job hunting Tag



Killer Resume
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Self-Marketing Advocate; Photo by Matthieu Joannon on Unsplash… Thanks to this Internet thing, job hunters worldwide can now apply to dozens of gigs simultaneously with a few keystrokes. No more typing one resume at a time on 99%-cotton-and-cashmere paper, licking stamps (an actual behavior in the 20th century), and snailmailing: it’s now all search, click, send. Ironically, by making job applications easier and less expensive than downloading a “Game of Thrones” episode, the Internet also made getting a job harder thanRead More
Job Interview
by Patricia Palleschi, Ph.D., President of The Executive Agency; featured photo by Ben White on Unsplash… A wise person once revealed that there are only four reasons why a person gets hired. (And you are most likely to get hired if you have all four going for you!) Someone in a hiring position likes you. You have some key people on your speed dial. You have credential(s) that the hiring manager feels are important or prestigious. Most important, you will make the company (and, therefore, the hiring manager) money. TopRead More
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC The market hasn’t been this brutal since the Greeks went shopping in downtown Troy. What few jobs arise get swarmed by hungry mobs, throwing elbows and slinging resumes for a shot at a steady paycheck. Even table-waiting gigs attract over 100 applicants each, while requiring multiple interviews, references and your first born all for the opportunity to say, “Would you like fries with that?” Well, despair not, valiant readers: there’s a way to survive this chaos – and even emerge victorious…Read More
Cover of Johnny Bunko by Dan Pink
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Guy Who Knows All About Crappy Jobs… These days, it’s a luxury just to have a job you can hate… “What, you’ve got a steady gig with health insurance? Hell, if you don’t like it, let me have it and I’ll hate it for you…” So maybe the timing isn’t exactly right for a book on dealing with career discontentment. Then again, maybe now is the perfect time for The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need,Read More