Cover Letter Fashions: What's Hot, What's Not!
by Sharon Cohen - Jan, 2010
• Is your Cover Letter unfashionable? • Does the thought of writing a cover letter – put dread in your heart? • Would you rather get a root canal, sort your socks, clean the drain? If this sounds like you, read on to learn the Psychology behind cover-letters... These days, with the advent of social media, texting and tweeting – writing is a lost art. Some predict that the ability to spell and write in full-sentences may...
Nipped and Tucked Resumes
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Jan, 2010
In many cases, just a single year or two at a new position will infuse your resume with a plethora of new content that if plugged in too hastily, will create a patchwork coat effect: It may serve a practical purpose at a very base level but it will not turn heads, evoke a visceral reaction and inspire the meaningful, targeted interview call that, as a job hunter, you seek. Nourished Career Bodies Require Resume Refitting ...
Career Management: It Takes a Village
by Barbara Safani - Jan, 2010
Last week I attended the first of many college planning meetings at my daughter’s school. Jammed into the school auditorium with 200+ other neurotic parents of high school juniors, I listened to details about student entrance exam test dates, transcripts, and application deadlines. Parents who are going through this process for the second time offered advice to the newbies and shared anecdotal stories about oscillating between...
Creativity Lands the Interview?
by Debra Wheatman - Jan, 2010
How much value does sending your résumé to a hiring manager on the bottom of a shoebox, or in a lipstick tube add? Creativity might be the way to land that desired interview. Especially in today’s tight economic market with jobs becoming scarce, applicants are using creative measures to get in front of hiring managers. I found an article on CNN some time ago about extreme approaches to landing the interview. Some of them, whil...
Dealing With Frustrations
by Beth Colley - Jan, 2010
Now that the Great Recession, as I’ve heard it dubbed, is officially over, your job search should be taking off, right? Well that’s what several people are hoping for but I’m still receiving emails and phone calls from frustrated job seekers wondering what is wrong with “those employers.” Ok, let’s think about it...those who are still gainfully employed are totally overwhelmed and probably would love to have extra help, but th...
How to Ask for References
by Anne Jabusch - Jan, 2010
In this fiercely competitive job market, references can make or break you as a job candidate. It has been said that there is one job for every six people on the job hunt. So what can you do to make sure you stand out from the competition? Sometimes the answer is what other people have to say about you: your references. The following tips can help you with selecting the best references for your resume. • Pick relevant people...
Is Your Job Search Strategy a Snore?
by Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter - Jan, 2010
As I lay in bed at 3 a.m., distracted by dear hubby’s snoring sounds erupting in my ears, I realized a correlation between this not-so-gentle disruption and the disruptive tenor of today’s job search. From unrealistic resume expectations to the run-rampant highways of the digital media highway, the din of multimedia job search in 2010 is, at times, earsplitting. During daily conversations with job seekers, I often am ask...
by Nan S. Russell - Jan, 2010
Seated in the courtyard of a sports bar during a playoff game in the home city of one of the teams, it was an energetic crowd that Sunday. While we'd come for a quick bite to eat, we caught a glimpse of a play now and then as home-team enthusiasts roared their approval during the first half. When a man sat down next to us with two friends, ordered a pitcher of beer and maneuvered around to glimpse the game, we barely notic...
Impress, Don’t Stress - 3 Do’s and Don’t’s When Networking!
by Bernadette Boas - Jan, 2010
When you set out to a networking event, do you realize what you are really setting out to accomplish? Do you set objectives and goals for the time, money and effort you are putting into networking? The purpose of networking is to identify potential: • Business Partners • Vendors and Service Providers • Gate Openers • Qualified Leads Networking events are NOT for you to: 1. Shove business cards in people’s hands ...
Communicating Up, Around, Sideways and Down the Middle
by Suzanne Bates - Jan, 2010
“Be in charge of your own destiny or some one else will.” - Jack Welch Your destiny is determined each day by the path you choose. But just having a goal and putting one step in front of the other each day isn’t enough. You also need to let other people know what you’re doing. That means communicating up, around, sideways and down the middle. Let me give you an example. A story about guy who had his eyes on the prize...
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