Parting may have been sweet sorrow, but you now notice there’s a new job at your old company, and you want to apply. What should you keep in mind to give yourself the best chance to avoid job seeker mistakes to recapture a spot at the organization you left?
Advice for your first day of work
You need some advice for your first day of work! You’re so thrilled to have finally landed a position that you’re ready to let your hair down and relax as you start. Not so fast! In many organizations, the first few months on the job are actually officially a probationary period, so it’s your job […]
How to compete in the freelance economy
If you’re looking for jobs, you are intimately familiar with the tight market, but have you thought about the reasons why there may be fewer openings in your industry? It may not be because there is less work, especially if your skills are in demand. Instead, perhaps your industry is following the growing trend of […]
How to find a (second) career you love?
Job search is a challenge for everyone, but experienced job seekers, especially those who realize they want to changeÂ careers, may face special challenges. Marc Miller, Career Design specialist with Career Pivot and author of Repurpose Your Career â€“ A Practical Guide for Baby Boomers, suggests these five key steps to follow when making a […]
How to get an interview
The Internet occasionally buzzes with details about how people used â€œcreativeâ€ techniques to land interviews. These â€œoutside-of-the boxâ€ ideas include a variety of approaches. For example, youâ€™ve probably heard of people renting billboards to try to attract attention from hiring managers.