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 [...]
Powerful Resume Summaries
I am going to make what you may deem to be a very bold statement here and I assure you, it is true and will change the way you look at the resume summary from now on.
A resume summary statement briefly highlights your most relevant strengths, skills and [...]
For most job seekers, no doubt, emotional baggage is the elephant in the room. While I believe this to be true for all unemployed job seekers, it is most likely also true for job seekers that are employed but looking to make a change.
In a resent workshop I conducted [...]
Preparing for the Interview
Are you looking for a new job? Have you ever wondered what you should wear and if there was research you should do before stepping through the door to sit down for that interview? Whether you are currently unemployed or just seeking to move your career in a new direction, [...]
AL LA Cart Book
In my workshops, I have had the question asked; can I get individual parts of your book? After receiving that question several times and giving it a lot of thought, we have made it possible to order any subject or chapter you would like to focus on. Therefore, we now [...]
The Job Fair held in York, PA on Tuesday May 14 for ex-offenders was truly a success and had a great turnout of employers and job seekers. I had an opportunity to conduct my workshop there as well and love every minute of it. I will tell you, I get great joy and satisfaction [...]
During my interview workshops, when discussing the types of questions to ask at the end of the interview, frequently l am asked by clients if a person should ask the following question;
“Why is this position open”? While I understand the thought process and the rationale that may lead an advisor to advocate this [...]