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Archive | January, 2015

Under-employment: Is it permanent?

Underemployment is a consideration for many jobseekers. Once unemployment benefits have been exhausted and resources are close to being depleted, underemployment may become an urgent necessity. Making the decision… The decision—to pursue underemployment—may have a deep emotional toll on the jobseeker and his or her family. It can reinforce thoughts of failure. It can steal […]
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Will Periods of Unemployment Be the New Norm?

Job hopping used to be a real negative on a résumé and to some extent, it still is—when hiring professionals review a candidate’s past. However, employment trends are rapidly changing as businesses scramble to keep ahead of unseen competitors, and remain viable in a global, technology-driven economy. The current expectation is that people will change […]
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The Hidden Reason You Aren’t Selected for an Interview

Many jobseekers get frustrated at what they call “the black hole.” They apply for jobs with certainty that they can perform the activities as outlined in the job description. When they read the qualifications, they are certain that they match each one to perfection. The missing link: Very few jobseekers intentionally consider their alignment with […]
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