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Machines Reading Resumes: James Hu explains


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Machines reading resumes sounds like the beginning of a science fiction thriller but most of us job seekers know the truth. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a reality we all need to master in order to get resumes seen. James Hu founded , a web service that reads your resume as an ATS would so that it can provide you feedback about what a machine sees when it compares your resume to a job posting.

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Introducing CareerCloud Radio

October 13th, 2012


This podcast is switching gears and will now be known as CareerCloud Radio. New episodes will focus on the social recruiting landscape and helping job seekers leverage sites like Twitter, Linkedin and Facebook for job …

Linkedin Pet Peeves from Career Sherpa

March 12th, 2012


Hannah Morgan, AKA Career Sherpa dishes the dirt on some Linkedin pet peeves for job seekers.

Inside the Hiring Process

February 17th, 2012


The Schegg Group's Mary Anne Calabrese joins Chris to detail what happens inside the hiring process. Learn new tips that may get you hired!

Passionate about the Hidden Job Market

January 2nd, 2012


Career Coach Mary Elizabeth Bradford stops by to tell us why job seekers need to tap the hidden job market. Start the 2012 job hunting season, download this podcast today!

Multiple Ways to Find a Job

December 10th, 2011


Listen as Chris details various ways, some creative, some not to find a job.

My Jobtalk interview

November 7th, 2011


I was interviewed by a radio show called JobTalk a while back and wanted to play it for you. I talk about SOTJH and how I got started as well as some good career advice.

Whats happening to the job market?

October 7th, 2011


An explanation for what's really happening to our economy and its effect on the job market.

Recruiter Rants: Why You Aren't Getting Hired

September 6th, 2011


Listen as a veteran recruiter rants about today's job seekers and what they are doing wrong. Its a must listen.

Maureen Mackey is Principal/Co-Founder of Mackey & Guasco Staffing Associates of Southport, CT

Career Expert Don Goodman

August 22nd, 2011


Career expert & resume writer joins me for a conversation on all things job hunting.

One Search SOME Jobs

July 5th, 2011


The big job search engines claim to be comprehensive but that's not necessarily so. Listen as Chris details what this means for job seekers and how to maximize your job search.

Value Propositions for Today’s Job Market

June 6th, 2011


Linda Van Valkenburgh, MS, CCMC, CJSS - Owner of My Executive Career Coach, LLC - “Value Propositions for Today’s Focused Job Market” On twitter @LinVanVal

Beyond the Profile: Jennifer Scott

May 22nd, 2011


Jennifer Scott - Owner of HireEffect, LLC - “Beyond the Profile - The Job Search / Corporate Marketing Connection”. Recorded from the recent Career Planning on a Napkin conference. Find her on twitter @hireeffect

Social Networking for Career Success

April 27th, 2011


A conversation with career coach turned author Miriam Salpeter on her new book for job hunting with social media. Tune in now and turn on your career (14 min)

BEST OF: Resume Writing Trends

April 4th, 2011


Wendy Enelow is one of the top leaders in the careers industry. She's authored 20+ resume, cover letter and job search books; runs a careers think-tank disseminating best practices and trends in resumes, career …

Cover Letter Tips

March 16th, 2011


Enjoy these 3 tips from experts about how to craft your cover letters.

Hidden Jobs App

February 28th, 2011


Want to discover hidden jobs in all 50 states? Learn about the new Hidden Jobs App at - iPhone/iPad

BEST OF: Guerrilla Job Hunting Secrets

February 7th, 2011


In one of my most ever downloaded podcasts, this interview with Kevin Donlin & David Perry will teach you some awesome job search tactics.

Keywords and Resumes

January 6th, 2011


BEST OF: Career expert Jennifer Scott discusses adding keywords to resumes and other secrets of recruiters.

Tips for Avoiding the Resume Blackhole

December 6th, 2010


Some experts give their advice on how to avoid the dreaded resume black hole.

My Biggest Jobseeker Pet Peeve

November 8th, 2010


There is something really bugging me about a certain job seeker behavior. Learn what it is in this short podcast tip.

