Why Reading Comprehension is Important to Your Job Search20170517203145

Why Reading Comprehension is Important to Your Job Search

MDL PartnersMay 17, 20170 comments
How many times have you had an email exchange similar the following: Your email:  “We will be meeting at the ABC Café at 11:30am on Monday the...
Does Networking Work in this Economy?20170510203458

Does Networking Work in this Economy?

MDL PartnersMay 10, 20170 comments
National unemployment is slightly down at 4.4% (from the Bureau of Labor statistics) and certain areas of the country are seeing an even rosier pictur...
Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?20170502203636

Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

MDL PartnersMay 2, 20170 comments
A simple question that causes too many people to talk too much! It doesn’t matter that your boss had a classic case of paranoid schizophrenia or tha...
Put Yourself in the Other Chair for a More Effective Interview20170419203812

Put Yourself in the Other Chair for a More Effective Interview

MDL PartnersApril 19, 20170 comments
Imagine yourself at a social function. The person you just met is speaking in depth about their knowledge of the logistical intricacies of managing gl...
The resume: an exquisite device with which NOT to get in the door20170412204009

The resume: an exquisite device with which NOT to get in the door

MDL PartnersApril 12, 20170 comments
It is around 10:30 on Saturday morning.  The sun is shining and you have your favorite decaf mocha latte in your hand. You sit down, open your sc...
Who Are You?20170403204248

Who Are You?

MDL PartnersApril 3, 20170 comments
When you are in job search or networking mode, you hear a lot about your “elevator speech” and what you should say in the conventional two minute ...
Getting Feedback After An Interview20170111204526

Getting Feedback After An Interview

MDL PartnersJanuary 11, 20170 comments
You thought the interview went well but you don’t get the job. What now? How can you learn from the situation? “Getting feedback after an intervie...
Getting Past Resume Robots20161104204639

Getting Past Resume Robots

MDL PartnersNovember 4, 20160 comments
When you apply for a position at some larger companies, often a human doesn’t even get a chance to look at your resume. That’s because many HR dep...
Using Your LinkedIn Contacts Effectively20160718204905

Using Your LinkedIn Contacts Effectively

MDL PartnersJuly 18, 20160 comments
There a few things that you need to know on how to effectively network and really utilize your connections. Don’t make connections and just let them...
Overcoming Age Bias In Your Job Search20160302205524

Overcoming Age Bias In Your Job Search

MDL PartnersMarch 2, 20160 comments
After 20, 30, 40+ years in the workforce, it should be easier rather than harder to find a new job. But unfortunately that isn’t always the case. ...