I have to say, I'm laffing my A off at this infographic. Advice on how to comply with a system that employers are "forced" to used because they stupidly invite all the wrong people to apply to a job? Please -- give us a break. The solution to this idiocy is for job seekers to refuse to attend their own beheadings by these silly "applicant tracking systems." It's time for Congress to investigate interference with people's right to work.
Boss tells employee of 6 years who's never had a raise: "I did give you a raise when I hired a new person for your department. This took a large work load off you and that in turn was your raise.” Then the boss says: "I don’t believe in giving raises. People should learn to live within their means."
The best job interviews aren’t interviews—they’re stand-and-deliver challenges where you’re actually doing the work. The candidate must understand the business well enough to present a full plan about the job. And the employer must be savvy enough to expect it. New on CMO.com:
It's time employers started paying job boards only when jobs are actually filled. Pay-for-performance would end the wild claims of Indeed.com -- and clean up the dung heaps of fake job postings that waste job seekers' time.
Want a high job offer? Your competition is not likely to attempt what I’m suggesting. To be the applicant who stands out, be ready to show why you’re the profitable hire. Do the work, win the job. Don't be lazy!
Angry, frustrated customers of TheLadders who say they were scammed finally get their day in court -- 3 years after TheLadders stopped pretending it was selling "exclusive" access to "Only $100K+ jobs."