Today we’re gonna talk about no need, no need to have to take a salary decrease. Recruitment is so strong, so robust, you don’t need to take a salary decrease in today’s economy. In fact, you should seek a large increase in your salary.
I was told a resume or CV wasn’t needed anymore
Today’s topic is whether a resume is still needed in the current age. There are various opinions on this as technology and application tracking systems (ATS) have evolved. However, a resume is needed more than ever before. A resume is still very relevant, but it needs to be updated and ATS-friendly. It should be a […]
The axe can fall anytime on your job!
Today’s title is The Can Fall At Any Time on Your Job. Mondays, which is today, and Tuesdays are the two prime days for, for terminations, for exiting people outta corporations. If you were to exit today, you were asked to leave your company, are you prepared? Is your resume ready? Is your LinkedIn profile […]
Networking is Crucial to Career Management
Today’s topic is networking is Crucial. Crucial to your career management. So many graduates from different universities across the world fail, fail to use their alumni as a source for leads and ideation. Take this on board. You are part of a club that alumni club use. Your alumni, they all have a huge network.
You are Measured on Your Performance
Today’s topic is you are going to be measured on your performance fill your resume, your CV with metrics dollar value. Value, Euro value or whatever other currency value and percentiles. The more metrics you have in your resume, the more you can sell yourself and the more impact you make with the reader, the […]
Don’t be Ordinary – Be Extraordinary
Today’s topic is don’t be ordinary, be extraordinary. You need to make yourself stand out. Good career management means being visible. Be visible on LinkedIn, not just when you are gainfully employed. Not just when you’re unemployed in career transition, but when you are gainfully employed. Plus, while you are in career transition and gainfully […]
Toot Your Horn
Today’s topic is gonna be Toot Your own. When you go on a job search and in general career management, you need to sell yourself. You have nothing to do with finance, supply chain, or any other function. You are selling yourself, articulate your value, your offering, each one of these viewers and the replay. […]
Deliver a powerful message to the Hiring Manager
Today’s topic is deliver a powerful, a powerful message to the hiring manager. First impressions count, right? You make impressions based in a few split seconds. The more times your name is before an HR manager, the more you will be remembered. So when you apply via job board or via a corporate website, If […]
Employers Don’t respond After I’ve Applied For A Job! Why?
They cannot, as it’s just not feasible, call everybody and tell them, or even email them that you aren’t the perfect candidate.
Can I Brag in a Job Search?
It is essential, in a job search to sell yourself. How do you do that? Brag, brag, brag!
The Hiring Process Explained…
I applied last week! Why haven’t they called me Back? So the question today is, ‘I’ve applied on LinkedIn or Indeed last week, why haven’t I heard anything?’ If you’ve applied on Indeed or LinkedIn, the reason why you aren’t receiving that call immediately is that jobs are posted for a set length of time. […]
How to Choose, Prepare and Deliver Your Best Job References
I am Martin Buckland. I’m an executive career management practitioner and I help senior executives across the world, reach their career goals. The question that I’m answering today is, “How many references do I need?” I would suggest you have five. Why five? It’s always good to have an odd number and the five should […]
Spam – Don’t Ignore it!
Who is responsible for spam and computer viruses? Is it advertisers initiating mass mailings to sell their products? Is it simply someone hacking your account just to see if they can? Or is it associated with the antivirus software business? Regardless of why we must continue to fight against SPAM, the message here is “Don’t ignore it!” Maintaining […]
Offer Advice to Correct Mistakes in Confidence
Millions are now spending time writing, blogging and editing online content and for many the occasional email or call to advise of a typo is very well received. The fact that someone would take time out of their busy schedule to contact you personally and provide you with the opportunity to correct a mistake that could negatively influence your reputation reflects a considerate […]
Brett Wilson on Credibility, Branding
Brett Wilson on Credibility, Branding, Entrepreneurship, Networking, Leadership and more! Ian Portsmouth, editor of PROFIT, “your guide to business success” covers it all in this interview, Ask the Legends: Brett Wilson. Canadian entrepreneur, Brett Wilson provides candid responses that offer valuable tips for success in your career or business. Leadership Advice from Successful Leaders, provides a […]
How to treat others
How you treat others establishes the foundation on which you will build your personal life and your professional career. Maintaining equitable relationships with respect and consideration will garner a highly esteemed reputation and increase the potential for a lifetime of opportunities. The following five lessons about how to treat people was forwarded in an email and is worth […]
More and more individuals are providing online content and there are those who will get away with using grammatically incorrect phrases to emphasize a point or seek out attention but if you are serious about advancing a senior level career it is as imperative to pay strict attention to relaying grammatically correct information within your online profiles just as it is […]
A clear perspective and a grain of salt
Keeping a clear perspective and the old adage, “take it with a grain of salt” are very important factors when you read, Ali Hale’s, “Mental Bias – Would You Like Fries With Your Warm Fuzzy Platitudes?” found at SidSavara.com. “We tend to accept questionable, even false statements about ourselves, if we deem them positive or flattering […]
Interested in a Career Change?
CareerBuilder.com has released a new survey of unusual (and fun) jobs. With so many serious issues in today’s turbulent economy, it seems a break from the norm is in order. For the top results from 8,700 workers reporting unconventional jobs held during their career go to http://tinyurl.com/6fyx4y to check out the full list from A […]
Your Resume – What NOT to Include
Your resume is a professional document, not a personal document. It has the potential to be reviewed by a hiring professional and digitally scanned by a computer and neither will spend more than a few seconds “reading” your resume. Within these few seconds, you can be assured that the professional and the computer have no interest in whether you are a golfer or a […]