Posts tagged "job tips"

(5) Signs You Are Unhappy in Your Job

(5) Signs You Are Unhappy in Your Job
Now that hiring has stepped-up and unemployment numbers are down, more people are employed, yet many are unhappy with what they are doing. It is a trend in the workforce that is concerning for many since they are afraid to make a job change for fear of being on long-term unemployment. The memories of being... Read more »

How Did You Survive Your Worst Job?

How Did You Survive Your Worst Job?
  We have all had horrible jobs along the way as we have worked toward success. These jobs are the ones we never forget and vow never to do again. It’s a great motivator to make something work when you finally get a good job. Yet, these bad jobs help define who we are. So... 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 »
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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 »

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 »

Are You Ready for a Job Interview? (5) Tips for Success

Are You Ready for a Job Interview? (5) Tips for Success
Securing a job interview with a company is only the beginning of the job hunting process. During and after the interviews with the hiring manager is when your work really begins. You need to be prepared for this process and do your homework. It can make the difference in whether you get the job or... Read more »
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What Not to Say or Do in Your Job Search

What Not to Say or Do in Your Job Search
Are you close to getting a job, but never quite receive an offer? Has this happened to you frequently? Are you just unlucky or is there something you can do about it? The fact is that companies have their pick of talent these days. Yet, someone is getting the job and they may be less... Read more »

Have you Helped Others Find a Job? You Should.

Have you Helped Others Find a Job? You Should.
With so many of you being out of work and seriously frustrated by finding a new job for yourself, the thought of helping others is probably not even on your radar! Yet, it should be. When you help others, you make vital connections that can help you down the line in your own career. So... Read more »

Stepping Up Your Job Search

Stepping Up Your Job Search
With unemployment at a stubborn 9.4% in Illinois, the quest for a new job is still a challenge for most.  The U.S.unemployment rate is at 8.3%; considerably lower, but still not an acceptable number for most Americans.  This economy is poised for a slow recovery, with the number of jobs lagging behind corporate profits. Many... Read more »
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Are You a Turtle in Your Job Search?

Are You a Turtle in Your Job Search?
Before I start this blog I want to go on record to say that I know that most of you believe that you are working very hard in your efforts to get a job.  I am sure you are going through the motion and sending out your resume to all available jobs you can find,... Read more »