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



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:  

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, or reduce cost. Younger, less experienced workers will cost employers time, effort Continue reading the story "OLDER CANDIDATE ADVANTAGES"

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 assertive, interactive, well-designed networking strategy. The people who know you best are Continue reading the story "WHAT’S THE 60-40 RULE?"

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:  

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 to prepare.   It’s really simple. A hiring manager wants to know Continue reading the story "A MANAGER’S HIRING DECISION"