For many job seekers, at some point in your job search, you will see or you may be asked if you would be interested in a seasonal position. For some job seekers, the first reaction and sometimes the only reaction might be, absolutely not. That is because he or she is probably thinking, I have […]
I would like to share with you an interesting concept on what is a fairly common question that may come up in an interview. On several occasions when I ask participants in my workshops, “what is the most difficult question for you in an interview”? I am sure for most of you; you are conjuring […]
The York Career Fair Committee recently completed a very successful community job fair. By successful I mean we brought together several hundred job seekers and several dozen employers at what turn out to be a great venue, Santander Stadium in York, PA. No doubt, the workshops we offered a week before the event to help […]
This year the York Career Fair Committee is offering a new program to assist job seekers that plan to attend the York Career Fair on Thursday, October 16. The program consist of Pre-Career Fair Prep Seminars and is a collaborative effort between State Representative Kevin J. Schreiber’s office, Bell Socialization Services Inc., City of York, […]
This is great information I want to share as compiled by Susan Ricker of CareerBuilder that is well worth the time to review before going to an interview. Here is her verbatim list.
•Appearing disinterested — 55 percent
•Dressing inappropriately — 53 percent
•Appearing arrogant — 53 percent
•Talking negatively about […]
This article is meant to be thought provoking and might be a helpful aid for some of you in reaching your next level of success.
If you research what a leader is, you might say a leader has followers and guides or directs others and is somewhat seen as an overseer that might be […]
This point is true in all aspects of life and, no matter what it is you are trying to achieve, you are most successful when that moment hits and you are willing to embrace it and react on it. Here are some examples I hope are thought provoking:
A person in a leadership or […]
Many times when it comes to our failures, we look everywhere but the most obvious place for the cause. More times than not, the causes are something we ‘did not do’. This point is just as prevalent during a job search. Here are a few examples of how this point affects a job search.
After a 17-year career, I was part of a downsizing a company did some years’ age.
Here is how I turned a negative into a positive.
In a subsequent interview, I was asked, “how do you feel about being let go after so many years”? My response was, “It was a great ride […]
For those of you that follow my articles, you know I typically cover all things related to the job search, preparing for an interview and the interview itself. For those of you that know something of my background, you know I have an extensive retail history where I wore many hats as well as coached […]