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Over 40? 7 Ways To Beat Age Discrimination In Your Job Search

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Too often, these individuals find themselves looking for months, and even then, they wind up taking a job that is part-time or for less pay.

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

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What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

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Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. manager/manger). By Jennifer Anthony. Telecommute resumes have to stand out.

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. manager/manger). By Jennifer Anthony. Telecommute resumes have to stand out.

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. manager/manger). By Jennifer Anthony. Telecommute resumes have to stand out.

how to stand out at a job fair

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to stand out at a job fair March 14, 2011 A few months ago, I attended a bunch of job fairs to search for candidates for some jobs I was hiring for. things I learned by quitting my job in a recession whens the right time to ask for a raise? Get an Ask a Manager mug. Over at U.S.

recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

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Over 50% of the time. What Reply Anon January 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm Do you ask everyone to interview the following day? Is the company?

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how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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In general, if a manager has concerns about an employee that the employee doesn’t know about, the problem lies at least as much with the manager.

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager yes, you really should write a better cover letter March 7, 2011 Periodically I hear from readers who tell me that after they started approaching their cover letters differently, as I advise here , they started getting interviews. My time’s limited! Get an Ask a Manager mug.

does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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You will be able to review their resume, interview them, and see if there is a fit before any fee is charged. Get an Ask a Manager mug.

my company does secret performance reviews we're not allowed to see

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What happens in a few years when they get called during the interview process and they bring something up I never knew about or they simply made up?

my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn March 24, 2011 A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!)

how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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Lay out a time line for accomplishing these goals over the course of a year. Small adjustments in timing or resources can make a big difference!

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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At the time, it felt a little like jumping off a very tall bridge without any idea where I’d be landing, or whether I’d land at all. As

10 mistakes you're making on your resume

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 10 mistakes you’re making on your resume March 28, 2011 Over at U.S. Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Previous post: short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions Next post: good management: finding out what’s NOT getting done Syndicate by RSS Subscribe to all posts.

good management: finding out what's NOT getting done

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This works fine if a person’s workload is completely manageable. would love to work for a manager like you, Alison! So try it.

things that aren't good ideas #78

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Reply Ask a Manager March 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm It was also sent by fax. Reply Ask a Manager March 22, 2011 at 9:44 pm I did, I did.

at an interview in a coffee shop, who pays for the coffee?

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book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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Reply Ask a Manager April 5, 2011 at 9:48 pm Go there every day! You make me want to spend more time with drunk grandma. Whats This?

my staff has been held to a low bar; am I asking too much of them now?

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1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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“You make me want to be a better [manager].&# Reply Ask a Manager February 3, 2011 at 10:30 pm I still miss your old blog!

manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts

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want to stop the gossiping and to try to separate these posts of hers from how they view her as a manager. See if she wants time off.

how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? Get an Ask a Manager mug. Good luck!

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? Get an Ask a Manager mug. Reply Mike C. Classic.

answering questions from your old employer after you've moved on

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Processes, passwords, the status of various projects — get it all down in writing, and make sure that anyone who might need it knows where it is.

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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Reply Ask a Manager March 31, 2011 at 3:29 pm Aw. Reply Ask a Manager March 31, 2011 at 10:59 pm Maybe we’ll make it an annual thing!

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should you include a short-term job on your resume?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager should you include a short-term job on your resume? If you get fired after being on a job for a short time, are you ever *required* to disclose it? Reply Ask a Manager March 22, 2011 at 10:00 am I’m pretty sure (but not positive) that it depends on the wording of the form.

something cool and free for you

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager something cool and free for you February 15, 2011 I’m really impatient. For you? Sorry.

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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But I did got quite couple interview offers, and they are legitimate company. Reply Ask a Manager March 31, 2011 at 11:53 am Wow.

manager who's bad at numbers is panicking over budget process

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Posted in work habits A reader writes: I am a new manager in a rather large department and am working on my budget for 2011/12. Reply Mike C.

Valentine's Day round-up

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when's the right time to ask for a raise?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager when’s the right time to ask for a raise? April 4, 2011 When’s the last time you asked for a raise? News & World Report this week is about the right times and wrong times to ask for a raise. Get an Ask a Manager mug. the new Ask a Manager is here!

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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Here we go… Interviewer insisted I was uninterested in the job A friend got me an interview with his company. He is a good manager.

short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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How can I help my struggling new boss avoid getting fired? A new manager got appointed to be my boss just over a year ago. But the answers are.

apparently (many) outplacement firms suck — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager apparently (many) outplacement firms suck February 1, 2011 Check out this  Wall St. Service!

short answer Sunday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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The interview is in New York so walking 20ft from the car to the door is not an option. Get an Ask a Manager mug. area nonprofit manager?

want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)? Get an Ask a Manager mug. missed the cut-off.

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

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She is the only one who does this 98% of the time. This goes on for the rest of the morning until lunch time. Get an Ask a Manager mug.

should I give my interviewer a typed list of my answers to likely.

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager should I give my interviewer a typed list of my answers to likely questions? No, no, no.