Are Cover Letters Really Dead?
Posted by Julie Erickson | Mar 17, 2016 | Cover Letter, Frequently Asked Questions, how-to, Job Search Tools, Right Fit Job
A Simple Approach to Doing Well on Job Interviews: Be Yourself
by Julie Erickson | Jan 31, 2017 | how-to, Interview, Interviews, Job Search Tools, Right Fit Job | 0
Job seekers in 2017 face a labor market where employers are seeking a good culture fit. In part,...Read More
You’re Graduating! What to Look for in Your First Job (infographic)
by Julie Erickson | Apr 28, 2016 | Feelings, how-to, Job-Search, Right Fit Job | 2
Graduations from college and university will take up much of the month of May. Many graduates...Read More
Are Cover Letters Really Dead?
by Julie Erickson | Mar 17, 2016 | Cover Letter, Frequently Asked Questions, how-to, Job Search Tools, Right Fit Job | 2
“Cover letters are dead!” scream headlines from Forbes and Fast Company. Is that true?...Read More
Reframe Job Interviews as a Conversation
by Julie Erickson | Dec 21, 2015 | Interview, Interviews, Job Search Tools, Job-Search, Right Fit Job | 0
Have you stopped yourself from applying for jobs because you decide you won’t like the...Read More
One Column Jobseekers Must Read
by Julie Erickson | Feb 3, 2015 | how-to, Interview, Interviews, Job Search Tools, Job-Search, Leadership, Management, Recommended Reading, Right Fit Job | 0
My one “must read” for jobseekers is Corner Office, in the New York Times, by Adam...Read More
How to Prepare Yourself to Get a Promotion
by Julie Erickson | Dec 2, 2014 | Goals, how-to, Job Change, Leadership, Promotion, Right Fit Job, Work | 0
You can help prepare yourself to pursue a promotion by taking actions in the 4 areas leaders...Read More
The Most Underused Job Search Tool: Appreciation
by Julie Erickson | Nov 19, 2014 | Cover Letter, Happiness, how-to, Inspirational, Job Change, Job Search Tools, Networking | 0
Recently, I led a workshop for women (and 1 man) who are looking for their “right fit”...Read More
How Personality Assessments Empower You in Job Search
by Julie Erickson | Nov 10, 2014 | how-to, Job Search Tools, Job Skills, Right Fit Job | 2
Self-awareness is a powerful tool for anyone who wants to get a job they enjoy, get a promotion,...Read More
How to Research the Company You Want to Work For (guest post)
by Julie Erickson | Oct 28, 2014 | how-to, Interview, Interviews, Job Description, Job-Search | 0
I rarely run guest posts because I don’t have time to review them. But when Nicole Davies...Read More
Be Like Successful Contestants on “The Voice”: Show Your Passion!
by Julie Erickson | Mar 15, 2012 | Cover Letter, Job-Search | 0
I admit it: I watch The Voice on television. It’s great for this student of human nature,...Read More
Be Happy at Work: How to Identify the Culture in a Potential Employer
by Julie Erickson | May 19, 2011 | Job Skills, Work, Workplace | 0
Micro-managing bosses. Back-stabbing colleagues. Unrealistic performance expectations. Favoritism. Unprofessional behavior. Unfair, capricious practices. Lack of respect for expertise. These are some of the reasons people...Read More
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