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Job Search Stalled?

Job Search Stalled?

Five job search tactics that work Finding a new job isn’t easy. If it were no one would keep working for a boss they don’t like. But there are things…

Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

Making the right decision is easier when you know what you want Our lives are full of decisions. Where shall we go for lunch? What movie shall we see this…

Close Those Resume Gaps

Close Those Resume Gaps

How to avoid gaps in your resume A lot of jobseekers have asked me what to about gaps in their resume. The short answer is don’t have them. You may…

Confidence Up, Stress Level Down

Confidence Up, Stress Level Down

How doing one simple thing can change your life One thing that can change your career, even your life is to always be open to new ideas. But, that’s not…

Networking Into Your Target Company

Networking Into Your Target Company

Strategies for getting into your target company Should you key in on a specific company during your job search, or focus on a particular role or position within your industry?…

The Confidential Job Search

The Confidential Job Search

Looking for a new job when you’re already employed Workplace wisdom holds that it’s easier to get a job when you already have one. This may be true based on…

Don’t Let Being Unemployed Bring You Down

Don’t Let Being Unemployed Bring You Down

Five ways to stay motivated during prolonged unemployment The first month or so of unemployment can be a busy time as a job searcher explores opportunities, connects with contacts, and…

Let’s Talk Salary

Let’s Talk Salary

How to respond to the inevitable question about salary Salary discussions may be the trickiest part of the job search process. One of the reasons talking salary causes anxiety for…

Create Cover Letters That Work

Create Cover Letters That Work

Three steps to cover letter that sells you to a potential employer Will a potential employer read your cover letter? Maybe yes. Maybe no. But do you want to take…

Cracking the Hidden Job Market

Cracking the Hidden Job Market

Three ways to gain access to your industry’s hidden jobs When looking for a job, it certainly is wise to cover all bases – from checking online job boards to…