Exploring a Candidate Bill of Rights

October 25th, 2010


From the recent Recuitfest event in Boston, here is a heated discussion around whether employers should offer a bill of rights for candidates …

Overcoming the experience obstacle

October 11th, 2010


Q&A from a recent green careers panel with a couple of career experts. They answer the question about how to get a green job without experience.

Something You Should Know About Job Aggregators

September 7th, 2010


Job search engines are a great but they may not be as inclusive as you think.

Tips for addressing your cover letter

August 30th, 2010


How do you address that cover letter? find out in this 2 minute podcast

The Brazen Careerist

August 9th, 2010


Guest Podcast: Peter Clayton interviews the always entertaining Penelope Trunk.

Functional vs Chronological Resumes

July 19th, 2010


Check out this guest audio on a popular resume topic: functional or chronological?

Jobs Forum Part 2

June 28th, 2010


Part 2 of the jobs forum. Q&A from the audience and more job search advice.

Jobs Forum Part 1

June 14th, 2010


Listen to a panel of job experts talk about about the current state of the job market and give advice.

Big Careers in the Big City

June 1st, 2010


Author Vicki Salemi talks about finding work & living in NY City.

Changing Careers from tech to Green tech (video)

May 23rd, 2010


Chris finds example of how one job seeker transitioned from an IT job to a green job at an IT firm.

Job search library talk

May 10th, 2010


Chris delivers a job search talk to a few dozen participants at a local library.

Over 45 Job Search Advice

April 26th, 2010


Guest Podcast: Peter Clayton interviews coach Rita Ashley on How to Overcome the Grey Ceiling in Your Job Search if you are over 45.

Tips from an HR Manager

April 12th, 2010


A quick lesson from a true HR manager reveals her tips and tactics for job hunting...and what she looks for from a candidate.

The Twitter Job Search Guide

March 28th, 2010


Interview with Co-authors Deb Dib, Chandlee Bryan, Susan Whitcomb

How I got a renewable energy job

March 15th, 2010


Listen as Chris Williams discusses how he went out and got himself his dream green job.


March 10th, 2010


Hear the details of this new green job search engine.

Video: how to find niche job boards

March 1st, 2010


Maximize your job search by finding all the niche/regional job boards through these sites.

Trends in Resume Writing

February 14th, 2010


Wendy Enelow is one of the top leaders in the careers industry. She's authored 20+ resume, cover letter and job search books; runs a careers think-tank disseminating best practices and trends in resumes, career …

How to Cold Call Employers

February 1st, 2010


Debra Feldman, the Job Whiz discusses the effects and strategies of cold calling to find your next job.

7 job search strategies from Chandlee Bryan

January 16th, 2010


Author and coach Chandlee Bryan discusses one of her recent blog posts with 7 ideas for finding a job.

Lets Talk Green Jobs

January 3rd, 2010


Mark Gragg from GreenManAlliance stops by to talk about the green job market.

Linkedin tips for the Unemployed

December 19th, 2009


Various experts sound off on how to use Linkedin if unemployed.

Recruiter-Blogger Career Advice

November 28th, 2009


From My 2006 archives here's a quick interview with recruiter/blogger Tiffany Bridge with some good career advice for seekers.

Case Studies in Guerilla Job Hunting

November 14th, 2009


The authors of "Guerrilla Marketing for Job-Hunters 2.0" Kevin Donlin and David Perry are back with 3 case studies in guerrilla job hunting.

Going from Military-to-Civilian

November 7th, 2009


Janet Farley, Author of Military-to-Civilian Career Transition Guide

Jobs with the Most Growth

November 2nd, 2009


A look at the top 10 jobs with best growth prospects for the next decade.

Sideways Career Moves

October 25th, 2009


Given the slim pickins for a move UP –I've become expert in how to repackage and repurpose skills to move sideways. Pat Palleschi, is a Ph.D. and founding partner at the Executive Agency a coaching a placement firm in …

Changing careers for the 55 and older crowd

October 18th, 2009


According to Betsy Richards, Director of Career Development at Kaplan University, the 55+ crowd has a lot to offer in terms of competency and experience, and we’re likely to see more of them in the workforce in the …

Screencast: find the company email address

October 13th, 2009


A quick tip on how sometimes you can bypass those ATS systems (2 min video)

Do creative job search tactics really work?

