Tuesday, December 22, 2009

David Letterman's Top 10 Reasons Your Job Search Is Frustrating

Well, ‘ya know, this is a little disturbing…

The category tonight, Top 10 Reasons Your Job Search Is Frustrating…’ya know, we talked about this a few times a little earlier this year, and recently a job seeker from Georgia, ‘ya know this is exactly what I was talkin’ about, he was telling me about how he had been searching for a new job, and he just wasn’t seein’ any progress. And this sort of thing is happening to people all across America…

So now, ladies and gentlemen …Express from the home office in Wahoo, Nebraska.

OK, here we go , the Top 10 Reasons Your Job Search Is Frustrating…

#10 – You can’t find any jobs that fit your skills on the job boards

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Right…exactly…No wonder you’re frustrated

#9 – You’ve sent resumes to all your friends, but few have turned into interviews

Yeah, that’s the problem…that’s what it is right there

#8 – It feels like no one is even looking at your resume

ouch ... OUCH!

#7 – Informational interviews don’t turn into job interviews

Top 10 Reasons Your Job Search is Frustrating…

#6 - Recruiters don’t return your calls … even the automated attendant won’t take your calls

Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy … I’ll tell you, you don’t want to hear that

#5 – All you meet at networking event are just more candidates

Well, that could be good too …

#4 – You’ve gotten face-to-face job interviews with a hiring manager for less than 5% of the resumes you’ve sent

Yeah … ya’ don’t want that …

#3 –Your network doesn’t work as well as it used to

Uh Oh …

#2 – It’s this crummy economy

Oh, buddy … That’s not good…

And the # 1 reason your job search is frustrating…

Nobody even reads my cover letter!

All kidding aside, any of these apply to you?

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