The job market may be improving slightly, but it's still ridiculously
tough out there.
I often hear candidate frustration over hiring managers' extremely exacting criteria - criteria that seems impossible for any candidate to fulfill. It's not the employer's fault - there's an over supply of labor, so why not be picky from their point of view?
Today's article describes 3 strategies to help you stand out from the crowd.
#1 Create A Resume That Differentiates You
Your resume is probably the tool you use most in your job search. There are a few specific ways to customize your resume that will have the greatest impact on your job search effectiveness. Here's how to get the biggest resume bang for your buck ...
#2 Online Reputation Management
Yes, the job market is more competitive than ever. But there are also more tools available than ever before to differentiate you in the marketplace, to promote your subject matter expertise, and to build your personal brand. Taken together, these form the basic building blocks of Online Reputation Management ...
#3 Demonstrate Employer Value
Unless you are applying to a non-profit, you're being hired to make money for your employer - either by increasing revenues, decreasing costs, or improving profit. Here are some ways to sow you can do more than just fill a chair - by demonstrating employer value ...
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