How To Get Employers to Notice You

With so many people competing for jobs these days, it can sometimes seem impossible to stand out from the pack.  However, there are many things you do that can help you get noticed by employers. Here are a few great examples. Get online. In this day and age, there may be no better place to… Read More »

Denver: Top Place for Business and Careers

When it comes to working or operating a business, there is no better place than Denver. Recently, Forbes named Denver the 6th best place in the country for business and careers. It was the second largest city in the top ten. The list surveyed the country’s 200 largest metropolitan areas, and looked at numerous factors,… Read More »

Why Didn’t I get the Job?

Hearing no is never easy.  Not getting a job you wanted can be difficult to take, particularly if you felt a real a connection with a company or thought you had a really great interview. It is important to see the rejection not as a defeat, but as an opportunity. This means understanding what went… Read More »

Use Your Smartphone to Land a Job

Your smartphone is a mini computer that you carry around.  You may even feel incomplete without it.  However, smartphones are not just about Candy Crush and Flappy Bird (if you are lucky enough to have it loaded).  You can use your smartphone to land a new job. Here are five ways to use your Android,… Read More »

Use Personal Branding to Land Your Dream Job

Want a better job? So does everyone else! Use your personal brand to stand out. Let’s face it, the job market is tough out there. ERE.net, a leading online group for recruiters and HR professionals, recently reported that the average corporate job opening receives 250 resumes. From those 250 resumes, typically only 4-6 people will… Read More »

4 Steps to Set Career Goals for 2014

Very few people find their perfect job right out of the gate.  Establishing the right career path that gets you to the best possible job takes more than luck and crossed fingers.  It takes a little bit of planning and a little bit of strategy. It takes career goals. Career goals are the things that… Read More »

How to Write a Great LinkedIn Recommendation

Everyone needs to know how to write a great LinkedIn Recommendation. It helps others, but also reflects well on you.  If you know how to write a fantastic Linked Recommendation, you are in a better position to help others write great recommendations for you. The problem is that many think view the actual writing as… Read More »

5 LinkedIn Groups to Join for Denver Job Seekers

As mentioned in one of our earlier posts, networking is a crucial component of your job search strategy.  One of the easiest ways to begin networking is to join a LinkedIn Group.  Therefore, if you are searching for a new job in the Denver area, here are the top 5 LinkedIn Groups to join: Get… Read More »

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Build a Talent Pool

When using LinkedIn to search for job candidates, your goal should be to find the best people the people not looking for you the people your competition has not found yet. Most recruiters understand the basics of sourcing people via LinkedIn –  a good mix of candidates, ability to validate information, the ability to quickly… Read More »

How to Quantify Results on your Resume

Many job seekers believe that their accomplishments are not quantifiable.  This is not the case.  Quantifying your achievements help you highlight how you enhanced profits and/or saved time and money.  Most (if not all) companies value workers who do one or the other. Numbers Rule… One of the best ways to quantify an achievement is… Read More »