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  • 10 Job Seeker Questions

    Thinking of beginning a job search? It can be overwhelming, It seems like there are so many possibilities to pursue, and sources for jobs to check into. Where do you start? What should you focus on? What do you spend your time on? You can do lots of things. How do you … more

  • The First Question in an Interview

    Tell me about yourself. And so the interview begins. The interviewer asks this ice breaker question as much to start a conversation as to actually learn about the job seeker sitting in front of him or her. The question: "So why don’t you tell me about yourself?” is gene… more

  • Networking With Civilians: Four Steps To Effective Sea Stories

    Networks are groups of people who know you, not just people who know you exist. One of the best ways to become a real person in the eyes of others is to talk about your experiences and ideas. Face-to-face conversations are the chance for you to add context and depth to your exper… more

  • Job Seeker Tips if You’ve Been Unemployed Over 4 Months

    If you’ve been searching for a new position with little or no success -- sending out resumes, filling out applications,  networking -- it’s easy to become discouraged, deflated, and defeated. However, I have worked with a number of clients who experienced long-term unempl… more

  • How to Be Seen in Your Job Search

    "For some reason, lately I’ve received a number of letters and invitations taking the form of an email that says, 'Please read the attached invitation/letter,' plus said attachment. Do people really not understand that this is a good way to be ignored? Life is busy, there are … more