Category Archives: getting a job
Twas The Night Before Christmas of the Job Searcher
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was working, not even the mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes they wouldn’t show the wear and tear. The children were nestled all snug in their beds While visions of ipads, Abercrombie and Fitch danced in […]
Networking tips for introverts, the shy, and socially challenged.
It seems that the road to success is networking. It can be career suicide if you fail to network in this day and age. Everyone is doing it and needs to do it. But for many, networking is more painful than anything imaginable. For introverts, shy people and/or socially challenged, it doesn’t mean the end […]
Unemployment and the Holidays: Yes they can be compatible.
Believe it or not it is that time again; the time when you start thinking about the holidays ahead. Or maybe you are trying to put it out of your mind. But nevertheless they will be here upon you soon. `seem to increase every year; food, family, gifts and so on. But how do you […]
Getting Back to Your Life
Recently I polled a number of people in my job search networking support group about what they look forward to doing again when they get a job. Although the answers varied, they had one thing in common. People wanted to return the life they had before they were let go from their job. Some of […]
Let go and get a job.
When my daughter was young say around 3, she would always say she was a big girl. She still played with toys appropriate to her age. At around 9 she honestly thought she was a big girl; she wanted to dress and act older. She would have preferred makeup and the like instead of toys. […]