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Obtain More Referrals and Recommendations!

Obtain More Referrals and Recommendations!

The basis for any successful relationship is the ability to understand the exact expectations of the other person. You may think you have asked someone for help, but that may not be understood by the people you approach. Be specific about the type of referrals and...

Organize Your Job Search!

Organize Your Job Search!

Are you able to provide a list of the companies that have received your resume and a list of all the job board ads to which you’ve applied? Do you have information on every individual with whom you have interviewed? Are you following up with the companies where you...

Staying Financially and Emotionally Sound

Staying Financially and Emotionally Sound

Being unemployed can be a challenging chapter of your life, but there are things you can do to stay financially and emotionally sound including the following:Cut Unnecessary Spending from Your BudgetThink of what you MUST spend money on vs. what you WANT to spend...

Giving Back Can Help Your Job Search

Giving Back Can Help Your Job Search

When you are in a job search, it’s not easy to think of “giving back” to others or your community, but that might be just what you need to do! When you volunteer your time and see the impact it has on others, it helps improve your self-confidence and recharge your...

Are Your Voicemails Being Ignored?

Are Your Voicemails Being Ignored?

Do you ever feel like no one is paying any attention to your voicemail messages? Most individuals only return a call if they understand how it will benefit them to call you back. Hiring Authorities, Human Resource Professionals and Recruiters most likely will not...

Find Out “Why” You Were Not Hired

Find Out “Why” You Were Not Hired

Have you ever completed an interview convinced you were going to obtain a job offer and then are never called back? There is nothing more frustrating than to know you are the “perfect person” for the job and never receive feedback why you didn’t get hired. Often you...

The Mental Game

The Mental Game

One of the greatest challenges of any job search is establishing and maintaining momentum regardless of results achieved. Your job search is a learning experience that will build character and teach you things about yourself you never knew. It’s often effective to...

Social Networking Works!

Social Networking Works!

When you hear the word Networking, what comes to mind? Many job seekers will describe it as a necessary evil. Even the most outgoing individual might say that networking is “forced” communication. When successful networking has occurred, the desired result is a...