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Take Control of Your Job Search

Last week I wrote an article about how to job hunt like an Executive. I gave 3 tips to search like an Executive (they know what they’re doing). I also gave some DIY advice for those of you who think you do not need professional help. Well, I left one thing off that is also very […]

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7 Real Life Crazy Things Jobseekers Do But Totally Shouldn’t

Before we get started let me say, not all 7 of these are “Crazy !” like numbers 6 & 7 are not as crazy as 1 – 5, however they are common jobseeker mistakes. Again these are all real examples from my friends who are hiring managers, directors and recruiters. Also a few of these […]

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4 Things That Cost You The Job (and it’s not your resume)

As much as we want to believe we are judged solely on our skills, education, experience and abilities – it’s just not always true. And unfortunately, the interview process is all about judgment. The hiring decision can be the most costly decision a company can make, and the higher the position the higher the risk. […]

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Why Looking For a Job Sucks (like really bad)

Why Looking For a Job Sucks (like really hard) I don’t know a single person who enjoys looking for a new job…no one at all. I know some that will do it whenever necessary but I don’t know anyone who relishes the experience of looking and finding a new job. The entire process of job […]

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Rebranding At Any Age

Rebranding At Any Age Lately, I have been working with older more experienced people who are looking to either re-enter the job market or transition to something less demanding. One concern that they all seem to have is using their experience without branding themselves as an “old-timer”. The job market can be very fickle – […]

How to Explain Employment Gaps & Reasons for Seeking a New Job

I get asked all the time about handling difficult interview questions and situations. We all think our situation is unique and one of a kind but really it’s not. Everyone is human and has had set backs and complications the trick is to explain your particular setback in a way that takes ownership, shows resolution […]