October 5th, 2009


Creative job search tactics get a lot of press. Do they work? Some do, some don't. Find out more by listening.

Phone interview tips

September 28th, 2009


Four career experts called in with their advice for succeeding with a phone interview.

The New Job Search

September 20th, 2009


Molly Wendell is the author of the definitive book on job networking: “The New Job Search: Break all the rules. Get connected. And get hired faster …

Is a career coach right for you?

September 7th, 2009


Job search tactical coach Mary Elizabeth Bradford talks about the need, or not for a career coach.

Creative Ways To Get the Interview

August 31st, 2009


Coach Mike Ramer is here to discuss creative ways to get the interview and share some unique success stories.

Guerrilla job search tactics

August 25th, 2009


Author's Kevin Donlin and David Perry give out their tactics and tricks for guerrilla-style job hunting.

Upcoming episodes and announcement

August 17th, 2009


A look at whats coming up in the podcast.

Resume Pet Peeves

August 9th, 2009


3 career experts called in recently with their resume pet peeves. Learn good resume habits by not following these examples.

Get the job you want even when no one's hiring

August 3rd, 2009


Ford Myers has worked at america’s largest condulting companies and is president of Career Potential LLC, a career consulting and executive coaching …

Laid off? What to do next

July 25th, 2009


Author/coach Mike Curtis joins us for advice on what to do after youve been laid off, expecially if you are rethinking your career change.

Screencast: Unemploymints & Laidoff bracelets

July 23rd, 2009


Check out these 2 cool new 'laid off' businesses

Job Hunters: Not for Sale

July 18th, 2009


Author Cathy Keates talks about the harmful impacts of “selling yourself” for a job.

Free biz cards and advice for recent grads

July 12th, 2009


Shannon Larsen, Campus Recruiter for Vistaprint stops by to offer some advice for recent grads.

Advice for College Grads with Betsy Richards

July 6th, 2009


Kaplan University's Director of Career Services Betsy Richards offers some strategies for todays college grad when it comes to job hunting.

Glassdoor's Employment Expert

June 29th, 2009


Rusty Reuff is's job search expert. he is a former HR exec with lots of great advice.

Job Search Roundup June 2009

June 24th, 2009


Job search news you can use: the rise of job postings, unusual tactic survey,, Tweetlancers, new job seeker blog services, New service …

Conversation with AT&T Talent Attraction

June 21st, 2009


At the recent Social Recruiting conference in Mountain View, CA I had a chance to meet an old colleague/client for the first time in person. Follow …

LinkedIn for Job Search, Part 2

June 13th, 2009


Laura Labovich, Certified Career Coach from joins us for the 2nd part of our discussion on using LinkedIn for job hunting.

How to connect instantly with anyone

June 7th, 2009


Face to face networking is key to your career. Listen as author Leil Lowndes discusses tips to make your relationships stick.

LinkedIn for Job Search, Part 1

May 31st, 2009


Career Coach Laura Labovich joins us to give a basic tutorial on how to use LinkedIn for 1st time job seekers.

Job Search Roundup May 2009

May 25th, 2009


In the news this month: WiHire, Inside Job Facebook App, Tweetmyjobs, ResuneBear,, Mindopia, Survey of recruitment advertising effectiveness.

CMA 2009: Jason Alba's Linkedin Tips

May 14th, 2009


Our pal Jason Alba stops by and gives us a few Linkedin tips including how build up your network and how to use the status update field.

CMA 2009: Career Coach Group Chat

May 13th, 2009


Listen to 4 resume writers/career coaches talk about all things career. Featuring Donna Sweidan, Wendy Enelow, Louise Kursmark and Carmen Croonquist.

CMA 2009: Peter Weddle interview

May 12th, 2009


Fresh off his keynote to the CMA audience Peter Weddle talks about todays job market.

CMA 2009: Why you need a career coach

May 12th, 2009


We interview Liz Sumner Director of the Career Management Alliance conference for career coaches/resume writers about the show and why you need a coach.

Chandlee Bryan's Adventures in Social Media

May 12th, 2009


Chandlee Bryan, author of Best Fit Forward, recently gave her presentation on social media to the Career Management Alliance conference in San Antonio. She talks about using Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook.

