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?
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
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.
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
A lot of people think that hiring a resume writer is a waste of time and money. Ok. I get it. It seems like one of those things that you could just do yourself. I mean, what's the big deal? It's just a list of what I did in my various jobs. A … Read more about Should I Hire a Resume Writer?
It's both exciting and dizzying to stand on the edge of an unwritten future. Yet, when I meet a college graduate who is just diving into the opportunities awaiting them, I am excited for them! Some days I would give anything to stand there again … Read more about How to Fight Ageism in Your Job Search