates to advance through the selection process for our client companies. You should also know that most hiring managers use parsing software to filter through many of the resumes… Read more »

Out Of Work Longer Than 60 Days? Then You Should Read This

Out of work longer than 60 days can be a problem for in-demand professionals. The latest unemployment numbers show an economy that is doing great and more people are working than at any other time in U.S. history. So you are going to have to be prepared to address in an interview why you haven’t… Read more »

Are Robots Reviewing My Resume?

Are robots reviewing my resume? Face it; there are on average 300 resume submissions for every job posting. You betcha’ robots are reviewing all of these resumes. What company has the time to read resumes all day? We have all wondered whether human eyes ever get to see our resumes. As job seekers diligently prepare… Read more »

How To Move Past A Company Downsizing

How to move past a company downsizing is a hot topic in the work world. Like the saying goes “Life happens“. A relevant topic today is corporate downsizing and mergers or as companies refer to it as “right-sizing”. Oftentimes talented and experienced professionals find themselves in a position of unplanned unemployment. It is important to… Read more »

Job Openings But Not Enough Qualified Applicants

Not long ago this sign created excitement with the steady stream of resumes flooding desks of HR departments across the country. How quickly time and conditions can change in the job market. But this time it is changing for the good. With a robust economy and jobs growth, we are seeing unemployment numbers of which… Read more »

Why Staffing Solutions Are Needed In A Great Economy

The latest unemployment numbers (3.7%) reflect a dwindling labor force. Whether in Kansas City or Wilmington employers are finding it difficult to attract and retain top talent. This is especially true as it pertains to healthcare and IT jobs. While some industries are impacted by seasonal fluctuations in the demand for employees, the healthcare and… Read more »

Job Search Tips For The New College Grad

Job search tips for the new college grad. What use to be an assurance for employment is no longer the case in today’s competitive job market. A college degree is still extremely important in securing a great job. But due to the downturn in the economy and intense competition for jobs, recent college graduates have… Read more »

How To Land That Top Paying Job

Developing a great resume, creating a social medial presence and networking is important in your job search. How to land top paying jobs is no longer a secret. Professionals need structure in order to reach their goals. But to the job seeker or professional looking to better their career using proven job search techniques is… Read more »

Out Of Work Longer Than Six Months? (How To Address It)

Out of work for longer than six months can be a problem for professionals. The findings of the latest unemployment report makes it difficult for job seekers to explain why they are still unemployed. With the unemployment rate at 4.6% job seekers are now faced with a shrinking job market. Being unemployed for longer than… Read more »

College Grads Find Success In Using Social Media To Find Jobs

College Grads find success in using social media to find jobs. Nearly 38% of college students plan to seek employment using LinkedIn, up from 5% last year. Slightly more than 15% plan to use Facebook, up from 7%. No longer do students just wait for visiting campus recruiters to learn about job possibilities. Companies need… Read more »