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So far Sally McIntosh has created 16 blog entries.

Buyer Beware

Job seekers can be a target for unscrupulous companies. Recently I told you about one scam. Here is what another company was doing. In this case, a recruiter, Nick Corcodilos, took them to court. FTC Halts Fake Job Opportunity and Resume Repair Operation  Alleges defendants tricked consumers into paying advance fees of up to $2,500 [...]

By |2019-04-17T23:41:34+00:00April 17th, 2019|

What to Do Next with Your Résumé

What to Do Next with Your Résumé There is an old saying that a résumé thrown in a drawer will not work. Now that you have your résumé, what should you do with it? Apply for Positions They simply use the résumé to apply for positions they see advertised — on job boards and company [...]

By |2018-10-18T22:11:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|

Employment Law in a Nutshell

Employment Law in a Nutshell When applying for a job, what most candidates say they want is a hiring environment free of discrimination. There are a number of local, state, and federal laws that employers must follow when hiring employees. Generally speaking, these laws prohibit discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, [...]

By |2018-07-14T13:50:05+00:00July 16th, 2018|

Jobseeker’s Guide to Online Reputation Management

Jobseeker’s Guide to Online Reputation Management When searching for a job, it’s very common for employers nowadays to look at your online profile. This information isn’t just used to “rule out” candidates. What a company finds about you online should reassure them about your qualifications and suitability as a prospective employee … not raise red [...]

By |2018-04-16T20:22:06+00:00April 15th, 2018|

7 Reasons Why You Should Be on LinkedIn

What? You’re not on LinkedIn yet? What are you waiting for? These seven reasons outline why you should be on the social networking site. 1. Because That’s Where the People Are. LinkedIn is the number one social network for professionals — and, arguably, the most important website for jobseekers — with more than 347 million [...]

By |2017-02-15T18:33:12+00:00October 15th, 2016|

Jobseeker’s Guide to Online Reputation Management

When searching for a job, it’s very common for employers to look at your online profile nowadays. This information isn’t just used to “rule out” candidates — finding a broad online presence can also improve your chances of getting the job by increasing your “know, like, and trust” factor. What a company finds about you [...]

By |2017-02-15T18:33:19+00:00October 15th, 2016|