May 1, 2020

We're all been thrown for a loop, and most of our lives have been upended. Is this really a good time to focus on a job search? It depends.

Many industries are reducing or stalling, rather than increasing, their workforce. However, some industries are heavily increasin...

November 6, 2019

Surprised that online listings is not identified as a Top 3 source? Although most people assume that this is the most common source, there are several reasons why this is not the case, key of which includes:

-- The ease and amount of information accessible to recru...

We’ve all been stuck working with someone with bad work habits – someone who can turn a healthy, happy, productive environment into one that is unfriendly, unproductive or even unsafe. It’s usually easy to spot the offender and sigh to ourselves or complain to our coll...

Are you wondering why you’re not getting positive results after you send out lots of resumes? If the resumes have been all exactly the same, you may just be spinning your wheels. 

In today’s world of information overload, where employers are sometimes inundated with r...

Authentic Networking

It’s long been known that networking helps us collect information, find like-minded mentors, learn about new jobs or positions, and develop deeper professional relationships (and friendships!). On a more personal level, networking—if done for the sa...

January 18, 2019

John F. Kennedy once said “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.” No doubt he was referencing running a government. However, this same perspective applies to personal career development.

W...

July 14, 2018

Often the most effective way to get a new position is through a referral by a valued and trusted employee of the company you are targeting.

Credentials, skills, and achievements featured via resumes, social media, and other online sources can be mighty impressive, but t...

January 2, 2018

With the start of each new year, many people feel a tug to make a positive change in their lives. It may be driven by a need to improve physical, economic, or career fitness. For those looking to improve career prospects, this may involve starting a new job hunt or pos...

September 4, 2017

People often struggle with figuring out what might be good questions to ask potential employers. It's helpful to create questions that are insightful, yet avoid intrusiveness. Acquiring a realistic preview of the job and work environment are critical in helping to make...