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Video Friday: Working with Recruiters

Tweet How can you tell if a recruiter is good? Video Friday offers quick tips for finding and working with the best recruiters.

Video Friday: Efficient Job Searching from Home

Tweet Job seekers are sometimes challenged by the distractions of working from home. In today’s video, three quick tips for efficiency, when your job is looking for a job and your office is your house.

Networking No-Nos

Tweet Successful job seekers work hard to grow their network.  So the last thing any job seeker wants to do is ruin a first impression or annoy contacts with blunders or missteps.  To have a robust and thriving network, it’s critical you treat your contacts right, building good will with every encounter.

Interview Fail: Signs Your Interview is Not Going Well

Tweet Most job seekers have had the experience of coming out of an interview feeling it went great, only to learn later that it did not. There are ways to tell an interview is not going well, and ways to correct on the spot in hopes of a better outcome.

Job Search Magic Combination: Optimism and Action

Tweet A positive mindset is critical to job search success.  Optimism and confidence come through in every job search related communication and interaction, from networking to cover letters to interviewing.  The winning combination is optimism coupled with action.

Handling Rejection

Tweet Virtually every job search involves rejection.  It’s typical to apply and interview for many jobs before finding a great match and getting hired.  While it’s not fun to be turned down, it is an opportunity to grow. It’s ideal if you can get direct feedback about why you were not selected. Here are some […]

Job Search Lottery and Why You Wouldn’t Want to Win It

Many people think winning the lottery means dreams come true. We discuss what a “job search lottery” is and why it isn’t really all that great.

Using Your Network in Your Job Search

Tweet Networking is one of the most important pieces of a successful job search.  It’s vital to grow your network.  But a large network has to be used wisely and strategically to support your job search. Here are the key places to activate your network to generate success:

Are You Spending Enough Time on Your Job Search?

Tweet Job seekers often ask “How much time should I spend each day on my job search?” There is no one right answer, but suffice to say the amount of time you spend making strategic efforts directly correlates to your results.  If you put in the bare minimum, such as just enough to collect unemployment […]

Troubleshooting Tuesday: Are You Spending Your Time on the Wrong Things?

Tweet The old saying “Time is money” may seem irrelevant to job seekers. After all, you’re not getting paid to look for work. Yet time out of work equals lost income, so how you spend your job search time has great financial impact.  Today on Troubleshooting Tuesday, a look at whether you’re spending your time […]