Are You Sabotaging Your Job Search?

When you’re looking for a great opportunity – a chance to advance yourself within your field or a chance to find a completely different position over the course of your job search – one thing is certain: when you have goals for your job search, you are going to want to be sure that you are able to achieve them. Unfortunately, there are a number of things that most people do while they are in the midst of a job search that sabotage themselves. [Read more…]

Job Loss: If You’re Fired What’s Next?

Often, when it comes to job loss, it feels as though there is no immediate next step: once your desk is packed up, there’s little to do other than to go through the grieving process. Job loss, just like any loss that you will experience, means going through the process of shock and denial, anger, depression, acceptance and – finally – growth. While you don’t want to stay and wallow in the shock, denial, frustration or sadness that you’ll experience after a job loss, what you will find is that through acceptance and the chance to reflect, you’re in a prime position to grow. [Read more…]

How to Access the Hidden Market in Your Job Search

Some people, when they are looking for a new job turn to the sources that they’ve come to think of as reliable. They look at the Help Wanted section of the newspaper, browse through online job search sites that are, in effect, a larger scale Help Wanted section. Others take a different approach. Instead of looking to the traditional ways that people conduct a job search, they turn to the hidden market and look for a job that will fit their personality, a job in which they will be able to make a difference. [Read more…]

Finding a New Job

The new realities of securing employment in today’s changing world require a new belief. Designing and planning your career, and taking a proactive, self-directed approach is the success formula.

The resume is a critical part to your career design. October issue of Recipes for Success we discussed resume writing; “Putting yourself on paper”. This month we will discuss “Ideas on finding a new job”. Finding a new job is not always easy, whether you are an executive or just starting out in your career. [Read more…]

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