I was recently contacted by Tim Moore, the owner of My Disability Blog, a blog dedicated to information about Social Security Benefits. I checked out the site, and was very impressed with the extensive amount of information on Social Security benefits, especially on applying for benefits. I’ve included Tim’s blog under the Blogroll section if you’d… Click to read the full article
Archives for November 2008
Always remember that there is a thin line between making a good impression and deceiving an employer. Job seekers should never extend the length of time they were employed or add fictitious educational experience to cover a gap in their resume. The consequences of misrepresentation could mean losing the job. The best advice is to… Click to read the full article
For service providers, scheduling practice interviews could boost a job seeker’s confidence and ability to answer difficult questions with poise and confidence. Recording such interviews may provide the job seeker with helpful visual feedback towards improving their demeanor and communication skills.
Gaps in a resume are less problematic if good work experience can be illustrated. This is true even of volunteer experience not related to the specific field in which the job seeker is applying. If a job seeker is unemployed for an extended period of time, it might be a good idea to volunteer in… Click to read the full article