More Advice for Older Job Seekers

May 10th, 2009


Experts call into the comment line with advice for older job seekers. Martin Yates also chimes in.

Jobseekers speak out at LaidOffCampNY

May 7th, 2009


At LaidOffCampNY I spoke to a couple of job seekers and got their perspectives on the job hunt.

Hacking the Job Search panel from LaidOffCampNY

May 2nd, 2009


The kickoff event for LaidOffCampNY was this panel featuring 3 job search experts. Its called 'hacking the job search'. Enjoy the advice.

Tips for attending career fairs

April 27th, 2009


Sherry Mirshahi from stops by to give tips and tactics for attending career fairs.

Advice for older job seekers

April 24th, 2009


We asked people to call in with their tips on how older job seekers can leverage themselves in this tough job market.

Ensuring Job Security

April 19th, 2009


Cy Wakeman, national HR expert and blogger stops by to tell us how to ensure job security, warning signs and advice on how to add value to your company.

How to avoid work at home scams

April 12th, 2009


Debra Wheatman, professional resume writer joins us for her 2nd appearance and gives tips and advice for finding legitimate work at home jobs and avoiding the bad ones.

How to find a job

April 10th, 2009


CM reads excerpts from a new Fortune Magazine article on how to find a job.

How to fight the unemployment blues

April 4th, 2009


Erin Kennedy a resume writer in Michigan gives us some advice for how to handle the stress of finding yourself unemployed. Her website is

Advice for 1st time job seekers

March 28th, 2009


Kathy Simmons CEO of executive job site NETSHARE stops by to talk about how 1st time job seekers should handle this job market.

How to transition out of financial services industry

March 23rd, 2009


Debra Wheatman from discusses tips for financial pros who want to transition out of that industry into another.

My Husband Needs a Job

March 16th, 2009


Michael Stearn's wife Robin created a website for him and got on CNN 3 days later. Talk about free press!

Do's and Donts for Social Network Profiles

March 12th, 2009


Nikki Fielding from stops by to give some guidance on crafting your Facebook & LinkedIn profiles for job seekers.

Women@Work with Kathryn Sollmann

March 8th, 2009


Career advice for women with the co-founder of the Women@Work Network, Kathryn Sollmann.

Resumes that pack a punch

March 3rd, 2009


David Noble discusses tips and tricks to get your resume in shape. He is author of "Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without a Four-Year Degree"

Explaining gaps on your resume

February 27th, 2009


Listen to several career experts as they detail how to explain gaps in your employment.

Resume quandaries with Marc Estrella

February 25th, 2009


Career expert Marc Estrella volunteers his advice for resume quandaries such as moms returning to workforce, older workers, add value and more.

JobAngels for Jobseekers

February 18th, 2009


Mark Stelzner of stops by to discuss this new 'movement' and talks about how the unemployed can use JobAngels to pay it forward and find a job.

10 tips to great interview conversation

February 12th, 2009


Former recruiter turned hiring expert and CEO of, Rick Probstein, points out 10 ways to a Great onversation/Interview that every job …

Recession busting job search tactics

February 8th, 2009


Mary Elizabeth Bradford, career coach from Texas stops by to discuss some targeted tactics for job hunters. Learn how to create your value …

The Obama Jobs Effect

February 4th, 2009


Which jobs will President's Obama's stimulus package create? Laurence Shatkin, author of 'Great Jobs in the President's Stimulus Plan' will discuss …

How to avoid the resume blackhole

January 30th, 2009


We asked career experts to give their tips on how best to avoid the dreaded resume black hole.

Long live the Intern Queen

January 25th, 2009


Lauren Berger held 15 internships in 4 years of college. Thats why they call her the "InternQueen" and she is my guest on this edition of the …

Reinventing Your Career - Randi Bussin

January 19th, 2009


Are you thinking about reinventing your career in 2009. Career Coach Randi Bussin stops by to dish out her advice about the steps you need to take to …

VisualCV throws an online job fair

January 16th, 2009


VisualCV, the online resume tool is hosting an online job fair on February 3rd from 10am-3pm. Katrina Kibben stops by to talk about the service and …

Jobserf: outsource your job search

January 12th, 2009


Jay Martin founder of stops by to discuss his company's job search outsourcing product. You pay them, they search for jobs for you via outsourcing the task to India.

