Rejection Letters

We get a lot of questions about why recruiters don't respond when you DON'T get the job. In this economy, it's not surprising that recruiters don't have time for some of the things that make life easier for applicants. Continue reading “Rejection Letters”…

What are you afraid of?

What are you afraid of? Chances are, whatever it is, it’s holding you back from your next career step. And it may be deeply held, a holdover from childhood. If so, maybe you can let it go now that you’re all grown up. Continue reading “What are you afraid of?”…

Confident is as Confident Does

Being rejected is not fun. If you’re in an extended job search, every call you don’t get feels like a fresh rejection, and that can wear down your confidence fast. That’s a problem, because your confidence and energy level are two of the first things your network – and recruiters – notice about you. Here are some tips on how to boost your confidence. Continue reading “Confident is as Confident Does”…

Graceful Rejections

One complaint I consistently hear from jobseekers is how brutal the application process can be. Candidates often put in hours of research and editing time to make sure their resume is targeted to the position. Most online application systems are slow and complex to navigate. And after all that effort, most companies don’t even acknowledge receiving the application. Continue reading “Graceful Rejections”…

Graceful Rejections

One complaint I consistently hear from jobseekers is how brutal the application process can be. Candidates often put in hours of research and editing time to make sure their resume is targeted to the position. Most online application systems are slow and complex to navigate. And after all that effort, most companies don’t even acknowledge receiving the application. Continue reading “Graceful Rejections”…

Make Yourself Rejection-Proof

Fear of rejection permeates our psyche in all aspects of our life. It’s scary to meet new people, ask someone out on a date, or ask for a raise. So scary, in fact, that many of us don’t ever pursue what we really want; fear of rejection can actually lock you into a life you don’t want and don't enjoy. Continue reading “Make Yourself Rejection-Proof”…