Posts Tagged ‘job search’
July 7th, 2017 |
5 BLESSINGS OF BEING FIRED
Most people think that being fired is one of the worst things that can happen to you. And while that may be true for some people, for others it is a true blessing.
May 26th, 2017 |
5 REASONS WHY YOU’VE BEEN PEGGED AS A JOB HOPPER
Do you have a spotty work record? You haven’t really stayed at one place very long. You have less than a year here and less than a year there. Or you change jobs every year or two. Do you know why? Have you identified for yourself what the real reason is?
March 10th, 2017 |
THREE QUESTIONS YOU REALLY NEED TO ASK AT INTERVIEWS
Do you have any questions? This question usually comes from the interviewer at the end of the interview. Too many job seekers miss a golden opportunity to come across as a thoughtful and interested candidate by not coming to the interview prepared to ask good questions.
February 24th, 2017 |
5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Chances of Landing an Interview
Have you ever thought, “If I can just get an interview, I can convince them that I am the best person for the job”? Of course, that’s the challenge—getting the interview. You may be highly qualified, but if you don’t land the interview, your chances of being hired are just about nil.
So how do you get that all-important interview? Is there anything that you can do other than send out your resume and hope for the best?
December 9th, 2016 |
THE 5 BIGGEST RESUME MISTAKES THAT WILL DOOM YOUR CANDIDACY
Even though some are predicting the end of the resume with the advent of sites like LinkedIn, the truth of the matter is that resumes are still very much alive. And because they are alive, it is critical that you know what you should and should not include on this very important document. After all, what’s the point of sending out your resume if it gets no results?
December 2nd, 2016 |
4 WARNING SIGNS THAT YOUR COMPANY IS A SINKING SHIP
Theranos, Blockbuster, Enron, Compaq. What do all these companies have in common? They all went bust. But they didn’t go down without warning. With your career future to protect, you don’t want to be caught off guard should your company suffer a similar fate. So how do you know if your company is in trouble?
November 4th, 2016 |
5 WAYS TO REINFORCE YOUR BRAND ON THE RESUME
What is your brand? This is a very common question these days since branding has become such a hot topic, not just for companies, but for individuals. As part of this process, you need to determine what you want to be known for. After you have identified your unique qualities (there may be several), think about which ones you really want to market to a potential employer. There is no point in emphasizing skills that you no longer want to use or skills that employers are not interested in.