JUMP TOO SOON?

Why did so many people jump to a new job over the past 2 years?  Some reasons: The number of job openings drove up compensation to an attractive level Working from home eliminated the cost of child care Eliminating commuting costs, meals and Starbucks saved about $5,000 a year The flexibility of remote work provided… Continue reading JUMP TOO SOON?

ANSWERING NEGATIVE QUESTIONS

The number and types of interview questions are almost endless.  But one type of question is the most difficult:  The negative or “failure” question.  Most candidates stumble and mumble answers because they’re not prepared or they’re afraid they’ll answer incorrectly.  Consider this approach: The negative question is meant to either put you on the defensive… Continue reading ANSWERING NEGATIVE QUESTIONS

MOVING YOUR CAREER AHEAD

The economy, world events, technology and career opportunities keep shifting with the times.  Keep ahead of changes that affect your current job, direction and future value by understanding the trends and developments in the marketplace.  Here are some key trends: Currently the pandemic has caused a major disruption in almost all areas of the job… Continue reading MOVING YOUR CAREER AHEAD

THE GREAT REGRET

Over the past 2 years or so, millions of working Americans quit their jobs for greener pastures.  Some took new jobs, others dropped out, retired, started a new business, while many worked remotely from their homes.  Research is now showing that more than 70% of workers who have changed jobs regret the move.  In fact,… Continue reading THE GREAT REGRET

STAY ALERT TO THE MARKET

Some industries and job functions are on the upswing, while others are on a slide.  You need to figure out where your industry and function is in this transition period.  Maintain your level of competence no matter what the situation.  It’s the prudent thing to do.  You can’t predict the future.  Should you be worried… Continue reading STAY ALERT TO THE MARKET

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