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?
Tired of looking for a job? 5 tips to prepare to start your own business
Are you dissatisfied with your job, or reading the writing on the wall that suggests it may be time to think of your own exit strategy? If so, you are in good company. A Mercerâ€™s Whatâ€™s Workingâ„¢ survey last year, conducted over two quarters, included 2,400 workers in the U.S. They found, â€œnearly one in […]
What job seekers can learn from the presidential campaign
Presidential campaigns in the U.S. make me think a lot about job seekers, and not because jobs and who can “create” the most jobs in Washington are the #1 topics on everyone’s minds. Let’s face it, running for office is the longest, extended interview anyone could imagine.
How to succeed as a freelancer
Temporary and contingent workers are on the rise. The independent workforce has grown to 16.9 million from 16 million in the past year, according to research by MBO Partners, which provides business services to consultants. As companies realize that they can hire contractors for certain services instead of paying for full-time workers, more people will […]
How to network spontaneously – by preparing what to say!
Is there really a formula for saying the right thing in a job hunt? How much should people plan to customize or speak â€œoff the cuff?â€ It’s an important question!