As career professionals, we have found that job seekers tend to rely too heavily on job boards for their job search and end up wondering why they aren’t getting interviews. Although it’s best practice to apply a diverse job search strategy, we know that recruiters often source candidates from job
You've likely used a professional resume writer to create your new resume and now you are wondering if working with a career coach who specializes in job search coaching or interview coaching will also make a difference. Maybe you are wondering if it's even necessary! So in this second installment,
Digital visibility is important for every careerist, especially when you’re looking for a job. According to a 2016 survey done by CareerBuilder, the number of employers using social media to screen job applicants has skyrocketed 500% over the last 10 years. If you didn’t think it was important before, now
Temping – slang for taking a job on a temporary (as opposed to full-time) basis, was at one time associated with clerical positions and entry-level jobs. Today, temping can be a very smart and savvy way to work during your job search. Diverse companies and industries use temporaries for positions
Are you one of the millions of people putting off your job search until the New Year? Why wait so long? You might be thinking, “Nobody’s hiring until January anyway.” Well, that’s a myth, because we all know that business doesn’t just come to a screeching halt over the holidays.
If you are in career transition—especially if it is the first time in your career--you are tempted to take the summer off and roll up your sleeves after Labor Day. Don’t do it. It is alluring because you desperately need a break from the 9-to-5 mantra of the past
Job Seeker (JS): How much is a resume? Me: I'll need to know your job target and a few other things before I can give you a quote. What type of job are you looking for? JS: I've been thinking about HR, Business, Marketing, or Project Management. Me: OK, we
The Power of Context in your Resume Turbo charge your resume with simple positioning statements that create understanding with hiring decision-makers. Get your resume to the top of the “yes” pile and open the door to an interview for your dream job. Can you imagine reading the exact same book
If you’re in a job search, you should have figured out what you want. You may have taken some assessments; brainstormed and compiled a list of skills. You’re on the right track. There is, though, an often-skipped step that can bring even greater clarity and success regarding your end goal.
RESUME READINESS Always be prepared for a career opportunity. That means your resume needs to be ready at a moment’s notice. You don’t want to make hiring decision makers wait for you while you polish up your resume. It may be too late by the time you’re done. CAREER FOCUS