Monthly Archives: June 2013

One resume is enough, even in today’s specialized job market

One fascinating point he makes – a resume reviewer spends only six second looking at a resume. A good reason to grab them at the start. Continue reading

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Old ways can still get the job done

Originally posted on Gayle's gap year:
I ran into an old sub-editor colleague the other day and naturally the conversation turned immediately to how we were faring on the job front. During the course of the conversation I mentioned…

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Know somebody at a potential employer– keep it to yourself

Name dropping can make you seem smug and can irritate an HR person who might feel you’re belittling their role by mentioning your contact, writes Andrew Klappholz on TheLadders.com.
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Guest Post: What to consider if enrolling in an online course

Before you enroll, you might want to consider whether online fits with your learning style. Continue reading

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Job Opening — Copy Editor, Arkansas

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock, the 25th-largest daily newspaper in the U.S., is looking for an entry-level news copy editor. Our newsroom puts emphasis on copy editing and headline-writing, affording its editors the opportunity to hone their skills in both. Continue reading

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Job Opening — Communications Office, D.C. area

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has an opening for a Communications/Public Affairs Officer for our 10,000-member professional society based in Rosslyn, VA. IDSA represents physicians and scientists who specialize in infectious diseases. The Society also houses the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), which represents medical professionals who practice HIV medicine. Continue reading

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What happens when you don’t get that job you wanted?

tThe point that potential employers make hiring mistakes is a valid one to help get you back in job hunting mode. Continue reading

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