Everyone knows there is ageism. Whether blatant or subtle, it exists. You could be in your 50’s or 60’s and get laid off because they want to hire a younger person for much less money. You could be in your 70’s and still want to work
Do you have an objective on the top of your resume? If so, that is old school. No one knows what you are aiming for with a long objective. It usually sounds expansive and full of generalities with no distinct job title.
Happy New Year! Are you ready to turn over a new leaf? Or try a new job search strategy to et your next job? Remember, if you keep doing the same thing – don’t expect different results.
You’ve been at your job for a while now, whether that means one year, two years, 5 or even 10 years. You feel you are stagnating. How do you spot the signs that it is time for a change…before you either are fired, or, you quit in frustration?
So you have a resume or maybe you have two or three, one for each job title or industry you want to work in. You have only one Linkedin Profile. Can you have more than one Linkedin profile? The answer is no.
So you are working full time and want to find a new job. How can you fit in all you need to do in your week? We have only 168 hours in a week. We cannot save it or bank it so how can you make the most of it?
You need to spend 10-15 hours per […]
A job search is a lot like roulette. There are lots of numbers but the ball will only fall in one of them. What can you do to keep yourself motivated over the next few months?
A job search consists of getting a lot of “no’s”. How do you deal with your emotional reaction, your disappointment after each […]
Are you unhappy in your current job? Or, are they unhappy with you? Don’t wait to start your journey. It may take longer than you expect to move to another company or a different position in a different field.
1) Start early. Don’t wait until you leave your job, get fired or get […]
As I have said many times, a job search is a marathon, not a sprint. So what are the five things you need to remember to keep doing, day after day, week after week, month after month?
1) Be Persistent- Follow up on every lead, evey new person you meet, after every meeting and after […]
So you are going on interviews and second interviews, but not hearing back. You wonder, What is going on and how can you increase your response rate?
(1) Be prepared with your specific accomplishments that can help solve the problems of that job in that company. Your resume, cover letter, pitch and interview […]