In This Issue
Happy summer to everyone from America’s Job Exchange. June is the perfect time to heat up your job search, and as always AJE is here to help. This month we are featuring advice on how to make your resume more attractive to prospective employers and secure the first impression you’re looking for. We also take a closer look at how overcrowded job markets are changing the mindset of universities and students, with a renewed focus on pursuing careers with immediate opportunities. Finally, we take a practical look at the work commute and offer tips on how to make the most of commuting time.
Have you ever considered what your commute adds to a 40–plus hour work week? Perhaps you try not to. But commuting time doesn’t have to be unproductive – in fact, there are ways to make your morning and afternoon commutes contribute positively to your work–life balance. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your work commute.
Whether it is delivered as a document or via your LinkedIn profile, your resume is the first impression given to prospective employers. How do you make sure it isn’t also your last? In this article we provide some practical advice on what employers want to see in your resume. Apply these suggestions if you want your resume to stand out among and get noticed by today’s recruiters.
There is no doubt that unemployment numbers in the U.S. are exacerbated by overcrowded job markets. Universities and students are becoming wise to the issue and changing their mindset towards career choices. From limiting the number of law students to focusing on "job–market ready" fields, find out how students and educators are dealing with job prospects and education choices in 2012.