No matter your age, you’ve probably thought about how it affects your job search. Experienced job seekers worry about age discrimination because they believe hiring managers think they are too old. Younger job seekers complain that their accomplishments don’t get the attention and respect they deserve and that people don’t value their skills due to […]
Is there a generational, workforce clash in the making? Recently, MTV conducted a “No Collar Workers” study of Generation Y, also known as Millennials (born between 1981-2000). And the study’s results may make some older workers’ hair stand on end.
Many job-seekers underestimate how important it is to have an online presence—a digital footprint to help convince potential hiring managers that they are right for the job. Yesterday’s post about Jobvite’s recent survey should convince you: there is no question a person’s online reputation makes a big difference for job-search success.
With five candidates for every job, competition is fierce. Your online profile impacts your chances to win interviews, but your resume is still the most crucial element of your job search strategy.