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Lost Your Job? Hated It Anyway? . . . Don’t Throw Out the Baby With the Bath Water
Mon, Sep 14 2015 03:15 | Planning and Strategy
When faced with a job loss, many job seekers feel mixed emotions. On one hand, they fear the loss of their position and income. On the other, if it was a job they disliked, or even “hated,” they feel relief at being let go and not having to go back to “that place” of employment one more day! If you find yourself in this situation, know that it’s a pretty common phenomena
Top 10 Questions From Beginning Job Seekers
Fri, Aug 21 2015 10:44 | Planning and Strategy
Top 10 Questions Thinking of beginning a job search? It can be overwhelming! It seems like there are so many possibilities to pursue, and sources for jobs to check into! Where do you start? What should you focus on? What do you spend your time on? You can do lots of things - How do you search for 4 or 6 different types of jobs? A beginning job seeker can have a lot of questions
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Job Search Coach
Sun, Jul 5 2015 08:54 | Planning and Strategy
Thinking of hiring a Job Search Coach? It can be a good move. A good job search coach can save you a lot of time and angst, and assist you in finding a better job faster! While there is NO MAGIC PILL that can get the job done in a nano-second – as some job seekers I’ve met would like – there definitely are advantages to seeking the help of someone
Sun, Jul 5 2015 07:47 | Planning and Strategy
On having a successful year . . . Job seeking is a tough row to hoe! It is can be frustrating, exhausting and even painful. Job seeker sometimes feel like they can't take one more rejection. It can often feel like you're spinning your wheels - peddaling ferociously and getting nowhere. surround yourself with positive people surround yourself with knowledgeable people have
What Do You Do When You Come In Second?
Mon, Jun 1 2015 10:39 | Networking and Interviewing
Didn't get the job? Came in second? What can you do? Follow-up It has happened to all of us! You found a position you really like. It feels like a great fit, and you know you have what it takes to not only do the job . . . but to do a great job. So, you went after it, gave it all you've got, and earned the opportunity to
Success . . . It's In the Company You Keep
Thu, Apr 9 2015 10:39 | Planning and Strategy
The people around you can make or break your job search. “Success . . . is in the company you keep.” It's an old saying. But old sayings are around for a reason . . . They make sense. It is true for practically any task or challenge you undertake, and searching for a new job is no exception. In fact, it is an understatement to say that the people around you
"What Will Get My Resume Read?"
Mon, Mar 16 2015 08:45 | Resume and Marketing Tools
What will get your resume read? What are some key things that it may be missing, or "missing the boat" on that are contributing to a lack of interest by hiring managers and few call backs from recruiters? Here are some questions from active job seekers that may also be questions that are on your mind. What they boil down to is this: What will get your resume read?
What Are the Traits Successful Job Seekers Share?
Tue, Jan 27 2015 06:51 | Planning and Strategy
There are 6 traits successful job seekers share! Read on to discover what they are and what they do that helped them find their new job. Here are the 6 traits of successful job seekers. 1. Successful job seekers really, really, really, really want a job – First and foremost, to get a job today you’ve got to really, really, really, really want a job! Otherwise,
Looking for a Job – Start at the Beginning
Thu, Jan 1 2015 09:52 | Planning and Strategy
It's the beginning of a brand new year. And it's also the beginning of a job search for many who will vow to find a new job in the new year. To succeed, my advice . . . Begin at the beginning. The new year is a time for beginnings. High among the resolutions of New-Years-Resolution-Makers will be to lose weight, to get in shape, and . . . . . to get a new job.
The Holidays Are Here - So Change Your Search Strategy
Fri, Dec 12 2014 05:40 | Networking and Interviewing
The holidays are here, but don't stop your job search. Just change it! The holidays are in full swing and that puts a different twist on your job search. It is true that the holidays are a hectic time of year. And that puts extra challenges on your job search. It seems that . . . . - no one will take your calls - you don't hear back from