Category Archives: unemployed

Job search words and their best practices Part I

The job search is complicated and frustrating.  You have probably heard words that you don’t understand their job search message.  These words are said at networking events, meetings with career coaches, and other places where job searchers meet.  You may know and understand some of them, but wonder about the rest.  Here is a partial […]

Setting Boundaries While Job Searching

I’m sure you’ve had this happen to you.  You’re laid off and trying to conduct a job search.  But people think you’re at home and available to them.   Available to give them a ride, chat on the phone for a couple of hours, ask your advice, help them move, do them a favor or any […]

If you are in transition and don’t know what you want to do for a living, here’s an easy way to find out.

May 17, 2013 When people find out you are in transition, they ask you what you are looking for, but you don’t have an answer.  You have worked at a number of jobs.  There are things you liked and disliked about each one.  Now you are in transition but don’t know what you want to […]

You may meet your next employer and not know it.

One of the best ways to get hired is to be professional in all that you do. You never know when you will meet someone who will open doors for you. Be at your best at all times. Whether it’s waiting in line at the bank or cheering for your favorite ball team, it’s beneficial […]

One Really Good Tip to End Your Job Search Now: Be a giver

A couple of days ago, I read an article written by Jeff Haden that first appeared on LinkedIn.  It was titled:  Why Everyone Should Do A Little Work For Free.  Jeff Haden was clearly referring to employed people.  But his idea also applies to job searchers.  Here is my take on how job searchers can […]