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How long it should take to find a job in today’s job market?

Icon Written by Cheryl on January 19, 2016 – 1:03 am

Unfortunately, the answer is “it depends.” Your job search is probably going to take longer than you anticipated and yet there are job seekers fortunate enough to find a job within a few days. There are many factors that impact the length of your job search: The economy The Job Market Economic conditions in the location you [...]



COVER LETTER TIP FOR THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on January 19, 2016 – 1:00 am

Don’t make it all about what you want. Yes, your cover letter is about you, but it should be geared toward what you can do for the company, not what they can do for you. It’s great that you’ve always wanted to work there, or it will allow you to expand your project management skills, [...]



FREE JOB SEEKER TRAINING WEBINARS

Icon Written by Cheryl on January 19, 2016 – 12:57 am

Re-THINK! Coping with Change and Powerfully Dealing with Your Emotions…So you can get back to work FASTER! Thursday, Jan. 21st @ 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, 1:00 pm CST) For most of us, change can be a frightening thing that can create stress, frustration, lack of sleep, change in eating habits and even depression. A change [...]



YOUR 30 SECOND PITCH

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 13, 2015 – 2:09 am

Your thirty second pitch will be used in your cover letters and when you are networking. It will also prepare you to answer the dreaded interview question “Tell me about yourself.” You need to write down more than one – keeping in mind the following: Who you are addressing What is important to this person [...]



RESUME TIP FOR THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 13, 2015 – 2:07 am

Autumn is the perfect time to update your resume. Remember, the longer you wait, the more likely you are to forget valuable information and accomplishments. One year fades into the next and older projects get replaced by newer ones. Revising your resume can help you to feel more confident and optimistic about your job search. [...]



FREE WEBINAR: GETTING UNSTUCK: Re-THINK Your Job Search for Success

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 13, 2015 – 2:04 am

Wednesday, Nov. 18th @ 12:00 EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST) Are you stuck or sabotaging your job search? Imagine transforming your job search and your life and being an unstoppable powerhouse. We each have the potential to accomplish our goals. Come ignite the most potent force of all — your full potential? AFTER ALL, YOU [...]



MUST READ: Research Salary BEFORE you schedule interviews!

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 13, 2015 – 2:01 am

With the Internet, Job Boards, Job Postings on Web Sites and Social Media, it is easier than ever to research salary levels. If a company posts a salary range, they normally want to pay somewhere in the middle of the range. The offer is also based on the actual interview. If an employer interviews someone [...]



MUST READ: EFFECTIVELY OVERCOME OBJECTIONS

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 13, 2015 – 1:59 am

The greatest challenge you will face in your job search is rejection. Interviewing is “sales” and rejection is part of the process. It is important you do not take rejection personally. Learn from each experience and fine tune your job search skills. It is important to know objections are buying signs, a request for more [...]



COVER LETTER TIP FOR THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on October 23, 2015 – 1:41 am

Don’t make it all about what you want. Yes, your cover letter is about you, but it should be geared toward what you can do for the company, not what they can do for you. It’s great that you’ve always wanted to work there, or it will allow you to expand your project management skills, [...]



FREE JOB SEEKER TRAINING WEBINAR

Icon Written by Cheryl on October 23, 2015 – 1:41 am

What Are Your Career Options Friday, October 30th @ 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST) If you have exhausted your job targets, it could be time to consider a different career or different targets, but where do you start? During this session we will discuss the following: New Career Resources Job Shadowing Options People [...]