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  • Moving On After a Job Loss

    Losing a job is always tough. Whether you loved it or hated it, whether your employment ended suddenly or with planning and support, it hurts. So how do you move forward effectively? Take some time to grieve. Give yourself a short break to get past the worst effects. Most o… more

  • Job Search Lessons from May’s Military Holidays

    May is the month we recognize and remember several aspects of our military: Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 10) is a recent recognition of their support. Armed Forces Day (May 18) recognizes those currently in service. Memorial Day (May 27) recognizes those who died in… more

  • Skip Your Resume Objective to Grab an Employer’s Attention

    What is the point of a resume? It is an ad, designed to get an employer interested in you. So why do so many people start out with a statement of what they want: “where I can contribute my skills to a growing blah, blah, blah..."  Most objectives are boringly similar and no… more

  • Where O Where Do I Want to Work

    Sitting in your chair looking at job ads? Search agents out on your favorite sites? Think that is job search? Well, actually, no. I regularly hear job seekers complain about not finding good jobs online or never hearing back from all the resumes they have submitted to job a… more

  • Interviewing: Follow Up for Success

    Whenever I talk about job search, there are questions about following up after an interview. Why, when, how, how much... ‘Why?’ is easy. When you write a thank-you note to interviewers, you have another chance to impress each interviewer you talked with. When you check in… more