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What It’s Like Working With A Job Coach: Do I Need A Career Coach?
Job searching? Need a little help? If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like working with a job coach or career coach, here’s what you need to know about working with the professional that can help you land your dream job.
Interview Lessons: What I Learned After Going on 55+ Interviews
Interview lessons shared by a paralegal professional who has gone on 55+ interviews over the past 8 years. Learn the do's, don't's, and most valuable tips to stand out. #jobsearch #jobsearchtips #interviewtips #interviewhacks #careeradvice
How to Answer the Salary Question on a Job Application (3 Options)
So you’re super excited to apply to this job online, only to see that question glaring at you: What are your salary expectations? Many electronic job applications these days are pretty advanced and won’t let you move on until you enter a response into the field. Here’s how to answer the salary question on a job application.
6 Simple Daily Habits of Highly Successful People
As a career coach and former recruiter, I have a strong sense of what networking is all about but I was also curious to learn some new styles and approaches. Plus, I subscribe to the good old adage “practice what you preach” and was delighted at the opportunity to mingle with strangers to identify and relate to what my clients go through. Here are 6 simple daily habits of highly successful people.
Life Goals Jar: The 5 Rules for This Fun and Easy DIY New Year Resolution Project
I am obsessed with the wheel of life and I literally audited everything in each of the categories that were important to me. I asked myself how I did in each section. What did I do well? What went poorly? What did I learn from each of my wins and failures? What lessons can I walk with into this new year? Similarly, here’s an activity for a life goals jar!
Goal- Setting 101
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The 8 Most Recommended Job Boards
I believe that not all job boards are created equally, and would personally recommend some. I want to share with you why you would want to use one over the other depending on your objective. This isn’t a comprehensive list, but as a recruiter, I have used these job boards to find quality candidates. In this article, let’s discuss the eight most recommended job boards that I know companies are utilizing to find candidates based on the specific industry or function that they’re looking for.
How to Make a Career Transition Without Experience
“Thank you for applying. We regret to inform we have selected another candidate with more relevant experience, but encourage you to check back for future openings.” Frustration seeps in. You’re convinced it’s impossible to make a career transition. You might be muttering to yourself, “How am I supposed to have experience if no one will give me any experience?”
How to Overcome Ageism in the Workplace
Ageism is a serious issue that we often see and hear in the workplace that I really want to address. I’ve heard candidates tell me that they sometimes feel too young or underqualified for roles that they know that they can step into. However, most of the time I encounter job seekers in their 50’s and 60’s concerned that they’ll be overlooked because of their age.
What Do I Do if No Career Interests Me?
Are you feeling stuck in a career rut, or perhaps you haven’t yet found that elusive “perfect job”? If so, you’re not alone, and it’s not a dead-end. In a world filled with seemingly endless job opportunities, not being interested in any of them can be both frustrating and disheartening. In this post, we’ll dive into what to do if you keep thinking “no career interests me” and how you can align yourself with a fulfilling career.
How to Stay Positive During Your Job Search
Job searching can feel like an uphill battle at times, and hearing constant rejections or ghosting can make it hard to stay motivated. One day you’re on cloud nine with an amazing interview, the next day you’re getting a “we went with a more qualified candidate” email. Ugh! The constant uncertainty can be exhausting, but I have some advice on how to keep your spirits up during this journey. Let’s dive into how to stay positive during your job search.