One of those myths that never seems to die in the career industry is that the approaching holiday season is not a good time for job hunting. I certainly agree that not too many interviews get scheduled for the weeks around Christmas and New Year’s but that doesn’t mean you
You love what you do, and you want the world to know about it. Yet, growing your career services practice can seem extremely overwhelming, intimidating, and can quickly become a high expense. That's why I am thrilled we were able to poll members, and also use their feedback and testimonials
Whether your client is conducting an active or a passive job search, visibility online and within their local or industry community is key to being discovered by recruiters! But what should your clients be doing to ensure they are accessible and improve their chances of getting contacted for the right
By suggesting you “be FRANK,” I’m not saying to throw etiquette and politeness out the window. You will, of course, be respectful of others’ time and make it easy for them to help you. (I know you can be charming…) Instead, FRANK is an acronym I learned from Berri A.
Spending hours and hours online reading and responding to job ads sure feels productive when you are on the hunt for your next executive role, doesn’t it? And maybe it was when you were in the earlier stages of your career. Advertised opportunities abound for entry- and mid-level management roles,
If you’ve ever gotten career advice from a professional resume writer, career counselor, or through your own research about optimizing your resume, chances are you have heard about applicant tracking systems (ATS) and how they can derail your job search efforts. You’ve heard that companies screen candidates through these systems,
It isn’t just the introverts among us who cringe at the thought of networking into a new job. Although I don't consider myself an introvert, even I’ve been at the mercy of networking jitters—battling dry mouth as I picked up the phone, worried that I’ll be a nuisance to the
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.
While it can be very tempting to take a break during the holidays with your job search efforts, it’s a fact that December and January remain strong hiring months. The savvier move therefore is to recharge and keep moving forward in your search. Consider the following reasons why you should continue to network
Those of us who identify as introverts cringe – no, we actually sprint for the door – at the mere mention of networking. For us, it’s like fingernails on a chalkboard, and there’s an automatic shutdown of our brains when that dreaded word surfaces in conversation. There’s strong evidence that