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Re-Focus & Re-Energize Your Job Search For Fall

Get Ready . . . Get Set . . . Want to hit the ground running in fall?  Then use the techniques and strategies below to re-focus and re-energize your job search now. Autumn is one of the most active times of the hiring year.  Companies, resuming their normal hiring activity following the slower pace of summer, now focus on meeting the staffing needs of programs and projects beginning
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To Vacation or Not To Vacation? . . . . . The Real Co$t of That Week Away

To Vacation or Not To Vacation . . . . . That Is One Question?  But, not the only one.  The bigger question is what is the real Co$t of that week away?  The article below discusses 3 questions to answer before deciding to go on a vacation.It’s that time of year.  Friends, families, colleagues . . . well, it seems everyone is going on vacation.  What about you?  The idea
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Delivering An Effective Presentation in an Interview

Many job seekers are asked to make a presentation as a part of their interview process.  -  If they deliver an effective presentation to the interview team, they’ll likely move on to the next step of the interview process.  -  If they deliver a great presentation they may find themselves being made an offer for the coveted position.Making a presentation is a fairly standard part
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Job Search Management - Getting Organized

A Job Search Strategy . . . Get organized in 7 key areas Invest the time up front to get organized.  It will speed up your job search in the long run! Just beginning?  For those of you planning to begin a job search in the new year, and thinking you have to wait until January to begin work on your search, doing the things described in this article can help you plan and move into your search
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Be a Project Manager to Find a Better Job, Faster

Use Project Management Techniques to Find a Better Job, Faster ...            An Overview of the Process for Finding the Job You Really Want          Ever been a project manager?  Or, have you ever managed a project or a program from inception to fruition? If you answer Yes, then you’ll find that a job
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Preparing Your Network for the Changes of a Job Search

Prepare your family and friends for the challenge of change . . .  You’ve heard the expression:  “It takes a village.”  This old and familiar expression applies to many things in life, and your job search is no exception.Who’s in your village?  When it comes to thinking about the village of people who will be involved in your job search, most people's thoughts first turn
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What do We REALLY Mean by Follow-up?

A Job Search Strategy - - “What do I do?” . . . How Do You Follow-up?Most job seekers know, or discover shortly into their job search, that you need to follow-up.  For instance, if you mail a resume to a target employer, you follow-up.  Or, if you meet with a network contact, you follow-up.  Follow-up is an integral and essential part of job searching.  So, what’s the
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Key Precepts of a Successful Job Search

precept >noun           1 a general rule regulating behavior or thought.  2 a writ or warrant. 3 Brit. an order issued by one local authority to another specifying the rate of tax to be charged on its behalf. -ORIGIN Latin praeceptum 'something advised'.How you think about your job search is just as critical to the success of your job search
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Navigating the Ups-and-Downs of Job Loss . . . and Job Search

Recently I was reminded about the emotional side of job loss.                                                                          
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Why Do Job Searches Fail?

New Year’s Resolutions . . .      It's that time of year when folks observe the tradition of making New Year's Resolutions.   They join gyms, start exercise programs, begin diets, take courses to learn a new language, and right up there among the most popular Resolutions is the vow to find a new job!       And, they vow this is the year
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