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



TIME TO REEXAMINE YOUR CAREER GOALS?

Posted on: December 5th, 2017 by
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One morning you realize that your current career direction might not be the right one for you. What are your options? Think it through and reset your goals if necessary. Here are some early indicators that tell you it’s time to reexamine your career goals.   FROM CONCEPT TO REALITY – Most career goals are developed when you’re younger and less experienced. Now that you’re into the Continue reading the story "TIME TO REEXAMINE YOUR CAREER GOALS?"

RE-ENTERING THE JOB MARKET?

Posted on: November 28th, 2017 by
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Have you been out of the job market for a while? Are you concerned? You can’t agonize over things you have no control over, but you can have a workable plan in place. Overcome your concerns through a strategy of steps to prepare you for re-entering the marketplace. The key is not to wait until the last minute to start your reentry, but rather design Continue reading the story "RE-ENTERING THE JOB MARKET?"

ARE JOB CHANGES HURTING ME?

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 by
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I’ve been asked this question many times. Answer: It depends upon your ultimate job goal and the number of steps to get there.   First, define your objective. Examples: If you want to become the CFO of a major corporation, the number of job changes is different than if your objective is to be an accountant in a small manufacturing plant. The first number could be 10 Continue reading the story "ARE JOB CHANGES HURTING ME?"

COVER LETTER MISTAKES

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by
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Your cover letter can be an asset or a liability. If it’s a liability that diminishes your candidacy by an ineffective presentation, don’t use one. It’s an asset if the hiring manager is motivated to review your resume. Some critical errors to avoid:  
  1. Your cover letter lacks “potency”: Think of your cover letter as an “appetizer” to a terrific meal. If it’s dull and unappealing, Continue reading the story "COVER LETTER MISTAKES"

NOW… WHAT QUESTIONS DO YOU HAVE FOR ME?

Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by
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Congratulations! The hiring manager must really be interested in you since you’ve gotten this far in the interview,. If you haven’t been given the opportunity to ask your own questions, your candidacy is over. Hiring managers who aren’t interested in responding to questions you have about the job or the company, isn’t interested in you as a candidate. Or better yet, you shouldn’t be interested Continue reading the story "NOW… WHAT QUESTIONS DO YOU HAVE FOR ME?"