Tag: job search

Ask Carla: Is my ringback tone hurting my job search?

Ask Carla: Is my ringback tone hurting my job search?

| June 12, 2016

By Carla Lane (Houston Forward Times, NNPA Member) Dear Carla, I am currently in the market for a new job. I haven’t had much luck in getting interviews. It seems like all is well when I initially call, but then things don’t move forward. I also am getting a lot of missed calls from unavailable, […]

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‘Shotgun’ approach to apply for job might be harmful

‘Shotgun’ approach to apply for job might be harmful

| April 30, 2014

Some of the advice given here are things we’ve considered—having seen applications like those mentioned turned in to us. Still, there are other ideas that, hopefully, are enlightening and might prove useful. Why nobody calls when you apply for a job By Rick Newman Trisha Zulic, a hiring recruiter based in San Diego, got an […]

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Is the selfie generation sabotaging its own job prospects?

| April 8, 2014

When we initially saw the headline, we wondered if this was a commentary on the incessant posting of young folks’ private lives in social media and all over the Internet. There have been more than enough reported incidents in which folks have been denied or even lost jobs due to items they’ve posted. This, however, […]

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