Think of your favorite meal. Lock that image firmly in your mind. Now imagine that meal being presented to you on the lid of a garbage can. All of a sudden, that favorite is not as appealing. No matter how Continue reading Why Your Appearance Matters and What to Wear
As a retained executive recruiter, I read many resumes and speak to talented executives daily. One of their key challenges is to determine how they use their many talents and interests in the future career pursuits. While there is a Continue reading Stay Focused in your Job Search
From Wall Street to WalMart, Banker to Baker, Tech Worker to Teacher and Lawyer to Landscaper, the recession has forced millions of Americans to reinvent themselves as a means of survival. According to the Labor Department about 45% of the Continue reading From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Finding Recovery in a Recession
The increasing challenge of the job market has created a new txt messaging sequence “LOAL”, Laid-Off-And-Looking. As a result, the ever popular “LOL” is quickly being replaced with “LOAL” as the economy has become no laughing matter. Today more than Continue reading Finding a Job: How to Present Your Skills when Skills Matter Most
As the nation continues to struggle with a challenging economy there has been much talk about people losing jobs in this recession and much focus on helping the “job-seeker”. But what about people who still have their jobs and are Continue reading Do You Have A Pink Slip Protection Plan?
Today, you don’t have to look too far to know that people across all walks of life are looking for some form of assistance. For some it is government assistance to get back on their feet, for others it is Continue reading Does Your Personal Brand Need a Bailout?
We read the unemployment statistics and cringe at the thought of not finding opportunities. However, there are tools that can help us to stand out from our competition and gain notice in the minds of decision-makers. Here is a list Continue reading Differentiating Yourself as a Job Seeker: How to maximize your opportunity to find employment in a tough job market
By: By Murray A. Mann and Rose Mary Bombela-Tobias I love doing research on the Internet and I frequently direct my clients to job relevant resources on the web. But for certain research, you just can’t beat the public library. Some Continue reading A Fresh Approach to Job Search with the Help of an Old Standard, the Library
By: By Murray A. Mann and Rose Mary Bombela-Tobias In the article “WISHING YOU A HAPPY ‘BRAND’ NEW ‘YOU’, we discussed the importance of personal career branding. Below we have developed a step-by-step checklist on how to develop your brand. * Know Continue reading CHECKLIST FOR DEVELOPING YOUR PERSONAL CAREER BRAND
By: Kaplan Mobray at www.kaplanmobray.com In these challenging times the people who make themselves positively memorable are the ones most often kept, treasured, valued, and positioned for opportunity. As you look to keep your job, regain employment, or move from one Continue reading Make Yourself Memorable