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Should You Respond to Online Job Postings and “Help-Wanted” Ads? – Part 2 of 2

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 | Posted in Blog, Ford Myers

Don’t answer ALL the help-wanted ads and job postings that are related to your background and qualifications. Instead, respond only to a select few. When you do reply to an opening, follow these guidelines: Read more »

Should You Respond to Online Job Postings and “Help-Wanted” Ads? – Part 2 of 2

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 | Posted in Blog

  If responding to advertised job postings is clearly the least effective job-seeking method, what’s a job seeker to do? When you learn of a specific job opportunity at one of your Target Companies (in this case, through a job posting or want-ad), spend the bulk of your time on the other, more productive job[…..]… Read more »

Should You Respond to Online Job Postings and “Help-Wanted” Ads? – Part 1 of 2

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 | Posted in Blog, Ford Myers

Most job seekers focus far too much time and energy on Internet job postings and help-wanted ads. When the job market is tight and no one’s hiring, these are the WORST places to look for a job – your probability of success is close to zero. Read more »

Should You Respond to Online Job Postings and “Help-Wanted” Ads? Part 1 of 2

Monday, June 28th, 2010 | Posted in Uncategorized

Let’s assume that you’ve just spent a lot of time preparing, strategizing and tooling-up for a job search. Now, you’re finally ready to get into action. What’s the first thing you’re likely to do? Of course! Go online (or open a newspaper or trade publication), to start scanning the job postings and help-wanted ads. You[…..]… Read more »

Should You Respond to Online Job Postings and “Help-Wanted” Ads? Part 1 of 2

Monday, June 28th, 2010 | Posted in Uncategorized

Let’s assume that you’ve just spent a lot of time preparing, strategizing and tooling-up for a job search. Now, you’re finally ready to get into action. What’s the first thing you’re likely to do? Of course! Go online (or open a newspaper or trade publication), to start scanning the job postings and help-wanted ads. You[…..]… Read more »

Look outside of online job sites

Friday, October 9th, 2009 | Posted in Blog, News item

We’re all told how to write a cover letter, how to conduct ourselves in a job interview, and how to climb the corporate ladder, but there is no class on how to plan your entire career. Posting your resume to a million job sites isn’t the most effective use of your time. Take a look at the article to see what I mean. Read more »

Online Job Tools

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 | Posted in Ford Myers, News item

There are tons of job boards and employment web sites, and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t take advantage of them. Free resources are especially helpful to those in job seeking mode. Read more »

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