Imagine you ask your friend about her recent vacation. She says “We spent a lot of time on the beach.” Sounds fun. Now imagine instead she says, “We were out on this beautiful powder-white sand beach watching dolphins out in the surf. We jumped in the clear blue water and floated in the gentle waves, then came back to the beach where we sipped tropical cocktails and watched the sunset.” Which is a better answer? Read More
If you are considering a long-distance job search, there are a few things about looking for a job remotely that you should know and be prepared for. Finding a job remotely is going to take more time, flexibility and planning, but it’s not impossible. For people who need to move due to either personal or professional reasons, such as changes in local economy and industries, looking for a new start elsewhere might be the right choice. Here are some tips that will help you make this long-distance career move: Read More
Do you ever get calls from telemarketers? How often do you end up making a purchase based on a cold call from a stranger? The statics say sales success based on cold calls is less than 1%. In job search, sending out resumes to strangers is like cold calling. It has a very low success rate. Here’s why: Read More
Happy April Fool’s Day! In honor of the occasion, we got to thinking about some silly job search tactics. Here are some pointers (NOT!) for job seekers on this April Fool’s Day.
Networking Short Cut
Everyone is busy. So when it comes to networking, cut to the chase. Read More