Author: Amos Tayts (Page 2)

Networking Offline is the Toughest Part of Your Job Search

Did you know that 29% of professionals find networking offline to be the toughest part of the job search? Our recent poll found that: 29% of respondents voted "Networking Offline" to the question "What is the toughest part of your job search?" 22% of respondents voted "Building a strong resume & cover letter" 19% of respondents voted "Understanding what I want & what I need" 19% of respondents voted "Conceptualizing the job search strategy" While 11% of respondents voted "Networking Online"

72% of Professionals No Longer Include ‘References Available Upon Request’

Did you know 72% of professionals do not include 'References Available Upon Request' at the bottom of their resumes? Our recent poll found that: 72% of respondents voted "no" to the question "Do you write 'References Available Upon Request' at the bottom of your resume? 16% of respondents voted "yes" 8% of respondents voted "sometimes" While 4% of respondents voted to "leave a name and number of reference"

Celebrate LinkedIn’s Milestone With A Free Profile Picture Optimization | Resume Target

2013 is a very special year for LinkedIn…the company started the new year off by breaking the 200-million member mark. Now while that’s great news for the company and its shareholders, as well as many of its business-owner members, it can mean a bit of a challenge for you as a job seeker. The good news is that as a member of LinkedIn, you have a HUGE audience. The bad news is, you also face a TON of competition. So how do you [...]

Does your resume deserve my attention?

A tribute to the Olympic Style Career Seeker! As with most Olympic sports, the margin of error in finding a job can be so slight that it often feels as if we had no control over the final call. In both cases this can be true, but for the most part your success can be determined beforehand through months of preparation. As Sun Tzu (The Art of War) says, "Every battle is won before it is ever fought.” Let’s not kid [...]