Trying to land a job in a new state adds a whole new level of difficulty to an already complicated process. Many people are unsure of how they can begin making contacts or what they will need to do if they are called in for an interview. While hunting for jobs in a different state can be challenging, it is not impossible with the proper planning.Read More
Lisa Rangel is the Managing Director of Chameleon Resumes. As a recruitment professional for over 13 years, she has held management and recruiter roles for international recruitment conglomerates and private search firms. She knows first-hand what resumes win interviews and are awarded offers from reviewing thousands of resumes over the years and helping hiring managers seek talent for their premier organizations.Read More
It’s spring time of your junior year in college, and tomorrow your school has its biggest career fair of the year. Your friends are preparing and printing off their resumes and cover letters. They are rehearsing their 60 second pitches and one of your friends asks you, “Which companies are you targeting to see tomorrow?” All of a sudden, you get a rush of anxiety not knowing exactly what you want to do after you graduate or where to start.Read More
Part of being a good job seeker is having good manners. Saying thank you after your initial interaction with employers is part of what you should be doing. Recently I was introduced to an entrepreneur named Ryan Lee. After subscribing to his newsletter he sent out the following message which I thought was a good lesson to share. Every job seeker can learn from this story.Read More
I recently reviewed a post on Career Sherpa that listed the ,“10 Reasons You Need A Visual Resume” (link below) and instantly began to think about how many articles I’ve reviewed over the last twelve months that aggressively refute this type of resume and the handful of articles that are popping up in support. For the sake of an intelligent comparison, this article previews those reasons.Read More
In a crowded marketplace where lots of candidates are vying for the same jobs and your competition is stiff, it is important to do everything you possibly can to make your application stand out from the rest. Unfortunately, what many workers don’t realize is that they’re making many fundamental mistakes on their CV, and aren’t giving themselves the best possible chance of success when it comes to landing a top promotion or their dream job.Read More
If you are looking to get into the field of finance, there is hardly a better career than that of a certified public accountant. Compared to a non-certified public accountant, a CPA is qualified and allowed to perform tax services for the general public; in this capacity, you can service individuals, non-profit agencies, departments of government, and for-profit businesses. In these agencies you can keep records, assist tax preparation, and analyze their finances comparable to the market.Read More
It’s time for another end of year job search roundtable where we discuss news and topics with some of our favorite career coach friends. Welcome back to the show Hannah Morgan (Career Sherpa) and Chris Fields (Resume Crusade) as we talk about the 2016 job market and what lies ahead for the new job hunting year.