How to explain getting fired/laid-off

January 9th, 2009


Ever wondered how to explain getting laid off or fired to potential employers? Listen as we survey several professionals on that very question.

Underneath the Hidden Job Market

January 8th, 2009


Career Coach Mary Elizabeth Bradford stops by to tell exactly how to look underneath the hidden job market to boost your chances of getting hired. She'll define the hidden job market and reveal 4 key tips. Stay tuned at …

Job Search Roundup #31

January 4th, 2009


Job search news you can use. This month: trends in the job market, new sites such as ivioo and jobbite, where to find renewable energy jobs, and much more.

Cool careers from

January 1st, 2009


Ever wondered how to get a job at ski resorts or a national park? Kari Quass of stops by to tell us how. CoolWorks is a job board that …

Team approach to career success

December 28th, 2008


Todd Rhoad, the creator of the "Blitz Approach" to getting ahead in your career joins us to discuss why you need a team of people in your inner circle to succeed.

Resume expert answers common questions

December 22nd, 2008


1 - Why isn't my resume generating results?
2 - What if I don't have a degree?
3 - Why should my online presence matter?
4 - What should I do about …

Tips for attending Virtual Job Fairs

December 15th, 2008


Have you ever wondered what a virtual job fair is like? We'll find out with Brent Arslaner, VP of Mktg for Unisfair. He'll tell us what this online event is like and give out tips for job seekers to shine.

Using Twitter to job hunt

December 6th, 2008


Did you realize you can use twitter to find jobs? Yep, its true. Miriam Salpeter of Keppie Careers stops by to tell us exactly what to do to improve your job search chances via this new micro blogging phenomena.

Job Search Roundup #30

December 3rd, 2008


In the last roundup for 2008 learn about a new internship site, new filters from SimplyHired, the outlook for college grads in 2009 and some …

How to find a job fast!

November 25th, 2008


Cheryl Palmer, an Executive Career Coach and Resume Writer from Washington DC stops by to tell us her favorite ways of speeding up your job search. Listen for a innovative networking tip also!

Your Dream Job Game Plan - Molly Fletcher

November 20th, 2008


Female sports agent Molly Fletcher stops by to discuss her new book "Your Dream Job Game Plan, 5 tools for becoming your own career agent". She also …

All about healthcare careers

November 16th, 2008


Andrea Santiago,'s guide to healthcare careers stops by to talk about the state of the healthcare job market. She'll tell you how to transition into healthcare as well as tips for finding the job right for you.

Interview: Margaret Dikel of Riley Guide

November 10th, 2008


The Riley Guide is one of the internet's best guides to finding career related information. We talk with the founder, Margaret Riley-Dikel about how it all started.

October Job Search Roundup

October 29th, 2008


Job cuts are all the rage but one exec has a different answer. Monster announces its new launch date. SimplyHired is in the news. New sites such as Jobcogs, iresume and StrongResume and more!

150 Best Recession Proof Jobs

October 22nd, 2008


Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D. is the author of "150 Best Recession Proof Jobs" and he stops by to talk about the book and gives us his top 10 breakdown of the jobs to have during a recession.

My Interview on WJJG

October 2nd, 2008


I was recently interviewed by Connor and Joy on Chicago radio station WJJG 1530 about all things job hunting.

September Job Search Roundup

September 29th, 2008


News and sites for the online job search world: VisualCV, free interview course, 18 signs you are about to get fired, LinkedIn and the iphone plus more.

The Facebook Job Hunt Experiment

September 16th, 2008


This is a fascinating story of how 5 recent college grads used facebook ads to get noticed and get interviews in their job search. It's the idea of …

Blogging for Jobs - From fan to pro sports blogger

August 25th, 2008


Matt Terl is the new blogger for the Washington Redskins. Learn how he went from fan to his dream job of professional sports blogger covering his favorite team. In this candid interview he'll also tell us what skills …

Job search roundup - July/Aug

August 18th, 2008


Jobmarket forecast, latest trend in online job boards, job board news, update, Razume relaunches, College kids prefer 'green' companies. …

