Author Archives: My Greener Future

A little author bio about My Greener Future

My Greener Future is a Job Search Strategy and Career Coaching Company. At My Greener Future, you will be connected with industry coaches who care about you and your career as much as you do. They will work with you to create your very own custom career plan and support you in achieving your short term and long term career goals. Join My Greener Future TODAY and see how it will change the way you think about your career.

A GAP IN YOUR RESUME?

Posted on: August 23rd, 2017 by
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When you have a gap in your resume, you must find a way to turn it into a positive. Let me give you three examples:   Time off to travel – Travel is a great educational experience, which is what you need to communicate in your resume. Do not say, “After graduation I needed to [Read the full story …]

OLDER CANDIDATE ADVANTAGES

Posted on: August 15th, 2017 by
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Older workers tend to undersell the value of their experiences, both on the resume and during interviews. Not all employers are looking for younger less experienced workers, especially now that we are continuing to come out of a major economic slowdown.   Inexperience is not going to help hiring organizations improve productivity, generate new revenue, [Read the full story …]

WHAT’S THE 60-40 RULE?

Posted on: August 8th, 2017 by
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There are many different ways to design a job search strategy. You’ll need to find the best alternatives for the most favorable outcome. The approach I’ve found to be the most advantageous is the 60-40 rule: 60% effort in your interactive network and 40% of all others.   THE 60% RULE – This involves an [Read the full story …]

THE JOURNEY IS MORE FUN!

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by
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Many executives have told me that the journey through their career was much more fun than the arrival at their ultimate career destination. Why is that? Here are a few reasons given to me:   When you’re moving through your career, much of your achievements are based on your own individual efforts. When you’re at [Read the full story …]

A MANAGER’S HIRING DECISION

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 by
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Want to know what a hiring manager is thinking while scanning resumes? Or maybe how the hiring manager views potential candidates during an interview? You would have a distinct advantage if you could read the mind of the hiring manager. So let’s take a look at the hiring manager’s decision-making process, what’s important, and how [Read the full story …]