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Skipping thank--you note a potential job-landing gaffe the one that enables you to land your new job, serves a number of purposes. "A thank-you letter reminds the hiring manager of a candidate's interest in the position and the organization," says Gerri Sanderson, director of public affairs...
My Turn: Older workers: another potential Alaska gold mine

...contributions to the workforce. Myth: Older workers don't care about the success of their employer. Reality: Hiring managers report that older workers are more quality-conscious and have a firmer dedication to their jobs, product, services...
Bigger pay on the way

...compensation study, 38 percent of hiring managers said they plan to increase salaries...replacements in the workplace has hiring managers concerned with their ability...staff. Fifty-five percent of hiring managers said it was difficult to find...
'We went with someone else'

...firm. "This can be very uncomfortable for certain hiring managers and recruiters, but I find if approached in the right...missed landing a job, so staying in contact with a hiring manager or recruiter could give you an edge when the next...
Landing gear

...where you stand. This is often a wiser choice as many hiring managers have hundreds of applicants for one position. Getting...informational interview. But despite who you know, he says, hiring managers are less concerned about "filling a spot on the roster...
Size it up: Job seekers can score big with small companies

...2005. Sixty-three percent of hiring managers who operate in small CareerBuilder's survey, hiring managers in small businesses are actively...However, 42 percent of these hiring managers report that it is difficult to...
Prepare to follow up after the interview calls primarily depends on the company and whom you are dealing with - either a professional recruiter or a hiring manager - Suzanne Edgar, senior management consultant for the Oakbrook, Ill.-based Right Management Consultants, says...
On the clock

...recruiters if you can. "Target hiring managers who are real decision makers...the best shortcut to locating a hiring manager is to get a mailing list front of a thousand or more hiring managers and get interviews." Wilson...
Role call

You will interact with lots of different people during your job search - recruiters, headhunters, hiring managers and others. It's important to understand the role each person plays in your search. Here is some information to help you understand...
State steps up efforts to keep, find workers

...Kreitzer said. If the degree requirement is removed, the state may get a better pool of applicants. Then, if hiring managers had to choose between two equally qualified people, they'd have the option of giving extra weight to the additional...


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