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Fewer things are more deflating than scrolling through a job
description, feeling good about all the qualifications you meet,
until you see, “Creative and fictional writing experience
Your heart sinks. You only have business and proposal writing
experience! Dejected, you go back to the search page, and start
How many job opportunities have you passed up on because you
If you are actively looking for work, you know the importance of
adequately preparing for a job interview. These meetings, more than
any other components of your search, are the events that will
determine your success.
You can prepare yourself by gaining a thorough knowledge of the
company, how the organization is positioned in the marketplace,
their major competitors and both the long and short-t...
One of the things I have observed throughout my years as a
career coach is that there are certain career myths that, try as I
might, I can’t seem to kill off.
Certain ill-founded career beliefs tend to resurrect themselves
again and again. Like a zombie, these myths appear to have a mind
of their own, and unfortunately, can do real damage to your
This month we will examine the top ca...
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When you apply via email, there are a couple of options. You can
write your cover letter directly into an email message (the same
rules for writing a proper letter and proofing it apply) and attach
your resume (a MS Word attachment is best). Or, you can attach both
your resume and letter, as separate documents to the email address.
Send yourself a copy, as well (use the bcc: field in your email
At some point, usually at the conclusion of the interview, you
may be asked, "Do you have any questions?" A common answer to this
question is, "No, I think you've covered everything very well."
This is the wrong answer! You have passed up your opportunity to
ask some critical questions that may make a difference as to
whether you want to work for this company.
Here are some rules and basic questio...
Not many people realize it, but the job-hunt is one of the most
studied phenomena of our time. It is amazing what we know about
Acquainting yourself with this research can pay rich dividends to
any job-hunter, and especially if your job-hunt is running into
trouble. Let me illustrate what I mean.
Most job-hunters think there are basically only three ways to go
about their job-hunt: resumes, ...
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While acing the first interview is good, guess what, there
is something even better; killing the second interview. Most of the
recruiters select candidate through a rigorous multi-level
interview process. When you get the call for the second interview
your initial feelings of triumph are followed by anxiety and fear.
Here is how to win over these feelings and getting ready for the
Call it a slogan, a branding image, a tagline.When
you hear it or see it, you know exactly what the product is and
what it might do for you.Walk down the aisle of any food
store and you'll encounter hundreds of similar slogans that reach
into your subconscious and press your "buy me" buttons.Don't
like breakfast cereal?Try cars. Think "Ultimate Driving
I am constantly striving to educate my clients, and the general
job seeking public, that sitting at home scrolling through the job
boards all day is NOT the way to find a job. I’ve published
many articles on hidden job market strategies, and over the past
week, I have been taking a microscopic look at individual job
seeker success stories. Today, I’m bringing you six very
short and ver...