Wouldn’t it be nice if everyone who worked had the luxury of spending their work hours doing something that they enjoyed and was true to their values and skills? If you are considering a new career, have you done any thinking about how that career intersects with who you are (or want to be)?
It is so important for you to know what you have to offer when you are looking for a job!Ã‚Â Transferable skills are a great avenue for marketing yourself into a new job or career.Ã‚Â These skills, when used to your advantage, can open doors and present opportunities that may have seemed unattainable. Keppie Careers’ […]
Best Careers and Unemployment
It’s not great news for the US economy…Numbers show that unemployment is at a 2-year high.Ã‚Â In December, the economy only added 18,000 jobs instead of the 70,000 predicted.Ã‚Â These are the worst numbers reported since August 2003. If you are in the construction, manufacturing and retail sectors, these are not good times for your […]
When you are writing your resume, don’t be afraid to brag a little bit. Â Some may say that there is a fine line between the obnoxious, pretentious job seeker and the applicant who wants to show their stuff. Â I think that the difference comes down to proving it. If you can support accomplishments with cold, […]
Know Yourself to Sell Your Skills
If you were hired to sell something, an HDTV, for example, do you think that you would sell very many if you couldn’t describe what makes that particular TV special or useful?Â The customer doesn’t want to spend a lot of money without knowing what she is going to get in return.Â If you couldn’t […]