Monthly archive June, 2012
How To Answer This Common Job Search Question: "What Are You Looking For?"

How To Answer This Common Job Search Question: “What Are You Looking For?”

When you network, you will be asked “So what do you want to do?”or “What are you looking for?” Every job seeker needs a powerful intention statement – a 5 to 10 second answer to this question. It has to GRAB the listener immediately. Here’s a simple formula for answering it in two or three... ...Continue Reading
How to Decode a Job Description & Position Yourself Well

How to Decode a Job Description & Position Yourself Well

The following is the sum total of the job description available to C before she goes for an interview at XYZ Company. Director of Digital Strategy (posted on 5/29/12) XYZ Company is seeking an experienced Director of Digital Strategy to define innovative and highly effective digital marketing strategies for our Fortune 500 clients. Excellent client... ...Continue Reading
Poll Results!

Poll Results!

  Here are the results from my last poll What Would You Do For Money? Work I Love (71%, 12 Votes) What Pays The Rent (18%, 3 Votes) Anything Legal (12%, 2 Votes) Legal/Schmegal (0%, 0 Votes) Whatever I Do For Free (0%, 0 Votes) Total Voters: 17 Vote in my new poll here:  ... ...Continue Reading
How to Make Yourself Ready for a Career Move

How to Make Yourself Ready for a Career Move

I’ve become very aware of how important it is that we do all we can to demonstrate that we are ready to make our next move. Demonstrate what and to whom? Well, demonstrate to the universe, to ourselves and our friends and family, and to prospective employers and clients – that we have the necessary... ...Continue Reading
How to Make Your Resume ATS-Friendly

How to Make Your Resume ATS-Friendly

ATS. Sounds like a federal agency. It’s not. ATS stands for Applicant Tracking Software. And most big employers use some version of it. You can tell when an employer uses ATS because you have to fill out an on-line form.  Sometimes the ATS allows you to upload your resume, and other times you must paste... ...Continue Reading
Screen Out Bad Employers by Creating a Targeted Resume

Screen Out Bad Employers by Creating a Targeted Resume

Let your resume do some of the screening for you to find your “right fit job.” When you have a resume that presents your Core Value Proposition and positions you for what you want to do next, the resume will help screen out employers who will not be a good fit for you. What this... ...Continue Reading