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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...

Corporate Dating and The Job Search

Do you recall when you first started dating? Regardless of the age, did your date propose marriage your first time out together? Yes? No? Maybe? When you go on a corporate date (job interview) are you contemplating an offer of...

How Long Does It Take to Get Back To Normal When You Lose Your Job?

How long does it take to get back to normal when you lose your job? my client inquired. Normal. Hmm. I pondered the word. What would you say if someone asked you this question? Would you give them a specific...

8 Tips for Success In Executive Job Search

Most people have never been taught how to find a job, unless they have had the insight to work with a career coach. Research shows that the average executive spends 4 years in a job — and has as many...

Are You Totally Awesome and Amazing?

What is a testimonial on a résumé? my client asked. Sure seems weird…have not heard of such a thing before. Why should I bother with all that? I asked my client if he was on LinkedIn (LI); he said “No,...

3 Tips for Success with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) for Executive Job Seekers

Even executive job seekers do not escape the reality that applicant tracking systems (ATS) are used by companies and recruiters for all levels of potential candidates. Because of their efficiency to track keywords and phrases, these ATS systems have an...

Throwaway Comments and Your Job Search

Maybe I'm amazed at some of the ‘stuff’ people tell other people -- other people such as the population I love working with: job seekers. Take, for instance, some of these one-liners my clients have been told by their circle...

The "R" Word and Your Job Search

When you hear the word r e j e c t i o n, what comes to mind? Are your thoughts positive? Are your thoughts negative? How would you define rejection as it applies to looking for a job in...

"What Is Your Excuse for Not Having a Job?"

In a recent interview, one of my clients was asked this question: “What is your excuse for not having a job?” Have you ever been asked this question in an interview? Here are some reasons (some people call them excuses)...

Five Things to Expedite Job Search Success in 2013

The following question from a recent client prompted this post: If there were but five things you could share with today’s job seeker, what five things would they be? Looking for a job in 2013? Think you might lose your...

On the Road Again

86 degrees. Full tank of gas. 315,000 + or – miles on the F-150 odometer. All systems go for departure from The Windy City. Not far from O’Hare, the air conditioning decided to stop conditioning. No worries. Windows down –...

10+ Job Search Tasks to Complete Before September 3rd

Traffic is less conjested, your favorite TV shows are doing reruns, and you can't count on reaching business people in a timely manner. Yup, it's mid-July and people are on vacation. But Labor Day is just 42 days away, and...

Top industries to find jobs in 2013

No matter where you are in your career or job search, these statistics are worth your attention. Jobs cut in March 2013 were 30% higher than a year earlier according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a job placement company. The length of periods of unemployment between jobs is also on the rise.

Executive Job Seekers: Top 4 Things Recruiters Will Check

Where do recruiters go today to get a well-rounded view of an executive job seeker? Before you are even considered as a candidate, a recruiter wants to see that you look competent online. How do they determine that? 1) Reading your....

Car Picks and Career Picks

Over the long holiday weekend, a conversation arose about vehicle preferences. One person picked his favorite as a built Ford tough F-150. Another said Beamer. Yet another mentioned Honda. The conversation reminded me of job search. One person will tell...

Coachable or Not?

Recently, I asked my client for five words that best described him. He thought for a while and started sharing some adjectives. When he stated the word: coachable, we chatted about its value and significance in life, work and even.....

Wrongfully Terminated? Should You Sue?

You may feel that you were wrongfully terminated from your job. And you may be correct. You can’t be fired for being a whistleblower (filing a compliant about a company’s illegal activities), or for not being willing to commit an...

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