Optimistic Job Searching: Why You Should Try It

Optimism can produce a powerful impact on your next job search. In a world where frustration and pessimism appear to dominate the scene, that’s important to remember. Hence, optimistic job searching can be crucial. This blog post will “read” somewhat differently than my usual entries. That’s because I’ve grown tired of reading and hearing mostly […]

Why You Need Job Search Referrals

Who needs referrals for a job search? The short answer is, probably almost everyone. What are job search referrals? Basically, they’re leads, tips or whatever you want to call them that point you in the direction of job possibilities–not necessarily directly to such an opportunity, but heading the right way to get there. Why Do […]

Resumes vs. Personal Introductions

As a professional resume writer, I have to acknowledge up front that I have a bit of bias on the subject of resumes–especially when I read (as I usually do) a column by Ask The Headhunter’s Nick Corcodillos, who basically considers resumes most suitable as garbage-can liners! In a recent post, titled “The Magic Resume […]

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 […]