I’ve written aboutÃ‚Â jobs predicted to have a rosy future in 2008 and offered suggestions of what to do if you think that your job is in jeopardy.Ã‚Â But, what approach should you take if you have lost your job and you (and many, many others) are now seeking work in a flat economy? The first […]
To thine own self be true…
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’ […]
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 […]
Why a mentor helps your job hunt
There is so much to do when youâ€™re starting your job search. Where should you start? Hannah Morgan (@CareerSherpa) and I have coached and worked with many job seekers just like you. We decided it would be useful to create a guide to help job seekers cut through all the confusion and approach job search […]