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10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make … And How to Avoid Them

Many people make significant job search mistakes and never even know about it. These blunders are easy to make, and they can cost you the job offer. Below, I reveal 10 of the biggest mistakes, and explain how to avoid them. Mistake #1: Ignoring Online Job Postings Ignoring job postings is a huge mistake. Some of the

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How Employers Behave When There Are More Workers Than Jobs

When there are many more workers than job openings, employers behave differently than they do in a healthy employment market. This is largely because the locus of control shifts from candidates to employers, and employers will have the sense that they can “call the shots.” These dynamics can pose serious challenges for job seekers. Under

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How to Bulletproof Your Career

In the not-too-distant past, ascending the corporate ladder assured management professionals of a bigger office, a stronger compensation package and a more secure future. But today, executives are being told: Don’t get too comfortable in that corner office, and don’t buy that fancy new car or boat you’ve always dreamed of – because your job is

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FACT: 3 Job Interview Questions You Must Answer Correctly

The only three true job interview questions are: 1. Can you do the job? 2. Will you love the job? 3. Can we tolerate working with you? That’s it. Those three. Think back, every question you’ve ever posed to others or had asked of you in a job interview is a subset of a deeper

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3 Ways To Emphasize Your ROI On Your Resume

Creating your resume, but stumped for ideas beyond your job titles, places of employment, tasks, and education? Getting employers to pick up the phone requires a much stronger brand message! Related:3 Ways To Quantify Your Experience With Numbers If you haven’t focused on your ROI – the benefit companies get when hiring you – your search

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3 Ways To Quantify Your Experience With Numbers

If you’ve been doing your homework about how to write an effective resume, you’ve seen a recurring theme: you have to quantify your experience. Although most people understand the general idea of this, I find that job seekers often struggle with applying this idea to writing their resumes. Here are three easy ways to do

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3-Step Sniper Approach To Getting Your First Job

With increasing competition for entry-level jobs, the pressure of student loans, and the excitement of getting your first job, it can be tempting to fire a shotgun blast of resumes out into the world, and accept the first offer that comes your way. But wouldn’t it suck if after all that effort you wound up

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Words Matter In Your Career Search – But Some Might Hurt

The words in your resume and on your LinkedIn profile can make a significant difference in the success of your career search. And while there are many key words that you want to use to entice that search engine to find your resume or profile, those same words might describe you too generically to really

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100 Best Places to Work in Nigeria 2015

Jobberman in collaboration with Ventures Africa, Africa’s foremost online platform for news, analysis and discussion about African business, policy, innovation, and lifestyle, has just released the List of  the Top 100 Companies for Millennials to Work in Nigeria, based on employee satisfaction. Every generation creates a new flock of young adults that brings nuanced energy, expertise and awareness to the

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