Posts in category "social media"

Veterans Day From A 12 Year Old’s Perspective

Veterans Day From A 12 Year Old’s Perspective
My mother’s brother was drafted as a Marine to the Vietnam war when I was twelve, where he fought on the front line. Always a favorite uncle of mine, I missed him when he was sent over seas. He sent me letters from Vietnam when he was on furlough, offering details on what it was... Read more »

(5) Tips for Dealing With Your Holiday Job Search

(5) Tips for Dealing With Your Holiday Job Search
With Halloween a distant memory and Walgreen’s displaying their Christmas ornaments, the holidays are upon us as the days tick away faster than we can count. Yes, it is that time of year again where we are sprinting to the year end and when companies start slowing down to focus on their own holidays. This... Read more »

(5) Tips for Dealing with Job Burnout

(5) Tips for Dealing with Job Burnout
Staring at the screen this morning thinking about what I was going to write for this blog, I sensed a feeling of burnout! I have been writing three blogs for the past three years, in addition to selling a documentary and starting a new company. At one time I was posting on the Get Employed!... Read more »
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Freeing Yourself From Unsolicited E-Mails:Unsubscribe Successful

Freeing Yourself From Unsolicited E-Mails:Unsubscribe Successful
I have spent the entire morning unsubscribing from the hundreds of unsolicited e-mails I have been receiving for the past couple of years. At first there were only a few, and then it seems like overnight they began populating my e-mail address, like a virus! More and more emails came into my inbox from unknown... Read more »

Those F…ing Bikers!

Those F…ing Bikers!
Okay, so all you bikers out there who insist on biking to your office, weaving through an already busy city, hear me out. I have lived in the city for over thirty years all within two miles of downtown Chicago. It has become busier over the years as the West, East and South Loop areas... Read more »

Are You Getting Bad Job References?

Are You Getting Bad Job References?
The job market has improved over the last four months, yet it is still highly competitive with not enough quality positions for those who want these jobs. It is still a nail bitter as to who gets the position after a series of interviews at a company. Often it is down to two candidates and... Read more »
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Winners Don’t Give-Up

Winners Don’t Give-Up
Reading the articles on some people lately who have become successful in their careers, I noticed the common thread of all of them was their passion for what they did and believed in. They would not stop until they reached their goals. It didn’t matter if the job market was slow or there were too... Read more »

The Haves & The Have Nots of Our New Economy

The Haves & The Have Nots of Our New Economy
Are you still unemployed when many of your former co-workers and friends are gainfully employed? Are you still having a difficult time getting in for an interview?  Have you wondered why they have gotten a new job and you haven’t? Is it just that they are more talented and have more skills than you? The... Read more »

Tips for Breaking Up With Your Horrible Boss

Tips for Breaking Up With Your Horrible Boss
Most of us have had instances where we are working for a boss who we have conflict with and who doesn’t appreciate the skills we offer.  What might have started as a good working relationship has deteriorated to a point of no return. Communication with our boss is tenuous and the miscommunication is becoming a... Read more »
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How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer

How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer
  One of the most challenging questions asked in an interview is responding to the question, “Why you are considering leaving your current employer.” Hiring managers are obsessed with getting answers to this loaded question. If not addressed properly, it could cost you a potential job. Companies want to know what issues you have with... Read more »