Monthly archive December, 2012
How Attitude Can Help - or Hurt - Your Job Search

How Attitude Can Help – or Hurt – Your Job Search

William James, the American philosopher, said “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” Martin Seligman, author of Learned Optimism, stresses that we can choose how we think. One of his insights is that “styles of thinking become habits.” All of us know... ...Continue Reading
11 Practical Approaches to Finding Your Right Fit Job

11 Practical Approaches to Finding Your Right Fit Job

This is the short list of practical approaches to finding the job you want, the one that fits you. And yes, even in this economy, these approaches work. Sometimes faster, sometimes slower. There are so many common-sense things you can do. Get started with these and read more of my blog to find details on... ...Continue Reading
How Adding Hyperlinks on Your Resume Builds Credibility

How Adding Hyperlinks on Your Resume Builds Credibility

I put hyperlinks in all the resumes I create. Hyperlinks, for those who may not know, are live links to a website, embedded within a Word or PDF document.  When someone clicks on the hyperlink, they will be taken to that website via their browser. If their browser isn’t open, clicking the hyperlink will open... ...Continue Reading
Yes, Job Seeker, You Need to Be ACTIVE on LinkedIn

Yes, Job Seeker, You Need to Be ACTIVE on LinkedIn

I regularly hear from job seekers  that they don’t like LinkedIn and are uncomfortable being on it.  They say: I’m a private person and I don’t like people to know my business. I don’t have time to be active on LinkedIn. I have nothing useful to say. It’s weird connecting with people online. I’d rather... ...Continue Reading
How Improv Can Improve Your Job Search

How Improv Can Improve Your Job Search

This is a guest post by Sarah Holt, a friend and client who has experienced job search armed with the special weapon of being a teacher and performer of improvisational theater, also known as improv. I hope this helps others! As a long-time improv teacher and performer, I am constantly struck by how applicable its... ...Continue Reading
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