Job fairs – the Career Czar

Now Playing in this week’s Career Czar show is: Job Fairs!

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Topic – The Czar, Coach Christine and Producer Millian provide listeners with all the information they need to know to be successful at job fairs.

Demand Increases for Health Careers in 2010 – Which Jobs, Cities Grew Most?

Welcome to Andrea Santiago’s Healthcare Jobcast! A short news segment on the world of healthcare careers.

While healthcare did slow down in the recession, it was the last to feel the strain, and the downturn in the medical industry was not as steep, especially for clinical healthcare jobs. Therefore, the healthcare industry is also proving to be the first to rebound as well. A very interesting article published earlier this week highlighted which medical jobs have shown the most growth in demand over the past few months, and which cities are seeing the greatest (and least) increase in demand for healthcare professionals. Find out more about where, and which medical jobs are growing the most right now.

What are job seekers doing wrong? CTL 2010

We spoke with Jan Melnik a job search strategist, resume writer & career coach from Connecticut at the recent Career Thought Leaders conference. We asked her what are job seekers doing wrong today. Check out her answer in this 7 minute interview. (download mp3)

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Sheila Curran – Emerging Careers – CTL 2010

Whats an emerging career? Well Sheila Curran works with college students and grads helping them emerge into the workforce. We spoke with her at the recent Career Thought Leaders conference. Learn more about Sheila at https://curranoncareers.com/. Download MP3 (4 min) or play live:

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I am passionate about careers. I like to think about them, write about them and make career services work better for college students and graduates. Most of all, I want to promote strategies that enable professionals everywhere to find success in work they love.

Lois Gilbert, life of a resume writer – CTL 2010

Here’s a 7 minute interview with Lois Gilbert from theresumewordsmith.com from the Career Thought Leader conference. (download mp3)

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Mindy Thomas, Recruiter to Resume Writer – CTL 2010

Here’s our interview with Mindy Thomas from the 2010 Career Thought Leaders conference last week. Mindy talks about the biggest resume mistakes she sees and tells some job hunting stories about her clients.(download mp3)

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CTL 2010: the threshold generation

One of our first interviews from the Career Thought Leaders conference was Valli Swerdlow from VALLI Associates. She talks about the baby boomers 45-65 years old and how they have become the ‘threshold generation’ who cant afford to retire. (download mp3)

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She also points to an article, “Seven Mistakes That Keep Aging Boomers Unemployed” by MetLife Market Institute ’09

1.) I’ll just do what I did before.”

2.)”My experience speaks for itself. Lots of employers would be lucky to have me.”

3.)”I’ve always been successful, so why should things be different now?”

4.) I just need a job. I don’t have time for this touchy-feely stuff about what work means to me.”

5.) I’ll just use a recruiter or some career coaching to get another job.”

6.) I know the answer! I’ll become a consultant…. or maybe a security guard.”

7.) Of course I am good at computers. I have been working with Windows 98 for years.”

Biggest job seeker mistakes #10

This time Ann Angerman from Career Matters calls in with several mistakes she see job seekers making in today’s job hunt. 1 min. (download mp3)

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first mistake is job seekers are staying behind the computer too much and not getting out networking …also not having a resume that implies value…

How to search for work at home jobs

Michael from Staff Centrix called in with some tips for using google to find legitimate work at home jobs. 1 min 30 sec. (download mp3)

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job seekers shouldn’t confine their job search to the typical 20 mile radius around home but they should go after virtual jobs remote work

Biggest job seekers mistakes #8: Poor Writing Skills

In the latest audio from our continuing series, Lynda McDaniel talks bout how writing skills can hurt or help your job search. 3 Min. (download mp3)

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You have an opportunity to set yourself apart from the pack, instead of crawling into the same den with everyone else, so here’s how you can write compelling cover letters and bang-up bios…