Success for Hire with Alexandra Levit

August 7th, 2008


Looking for a primer on recruitment and retention for new managers? Alexandra stops by to offer some hiring & interviewing tips for new managers and entrepreneurs. Her new book is called "Success for Hire"

Thad Greer: Real World Job Hunting Advice

July 16th, 2008


Executive Recruiter Thad Greer stops by to talk about his new book "The Executive Rules". We'll discuss his experience working at CareerBuilder, the …

June Job Search Roundup

June 30th, 2008


CareerBuilder on the iPhone, Best Small&Medium Employers, Job Seekers hate the recruiting process, insider referral network, Notchup news, Monster and Hotjobs news & more

May Job search roundup

June 2nd, 2008


A recap of the sites and technology making news in the online job hunting world.

Interview chatter with Darlene McDaniel

May 27th, 2008


Preparing for and succeeding in the job interview. A candid interview with an expert in the interview process. Here Darlene discuss tough interview questions, how to create a game plan and advice for every job seeker. …

How to ace the interview after college

May 19th, 2008


Sylvia Landy just wrote, Ditch the Flip-flops: Ace Your Interview Fresh Out of College and she stops by to give young grads some special advice for …

How do you scrore a dream gig?

April 29th, 2008


Well, thats the question Alexandra Levit aims to answer in her new book, "How'd You Score That Gig?: A Guide to the Coolest Careers and How to Get …

April Job Search Roundup

April 28th, 2008


In the news this month: Top 10 Hardest Jobs to Fill. News from Indeed, Monster and Snagajob. More turmoil at Monster. 2008 job forecast for college …

How to follow up after the interview

April 7th, 2008


Listen as Greg Lach, a veteran career coach, discusses the do's and dont's of following up after the interview.

March Job search roundup

March 31st, 2008


Latest news from the job search world. Hear about HotJobs, LinkedIn, SimplyHired, How to Get Yourself Fired, job market slowdown and more.

Brian Kurth: Vocation Vacations

March 13th, 2008


Listen as Brian Kurth describes his new book, Test Drive Your Dream Job. Brian is the founder of Vocation Vacations.

February Job Search Roundup

February 28th, 2008


A monthly recap of whats happened in the job search world from the past 4 weeks. Learn about new job boards, acquisitions, the job market and who are the best companies to work for? With co-host Jason Alba of …

Interview with founder Sam Blum

February 21st, 2008


Sam Blum is the CEO and co-founder of the new resume review community, The new startup is aiming for big things as you'll find out in this interview.

Interview with Career Coach Phil Rosenberg

February 6th, 2008


Chicago career coach & resume writer Phil Rosenberg stops by and talks about ugly truths about the job market and reveals why resumes don't get read. (7 min)

Job search roundup #22

January 27th, 2008


In this 15 minute podcast Chris Russell introduces his new co-host and discusses the job search news from the past few weeks including significant news from Monster. Hotjobs and CB.

Jim Stroud's job search advice from a recruiters perspective

January 23rd, 2008


Jim Stroud is a recruiting consultant/blogger for online recruitment. He recently launched a blog for job seekers and I asked him a few career advice …

Resume writing tips from Katy Piotrowski

January 11th, 2008


Resume writer Katy Piotrowski swings by and drops off some resume tips and tricks from her soon to be published book, The Career Coward's Guide to Resumes

Top 10 job hunting stories of 2007

December 20th, 2007


In this 7 minute podcast I break down my top 10 stories and trends from the job search world for 2007.

10 salary negotiation mistakes to avoid

December 17th, 2007


Job hunting season is just around the corner. Learn the 10 things to avoid before you get that first job offer.

QUICK TIP: Ignore the dates on job listings

December 16th, 2007


In this quick tip learn why paying attention to dates on job postings may be hurting your chances of getting hired.

Tips for job hunting with Facebook

December 16th, 2007


In this quick podcast, learn how to use the popular social networking site Facebook as a job hunting tool.

Job Search Roundup #21

November 27th, 2007


In this roundup learn about new job sites dedicated to connecting college kids with employers. Meet the worlds greatest job hopper and find out why …

Job Search Roundup #20

November 5th, 2007


In this 9 minute podcast learn about several new job hunting sites, a survey about the employee-employer relationship, 5 things your mama didnt tell you about job hunting and tips on optimizing your resume with keywords.

