How to Have a Successful Job Search Today

A job seeker shared his job search struggles with me. Let’s call him Bill (not his real name). He is a Veteran and has been in the investment and financial industries for the last 15 years, since he got out of the service ....more

Involuntary Change Can Be GREAT!

Sometimes change we don’t want, change we may even fear and dread — like a layoff — can be very good for us in the long run. Because we have stayed too long in a job that we’ve outgrown or too long working in a dysfunctional organization or a million other things. Layoff Recovery Stories […] The post Involuntary Change Can Be GREAT! ...more

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