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Benefit from a Temp or Contract Job

Icon Written by Cheryl on May 23, 2017 – 11:00 pm

When you have been unemployed more than 18 months, it is very difficult for a third party to place you in an opportunity. Employers hire recruiters to identify individuals who have skills, stability and experience who are often currently employed by one of their competitors. The stability requirement is not as prevalent in temp or [...]



FREE JOBSEEKER TRAINING WEBINARS

Icon Written by Cheryl on May 23, 2017 – 10:59 pm

What References Help You The Most Thursday, May 25th @ 4:00 pm EST (1:00 pm PST, 2:00 pm MST, 3:00 pm CST) When possible, references should not be provided prior to an interview, so you can prepare your references for the call. During this session, we will address the following: How to prep your references Basic information to provide for [...]



RESUME TIP FOR THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 12, 2016 – 2:42 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. [...]



Google Alerts Help Interview Preparation

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 12, 2016 – 2:41 am

It is difficult to stay current on companies you have targeted as prospects in your job search. You can read the press and media, but if you are interviewing at multiple companies, this process can be very time consuming. One way to stay current with company news is to set up Google Alerts. This is [...]



MUST READ-Research Salary BEFORE you schedule interviews!

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 12, 2016 – 2:40 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 [...]



FREE JOB SEEKER TRAINING WEBINARS

Icon Written by Cheryl on November 12, 2016 – 2:39 am

Re-THINK! What You Don’t Know Could Hurt Your Next Career Move… Don’t Make These 10 Common Mistakes! Thursday, November 17th @ 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, 1:00 pm CST) As a results coach working with thousands of job seekers, I’ve learned it’s not always the most qualified person who gets the job. In this webinar, we [...]



FOLLOW-UP IS CRITICAL

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 25, 2016 – 12:21 am

Employers like to hire individuals who are confident in their ability to do the job and are also sincerely interested in working for them! If it comes down to a difficult decision of who to hire, they will go with the person who they feel really wants to work for them! How do you become [...]



RESUME TIP FOR THE WEEK

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 25, 2016 – 12:13 am

Toward the top of your resume should be a list of key skills employers are looking for and that align with the positions you’re seeking. Not only does this quickly convey your abilities to employers, it also appeals to resume scanners. Make sure to include exact match keywords from the job opening. Need help with [...]



FREE JOB SEEKER TRAINING WEBINARS

Icon Written by Cheryl on August 25, 2016 – 12:11 am

Re-THINK – Finding Your Passion, Purpose, and Power  Thursday, August 25th @ 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, 1:00 pm CST) Being in a career transition is always a perfect time to explore what’s possible for you. Are you eager to live the life you deserve yet just don’t know where to start? It’s time to stop thinking about [...]



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 [...]