Receiving the job offer you want is a complex project that involves strategic planning, researching, networking, and patience. As part of your strategic plan you need to ascertain what make you unique and competitive? Who is your target audience? Which prospective employers will gain the most value from hiring you? Then you need to reach out and market yourself to potential employers. Attend in-person and virtual networking events. Prepare and send professional documents that focus on your value (resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles). Afterwards, be prepared to exercise … [Read more...] about Conducting a Successful Job Search Campaign!
What is the best way to select a resume writer? Do you choose a resume writer based on personal knowledge, referrals from friends and family, the writer’s reputation, subject matter expertise, or personal chemistry? If your choice involves more than one of the above criteria, how much weight do you assign to each before you make your decision? Let’s examine your options to help you decide. First of all, consider the reasons you need a resume writer. Is it because you lack the time or experience to write the resume? Have you tried submitting your resume and received little or no interest? … [Read more...] about Choosing A Resume Writer
“How do you remain motivated while looking for a job?” Being downsized or terminated from a position can be demoralizing. Below are two tips to keep you motivated during your job search. CREATE A SCHEDULE AND STICK TO IT. I suggest you think of your job search as full-time work and designate at least 5 hours a day to your “job.” Visit prospective employers’ websites, send out e-mails, follow up leads, network and update your social media profiles (LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter) during normal working hours. FIND A HOBBY. Searching for work can be time-consuming, frustrating, and … [Read more...] about Staying Motivated During Your Job Search