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

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

WHAT THE HECK IS A PURPLE SQUIRREL?

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… Continue reading WHAT THE HECK IS A PURPLE SQUIRREL?

VISIONARIES ,TRANSLATORS and IMPLEMENTORS

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: Visionaries see over the horizon and set the direction of the unit or organization Translators… Continue reading VISIONARIES ,TRANSLATORS and IMPLEMENTORS

GETTING HIRED – OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES

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 GETTING HIRED – OPEN VERSUS QUIET JOB SEARCHES

GETTING HIRED – TIME AND EFFORT VERSUS JOB SEARCH RESULTS

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 time consuming but yield little in results. Others can yield opportunity if used appropriately. How… Continue reading GETTING HIRED – TIME AND EFFORT VERSUS JOB SEARCH RESULTS