I have just been laid off – what do I do?

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 […]

By | August 6th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

How to use LinkedIn for your Job Search

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 […]

By | July 26th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

One-Touch Networking (and the worst networking notes ever)

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 […]

By | July 25th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

5 Tips to Stay Motivated in Your Job Search

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 […]

By | July 18th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

How to conduct your Job Search

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 […]

By | June 25th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Why should I Move On from My Current Job?

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 […]

By | May 18th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Keep Working

Thinking of retiring? or not?
Here are 5 good reasons to keep working:

1) You are going to live longer and will need the money – so keep working now and keep saving. Put some money into your 401K, IRA, etc. Keep some cash in a savings account for easy access in case of an […]

By | May 9th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

How do you use LinkedIn for your Job Search?

You know what you want. You have a great resume and you’re all set to job hunt. Right? Wrong! You need to update your LinkedIn Profile. Search firms, headhunters, and hiring managers are all searching on LinkedIn for their next hire.

Here are five ways to make the most of your LinkedIn […]

By | May 7th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

5 Reasons You Need a Career Coach

So you are contemplating a job switch, or, you have been laid off and need to start looking. Or, maybe you have been job hunting for a while and it is not going as smoothly as you had anticipated. Frustrated? Here are some steps along the way that may challenge you..and how a career […]

By | April 26th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

How do I answer Job Ads on the Internet

So you are job hunting and answering ads on the internet. Any luck? Only 10% of job seekers actually get jobs from answering ads on the internet. So how do you beat the odds?

There’s a right way and a wrong way.
1. Wrong – Just fill in the application and attach your […]

By | April 18th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments