Why Your Resumé Isn't Getting You In The DoorHaving a hard time getting your foot in the door for a job interview? Farai Chideya, author of "The Episodic Career," shares her tips for making yourself stand out from the pack!
Landlord Asks A's Pitcher, Girlfriend For Their Dog's Resume As Part Of Rental ApplicationFinding an apartment in the Bay Area is hard enough nowadays, perhaps harder for professional ballplayers who may only want to be rent for less than a year, and especially if they have pets.
Want To Hire Tom Brady? Here's His Non-Football ResumeThe San Mateo native dug up his old 1999 resume for Throwback Thursday this week, and his non football profile is less impressive than his Hall of Fame football credentials. Take a look:
KCBS Cover Story: Long-Term Unemployed Dumbing-Down Resumes To Find WorkWhile unemployed job seekers in their 20s find if difficult to find work, those in their 50s are finding it nearly impossible. Research by the Federal Reserve in San Francisco finds that older workers, who are in the ranks of the long-term unemployed, have almost no chance of getting hired.
San Francisco Company Using Social Gaming To Help Job SeekersA free educational platform that uses social gaming to teach job seekers the basics of how to use the Internet to land employment will soon be available at libraries in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.
ConsumerWatch: Scanning Software Making Tech Savvy Resumes A NecessityJob seeker Mary Hurt said she sent out her resume numerous times only to never hear from a company. Almost 90 percent of top companies are using a resume tracking systems to scan for keywords. According to career counselor Eileen Williams, there are a few ways job applicants can make it through the scanning machine.
Yahoo Investor Tells Board To Fire CEO For LyingA major Yahoo shareholder who exposed a fabrication on the new CEO’s academic credentials is demanding that the Internet company fire him for unethical conduct.