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Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Myth of Multitasking: How to Manage Tasks in Your Job Search

Tweet Multitasking is a modern myth that needs to be busted. Technology enables us to be connected 24/7 to a variety of channels. Don’t be tempted by the illusion of the hyper-productivity of multitasking. The biological structure of our brain reveals just how little we can actually multitask.

Making the Most of Each Day in Your Job Search

Tweet “I’ve lost my structure,” Shannon sighed. “When I was working, the day, the week, and the month had a built-in structure. There were activities I knew I had to complete, deadlines, and accountability.  Now the days are free-form. I’m not sure what to do next and I feel like I’m spinning my wheels.”   Two […]

How Much is “Free” Costing You?

Tweet The teenage son of a friend recently shared with us that he had found a way to watch movies on the internet for “free.” He explained that the only downside was that the quality of the picture was not very good. Oh, and the audio was hard to hear. Oh, and many of the […]

What Is Job Search Strategy?

Tweet We’ve talked much about how it’s important to have a job search strategy.  But have you ever wondered – What IS a job search strategy? Is “strategy” just a fancy word without much meaning?  Today, let’s dig in.

Preparing for a Hiring Boom

Tweet Are you ready for a hiring boom? The Wall Street Journal published a piece this weekend confirming that in April, companies increased hiring at the fastest pace in five years. According to the government snapshot of the labor market, the US created 244,000 jobs, with 268,000 in the private sector. Here are three things […]