Job Stuff 79

This is more or less a newsletter for job seekers like myself.  I try to find good job search strategies, bad job search strategies, pure BS and job related articles every week.  So far I’ve never run short.  Please pass this around. I’m not doing this for any reason other than the desire to help and communicate with other job seekers.  If you have any good links or stories, especially stories please comment.  If you want the story private, just put that in the comment and I will trash it and  not let it post.\A snowflake test?

https://heatst.com/culture-wars/connecticut-company-offers-snowflake-test-to-vet-potential-employees/

The fact that this seems to be needed says volumes about how far off the path the country has gone. on the other hand he could almost certainly be setting himself up for discrimination lawsuits.


Interview canceled because the job seeker asks what the job pays.

http://twentytwowords.com/a-womans-job-interview-was-cancelled-because-she-asked-a-simple-question/

I’m just going to point out that one of the biggest issues job seekers are having, and it’s all over linked in is with recruiters and companies wanting their salaries up front. Yet this stuff is going on all too frequently.

Battle of the skills gap?

http://machinedesign.com/blog/battle-skills-gap-present-vs-future


In defense of job hopping.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/defense-job-hopping-andrew-cerrone

 


Having worked for a bully at my last job I can attest to how truly toxic they can make a workplace.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/hidden-cost-bullying-workplace-roberta-chinsky-matuson


Who says that you have to just be a sheep or a robot. If they have a real need that you can fill, they won’t pay very much attention to the application.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2017/03/22/what-if-current-salary-is-a-mandatory-field-on-a-job-application/#3df752701a66


 

Why did cracker barrel fire Brad’s wife?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/food/wp/2017/03/24/why-did-cracker-barrel-fire-brads-wife-the-internet-demands-answers/

I think that everybody who gets laid off really wants to know that.


David Hunt has some more articles for job seekers here:
https://davidhuntpe.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/articles-for-job-seekers/


This doesn’t work in an ATS environment. It’s good to keep in mind though


You work your ass off and yet you get the old bad review.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2017/03/18/i-got-ambushed-at-my-annual-review/#3d24e4931f87


The job Search Category:
https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/category/job-search/

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