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 [...]
Does your resume show that you are equally strong in several competencies, and do you list the same amount of accomplishments to support each one? If so, you will most likely not get the job.
A resume that touts you can use any one of several strengths equally is tantamount to saying “I am [...]
I know most of you probably quickly answered to yourself, yes, of course. But, do you really?
I am not talking about obvious times when someone helps you in the spare of the moment, like when you approach a door and someone coming out holds the door open for you, or when you drop [...]
The Three Most Important Answers in an Interview
While an interview is very subjective and can vary in all kinds of ways depending on the interviewer, including the amount of questions you may be asked.
Once you are passed the social amenities, the number of questions you get can be minimal in [...]
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 [...]