Coping with Job Search Rejection - Have you experienced job search rejection? Disappointment and rejection are realities every job seeker faces at some point. How do you avoid becoming discouraged and feeling like a loser, until you find the hiring manager who recognizes that you are a winner? First, put your feelings about job search rejection and discouragement in perspective. We
Help! I love my job but hate my boss! - We’ve all worked for a jerk at one time or another. No one likes it but reality is, many companies keep them in place because they excel in other areas besides their ability to lead. Like it or not, your relationship with your boss has a profound influence over your ability to succeed at a
The Benefits of Professional Resume Writing Services - Knock Em Dead Professional Resume Writing Services You get a resume that works — we guarantee it! When your resume works, doors of opportunity open and you work; but when your resume doesn’t work, those doors stay closed and you don’t work. With a Knock Em Dead resume you invest in a marketing tool that
Should you lie on your resume? - My wife says a half-truth is a whole lie. She’s a great mom and raised her kids with that moral code. But as adults, we know the world isn’t always black and white and we tell certain little white lies. For example, “does this make me look fat?” is not a question that should always
Should the Dog Days of Summer Stall Your Job Search? - Who doesn’t love the Dog Days of Summer? We still carry the same workload here at Knock Em Dead, but we’re on our summer schedule, which means relaxing with yard work, visits to Home Depot and a few trips to the beach between thunderstorms. Kidding aside, the pace for most companies is slower at this
What Matters Most to a Prospective Employer? - Companies have very limited interests: making money, saving money (the same as making money), and saving time (which also makes money). Actually, you wouldn’t want it any other way, since this keeps those paychecks coming your way. Developing business values that demonstrate sensitivity to the profit imperative of a business endeavor is the mark of
When is the Best Time to Update Your Resume? - Most people don’t think about updating their resumes until, suddenly, they find themselves out of work and looking for a job. But with job security a thing of the past, we all need to think more carefully about job change and how that impacts our financial security. Uncertainty is the only certainty these days, so
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