The Rise of Recruitment: is your LinkedIn Profile Ready? Dec 09, 2020

A survey of 13,000 workers across the U.S. shows 18% were recruited to their current job. That's 4 TIMES what it was 30 years ago. More than 20% of the people in some industries -- like tech -- were recruited to their jobs, and more than 25% of workers in places like Silicon Valley were recruited...

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Ever Wonder How Many People are Applying to Online Job Postings? Dec 04, 2020
Reviewers spend an average of just 6 seconds reviewing your resume, according to Adam Saven writing on themuse.com.
And a "typical corporate job posting" attracts 250 resumes on average. Saven's advice: "you might want to think twice before just throwing your resume in with the other 249 again...
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Unbelievable! Most Jobs are Never Posted! Dec 04, 2020
80% of jobs never get posted, according to themuse.com. So a job search conducted completely by sending resumes to online job postings is only a partial effort, you're hot in pursuit of just 20% of all the jobs that exist!
Here's another stat from the same article: only 7% of job applicants...
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BAD THINKING IS KEEPING YOU FROM GETTING A JOB! Nov 25, 2020

The statistics are impressive.  6.9% of people in the U.S. are unemployed right now, and the worldwide unemployment rate is the same.

But in my work with unemployed people I’m hearing more excuses than stories of success.

  •         Didn’t someone say the...
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Humans Now Have a Shorter Attention Span Than Goldfish. Oct 28, 2020
You may have heard: The rumor is that the average attention span for a goldfish is 9 seconds, humans now generally lose concentration after just 8 seconds.
I understand that's been debunked -- but there's no doubt that many people, now, are STRUGGLING TO FOCUS.
So QUICK! Before you get...
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Are You Tired of Coming in Second for Jobs You Really Want? Oct 23, 2020
Many job seekers tell me that, on the rare occasions when they actually get an interview, they’re going through a long process only to come up short at the end – they were “on the short list” or “in the top 3” or “it got down to 2” … and...
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What It Takes to Get a JOB OFFER! Oct 12, 2020
Looking for a job?
Wondering why you’re not having any success?
A question: What do you really know about how people actually find jobs in the year 2020?
Job searches are like politics: everybody’s got an opinion.
Be careful whose opinions you listen to!
You want CURRENT...
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What’s the difference between a successful job-seeker and an unsuccessful one? Oct 08, 2020

The difference is a JOB OFFER.

Too many people, when they are asked, SAY they’re looking for work … but they are not actually looking for work, and have no job offers to show for their efforts.

Why? 

Is it the pandemic? General malaise?...

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Sanity During a Job Search Sep 24, 2020
A study conducted in England in late 2019 showed that the average millennial (born 1980-1999) has already worked as many jobs as most people in their 50s have over the course of their entire career!
 
The survey, by Open Study College, showed that the once-popular idea of having a single...
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Looking for a Job? Maybe you'll relate to this... Sep 23, 2020
The job-seeker’s pain was obvious.
“Holding onto the passion and excitement of knowing who I am and what I have to offer has become challenging. Doubt, a seemingly relentless and uncomfortable foe, is working its way in.”
What action can you take? Consider this question:...
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