Posts tagged "career"

Not just for newbies ...

When I first received Emily Bennington and Skip Lineberg’s Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out, and Move Up at Your First Real Job, I figured “what could there be in here for me?” … after all I’m a seasoned professional, right?  I even joked that I’d be getting some funny looks reading it... Read more »

When a job isn't a "job" ...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/torley/ / CC BY-SA 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuseeger/ / CC BY 2.0 The question has come up (not from Chicago Now, fortunately) about whether I’m still “qualified” to be The Job Stalker in light of my 40-hours/week gig with the Census.   I’ve had some confusion on the subject as well … and figure that since I’m still... Read more »

I wish I was passing this on ...

The post earlier this week was my 60th entry as The Job Stalker, and when I signed up for this gig I never anticipated that I’d be still out of work at this point!  As I’ve noted, things have been up and down, with periods of a lot of hope (and interviews) and periods where... Read more »
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The issue of trust ...

As I’ve noted previously, I spend vast amounts of time on Twitter in pursuit of job leads, information, and articles to share in this blog.  When I first started using Twitter (before my current unemployment), it was because I saw it as an amazing way to get information on the activities and interests of key... Read more »