Post Archives tagged ‘Job Search’



WHEN DO YOU KNOW IT’S TIME TO LOOK FOR A NEW JOB? HERE’S AN APPROACH

Posted on: March 6th, 2012 by
Comments Disabled
By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future My personal formula for deciding when to seek another job has served me well.  It took me about 7 years to understand and articulate my career drivers.  They may serve others as well.  Here’s a start. First, create three separate scales from 0 to 100.  Designate cut points: Continue reading the story "WHEN DO YOU KNOW IT’S TIME TO LOOK FOR A NEW JOB? HERE’S AN APPROACH"

WHAT THE HECK IS A PURPLE SQUIRREL?

Posted on: February 28th, 2012 by
Comments Disabled
By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future The phrase “Purple Squirrel” is a book by that name written by Michael Junge.  The term refers to the “absolutely perfect” candidate for an open position, one who meets all of the exact qualifications desired by the hiring organization.  Why is it called a Purple Squirrel?  Because the absolute perfect candidate Continue reading the story "WHAT THE HECK IS A PURPLE SQUIRREL?"

VISIONARIES ,TRANSLATORS and IMPLEMENTORS

Posted on: January 11th, 2012 by
Comments Disabled
By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future Every organization has 3 kinds of people:  Visionaries, Translators, and Implementers.  Where they are in the organization and how they interact with you is critical to your job search.

First, a definition:

GETTING HIRED – OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES

Posted on: October 26th, 2011 by
Comments Disabled
OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future Your job search strategy is determined by how open or secret you plan to communicate. You may have excellent contacts that would be of great value, but if you can't connect with them because you have to keep your search very quiet, their Continue reading the story "GETTING HIRED – OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES"

GETTING HIRED – TIME AND EFFORT VERSUS JOB SEARCH RESULTS

Posted on: September 14th, 2011 by
Comments Disabled
This insight is called: TIME AND EFFORT VERSUS JOB SEARCH RESULTS Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future Experience has shown there’s a big difference between how you approach a job search and the results you get. Some strategies are Continue reading the story "GETTING HIRED – TIME AND EFFORT VERSUS JOB SEARCH RESULTS"