Posts tagged "Search"
How to Manage Your Expectations in Job Search

How to Manage Your Expectations in Job Search

This is the way of job search – hope and then disappointment, followed by hope, followed by disappointment, followed eventually by landing a job. Yet every step you take brings you closer to the right job for you.  I’ve seen it happen time and again. When people are in the midst of the search and... ...Continue Reading
How to Set Up a Networking Plan for Job Search

How to Set Up a Networking Plan for Job Search

  Take a piece of paper and a pencil.  Draw a circle.  Now draw another circle around that one. And now draw another one around those two.  You should now have a bulls-eye on your piece of paper. The inner-most circle is comprised of those people you know well, are comfortable approaching, and think well... ...Continue Reading
3 Key Social Media Tools for Job Search

3 Key Social Media Tools for Job Search

Social media is all about creating and maintaining a network of people you like, respect, and have some kind of affinity with. These are the 3 key social media sites I use and that I recommend for job seekers. 1. LinkedIn. I talk about it all the time – LinkedIn is the place to find... ...Continue Reading
My Job Search is Taking SO Long! Why and What to Do

My Job Search is Taking SO Long! Why and What to Do

Sam Javanrouh via Compfight Someone reached out to me on LinkedIn, asking for my advice about his six-month long job search. He wondered why it was taking so long now, while in the past he’d gotten offers almost immediately.  He wondered if it had to do with being let go from his last job. Here’s... ...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
3 Questions You Need To Ask A Prospective Employer

3 Questions You Need To Ask A Prospective Employer

Asking questions at and after an interview is a great way to: show you really are interested in the job and company learn more about whether the job is really your “right fit” job empower yourself so you appear confident – because confidence is attractive What are the best questions to ask? Here are three... ...Continue Reading
How to Reach Your Dream Work While Paying the Bills

How to Reach Your Dream Work While Paying the Bills

It is possible to pay the bills while moving toward your dream work: follow a Dual Path. “Dual Path” job search means to do a J.O.B. while you take the steps to do what you love. I’ve done this myself, and coach others to do this. A few things to remember: It takes time to... ...Continue Reading
My Top 5 Job Search Resources

My Top 5 Job Search Resources

Information gathering is probably the single most important strategy for a successful job search. To find the job that’s right for you – and LAND IT! – you need information about: Yourself – your skills, talents, abilities, expertise, preferences, work style, measurable results and impact, passions, what you love to do and do well Jobs... ...Continue Reading

What Happens AFTER You Apply for a Job

So many recruiters and HR people blog about what they look for when someone applies for a job. It is a great source of information for the determined job seeker who wants to be a job FINDER. I read those blogs and I talk to people who are hiring. Of course, different companies and different... ...Continue Reading

Accomplishments

It’s critical to include accomplishments in your resume. Here is a simple way to identify them. Make a four column, four row table. On top of the columns, list these questions across the table (one per column). What did you succeed at or accomplish? When, where and with who did you do this? How did... ...Continue Reading