Because of the rapid downshift in the economy, a lot of people are feeling pressured to get their resumé in order. For many, complicating the challenge of creating or updating their resumé is the additional pressure to translate their experience for a different industry.
Whether you are fortunate enough to be looking in the same industry or venturing into something new, communicating your value in language...
It is ingrained in us that the employer/employee relationship is inherently unequal, founded on uneven footing, in which the employer holds the cards. This is inaccurate. The employer may be writing the checks, but that doesn’t put them in the driver’s seat. Think about the last time you needed work done on your house or car. You were the one paying. Did you feel like you called all the shots? Of course not....
The global pandemic has forced millions into unemployment with business closings and an economic downturn that beat the Great Recession. A common denominator for both tumultuous job markets is the necessity for job seekers to showcase resiliency and recovery as they navigate their career future.
Here are some essential tips to help you deal with the present and prepare for what’s next.
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Being dismissed or furloughed from your job has been more common than not as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic that rocked the worldwide economy. For the unemployed, or underemployed – now is the time to pick yourself up and get back into the saddle in order to find your next job. Showcasing your ability to be nimble and resilient is appealing to employers. Here are some tips to help find a job after being let...
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As the economic climate rapidly changes due to social distancing, gig economy and remote working influences, companies are seeking alternative virtual methods not just for hiring but also for onboarding. Right now leading indicators continue to demonstrate it is still an ideal time to look for a new job. So what can you expect under the new norm?
You’ve decided to change jobs. Or maybe you’re looking to reinvent your career completely. Whatever your motivation, you need to clearly articulate what you’re looking for in your next role. And you need to be specific. In my work with clients, I am amazed at how frequently many clients are unable to articulate what they want.
I’ve got news for you. No company out there is looking for a Director o...
You didn’t land your dream job this year, but that’s okay. You had other things going on. If anything, it’s made your resolve to find a new job even stronger. Nothing at work has changed, except your patience to tolerate uninteresting projects and a continuously increasing workload.
You don’t want so much to land a new job—you need to get a new job this coming year. You’re sick of bein...
Outside of keeping a positive attitude, networking is the most common tip given to job seekers. Do it well to gain referrals, leads, and advice. With hundreds of books, and countless blog posts, dedicated to networking, you’d think this topic would be easy for most to master.
You can read over and over that it’s who you know that counts. Unfortunately, what may seem like a simple and straightforward task of m...
Companies really do hire employees between Thanksgiving and mid-January. There are a number of reasons why November, December, or January could be luckiest months in the job search for you. You should not pause your job search during the holiday months. Use the holiday season to improve your job search.
The notion that job search gets harder this time of year is a myth. Job search websites such as monster.com have someti...