Once upon a time, you could reasonably expect to find decent job opportunities by searching through the classified ads of your city's daily newspaper (yes, people did that). Today, not so much. Competition for jobs is fierce and access to information about specific employment opportunities is available to virtually anyone at any time via desktop, laptop, smartphone.
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." So wrote William Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet. The meaning of the phrase is simple: If something we know had another name, it would still be what we know. But this isn't always true, is it? Take the word recruiters,
Recruiters. Many employers use them, rely on them, depend on them to source the best available candidates for job openings. Of course, those seeking career advancement count on recruiters as well to offer job opportunities that are rarely, if ever, made public via the usual channels (e.g, newspaper/magazine advertisements, Craigslist, job boards, etc.). Recruiters are
In these difficult economic times, seeking a job or a job change is perhaps more challenging than ever. There are more qualified candidates than available jobs, meaning that recruiters have deep talent pools from which to choose applicants they can confidently forward to their clientele. If you are someone looking to modify your current career
You update your resume. Redo your cover letter. Apply to jobs. Respond to ads on career web sites. But no bites – not even a nibble! Maybe it’s time to consider contacting one or more contingency recruiters, also known as headhunters, to kick start your job search. If you are a professional, mid-level manager, or
Unemployment. Under-employment. These terms are used frequently these days, often in the context of illustrating that economic recovery remains slow and that many highly qualified individuals continue to be out of work or in jobs that do not allow them to fully utilize their education, background, and training. Looking to acquire a job or change