Posts Tagged ‘Career Coach’
February 20th, 2015 |
7 REASONS YOU DIDN’T GET THE JOB OFFER
One of the most frustrating things about conducting a job search is that when you don’t get the job, employers will usually not tell you what happened. At best you will receive a form letter that thanks you for your interest and informs you that they selected someone else.
But here are some likely reasons that you didn’t receive the job offer after the interview:
February 10th, 2015 |
5 REASONS YOUR RESUME ISN’T WORKING
You may have sent out many resumes, but you are frustrated because you have gotten little to no response. And perhaps the responses that you have received from posting your resume to large job boards are completely unrelated to your field.
Here are some reasons that your resume is not working for you:
January 28th, 2015 |
5 ACTIONS SUCCESSFUL JOB SEEKERS TAKE BEFORE LAUNCHING A JOB SEARCH
Starting a job search can feel overwhelming. Many job seekers don’t know where to start. Usually what they do is immediately start searching for vacancies on job boards. But it really makes the most sense to take a step back first and ensure that you will be successful by implementing best practices.
December 19th, 2014 |
6 CAREER RISKS THAT AREN’T WORTH THE RISK
A calculated risk can pay off handsomely. For example, if you take on a high-visibility project that you have the skills and the resources to accomplish, it can position you well to another step in your career. In the best case scenario, it could lead to a promotion. But conversely, there are risks that are not worth taking that can derail your career, temporarily or permanently.
Here are some career risks that you should not take:
December 5th, 2014 |
Should Your Job Search Take a Holiday?
Many job seekers think there is no point to searching for a job during holiday season. After all, everyone knows that work tends to slow down around the holidays when companies are holding office parties and workers are out shopping for gifts.
But taking a break from your job search could be a big mistake. By not continuing your job search during this time, you could miss opportunities to network and to make yourself known to employers before January, which is when many employers get serious about hiring.
October 3rd, 2014 |
5 CAREER RISKS YOU SHOULD NEVER TAKE
Taking risks is often a good thing in terms of your career. By taking risks you can reach heights that you never would have otherwise. But there are some career risks that you should never take. Some career risks do not have the potential for a good payoff.
Here are five no-nos that have the potential to ruin your career.
September 19th, 2014 |
CAN YOU REALLY TURN YOUR PASSION INTO A CAREER?
Perhaps you have dreamed of turning your passion into a full-time career. Whether it is singing, knitting, sewing, or fishing, maybe you have secretly thought that if you could do this all of the time, your life would be wonderful.
But how can you really make it happen?
August 29th, 2014 |
WHAT WILL THE INTERVIEWER ASK?
Interviews can be nerve racking because of the unknown. You don’t know ahead of time exactly what you will be asked, and that makes preparing for the interview more difficult. But even though you don’t the exact questions that will be asked in any given interview, there are some ways that you can predict with a good degree of accuracy what types of questions will come up.
August 22nd, 2014 |
WHAT ARE YOUR SKILLS REALLY WORTH?
Many people feel that they can’t negotiate because it’s an employer’s market. Others don’t feel comfortable with negotiation because they are not sure how much they can actually command in the marketplace.
Here are some questions related to salary negotiation that you need to be able to answer before you are ready to enter into the negotiation process.