Post Archives from the ‘Blog: Career Advice & Tips’ Category



SEVEN DEADLY CAREER MISTAKES

Posted on: April 24th, 2018 by
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A career error can be costly in time, money and opportunity. Making a major career decision for the wrong reason can set you way off course and affect your ultimate goal. Here are a few of the deadly career mistakes to avoid. 1. Becoming too comfortable – Change is difficult, but necessary. When your job, personal or professional environment and routine become too comfortable, it’s very difficult Continue reading the story "SEVEN DEADLY CAREER MISTAKES"

STRESS TEST YOUR CAREER STRATEGY

Posted on: April 17th, 2018 by
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If you find yourself in a difficult situation, don’t panic.  Smart workers will have a compelling resume and strategy prepared in file and ready to go.  If you don’t have a plan, then develop one now.  You can’t predict the future, but you can plan for change.   The primary questions that you need to answer are:  What do you have to offer that companies need?  What Continue reading the story "STRESS TEST YOUR CAREER STRATEGY"

REJECTION IN 20 SECONDS!

Posted on: April 14th, 2018 by
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When a hiring manager screens a resume he’s basically looking for two things: What makes an applicant stand out and what knocks them out. This article will focus on the second part: Getting rejected quickly.   Weeding out applicants is easy: It’s the things that applicants do that are not appropriate, attempts to be funny, detractions from the resume content, or a lack of common sense. Here Continue reading the story "REJECTION IN 20 SECONDS!"

RESPONDING TO INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Posted on: April 10th, 2018 by
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Many an interview and job opportunity is lost because:
  • The candidate drifts off topic and doesn’t succinctly answer the question being asked
  • The candidate mumbles, stumbles or presents their ideas in an incoherent way
  • And the most egregious error, the candidate talks way too much about things the interviewer isn’t really interested in.They overkill the subject.
  All of these problems stem from the candidate trying to Continue reading the story "RESPONDING TO INTERVIEW QUESTIONS"

IS THE TIME RIGHT?

Posted on: March 27th, 2018 by
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  The U.S. Labor Department has said that 6.3 million jobs are open and need to be filled by someone like you. That is, if you have the training and experience for which the marketplace is looking. What’s going on? What should you do? How do you explore your potential?   As you know, the marketplace responds to current economic conditions. In 2008, the conditions were terrible, companies Continue reading the story "IS THE TIME RIGHT?"