Tagged with tough job market

The polite job search

Job interview questions can be boiled down into three big categories: 1. Can you do the job?  That is, do you have the skills, training, or ability to at least learn how to do the job?  Questions like “give me an example of a time when you used your research skills,” or “what are your … Continue reading

10 Guerrilla strategies for a tough job market

With layoffs continuing to be front page news, job seekers who have been hit in the head by a big clue-brick are wondering how they are going to land anything.  I’m especially concerned because recruiters are telling me they are getting hundreds of resumes the instant they post a job.  So, what are a few tips … Continue reading