Category Archives: RTW

Assess yourself before job searching

There are several different kinds of résumé s and you may have several versions, depending on where you are in the hiring process and/or what types of jobs you will be seeking. Before starting your résumé , though, you will want to identify your strengths, skills, and abilities. Continue reading

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Tweaking the job search: Capturing valuable interview feedback

Remember the good old days, back in high school or college? You’d work like crazy to get your assignments done and turned in on time, so that you could receive the high marks you needed to keep your grade point average in check. The entire purpose of the grades was to provide feedback, so that as you move forward in your studies, you can continue to improve and grow academically.
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Use the Internet to Find a Job – Part 5: Making the Most of Facebook in Your Job Search

Actively engage and share information with people. Get involved with the conversations going on within your network, shown on your news feed. Continue reading

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Who’s Hiring from the Fortune 500 Vol 10

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” – Carlos Castaneda Continue reading

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Let Job Search Boards Find Your Job

If you’ve been looking for a job for any length of time I’m sure you know how time consuming it can be. Filling in endless search boxes and web forms with the same information over and over, checking all of the jobs that come up as a result of the search and them moving to the next site. Before you know it, the day is gone with not much to show. There are a number of things you can do to fast track some of the repetitive tasks both from the “filling in the blanks” part of the process to the search process. Continue reading

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What are your career concerns?

A place to post your career concerns and get some helpful feedback and advice. Continue reading

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I Can’t Sell Myself, Am I Destined to Be Unemployed Forever?

How do I convince someone I’m a good hire when I’M not convinced? I struggle to write anything good in cover letters because I don’t know what to say without sounding A) fake or B) full-of-myself. I don’t go to networking events because I’m terrible at talking with strangers. What can I do? Continue reading

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You lost your job! Now what?

You lost your job (the reason doesn’t really matter so much at this point does it). What do you do? Continue reading

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How to survive relocating for a career change

I have had a couple of clients ask me how to network now that they have moved to a resort area. Career change is hard enough, let alone finding new network contacts in an unfamiliar area. First, let me recommend … Continue reading

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8/11/09

Got a message from my nurse. She hadn’t checked her email since Fri, so she never got my email about any of the interviews-missed one Mon!!!

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Status

Secured three interviews for the RN I am working with and waiting to hear about job offers from two other clients. Happy Tuesday!

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Attitude and Opportunity

Think about your attitude about work now. How is it affecting you and your opportunities – are you prepared to make a change if you need to? Who are you as an owner, employee, boss, or consultant? How do you present to others? Creating an up to date curriculum vitae or résumé help you develop a clear statement of who you are and what you have to offer to customers, employees, employers or bosses. In short, it can help you develop your own personal brand that can make you stand head and shoulders above others in your field. Continue reading

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Why Everyone Needs a Résumé

Ensure client loyalty
Attract new clients or customers
Improve or maintain status in an industry or field
Provide job security
Obtain a raise
Confirm self-worth
Identify gaps in skills, knowledge or abilities
Find a new job
Find a new opportunity

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