En Route: A Career Blog

Category: Job Search

Follow Up is Essential for a Successful Job Search

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: March 12, 2013 at 8:14 am

In a competitive job search, when everyone is equally qualified, most candidates won’t get scores of invites to interview. However, common sense tells us someone will be hired. How do you become that person? What Can You Do to Improve Your Chances? Follow up is essential. It’s not enough to submit your resume for hundreds of openings,... » Read Full Article

How Many Jobs Would You Consider in Order to Stay Afloat?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: January 11, 2013 at 9:19 am

We all know how difficult the economy still is. Millions are either without work or they’re underemployed in temp and part-time positions. Many are new grads who simply cannot find work in their chosen fields. In 2005, one such graduate was Daniel Seddiqui, who’d earned a degree in Economics from the University of Southern California (USC).... » Read Full Article

This might be the best time of year for a jobseeker

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: November 27, 2012 at 10:05 am

Think about it. Most individuals face holiday job hunting with an attitude that could best be called defeatist. “Why bother getting my resume together during November and December? No one’s hiring now. It’s time to party. I’ll wait till January. All the good jobs will be posted then.” – or – “I’ve been at this... » Read Full Article

For that very special person…

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: November 13, 2012 at 9:45 am

It’s the holiday season and many of us wonder what to get our loved ones. We’re all looking for a gift that hopefully keeps on giving and shows that we put careful thought into its selection. Electronics and video games are certainly well received; however, there’s another suggestion I’d like to propose. How about purchasing... » Read Full Article