A Process for Avoiding the Resume Black Hole

There are some good informational assets on LinkedIn about writing resumes that catch attention. The best one I’ve read is HERE and a there is also a rather good one by Liz Ryan on the idea of a “Pain Letter”. However, I still regularly field calls from candidates concerned that they aren’t getting traction with resume submissions to companies, a.k.a. the Resume Black Hole.

There are some good informational assets on LinkedIn about writing resumes that catch attention. The best one I’ve read is HERE and a there is also a rather good one by Liz Ryan on the idea of a Pain Letter. However, I still regularly field calls from candidates concerned that they aren’t getting traction with resume submissions to companies, a.k.a. the Resume Black Hole.

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Employment Stability | Myths and Realities

Question: What is one of the biggest search criteria on the minds of employees and job seekers?

Answer: Stability.


Question: What is one of the biggest search criteria on the minds of employees and job seekers?

Answer: Stability.

In recent decades, stability was thought to be found in an employer. Employer dimensions including size, market share, revenues, technology and company longevity, in a given market, were all metrics that gave employees and job seekers that “warm and fuzzy” delusion of continuous paychecks and funded pensions.

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