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So What Is In Your Mail This Holiday Season?

About 3:00 P.M. each afternoon, Dave starts pacing back and forth in front of the large living room window, waiting and watching. Waiting for the package. Watching for the mail carrier. The package was put in the mail last week,...

Executives: Be Prepared for Your Next Interview – Part 1 of 2 Part Series

It’s a known fact that January through March/April are the biggest hiring months of the year. Employers who have been holding off on new hires towards the end of the year are now ready to fill positions. If your resume...

What NOT to say on an interview

Even an executive can be nervous on a job interview. On the other hand, the interviewer has the stress of making sure they hire the right person. So what responses will get you eliminated for consideration of the job? These...

Will You Have a Portfolio Career?

Image credit: Sadhbh Warren Everyone's head is spinning with the rapid pace of change in the employment market. Many more workers are contract workers or consultants, whether by necessity or choice. Many have a business on the side. Many have...

A Job Interview: Right In Front Of Your Nose

Let's say that your name is Jeb and that you have been looking for a job for the past few months. You can’t wait to hit “send” after filling out online applications ad nauseam. To date, you have hit send...

What Gift Will You Give This Holiday Season?

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ? Winston S. Churchill My client and I were discussing gifts…the kind of gifts that you can’t buy, you can’t re-gift, you can’t return...

Recruiters Debate Resumes – What Every Executive Needs to Know

When you sit down to write your resume, the upper most thought in your mind should be, “What does a recruiter want to see in my resume that will convince him or her that I am the perfect candidate for...

Do You Want To Work Internationally? 5 Tips To Succeed

What separates a domestic job search from an international one? Basically it’s understanding what employers are looking for when they hire for jobs overseas. Executives considering an international position needs to think about their long-term career goals and determine if...

Denial & The Job Search: 3 Beliefs that Can Crater Your Success

Image courtesy of letschickchat.org I can totally understand it. No question. In a reasonable world, a world where the job seeker's need for a fast, easy job transition would take priority, these three facts would prevail: 1. You could expect...

12 Festive Gift Ideas

As we approach the festive season and everyone gets into a shopping frenzy, I thought I'd share 12 of my favourite career related books. Books that you can potentially gift to family, colleagues and friends to help them in their...

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...

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