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Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You for Reading Career Hub

Taking time to tell someone “thank you” or “I care” or “you matter to me.” Helping someone with something to make their life better. Advocating for self and others to make a difference. Noticing the little things that others do...

What Would A Thanksgiving Turkey Say About Your Job Search?

Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner this Thursday? Are you having family join you? Who’s on your guest list? Have you planned the menu? Have your shopped for the provisions you will need? Have you enlisted others to bring something to...

Just A Shy Guy Looking For a Job To Buy

When you hear a job seeker state his occupation preceded by the word “just” what do you think when you hear the “just” part? I’m just a tech guy. I’m just a nurse. I’m just an engineer. I’m just a...

Job Seekers: So What Do You Do When You Don’t Know What To Do?

A couple of weeks ago, a client asked me this question: So, what do you do when you don’t know what to do? The thing about being a career management professional is that you never know what sort of question...

5 steps to keep your network from getting stale

Building and maintaining a successful executive network should be a top priority whether you are involved in a current job search or not. Don’t store away contacts that you meet and reach out only when you are in the midst...

5 Secrets to Tap into the Hidden Job Market

Did you know that many of the best jobs are never advertised? Going beyond the traditional methods of job search can uncover the executive job you’ve been searching for. Staying focused will help you tap into the hidden job market.....

Career Transition Management: "That Sounds Like a Lot of Hard Work"

We all have a path to take; sometimes it's hidden under the weeds, so you might have to work a little. ~ Mike Dolan The caller advised that she had been out of work for “a while” and needed some...

5 True/False Statements About Finding a Job

There is so much information on executive job search today it can be confusing to decipher what is true and what is false. Let’s examine the top 5 statements that affect executive job seekers: True or False: No response –...

Objectives on Resumes Are SO Last Century - Really??

Image credit to ImpactLearning.com People have been telling you for years now to drop the objective on your resume - it automatically dates you and makes your resume look old-fashioned. Well, that is undeniably true, if we're talking about the...

Four Simple and Powerful Words

Earlier in the week, I was chatting with a small business owner who has operated his own firm for many years. His business, like many, has witnessed a never-ending cycle of change to the point that he may decide to...

What An Almost Five-Year-Old Can Teach Job Seekers About Interviewing

Over the weekend, I attended a pre-holiday gathering. One of the little boys there – we’ll call him Jessie – was 4.75 years of age, soon to be a full five years old! Jessie is hilarious, smart and not afraid...

Decisions, Decisions

de·cide di?s?d/ verb 1. come to a resolution in the mind as a result of consideration. Recently, my client and I were talking about these two words: I decided and how it is a big deal to finally decide. When...

Why Didn’t I Get the Job Offer? 6 Interview Mistakes Executives Make

The resume did its job and you are called for an interview. After the interview you don’t hear back from the employer or recruiter. You are left wondering what happened. 1. Show up late for the interview. There are no...

Do You Know How to Bake A Cake?

When I was in high school, I was “required” to take a class called home economics. I recall my teacher telling me that I would not make a very good wife. I wondered why? She went on to say that...

5 Toughest Interview Questions Executives Need to Master

If you have been an executive for any length of time you have probably been involved with the interview process in your company at one time or another. Whether you are part of hiring a new employee or not, you...

What is the Best Time and Day to Send Your Job Search Email?

Job seekers send emails to hiring authorities and recruiters for a number of reasons: To ask for a job interview To ask for an informational interview To ask for a meeting To send a thank-you email after an interview To...

The -ions of your J-O-B Search

-ion a suffix, appearing in words of Latin origin, denoting action or condition, used in Latin and in English to form nouns from stems of Latin adjectives. Last week my client and I were discussing the language of job search....

Survey Shows Uptick in Social Media Hiring: Job Search Tips

Wondering how much recruiters are using social media to source and vet candidates? Thinking you need to get more active in social networking to grow your career? These findings from Jobvite's 2013 Social Media Recruiting Survey will give you insight...

8 Hiring & Resume Trends Every Executive Needs to Know

Resume and hiring trends can confuse even executives, especially when they are getting advice from multiple sources, and some information may contradict what others are saying. So what data can you depend on? Career Directors International created a Global Hiring...

A Whole Basket of Things For Your Job Search

Watching the news today, CBS This Morning had a segment with Brian Kelly talking about U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges. Mr. Kelly’s language to describe what goes into the rankings: “a whole basket of things” caught my...

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