15 Minutes to Better Interviews

He starts out by saying “I’ve lost count of the number of times I really wanted to halt an interview and provide coaching to a job candidate.” He’s seen too many candidates blow their chances at great jobs, not because of their skills, but because they haven’t mastered the basics of interviewing well. Continue reading “15 Minutes to Better Interviews”…

Try the Opposite

If you’re in a job search, you may have the idea that you should be looking for jobs. What if, instead, you flipped the script and forgot about jobs? Continue reading “Try the Opposite”…

Guest Post: The 5 Hottest Job Markets (Jacksonville is #2!)

In order to overcome the difficulties, some professionals are casting a wider net in their job searches and considering relocating to other areas in order to find good work. If your current location simply doesn’t have a market for your skills, that can be a great decision. Continue reading “Guest Post: The 5 Hottest Job Markets (Jacksonville is #2!)”…

Guest Post: 5 Places to Find People Who Work at Your Target Company

One of the best ways to advance your career is by targeting a specific company in the industry where you want to work. You probably already know that customizing the goals and experiences on your resume to the specific company to you are applying will help you get your foot in the door, but imagine how much more impressed that company would be if you had already done deep research on the company’s business and objectives, and knew people who work there. These three actions will increase your attractiveness to any employer, but networking with people who work at the target company can be a challenge. Here are five places where you can find and network with the employees at your target firm. 1. Local Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations Continue reading “Guest Post: 5 Places to Find People Who Work at Your Target Company”…

My Next Move

My Next Move (www.mynextmove.gov) is an easy-to-use electronic tool that enables users to explore occupations and find related information, including job openings, job outlook information, salaries, apprenticeships, and other related education and training programs. Continue reading “My Next Move”…

Networking from Hundreds of Miles Away

If you’re planning to relocate to another city, your jobs search complexity increases by a factor of five: distance, time, cost, market intelligence and the challenge of building a network long distance. Continue reading “Networking from Hundreds of Miles Away”…