Job Search Pitfalls–How to Avoid or Blast Past Them (Part 1 of 2)

If I told you that job search pitfalls lurk around every corner and will leap out to grab you when you least expect it, you might think I’d been drinking something I shouldn’t! On the other hand, what if it’s true? Just kidding, but the reality doesn’t lag far behind my outlandish statement. You can […]

Successful Job Searching – What You Can Learn from Nature

You might be saying, “Learn from nature about my job search? That’s crazy!” While it might sound a little off-the-wall, it’s not as crazy as you might think. I’ll admit today’s post is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but sometimes we can use a little humor to lighten a task that often stirs up negative emotions in […]

Your 24X7 Job Search–Actively Looking or Not

Technology is sometimes your friend, sometimes not so much. However, one advantage it does give you is the potential for a 24X7 job search, even when you’re not actively looking for a new job. Whether you’re a busy executive or a stay-at-home mom thinking about reentering the work force, you can use various aspects of […]

Sources of Hire–Latest News

We heard a while back that job boards were far from dead and actually producing some decent results–particularly for some employers. Now we have a fairly new report from an HR technology provider called SilkRoad (discussed in an article, “New Source of Hire Study…” by John Zappe on, that suggests they’re doing better than […]

Nonprofit Jobs on the Rise

If you haven’t previously considered working for a nonprofit organization, you might be interested to know that as of a month or so ago, that sector was adding jobs while others were shedding them like mad. It’s true that there’s often a noticeable gap between salaries in the for-profit and nonprofit arenas, but sometimes other […]