Tag Archives: career management

The Future of Resumes

The Future of Resumes Let’s start with numbers. According to Linked In and Facebook respectively, there are 55 million & 350 million members at those two social networking sites. We are seeing more and more recruiters and hiring managers go … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity & Innovation, Job Search - Transition | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Lessons Learned from Job Searching in 2009

Lessons a Job Search Can Teach Let’s hope the encouraging news about the economy from the past few weeks is a true harbinger of things to come. The job market looks like it might be bouncing back a little bit, … Continue reading

Posted in Job Search - Transition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Call This Job Search Progess?

Okay – we in the first part of June, and you never thought it (your job search) would take this long. The phone isn’t ringing, no one responds to your on-line applications, and you haven’t sniffed an interview in over … Continue reading

Posted in Job Search - Transition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Personal Brand – How Do You Build Yours?

We are seeing clear examples of why personal branding is important in this job market. A good way to think of your brand is to ask yourself, “Why would an employer buy me or my value proposition over a competitor … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity & Innovation, Job Search - Transition | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Networking for New Job –What to do When Traditional “Networking” Fails?

We are seeing some progress – albeit slow – in the job market. Yes – the broader economy keeps shedding jobs, and most experts agree that we are likely to see several more months of significant job loss. But – … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity & Innovation, Job Search - Transition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid   Fear.  Fear is driving the economy right now.  And when fear drives the economy it also drives the employment market.  So, companies are afraid of what the future may hold.  They cut costs, reduce … Continue reading

Posted in Job Search - Transition | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

The End is Near . . . of 2008

The End is Near…of 2008!   You hear it everywhere: “This year sucks.”  “Things are really bad.”  “I want to just get this year over with.”  Given the economic issues, two wars and our own individual challenges, these comments make … Continue reading

Posted in Job Search - Transition | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment