The days of a thirty-year career at a single company are dead. That trend went by the wayside along with pet rocks and leisure suites. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average tenure for workers has dropped to just 4.1 years. And, according to a recent article […]
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Tech Hiring Offers Hope During Covid-19 Pandemic
Thanks to the global pandemic, unemployment levels are skyrocketing. Some predict US job losses will hit levels not seen since the great depression. However, there is a bright spot for technology workers. Many have managed to avoid furloughs and layoffs, at least initially. Tech positions are well suited to remote […]
Resume Myths: A Work Chronology
Since the invention of the resume, candidates have been conditioned that this coveted document is a chronological listing of work history, education and achievements. As students, we are given samples and guided to follow a rigid pattern. Even the templates from popular word processing programs and resume builders still adhere to […]
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Why You Need to Start a Job Search Right Now
The US economy is growing again and supposedly recovered from the 2008 financial crisis. Unemployment is at a record low. Employers are once again complaining about skills shortages. You have a great job, love your company, and aren’t looking to make a move anytime soon. Basically, everything is great! So […]
Are Letters of Recommendation Still Relevant?
When the topic is recommendation letters, opinions in the hiring community quickly become heated. Tons of conflicting information has been published about how to ask for a recommendation, if you should draft them yourself, who to ask, and when to submit them to an employer. Amidst all the confusion, one […]