The start of a new year is a great time to revist your marketing materials, whether you are planning to stay in your current role or make a change. I'm not a big fan of New Year's resolutions but I have learned that January quickly becomes February, and before we know it, months have slipped by and we haven't updated our resumes, revamped our on-line profiles or created that personal website we've been meaning to start. So, it's time to stop making excuses and start managing our personal...Read more
Renew and Reinvigorate Your Resume and Your Web Presence
Personal Branding Is Key to Creating Awareness
It's not news to anyone that recruiters and employers use social media to explore the candidate pool. Millions of job seekers dive into this particular pool every day, some without making so much as a ripple on the surface. If you really want to make a splash that gets noticed, you have to break through the clutter with a personal brand that attracts and impresses. If you are a job seeker, it is likely that you already know some basic facts:
The job market: it's highly competitive, very...Read more
Success Predicts Success
Although it is sensible to focus on what a job seeker can do for a target employer or organization, whether or not our story is credible is largely dependent on the achievements and results that we have already generated, rather than on what we say we can achieve in the future.
Behavioral research tells us that the way in which an individual has performed in the past is a good indication of how that same individual will perform in the future. Humans learn and grow and acquire new skills,...Read more