Shawn Graham: Courting Your Career

October 15th, 2007


Listen as author Shawn Graham discusses his new book, Courting Your Career, and how job hunting is just like dating.

Weekly Jobsearch Roundup #19

October 1st, 2007


Learn about a new social network for career pros, new tools for interview tips and a cool new podcast for twenty-something women in the workforce. …

Jason Alba is LinkedIn

September 25th, 2007


Jason Alba, CEO of JibberJobber talks about his new book, "I'm on LinkedIn, Now What?" in this 10 minute podcast. He'll tell us why job seekers …

Weekly Job Search Roundup #18

September 10th, 2007


Learn what 'acceptance remorse' is, find out the top industries for entry-level jobs and several job boards including Monster and Jobing in the news. (14 min)

Weekly Jobsearch Roundup #17

August 20th, 2007


Learn about a new TV show caled Paycheck Showdown, a couple of interesting new surveys and several new job sites including Hire a Hero and Alumwire. (9 min)

Hannah Seligson: New Girl on the Job

August 13th, 2007


Author Hannah Seligson stops by to discuss her new book, "New Girl on the Job: Advice from the trenches". She'll dish the dirt on the female-male …

Weekly Job Search Roundup #16

August 6th, 2007


In this job search roundup learn about wasting time at work, several new job hunting tools and job board news including Jobster, Monster and …

Interview with Tom Ruff, author & recruiter

July 30th, 2007


Tom Ruff, CEO of pharmaceutical sales recruiting firm, Tom Ruff Company, joins me to talk about his new book: How to Break Into Pharmaceutical Sales. …

Weekly Jobsearch Roundup #15

July 23rd, 2007


This week's roundup includes using Youtube to job hunt, good news about job search times, summer job hunting and some interesting job board news from Dice, Indeed, Hotjobs and others. (7 min)

Career and Corporate Cool

July 20th, 2007


I talk with Rachel Weingarten, author of the new book "Career and Corporate Cool" due out in August. She discusses the do's and don't's of fashion in …

23 creative ways to find a job

July 17th, 2007


Chris discusses 23 different ways for finding a job. Adapted from blogger Gregg Fraley, Chris takes you through each idea, getting you psyched up for job search success.

Weekly Jobsearch Roundup #15

July 9th, 2007


In this 7 minute podcast get an update on the job market, find out what the new hot skills are and get a taste of creative job hunting tactics that backfired.

Weekly Job Search Roundup #14

July 2nd, 2007


Lots of job boards in the news. New announcements from Hotjobs, Jobing, Latpro and a tip to increase your odds for getting your resume in front of the hiring manager.

Resume tips for job hoppers

June 25th, 2007


Dana Mattioli from Career joins me to talk about her latest article, "Tips for Creating a Resume That Downplays Job Hopping". We'll …

Weekly Job Search Roundup #13

June 11th, 2007


Latest happenings in the job search world. Including new tool for managine online profiles, job seeker blog leads to interview, renegging on a job …

Weekly Job Search Roundup #12

June 4th, 2007


This Weekly Job Search Podcast is a roundup of the top stories making news in the job hunting world. This week's topics include: Updates on the career advice search engine, Survey about fitting in, Blogforjobs updates, …

Your HR Guy

May 31st, 2007


Your HR Guy writes one of the top job blogs on the internet. We'll ask him what life is like in HR and get his thoughts on the resume black hole.

Lindsey Pollak: Getting from College to Career

May 24th, 2007


Lindsey Pollak is a writer and speaker specializing in career advice.
Her new book is called Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do
Before You …

Weekly Job Search Roundup #11

May 20th, 2007


Find out what the top excuses are for being late, successful secrets
for web workers and job board news featuring TalentSpring, and …

Water Cooler Wisdom for Recent College Grads

May 17th, 2007


Alexandra Levit, a career author and consultant stops by to dish the dirt on recent college grads and gives her advice for finding a job and working …

Weekly Job Search Roundup #10

May 14th, 2007


Good news for college grad hiring, job board updates, the hottest jobs in the hottest markets and a new site for those who have been laid off are …

Brazen Careerist: interview with Penelope Trunk

May 10th, 2007


Syndicated career columnist Penelope Trunk stops by to talk about her new book.

