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The first quarter of the year is typically a busy time for filling jobs. Companies with a calendar year budget have money to spend. The new year brings on new projects for which new staff is needed. Here are things to do NOW to maximize your job search chances in 2013:
Confirm your target industry and the job function you want to go for. Decide on your ideal lifestyle, work environment and compensation. Identify your career objectives Continue reading
John Manni, Ed.D.
“Beating the Job Search Blues”
Upcoming webinar, 11/13/2012, 6:30PM – 7:30PM EST
You’re out of work. You’re looking and looking for your next career step. And it’s all pretty grim. Feelings of isolation, frustration, and lost motivation are shared by just about everyone who is unemployed. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. Dr. Manni, our featured webinar presenter, will present strategies that will help you overcome many of Continue reading
So one day it’s a sunny Fall day and you’re watching children play football and soccer, and the next, 60mph gusts are launching tree branch projectiles at your home, snapping massive tree trunks in two like so many toothpicks, and driving record tidal surges into coastal homes and businesses. The storm’s aftermath is a period of shaky calm as people try to assess the damage and contend with life without running water, power, phones, internet access, the ability to get to work or school or the grocery store (if it’s Continue reading
A lot has changed in the past decade when it comes to job searching.
As I often say, the power of the internet has given us unprecedented access to worldwide information. It has completely changed the way we look for work, let alone how we do business.
If you are in the unfortunate position of having just lost your job, my condolences. But before you do what so many job-seekers are doing and run to Google to begin searching for new opportunities, let’s take a step back.
There are some Continue reading
This article comes from Ramon Greenwood, an Ivy Exec contributor.
If you are looking for a job, think of yourself as a product to be sold…for example, a box of cereal or a new service from a bank. Think of employers as buyers. You need a marketing plan to make the sale.
Such a plan contains three elements: (1) what you have to sell; (2) where to sell it; and (3) how to communicate the selling message to prospective buyers.
Six Continue reading
We all love to get positive feedback when we do something well. It makes us feel great about ourselves. But when it comes to looking for a job, you sometimes get more than your fair share of negative feedback. And that can be hard to deal with. We often tend to hone in on the criticisms others offer. These criticisms can seem to outweigh and overshadow the many positive things people have said with virtually the same Continue reading