You never know when there’s an opportunity to network…network everywhere, including the sauna.
You might be surprised to hear what the best times of the year are for job search.
It’s important to avoid these 6 job search mistakes in order to have a Successful job search.
Today’s topic comes from someone who says, ‘I believe I am making these mistakes in my job search…’ Hopefully, after this post, you will know some mistakes not to make in your job search strategy. Building Relationships So, number one is relationship building with executive recruiters. You need to build, and this is just as […]
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. […]
Job Search is an Art. 23 mitakes to avoid that will sabotage your job search.
The philosophy of “a job for life” no longer exists. Finding that perfect job used to be simpler. You sent or dropped off a resume ~ each resume was reviewed by a real person ~ interviews were conducted by human beings. That’s so old school. The internet, job boards, social media, and now artificial intelligence […]
Have you performed your due diligence to uncover the knowledge necessary to implement a successful job search strategy? Have you investigated companies, organizations, people, industries, logistical information and market trends to ensure you have acquired the information necessary to succeed in your job search? The responsibility for managing your career is yours and it is […]
David Perry has done it again coauthoring with Jay Levinson in Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0. You’ll find a wealth of information sure to inspire your job search strategy! Contributions from many career industry leaders are represented throughout the book titled, “A War Story” including Martin Buckland, Principal Elite Resumes, Dave Opton, Founder of […]
Are you so concerned about privacy that you’re passing up an opportunity for a job? Is it possible that “privacy” has become such an all consuming issue that it is impairing your judgement? Warnings are everywhere regarding the disclosure of personal information. We hear of emails that appear to be from current suppliers requesting account […]
The next time you have the opportunity to speak, would you win an award for it? Speaking as a leader is critical if you wish to position yourself above the competition to advance in your career. The award or the prize, is the opportunity that could result from a great performance. A senior executive in career […]
Are you exceeding expectations in order to get the job? Who would you choose to work for you, someone who meets your expectations or someone who exceeds them? Are you investing in the time, effort and creativity necessary to ensure your competive edge as a potential candidate? If you’re not sure, the following questions will help in providing the […]
The key to securing your future career in today’s economy is already a common practice for many. But for those of you who may be facing a career transition for the first time in many years this will be a change in your job search strategy that is as significant as the changes we have experienced in […]
There is no better job search advice than that which is provided by those who have successfully landed a job. Their experiences can provide a wealth of knowledge and encouragement for those who are still seeking a new job. The following advice has been shared after landing a new job: Persistence! Persistent follow-up with prospective employers is necessary but don’t expect that it will result in […]
The question is, which online job boards actually have viable job listings? If you are in a job search, you are online. You are building your online profile, establishing your brand and searching online job boards. Time management is crucial in any endeavour but when it is related to a job search and you are not receiving any income it becomes even more […]
Job Search advice is available from a variety of mediums and many an expert but none seems as valuable or as heartfelt as the advice provided by those after they’ve landed their new job based on lessons learned! HAPPEN is a leading Canadian Networking organization providing an excellent venue for those seeking employment to share leads, advice and eventually the celebratory events of landing the job! […]