An Interview with a Recruiter is Important
Aug03

An Interview with a Recruiter is Important

Your relationship with a recruiter before, during and after an interview is important. So important, you might blow your chances to be a viable candidate. You might be wondering why would I care if I blow off a meeting since a recruiter is not the company. Here’s why… This week I spent time with a recruiter and got a sneak peek into her work. She had a phone interview scheduled with a potential candidate for a job. The appointment was...

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Accountability Group for Job Hunters
Jul28

Accountability Group for Job Hunters

Our #6 tip – starting or joining an accountability group for job hunters steps up your job search efforts. Think about how you spend your time – is it productive? If you feel like you are spinning your wheels and not making progress, consider an accountability group. In this video, I discuss the steps for setting up a job accountability group and recommendations for how to structure it.   The support that an...

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Five Missteps in Interviewing- Career Breakthrough Tip #5
Jun08

Five Missteps in Interviewing- Career Breakthrough Tip #5

Do you find yourself fumbling or feeling less confident in your interviews? Perhaps you are stumbling over some common missteps in interviewing. Your job search process will be more successful when you have solid interviewing skills. There are many stories and examples of what to do and not to do in an interview. Today Suzette Smith, a senior Human Resources Professional and I discuss some of the common missteps that occur during the...

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Career Breakthrough Tip #4 Finding a Job in a New City
May09

Career Breakthrough Tip #4 Finding a Job in a New City

Finding a job in a new city makes a job search more complex. The job search is often longer, especially if you do not have a wide network of professional colleagues. While there are some hurdles, you can be successful with the job search process by focusing in on the actions that work best for you. In this video, Career Breakthrough Tip #4, Lynn Dessert discusses some strategies for finding a job in a new city. If you have some more...

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Career Tip #3 Wasting Time on your Resume?

How much time are you wasting worrying about your resume? Job hunters spend way too much time on getting their resume perfect. In this video: Career Tip#3 – Stop Wasting Time on Your Resume, I talk about how much is enough and how much is too much. Once you get a handle on how much time you are spending on your resume and whether or not you need to make some adjustments, here are some additional tips: Lose the Career Objective...

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Career Tip #2 Tell me About Yourself
Apr15

Career Tip #2 Tell me About Yourself

Today’s career breakthrough tip is about the interview question you hate: Tell Me About Yourself. When you can answer that question with ease, you will feel more confident about your interview.  Welcome to a series of career breakthrough tips that will be shared by video. If you want access to all the career tips, you will find them on YouTube. Subscribe to my channel to get notified when a new career tip is uploaded.   ...

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