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End Long Term Unemployment with Targeted Job Search

End Long Term Unemployment with Targeted Job Search

If you are reading this you are probably coming to the realisation that sending out another resume is just not going to get you the job you want. You are probably creeping into long term unemployment, classified as 26+ weeks without work, or you are already well...

Career Management through Professional Connections

Career Management through Professional Connections

The work landscape is ever evolving and changing. Working professionals are afraid of losing their jobs. We are faced with headlines and articles like this one, “Innovation, Optimism and Jobs” from the New York Times that technology is great and not so great, creating...

Job Search and Sources of Hire

Job Search and Sources of Hire

LinkedIn, Referrals, Social Recruiting and Job Boards Effectiveness How important is LinkedIn, other social networks, referrals, and company career web pages to your successful job search and how dismal are job boards? The “New 2013 Social Recruiting Survey" by...

Job search paralysis and the inner-dialogue

Job search paralysis and the inner-dialogue

How to change the conversation with yourself, take action and get hired? In my work as a job search trainer I see first-hand how people come up with reason after reason to justify their passive approach to job search, which usually is characterized by sending out...

How to Land Your Next Contract

How to Land Your Next Contract

Throughout my career I have often been asked “How do I get into the consulting game and land that first contract?” I always begin by answering, “You need to first understand what type of consultant you are or want to be.” Over my 25 years in the job search industry, I...

Ask and you shall receive …

Ask and you shall receive …

Guest Blog from Karena DeSouza - http://www.linkedin.com/in/karenadesouza Have you ever needed something, but didn’t know who to ask, or where to begin, to get that information? With six degrees of separation, the prize could be lurking even closer than you know! At...