Age is no barrier unless you create the roadblock yourself. Plenty of people are inhibited by a mindset that they’re too old to be an attractive candidate to hiring influencers. When they put that aside, their job search will advance far more quickly. Right now we’re in a good economy where age is not an […]
The long-distance job search is a little more complicated than a local search. Hiring influencers need some reassurance that you’re serious about moving far from your current home, organizations need to know what you expect in the way of support and time if there is a physical move, and everyone needs enough information to plan […]
These tips for improving your interview voice will leave you sounding calm, confident, educated, and engaged. As a Career Coach, I know that a good interview is key to getting the job you want, so I’m not offering the same old advice to sit up straight, smile, and avoid saying “Um”. Doing some research, I […]
A while ago, we asked you how you feel on a Monday morning. Do you feel eager to get back to work and do a job you love? Or are you dreading the alarm clock, wishing you didn’t have to get up and face the work week? If you hate Mondays, it may be time […]
Job search etiquette is important, for as much as you are searching for a job which is a good fit for your needs and skills, hiring influencers are searching for the candidate who is a good fit for their organization. Rude, difficult, insensitive, or demanding are never descriptors of good fit. Do not allow them […]
Networking for introverts is uncomfortable, to say the least. If you identify as someone who values your alone time, likes people in small doses, and you’d rather work overtime on a Friday night than introduce yourself to a roomful of strangers, you are probably an introvert. Naturally reserved, the large group gatherings typical of networking […]
Downsized. The stress and grief that accompanies a sudden job loss can hit you like a bolt of lightning out of the blue. Rather than isolating yourself from the shock, you need to experience the grief, allow it to move through you, and ground it in conversation and acknowledgement so you can leave it behind […]
First impressions are made within a few split seconds and can make or break us. We assess a person on their poise, apparel, and ability to introduce themselves in a professional manner within moments. It works much the same online and with your resume. Considering how much is riding on that first impression, it’s worth […]
December is the third-best month to look for a job because about 70% of your competition will drop out of the race on December 1st.
Once you have a list of targeted companies for your executive job search, use social media to hunt down the key decision makers.