Tag Archives: Job Search / Career Development

  • Holiday Traditions and Your Job Search

    Bah-Humbug. Not really, but when it comes to those holiday traditions... Spending money you don’t have, on presents you don’t want to buy, to travel to places you don’t want to go, on entertaining you don’t want to do. Spending time you don't have, wit… more

  • Calling Potential Contacts

    In every human being, there is an intrinsic part that wants to help others. There is also an intrinsic part that prompts us to reach out to ask for help. In this digital age, sometimes it works to pick up the phone and talk directly to potential connections. But when job seeke… more

  • Smart and Senior – Job Search Tips

    Every job fair in the past 18 months which I have attended or heard of has had more senior-level people attending. So your ‘competition’ is increasing. What should you do? Tip 1.  It’s who knows you, not just who you know. You need to involve your current network ef… more

  • 6 Successful Job Seeker Traits

    One of my clients walked into our job search team meeting one day and declared:  “Persistence. I think it just really takes persistence to get a job today.” The comment started me thinking. What had I noticed about the traits of successful job seekers?  What did they see… more

  • Cover Letters Can Make a Difference

    Cover letters are not the main reason an employer will contact you. But hiring managers like them and that can make a difference between two equally qualified job seekers. Take advantage of the opportunity to point out how your achievements specifically meet the job requiremen… more