Posts Tagged ‘Career Coach’
May 10th, 2013 |
7 LIFE LESSONS FROM MOM
As Mother’s Day approaches, it is the perfect time to reflect on those lessons that your mother taught you that are still relevant today, even in the work world. As you will see, some lessons are timeless, and they are applicable in a variety of circumstances.
April 26th, 2013 |
THE TOP 5 WAYS MATURE JOB SEEKERS CAN BLOW AN INTERVIEW
As a career coach I often hear clients complain about and anticipate age discrimination. No doubt age discrimination is real, as borne out by research. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, although older workers have a lower unemployment rate than the population at large it takes longer for them to find work once they have been laid off.
February 22nd, 2013 |
3 WAYS TO GET EMPLOYERS TO “LIKE” YOU
The word like has taken on a new meaning with the advent of Facebook. Virtually every site you visit on the Internet gives you the option of liking the page or liking the article. But when it comes to a job interview, likeability takes on much more significance. There is little to no risk involved with liking a webpage, but if employers like you, you are likely to land the job. Conversely, if they don’t like you, you may not get the job even if you are highly qualified.
February 8th, 2013 |
5 REASONS WHY BREAKING UP IS SO HARD TO DO
Valentine’s Day is a good time to evaluate your relationships. You may already be inclined to assess a romantic relationship, but what about your work relationship with your employer? After all, if you are like most people, you spend more time at work than you do with your spouse or significant other. It can be as difficult, and in some cases more difficult, to break up with an employer as it is to break up a romantic relationship.
January 25th, 2013 |
5 COMMON MISTAKES THAT CAN KEEP YOU FROM LANDING YOUR DREAM JOB
What is preventing you from getting your dream job? Even with good credentials, if you are finding it difficult to get an interview, you may well be making the following mistakes.
December 28th, 2012 |
WHY DO YOU WANT THIS JOB?
One interview question that you should prepare for is, “Why do you want this job?” Now it may be that you want the job because you need a job (you’re unemployed) or you badly want to get out of the job you are in (you’re unhappily employed). But of course neither of these reasons will be compelling to a potential employer. You need to come up with a reason that not only works for you, but also for the employer.