You’ve just lost your job. The shock has washed over you, and you are now in “I better do something right now!” mode. So you get up in the morning and troll the job ads. You start combing through your network to see who’s out there. You spend … Read more about How do You Beat Job Search Burnout?
How do I answer Those Tricky Interview Questions?
You probably wonder sometimes when you’re talking to employers, “Why are they asking me that?” Because sometimes the questions seem so, well…canned, or in some cases, disconnected from anything practical.It’s not done to throw you off. I … Read more about How do I answer Those Tricky Interview Questions?
How to Find the Hiring Manager When It Seems Hopeless
You found a great job online. You want to apply. Trouble is, you don’t want to get lost in the crowd of applicants. You know that many people will have at least your base qualifications, and though your resume is terrific (you got a … Read more about How to Find the Hiring Manager When It Seems Hopeless
Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.
In the 1970s, a tennis coach named W. Timothy Gallwey was helping players improve their games. Over time, his students started to improve—a lot. It was curious. Some of them had not played very long. One woman had not been physically active for … Read more about Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.
How do I talk About My Mistakes?
There’s a certain terror that strikes when you make a mistake at work and can’t fix it fast enough. Take this nursing student, whose story was part of an article on the Cosmopolitan UK website: "I worked on a care of the elderly ward. I tried … Read more about How do I talk About My Mistakes?
Moving Past Anxiety-Producing Career Memories
The past. It haunts some of us. Things we did in our youth. Things people said to us. Stuff we shouldn’t have said but can’t take back. I’ll admit that some nights I can’t shut off the video loop in my head. Buddhists preach that living … Read more about Moving Past Anxiety-Producing Career Memories