My weekly collection of posts today focuses on helping new job seekers to understand how jobs are filled and what employers are really looking for and thinking! It is so easy to blame companies for not selecting you, but if you realize what they are doing, then there are probably ways you can improve your odds of being called for an interview.
Understanding Resume Screening
How Employers Review Resumes: Secrets for Standing Out
Harry Urschel aka @eExecutive always dishes out straight-forward tips and insight. This post comes from Job-Hunt.org where he is an expert blogger on the topic, Job Search Mindset. FYI: Harry has over 25 years experience as a technology recruiter in Minnesota.
Demonstrate You’re a Fit
Top 7 Qualities Employers Are Looking for in Candidates
Nice guest post on Undercover Recruiter by Brian Tracy, the author of “Earn What You’re Really Worth: Maximize Your Income at Any Time in Any Market”.
Companies Can’t Find Good Candidates?
A picture is worth a thousand words. Ok, I love infographics and this one provides you with a glimpse of what recruiters doing and thinking.
Last but not least… THANK YOU
Thanks to YouTern and Susan Mayes Ostrander of The Daily Muse for including me on their lists. I am flattered and honored to be listed along with these experts as well as fresh up-and-coming names! I share these lists with you so you can find great advice by reading blogs and following on Twitter to get new perspectives on job searching!
YouTern’s Top 50 Blogs for Young Careerists
15 Experts Not to Miss on Twitter
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.