March is Women’s History Month, an annual observation dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women in history. The female presence in the workforce is increasing in just about every industry. With women working more, their earnings have become a growing share of the family income. For those currently looking for work, here are some strategies … Continue reading Job Search Tips for Women in Celebration of Women’s History Month
The unemployment rate has dropped since 2008, but there is no doubt that there are lots of people without jobs and are looking hard to find one. Despite the current unemployment rate, many good jobs go unfilled. The main reason seems to be greater number of jobs in certain fields and not enough talent to … Continue reading Hard to Fill Jobs Series – Blog 1
Virtual job fairs have existed for a while but now are becoming more mainstreamed and being recognized as a very useful tool by both job seekers and employers. Companies looking to match job openings with candidates with the right skills are turning to virtual job fairs to reduce cost and also to expand reach. … Continue reading AJE Virtual Career Fair-Helpful Tips for a Great Seeker Experience!
August 5-8, 2014, were a few busy days for America’s Job Exchange. Exhibiting at NILG, we were in the midst of the electrifying atmosphere of the 50th year of the Civil Rights Movement and a host of employers who were actively seeking to recruit talent of diversity and understand the compliance issues that are related … Continue reading From the NILG Floor
Adverse impact is the analysis of selection rates of protected and non-protected groups. According to the guidelines “a selection rate for any race, sex or ethnic group which is less than four-fifths (or 80%) of the rate for the group with the highest rate will generally be regarded by the Federal enforcement agencies as evidence … Continue reading The Value of Understanding Adverse Impact
Most employers know that hiring veterans is a smart business decision for the multitude of skills and attributes they bring to the table. It is also true that in spite of that knowledge, many recruiters pass over military resumes simply because they do not understand them. Now that you are back from duty and ready … Continue reading Transform Your Military Resume for the Civilian Workforce
Research shows that resumes are not read but scanned, usually for about 25 seconds before a decision is made to keep or discard it. Usually one in every 200 or so resumes receives an interview call. It is safe to say, interview calls are made on the kind of impression a resume makes in that … Continue reading Your personal marketing tool- your resume!