Can’t Fail Techniques to Improve the Results of your Executive Job Search from Michelle Dumas
2014 will be the Year of the Employee. As the economy recovers, more employees will move on to new and better opportunities. It may be the time for you to land a job you want. Job search distractions include stress and anger for the mid-career unemployed. But, it is time to move on. Make a plan,
Unless you’ve had jobs simply fall into your lap, you know that engaging in a job search is usually time-consuming and, the longer it takes, often stressful as well. Success is easily measured; initially by the number of interviews you get and, ultimately, in whether you receive at least one suitable job offer. // However,
"Interviewing". Yes, we know. We feel your pain. No matter how much we try to tell ourselves otherwise, a job interview is usually not a good time, ranking somewhere below attending traffic school among things we look forward to. Sure, interviewing for a new job can be exciting, but it's hardly ever fun (an example
Job loss has become a fact of life in today's economic climate. Even though the worst of times seem to be behind us (fingers crossed), there are still plenty of layoffs occurring. A major key to coping with job loss and getting your career back on track is the attitude you employ. Deal with the
The economy is bad, company revenues were low, you heard rumors, but hoped it wouldn’t happen to you, but it did - you lost your job. It’s a trying time, a stressful time. But you need to look ahead and start thinking of going forward to get hired in a new job. The first thing
You want that new job, you need that new job…but you don’t have it yet. While the state of the economy and your industry are certainly factors that determine the ease or difficulty of your job search, sometimes the issue lies a little closer to home. It pays to examine those bad habits that could be hindering
// // Are you in the job market right now? Is it taking longer than you want? Do you find yourself getting frustrated, depressed, anxious, and fearful that you'll never find a good job, or maybe even a little bit angry at the circumstances in which you find yourself? If so, you aren't alone.
// // Are you worried about the economy? Concerned about the high unemployment figures that we hear on the news month after month? Have you bought into the myth that it is near-impossible to find a new job during a recession? If you have a job now, you may find yourself questioning your security when
// // Have you been in the job market longer than you expected? Are you frustrated because you just don't see as much progress as you would like and because you feel like success-the perfect new job-is eluding you? There is no doubt that job searching can be stressful. Not only do you have to
// // Unfortunately, with unemployment at the highest rates that many of us have seen in our lifetimes, the average length of unemployment is currently many months. And if you are currently employed, your job search will often require weeks or months of additional time simply because you have less time to devote to it.