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Finding a Job in Tough Times . . . First Step: Get Prepared
Wed, Sep 2 2020 09:26 | Planning and Strategy
Way back when in the First Quarter of the year, you made a New Year’s Resolution: This would be the year you land that new position! And then, life happened! The events of this year may have changed those plans. It's happened to a lot of folks and it may have happened to you! However, as you look at the remaining months of the year, know that it is not too late.
Changing Your Career WITHOUT Starting at the Bottom
Sun, Nov 11 2018 10:55 | Planning and Strategy
Changing Your Career WITHOUT Starting at the Bottom Changing jobs is hard. . . . . . . . . .Changing Careers is harder. But if doing something different is on your mind, don’t let anything stop you. Know that changing your career’s direction is very doable providing you are realistic about what it will take to achieve your goal. As job markets improve, unemployment
Re-Focus & Re-Energize Your Job Search For Fall
Wed, Aug 16 2017 10:19 | Planning and Strategy
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
To Vacation or Not To Vacation? . . . . . The Real Co$t of That Week Away
Mon, Jun 26 2017 02:10 | Planning and Strategy
To Vacation or Not To Vacation . . . . . That Is One Question? But, not the only one. The bigger question is what is the real Co$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?
Delivering An Effective Presentation in an Interview
Fri, Apr 14 2017 02:35 | Networking and Interviewing
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
Job Search Management - Getting Organized
Thu, Mar 23 2017 01:35 | Planning and Strategy
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
Be a Project Manager to Find a Better Job, Faster
Thu, Mar 23 2017 09:20 | Planning and Strategy
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
Preparing Your Network for the Changes of a Job Search
Tue, Mar 21 2017 03:50 | Planning and Strategy
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
What do We REALLY Mean by Follow-up?
Fri, Jun 17 2016 12:08 | Planning and Strategy
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,
Key Precepts of a Successful Job Search
Fri, Apr 22 2016 02:54 | Planning and Strategy
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