Does Your Major Matter?

May 10th, 2007


We talk with Katie Konrath, author of about
what qualities employers seek in recent college grads. (10 min)

Weekly Job Search Roundup #9

April 23rd, 2007


This week find out about a new free ebook for recent grads, another
new video resume site and proof that the resume black hole exists (5

Resume Advice with CPRW, Rita Fisher

April 20th, 2007


I talk with Rita Fisher a veteran resume writer and get her advice on
job hunting mistakes, the resume objective, creative resume ideas and
tips for career change resumes. (14 min)

Weekly Job Search Roundup #8

April 16th, 2007


In this job search roundup you'll learn where to get a free
interviewing ebook, a new job board called Jobfox, and how Andrew Dice
Clay is helping job seekers.

Podcast with Sarah Needleman of Career Journal

April 12th, 2007


Sarah Needleman, a reporter for talks about life as a reporter, her own career path and offers her advice for aspiring journalists.

Interview with Laura Allen of

April 9th, 2007


We talk with Laura Allen, co-founder of and learn why every job seeker needs their own pitch.

Weekly Job Search Roundup #7

April 2nd, 2007


In this 11 minute podcast you'll hear about some interesting new
surveys, the top 10 April Fools office jokes and find out what are the
hardest jobs to …

10 Creative Resume Ideas

March 29th, 2007


In this 6 minute podcast CM will detail his top ten creative resume ideas that you can use for a successful job hunt.

Weekly Job Search Roundup #6

March 26th, 2007


In this news this week, CM reports on the definition of McJobs, Job
hunting phrases and what they mean, a site to Blog for Jobs and the
top 10 regions of the country for tech jobs.

Dream big with professional coach Heather Mundell

March 23rd, 2007


Heather Mundell, a professional coach in Seattle Washington talks
about coaching job seekers and gives us some advice for interviewing
and other career management tips. Visit her site at

Weekly Job Search Roundup #5

March 19th, 2007


A roundup of the job search news for week ending March 17, 2007.
Topics include the and Adicio partnership, Jobkite, Using
Email Signatures in your job search and yet another video resume bash.

Career Guru Heather Eager reveals her secrets

March 16th, 2007


Former resume writer turned career advice webmaster, Heather Eager stops by to talk about resumes, job search planning and creative resume writing. She'll also detail some of her sites including one for Moms going back …

Weekly Job Search Roundup #4

March 12th, 2007


In this week's job search roundup, CM talks about some new job boards
in the news as well as giving you a taste of resume hell.

Weekly Job Search Roundup #3

March 5th, 2007


This weeks roundup includes topics on's video resume
contest, following up after the interview, the executive job market
and some cool job …

Job Hunting Movie Style

March 1st, 2007


Learn how two movies, Wall Street and GlenGarry Glen Ross can influence your job hunt. An interesting twist from C.M.'s job search playbook.

Weekly Job Search Roundup #2

February 26th, 2007


Listen to C.M.s roundup of the job search world from the week ending February 24th. Includes topics on,, Monster & CareerBuilder scam alerts and the future of the resume database.

Career Coach Jane Raitt's Interview Tips & Tactics

February 23rd, 2007


In this interview, C.M. talks with veteran career coach Jane Raitt of In it she discussess her latest advances and advice for job interview success.

Weekly Job Search Roundup

February 20th, 2007


CM discusses the latest news and trends from the world of job hunting.

Q & A with JibberJobber's jason Alba

February 12th, 2007


In this 10 minute podcast we explore the job search management tool JibberJobber, with its founder Jason Alba.

Interview Tips from Veteran Recruiter

January 30th, 2007


Listen as Maureen Mackey, a verteran of the recruiting industry dishes out some helpful job search advice.

Networking strategies for the 21st century

December 22nd, 2006


Barbara Safani gives commentary and reviews the various online networking sites. Lots of sites discussed. She also gives 'shouto…

Creative Resume Ideas

December 22nd, 2006


I talked with a few resume writers at a recent conference and asked them what's the best resume they've ever seen.

Interview with a Resume Writer

December 22nd, 2006


Louise Kursmark is an award winning resume writer and she'll give you her best tips in this interview.

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