Change is Coming!

We all know change is inevitable, right? Well, after much thought and consideration, and nearly 30 years of improving resumes for people across the globe, Peterson’s has decided to wind down our interests in ResumeEdge. While the service will be temporarily unavailable to new users, there’s a new strategy in the works, and we hope to introduce a new version shortly – please check back soon for more information.

If you just signed up for ResumeEdge, don’t worry, we’ve got your back and will continue to provide you with our services through March 31st. We know that many of you have come to rely on ResumeEdge, and we want to thank you all for your trust in our product, and encourage you to come back for more information on how to access the new product.

Thank you again, and we’ll see you soon!

Are the holidays putting the brakes on your job search?

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: November 29, 2011 at 10:03 am

Don’t make the mistake of many job seekers by thinking it’s impractical to look for a job during the holidays. Nothing could be further from the truth.

There is no bad time to make your next career move.

The wheels of commerce don’t grind to a halt in November and December. Job recruitment in healthcare, IT and many other industries is a constant.

Rather than taking it easy and thinking you’ll get back to your job search in January, consider this: A great deal of job seekers will be doing the same, thereby lessening your competition. While they cool their heels for January, you’ll be sprucing up your resume, honing your job interview skills and applying.

Wouldn’t one of the best holiday gifts be a new job?

Be prepared. Be proactive.

Don’t wait and don’t kid yourself that it’s all right to delay the inevitable. Take charge today.

1. Review your resume and if it’s not up to par, have a professional work on it for you.

2. Sharpen your interview skills. Again, if you’re unable to do so yourself, engage professional services.

3. Apply, apply, apply. If you do so now, you may not have to wait until January to begin your new career.

4. Don’t fall for the herd mentality. The only word of wisdom you should be following is to make looking for a job your only job.

Those who keep at it will be the ones invited to interview. This holiday season, make certain it’s you.