Mark Lyden

  • Let's Get You Hired! 3 Very Effective Tips For The Mature Job Seeker

    Let's Get You Hired! 3 Very Effective Tips For The Mature Job Seeker

    If you are in your fifties or sixties, I don't have to tell you that you have an uphill battle when it comes to finding a job. Believe it or not, I am helping more and more job seekeres in this age group, and they consistently tell me that they don't feel valued. They say that companies seem to want younger... Continue Reading

  • Job Seekers Need To Prepare For The Inexperienced Recruiter

    Job Seekers Need To Prepare For The Inexperienced Recruiter

    In my experience, the smaller a company is, the more experienced its reps are at recruiting -- but not always. That's logical if you think about it, because they usually have a smaller budget, go to fewer events, and therefore have one or two of the same people doing all their events. That means they get a lot... Continue Reading

  • 3 Crucial Career Fair Tips For College Students

    3 Crucial Career Fair Tips For College Students

    So why is the Career Fair so important? After all, most of the time students feel as if they stand in line (sometimes 30 minutes, especially with the larger companies) just to talk to a company representative who then basically tells them to go apply on the website. What a waste of time right? Wrong! Look,... Continue Reading

  • Interviewing 101: Tell Your Story

    Interviewing 101: Tell Your Story

    Most first interviews are now behavior interviews, or sometimes called "structural interviews." This is commonplace now. You want to know why? Because those making the hiring decisions generally believe that past behavior and performance are great indicators of future behavior and performance; a lot of the... Continue Reading

  • How To Trick The Automated Screening Process And Get Your Resume Noticed

    How To Trick The Automated Screening Process And Get Your Resume Noticed

    Before you apply to any job opening, before you set up any account or profile on any website, before you do anything, wouldn't it be nice to have the inside story on what the manager is looking for in a candidate? Especially the required skills or knowledge that they want you to have, so you can highlight that... Continue Reading