Your resume is often your first chance to make a lasting impression on potential employers. Yet, time and time again, I come across a common mistake that can hinder your chances of landing that dream job. What’s the number one offender, you ask?
After working in and watching Job Search Accountability Groups form and fold through the years, I have a theory about what makes and sustains an effective Accountability Group. I have created a set of rules that may help those of you who are in groups already and want to create some structure to the group’s interaction or for those of you who are considering forming a new Accountability Group.
Recruiters are calling, but candidates aren’t picking up. Sounds implausible doesn’t it? During this time of our lives, when the unemployment rate sky rocketed over the last 4 weeks, when companies have been mandated to shut down operations and we are all in pseudo-isolation mode, why wouldn’t someone out of work answer their phone?
If you’ve ever experienced an “unplanned” separation from your employer, then you have most certainly experienced one or more of the job search pains that are in this list. Even though most people have experienced being unemployed at least once in their careers, more often than not, being unemployed presents some challenges and complications.