Picture this: You are in kindergarten. The class is going on a walk, away from the classroom, and your teacher assigns each student a “buddy,” so no one gets lost. Imagine on your first day in third grade, your teacher pairs you with a current … Read more about Job Search Stalled? Try the Buddy System
Resume Not Working? You Are Overlooking This.
Once upon a time not very long ago, I wanted a certain job. I knew there would be competition. I knew I had to stand out. There would be lots of people with my skills interested in the role. So, I did what most people do: I revised my … Read more about Resume Not Working? You Are Overlooking This.
The Hiring System is Broken (a story we tell ourselves)
I’m going to say something that might not be popular with my readers: If you are not getting a job offer, it is time to consider that you might be the problem. There, I said it. I felt I had to say something, because I see so much posted … Read more about The Hiring System is Broken (a story we tell ourselves)
How do You Beat Job Search Burnout?
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 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
There is No Substitute for Personal Contact
I often hear from people, "No one is responding to my job appplications." Well, the truth is that merely applying for a job isn't enough. You have to do more than than. A client of mine is doing a great job at this. She is deep into her … Read more about There is No Substitute for Personal Contact