It’s been some time since I’ve done a targeted job search post so I thought why not approach the topic again. While today’s post is focused on technology, the concepts and methodologies for focusing on this career choice can be applied to all career choices. I’ve said many times that, even in this economy, there are 10’s of thousands of jobs and there is one out there for everyone – just focus your approach and be diligent. (more…)
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That Ex (-Resume) Was Begging to Be Dumped
Taking an objective, honest look at your resume is vital to the success of your job search, and that’s exactly what what Shelley Esaak does in this guest post on Alison Doyle’s blog.
Guest Author: CareerAlley
Companies are leveraging their company career sites on a more consistent basis than they have in the past. This trend has picked up pace in the last few months as the sagging economy has forced companies to look for ways to save money. The other benefit for companies is that it gives them greater control over their initial screening process (rather than depending on Job Boards and Recruiters). This trend is likely to increase as the practice becomes a part of “standard operating procedures”.
Given all that’s gone on in Financial Services in 2008 my first guess would be that no one is hiring in Finance. In reality, there are jobs out there if you are flexible and diligent. To be flexible, you may need to consider leveraging your skills in a different capacity, industry or location. In terms of being diligent – do your research, leverage your network and focus your marketing campaign where it will have the most impact. Speaking of marketing campaign – today’s links follow. Three Financial Services companies and one non-financial company (but looking at their finance opportunities) are reviewed today.