Tag Archives: volunteer

How regain your focus and get back to your job search.

  Yesterday I wrote about fears you may have about returning to work and how they are holding you back from a successful job search.  Your fears are sabotaging your efforts You may find reasons not to network, to apply for jobs, think you resume isn’t good enough or know what you want to do.  […]

Common job search words and their best practices Part III

This is the last installment on words that are common to job searchers.  You may have heard them networking or read them in articles and have been uncertain about what they mean.  I have provided the best practice for each word.    Résumé—your ticket to the interview.  Your résumé only has one purpose, and it is […]

Confidence Is Crucial To Your Job Search. Learn How to Gain More!

  Confidence is one thing that is needed throughout the entire job search process.  Without it, it’s difficult to be hopeful, optimistic and motivated to do all the necessary things to get the job you want.   Your confidence took a massive hit when you were involuntarily separated from your employment.  Anything less than success takes […]

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 […]

One Really Good Tip to End Your Job Search: Have an answer to the question, “What have you been up to”?

Many of my clients have told me that one of the many questions they were asked had to do what they had been doing since they were laid off.  The question came as a surprise to most of them.  Fortunately they were able to say what they had been doing. In an earlier post, I […]