Tag Archives: career transition

How To Cope With Long Term Unemployment

I often mention in my posts why it’s important to belong to job search networking groups.  That is because I am the founder and facilitator of 2 such groups.  For the last 5 years, I have met with job searchers in various stages of their search.  The members represent different industries and roles.  The thing […]

Over come gaps and multiple lay-offs

In my last post,  I talked about job hopping not being a bad thing.  That sometimes, it can help a career.  But in this post, I will talk about when it’s a terrible thing. And what you can do about it. Well it seems that even with the Great Recession gaps due to several layoffs hasn’t […]

How To Get Your Resume To The Top Of The Pile

Recently I read an article in the New York Times about how people are getting their resumes to the top of the pile. I knew what the procedure was, but what surprised me was how companies are encouraging the practice and why. The method I am talking about is networking to find an acquaintance who […]

Evaluating Your Job Searching by the Numbers

Statistics wasn’t my favorite class, but I need them for many things.   They are used for many things from voting to purchasing  decisions.   You can achieve success in your job search using statistics.   How is your job search going?  Are you getting interviews?  Are your interviews turning into offers?  If your job search isn’t going […]

One Really Good Tip to End Your Job Search: Clean Up Your Digital Dirt

And just what is digital dirt?  It is information about you on the Internet that is negative and prevents you from getting you hired.  It can be information, opinions or photos that have been posted by you or someone else.   Whether it’s someone in Human Resources or the hiring manager, someone from the company you […]