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Entries from June 2012

Great Tips For Phone Interviews

June 25th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Over at the ResumeWriting.com Blog, there are two great, great tips for phone interviews: Stand out from other candidates by proactively scheduling the phone interview yourself. Duh… try to get on a landline. Read the whole thing: 2 Great Tips For Acing A Phone Interview | ResumeWriting Blog

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Tags: Interviewing

Literally, The Worst Job I’ve Ever Seen, Saved By The Internet

June 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If you haven’t heard this story yet, the one about Karen Klein, the bus monitor, you have to read/watch it. The ResumeWriting.com turned me on to this, so click through to their Karen Klein story. And then click through there to contribute. Don’t you love how the internet can deliver┬ávigilante┬ájustice in […]

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Tags: Working 4 The Weekend

2 Big Reasons Why Job Seekers Should Stop Worrying And Learn To Love Facebook

June 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough For years now, job search “experts” like myself have been telling you that Facebook could be harmful to your job search. But I read two new posts today that are making me think that sort of advice is becoming outdated. First, over at the ResumeWriting.com Blog, they have the suggestion that […]

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Tags: Getting Ahead · Job Search

To Wear Or Not To Wear Pantyhose To A Job Interview

June 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough There’s quite the debate going on, and its very much breaking down to a generational divide. Read more here.

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Tags: Interviewing

The Top 5 Industries Hiring Dads This Fathers Day, 2012

June 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Also, speaking of Father’s day, ResumeWriting.com polled their network of career specialists to find out which industries men were having the most job search success in so far in 2012. The answers were somewhat surprising. Click through to read: Happy Fathers Day! The Top 5 Jobs For Dads Right Now In […]

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Tags: Jobs

How Much Are Dad’s Worth In 2012?

June 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Moms get all the good press, don’t they? But in this day and age, Dads – be they stay at home dads or working dads – contribute as much to a family’s functional life as Moms. Do you ever wonder what all the time spent raising your kids… the tutoring sessions, […]

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Tags: Working Hard · Working Parents

Use Fashism.com To Decide What To Wear To A Job Interview

June 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I didn’t actually write this one, but I thought it was a fun, clever little way to help prep for a job interview. It turns out there’s a site called Fashism.com where people vote on outfits. Using a simple keyword search, you can use it to help your decide what to […]

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Tags: Interviewing

A Great Little Trick When Applying For A Job You’re Not Qualified For

June 12th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I have a few more posts that I’ve contracted to contribute to the relaunch of the ResumeWriting.com Blog. The post I have up today is a really cool little job search trick that I don’t think I’ve ever written about before. What happens if you want to apply for a job […]

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Tags: Getting Ahead · Job Applications

The Top 5 Reasons Why Job Seekers Shouldn’t Forget About Craigslist

June 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough As I said, I’m guest blogging all week over at ResumeWriting.com to help them with their resume writing blog relaunch. I’ve got another post up there today asking the question: why do jobseekers overlook Craigslist? Because it’s ugly. Boring. Sooo… 2004? Seriously, I think Craigslist is still one of the best […]

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Tags: Craigslist · Job Sites

What Job Seekers Can Learn From Online Dating Mistakes

June 6th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Over at the newly relaunched ResumeWriting.com blog, I have a guest post about online dating, and what you as a job seeker can learn about not turning off a prospective employer. Basically, a female friend of mine joined an online dating site and got inundated by messages from guys. How she […]

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Tags: Job Search · Job Sites