Overqualified or Most Qualified Candidate?
Recently while speaking to a client, I asked what the biggest concern about going to an interview was. His response was he would be overqualified for the position.
For job seekers that have fifteen years or more of work history or are of “Baby Boomer Age” or behind, [...]
Do you say so on your resume?
If your answer is yes, that just might keep you from getting the next position you seek.
Here is why, just as it is sound advice for job seekers to nix the Objective Statement from the resume because it emphasizes what you want, (which few hiring [...]
Thirty, Sixty, Ninety Day Plain (for the job search)
If you have spent any time in a retail career, a sales position or a position where you had to develop, create or deliver a product or a service in a given amount of time, you have more than likely heard of the 30, [...]
That is a great question, and truly deserves the full attention of all job seekers. Most of you are probably already shouting internally to yourselves, in the interview; and in almost all cases, that is the correct answer.
First, I would be remiss not to mention that if you do not take care [...]
Great Way to Sell Yourself
When you are conducting a job search and preparing for an interview, a skill set you must develop to be successful is the ability to sell yourself. This process is not always easy and for some job seekers, it may seem daunting. There are ways to make the process [...]
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Your journey will move forward with or without you participating.
Let us fast forward for a moment to the future; think about next New Year’s Eve 2014. Where are you in your career? Where are you in life? Are you happy and prosperous?
Now, come back [...]
As a contract consultant, starting and ending contracts is a way of lift. Last week, a contract I have been working with came to the end. Generally, as with many of you, when a contract ends, I simply move on to the next contract without much fanfare. However, this week I have notice something a [...]
In my basic computer workshops, I have noticed a new phenomenon. That is, many of my students are above what we know as traditional retirement age. It is not my intent to debate the reasons why in this article, I am sure we all understand the complexities that surround the ability to truly retire in [...]
Ty Ferrell SR, President of The Arc of Success LLC and author of ‘The Road to Controlling Your Career’, will be a guest speaker on September 24, 2013 at ‘Going Places Network’. A six-week program presented by Wal-Wart and sponsored by Dress for Success South Central PA.
Ferrell will present his ‘Resume [...]
The word ‘I’ on your resume can be looked at like a four letter word
While it is true, your resume is a vehicle to sell yourself and toot your own horn, you must learn to do that without using the word I. This may sound daunting and maybe even a little weird [...]