Do you have a job search horror story? Unfortunately, many do. How can we learn from our experiences and wind up with a better ending next time? This is another story that, to me, illustrates how some job seekers create their own results in their search. Thanks to Laurie S. for sharing this tale: After […]
In honor of Halloween, I thought I would re-post some job search horror stories I’ve collected over the years. The goal is to share tales from job seekers (so you know you’re not alone) AND from hiring managers, so job seekers can learn what things might NOT work. I guess that I wasn’t too surprised […]
When it rains, it pours. Sometimes, it seems as if you’ve been looking for a job forever with no results, then, all of a sudden, you’re being offered an interview with another company when you are in the midst of negotiating an offer. Lucky you! However, even if it’s an enviable position, it can be […]
If you’ve been looking for work for an extended period of time, you know how frustrating it is. What can you do to change things up and make sure you aren’t getting yourself stuck in a bad situation and facing a long job search?
Are you sick of hearing about how important it is to tap your network to earn referrals and jobs? You hear it from your friends, your career coach, and when you pick up a book about how to find a job. If you’re spending all of your time pushing out resumes to apply for positions, […]