Tag Archive | "Job Hunting"

Understanding: the Key to Overcoming Procrastination

Monday, September 15, 2014

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In our last post, we talked about how underlying fears can lead to procrastination in your job search, and how procrastination can turn those fearful thoughts into self-fulfilling prophecies. Now we will explore how you can you push past the fear and stop such thoughts as “I’m going to let my family down” or “I’m […]

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Are You Failing to Plan? Then You’re Planning to Fail.

Monday, August 18, 2014

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I’ve mentioned in several previous posts that you should never let your job search tools, from the resume to the professional network, get rusty — no matter how secure you think you are in your current position. Here’s why.   You won’t be taken by surprise. A termination or decision to leave can happen unexpectedly […]

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3 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your Job Search

Monday, August 11, 2014

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  When people kick off a job search, their spirits are usually high. Even if they were laid off or fired, the initial shock is often replaced by feelings of relief and they are both hopeful and reasonably confident of their ability to find a new position, or perhaps even a better one. But as […]

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Midlife Career Change: Planning for Success

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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There are many reasons why people who have pursued the same career for 30 years might want to completely change direction. Some were never really happy or fulfilled in the field they “just fell into” when they left school. Others feel that it’s time to give back and make a positive difference in the world. […]

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Showing You’re More Than a Cliché

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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As you begin to think about a new job, you might start to list the things you can do or ways that you can help a customer.  You might think of yourself as: A people person A go-getter A hard worker While these are all good things to be and to have in your skill […]

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Are You Bored of Job Hunting?

Monday, May 6, 2013

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Admit it, you’re tired of looking for work.  Everyone gets to this point and they just want to give up and cross their fingers and win the lottery.  While that might be where you’re at right now, this is the perfect time to start fresh with your job hunt. A new resume – Scrap your […]

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The One-Page Resume: Is It the Best Choice for You?

Friday, December 23, 2011

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Time is tight for everyone today, especially hiring departments.  Think about how you would feel if you had to read thousands of resumes, just to find a few people to interview.  After a while, you would start to look for anything that might disqualify someone for the next step in the process.  Many times, hiring […]

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So you are looking for a new job – but still employed!

Saturday, February 28, 2009

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Beware the dangerous waters of a job search while you are still employed.  Here are some easy tips to remember when searching for a job while you are still employed.  Please share any tips you might thing would benefit other readers – I would also love to hear any horror stories that anyone would like […]

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