Are Career Experts Full of It?

Dear Experts, I'm starting to think that all of you Career Experts are a bunch of liars. I've been out of work for 8 months. I've read tons of articles, tried all the advice given and I STILL am unemployed. Is this all a bunch of rubbish you are feeding people to get them to buy your stuff? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question: Q#280 OK/nrml 2 feel bitter 4 a bit, yet 2 much hurts srch; keep active; lv no stone unturned; find buddy. [2/2] (@juliaerickson) Q#280 Recession sucks; I feel frustrated 4 u & my clients. Some try consulting, PT wk while srching 4 FT... [1/2] (@juliaerickson) Q#280 Funny. We usually make money from people who actually GET jobs, b/c they listen to our advice. (@beneubanks) Q#280 Nice ... My guess, negatively exudes during interviews too. No one hires Negative Nelly or Grumpy Gus. (@dawnbugni) Q#280 Turning your hostility on people trying to help you, rather than realizing we're in a recession, doesn't bode well. (@AskAManager) Q#280 Come on. Most of us spend our time giving job advice for free. But we're not magicians. & bitterness isn't helping. (@AskAManager) Q#280 Frustrating. Unfortunately, reading advice is not always the golden ticket. HOW you implement is key. (@keppie_careers) Q#280 Busted! Nothing for sale here but snake oil. Guess I'll have to go back to stealing lunch money from school children. (@gradversity) Q#280 Also, provide room for the fact that career advice isn't always "one size fits all." (@teenarose) Q#280 Have you followed all experts? We all shouldn't be thrown into same pickle barrel. I feel your pain though. (@teenarose) Q#280 MANY sincere/savvy career exp. chock full of client wins. Persist, despite being knocked down. No silver bullet. (@ValueIntoWords) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did...right in front of your colleagues AND boss!

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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