Denver Named 4th Best City for Job Seekers

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If you’re looking for job, there are not many better places to be than Denver.  Once again, Denver has been recognized as one the best cities in the country for job seekers.  The most recent study, conducted by consumer website Nerdwallet, ranks Denver as the 4th best city in the country to find a job…. Read more »

Colorado Unemployment Rate Hits Major Low

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There is more good news out of Denver. On the heels of being named one of the best cities in the country for business, comes the recent announcement that Colorado’s unemployment has hit a major low. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado recently added 2,200 new jobs, with its unemployment rate… Read more »

Why Didn’t I get the Job?

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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 »

Denver Ranked 10th Best Market in the U.S.

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Denver ranked as the 10th best U.S. market in the On Numbers Economic Index for the month of October. This index, which was published on Thursday October 24th, is designed to be a monthly snapshot of the economic performance of 102 large U.S. metro areas.   G. Scott Thomas, who covers demographic trends in his On Numbers blog for… Read more »

How to Format a Resume – Free Resume Template

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A well-known, eye-tracking study, done by TheLadders.com, discovered that recruiters only spend about 6 seconds reviewing a resume before making an initial decision on a candidate. Therefore, how you format your resume can either help or hinder you in this process. Here are 5 tips and tricks you should keep in mind while you create… Read more »

Is Your Résumé Recruiter Ready?

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Can you send me a copy of your résumé?  Employed or unemployed… if you have received a call/email right out of the blue from a recruiter, you want to explore any/all possible career opportunities. What do you do if your résumé is so old it doesn’t even include your current job (or the one before… Read more »

Colorado Politics: Denver Leaders Pushing For Job Growth

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Denver is growing!  It is not only Denver that is primed for growth, but all of the municipalities that make up the Denver metropolitan area.  In January of this year, local mayors met up and decided on some key areas they planned to focus on in 2013. These ranged from economic development initiatives that can… Read more »

Being Unforgettable to Employer

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If you’re like most job seekers, you follow a set routine when looking for a new job.  You network and check online job postings.  When you locate a job that you are interested in, you write a targeted cover letter and enclose it with your résumé.  You then research the company and practice for the… Read more »