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When Working Harder Isn’t Working

Tweet Have you ever worn yourself out with a course of action that simply didn’t produce the results you intended? Job seekers and working people alike are urged to work harder at achieving their goals, when working smarter is actually what they are really looking for.

A New Season with New Opportunities

Tweet Fall is in the air.  For anyone looking for a job, it’s time to kick the job search into high gear. Although recruitment cycles vary, the numbers show that the highest rates of hiring are before and after holidays – fall and spring. Making contact during these periods may give you an extra advantage. [...]

Know the Job

Tweet There are three key elements to getting the job you want – knowing the job, looking the job, and being the job.  How well do you really know the job you hope to get?  This is the first step to reaching your end goal. When you are job seeking, you need to know the [...]

Optimizing the Jobless Interval in Your Life

Tweet Jobseekers sometimes worry they may be passed over for a job because they’ve been unemployed “too long”.  A six month job search is not uncommon yet that gap may create a negative image for some hiring managers.  To strengthen your resume and your position with the interviewer you will need a viable story that [...]

Making Contact With Employers

Tweet The best ways to establish social connections as described in this video are still viable today. Find someone you know in the company, so that you have a first point of entry. Using that acquaintance, you’ll want to make a contact one level deeper in the organization. With your introduction to the next person,  [...]

How Are You Feeding Your Tenacity?

Tweet How are you feeding your tenacity?Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. ~ Louis Pasteur Do you want to raise the odds that you will succeed in turning your dreams into reality? Give the heave-ho to the notion that it’s all [...]

Increase Your Potential With Trips Off The Beaten Track

Tweet “Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. You will be certain to find something you have never seen before.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell Habit and routine play a positive role in life, to be sure. They help us move forward without wasting energy on mundane recurring choices. But too often they [...]

Say Yes Until It’s REALLY Time to Say No

Tweet One of the things I’ve noticed over my years in my work is the amount of energy people invest in saying no. The form varies (No, I can’t. No, that’s not realistic. No, that’s not likely. No, they’ll never want to.), but at the heart of it all lies one central theme – a [...]

So What Did You Actually Accomplish? 5 Steps to Make Your Resume Shine

Tweet how do i get back with my ex girlfriend If I had a dollar for each time in the past year I’ve heard friends and relatives say they need to find a new job…well… you get the picture. Nevertheless, many are frustrated, discouraged, and just plain tired of the job-seeking process, however necessary it [...]

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