Posts tagged "career tips"

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 »

Famous Failures Lead to Success

Famous Failures Lead to Success
One constant in the lives of successful people is their ability to deal with failures. Instead of being paralyzed by fear when they are defeated they deal with the set backs and move on. If you are not failing at something then you are not setting your dreams high enough. The key to failure is... Read more »

Must-Tips for Dealing With Unemployment

Must-Tips for Dealing With Unemployment
Many of you are still in the trenches of looking for a job or attempting to leave a part-time position and get back to working full time. Days and weeks pass by with no result. As time goes on, you begin to feel discouraged and wonder if you will ever find a job that suits... Read more »
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Getting to the Point on Your Résumé

Getting to the Point on Your Résumé
  A résumé, a single document, can make the difference between being gainfully employed at a desired firm or sitting by the mailbox waiting for your unemployment check or counting the months until your benefits expires. Yet, so few people spend the time needed to write a compelling resume or minimally one that doesn’t put... Read more »

Looking for a Job? Try Posing in a Window

Looking for a Job? Try Posing in a Window
I am a proponent of using creativity in your job search. It is not enough these days to perfect your C.V. and respond to jobs on-line. There are just too many people internationally who are doing this at the same time. Hiring managers are inundated with résumés and take the first inquiries for the position,... Read more »

Doing What you Love Leads to Success

Doing What you Love Leads to Success
While working on a recruiting project for a former client, of which I was bored with, I almost fell asleep at my computer. Clearly, it was an assignment I took on because I needed the money, yet it was not something I had much interest in. Every minute working on it seemed like hours. I... Read more »
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The Importance of a Great Résumé

The Importance of a Great Résumé
  Having been retained by a company to find them some great sales people, I have been on the receiving end of some poorly composed résumés. I have seen many versions of résumés from a chronological format to a skill based, to a cluttered first page filled with too much information and others that have... Read more »

(5) Tips for Staying Competitive in the Job Market

(5) Tips for Staying Competitive in the Job Market
With 2011 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the past year.  Whether you are employed, unemployed or underemployed, it has been a tough year navigating in a sluggish job market and a tumultuous economy. There’s not much you can do, but let our world economy sort itself out.  It will take time... Read more »