Why To Break Most Job Hunting Rules.
by Bob Gerberg
Published by: Career Pace.
Over the last decade there has been a series of major changes that have impacted the job markets. They include the trend to database driven recruiting and the immense use of scanning by both employers, recruiters and job sites.
But many other shifts have resulted in older guidelines for job hunting becoming obsolete. For example, the sheer magnitude of the marketplace, where many analytics indicate there are 30 million resumes in circulation all the time.
The bottom line for you is that your previous thoughts on everything from resume styles to the size of your effort are unlikely to produce the results you expect. Reviewing the following will also help you understand that the old rules have little application in the current market. The good news is that it is relatively easy for professionals to adapt the system we recommend.