Join a Job Club for a Shorter Job Search

A job search is a very tough process, especially now. Don’t job hunt alone! Search with a friend, friends, and/or family members, or, better, find a local job club to join ....more

How to Fix LinkedIn Headline Mistakes

Your LinkedIn “Professional Headline” is very important to your career and job search, and too many job seekers make the mistake of being careless with those headlines. ...more

Job Interview Success – Know the Employer Before the Interview

In the military (and in marketing),...more

35 Ways Time Is Wasted in Job Search

A job search can be a very tough slog through seemingly unending rejection – definitely not fun, particularly if you are unemployed with bills to pay. Effective job search methods have changes substantially with the Internet and other new technology, particularly in the last few years. If you haven’t modified your approach to a job […] The post 35 Ways Time Is Wasted in Job Search by Susan P ....more

Negotiating the Best Starting Salary for Your New Job

When you start a new job, you have a “starting salary” — what you are paid at the start of your tenure in that position. The right starting salary is very important....more

Why Are You Still Unemployed?

You may have lost your job last week, last month, last year, or in 2009, but, if you are unemployed, you are part of a very large group of people. You are probably asked about your unemployment, and you probably ask yourself, too. Recently, most of the...more

Gratitude in Your Job Search Helps

The job search process today feels de-humanized. Resumes drop down the infamous...more

Chart a New Career Course with Information Interviews

Speaking as someone who has made the bad old job to worse new job transition...more

Modern Job Search Methods: 21st Century Career Management

Most of us have many phases to our careers, from the typical entry level jobs through mid-career to retirement. In the 20th Century, this seemed to run in a predictable series of stages, and often involved working for the same employer, in the same industry or profession, for decades. Not any more ....more

Increasing Your Job Search Luck

When you were a kid, did you cross your fingers “for luck” when you were really, REALLY hoping something good would happen? Perhaps, you crossed your fingers as you were getting ready to ask someone out on a date, star in a school play, take your drivers’ license test, or as the teacher/professor was handing […] The post Increasing Your Job Search Luck by Susan P. Joyce appeared first on Work Coach Cafe ....more