You’ve heard me say that there are only four ways to get a job and one of them is answering ads on the internet. But that will only get 10% of the job seekers a job. What about the rest of the 90% of you still looking? One of the other three ways […]
As someone who works with candidates globally, the vast majority of our interviews/screenings are done via phone and I could not agree more with this recent article I saw on Glassdoor:
12 Things to Never Do During A Phone Interview
September 3, 2018 Posted by Julia Malacoff
These days, phone interviews are an unavoidable part of the […]
When your job search is going well, you probably don’t need outside, but if you encounter any one of the following, then a coach can guide you through…
You need a coach
1) When you don’t know where to start. If you were just laid off and you’re feeling depressed and anxious. A coach can […]
Often when a more experienced (read “older” “seasoned” “late career”) professional finds a job opening, they can do the job, they get an interview for the job, and then, the interview thinks or says “You’re Overqualified”.
Well, there is no such thing as overqualified. What they usually mean is one or more of […]
You’ve just been laid off…and are feeling lost, angry, upset…don’t panic. Here are some steps to take.
1) Take care of your emotional needs: Take time to mourn the loss of the job, the office, the co-workers. But don’t take too long. A week or two is plenty of time. Don’t go […]
Do you think LinkedIn is only for your profile? Or only for networking? Well it’s both and more. See the five ways you can make the most of LinkedIn.
1) Use your profile to highlight your skills and accomplishments. Key words will get you noticed. All search firms, recruiters and HR managers […]
I’ve been the recipient of some great and many terrible networking notes.
The ones that I usually ignore involve asking me for…
A job outright. (I’m not hiring right now.)
A physical meeting. (I struggle with making time for my own lunch most days.)
Twenty minutes of my time. (Whenever I am asked for twenty minutes, I seem to […]
Getting stuck? Depressed? At a loss?
Here are some ways to keep yourself on track and focused throughout your job search.
1. Make a plan. Stick to a schedule. Every day make sure you eat right, get a good night’s sleep and get some exercise. Don’t sit at your computer all day without a […]
Resume or Linkedin Profile? Answer ads or call my friends? There is a simple, comprehensive way to conduct your job search. The five-step process was pioneered by the GetFive organization.
First – Assess your skills and decide on a job target. You need to choose a job target which includes a job title, geographic […]
Fortunately, you are employed. You’re getting a salary and benefits. But it is just not working for you. How do you know when it is time to leave your job and find something else that will make you feel productive, satisfied and put food on the table?
1) When you’re bored out of […]