Archive | September, 2012

Dealing with black holes

Anyone who’s searched for a job knows about black holes.  Those are the regions in digital space where your resumes and applications seem to disappear after you’ve taken the time and emotional energy to express your interest in employment. Sometimes the black holes are produced by arrogance – a company thinks the only people worth [...]

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Some tips on landing support jobs at Publix

If you read my previous blog, you know that Publix disappoints many more job applicants than we delight because the number of applicants each year dwarfs the number of people we end up hiring.  So I offered advice on how to improve your chances of receiving a job offer from one of our stores. This [...]

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