job search

3 ways to know when it is time for a job search – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

You know those memos that come out from management announcing the next, coolest thing in organizational wonder? Or how somebody is leaving to “pursue other business interests” (fired) or “provided wonderful accomplishments” (left on their own)?You either read those emails and thought nothing of it or read those emails and had your anxiety levels go up. Maybe a lot. And the thought crossed your mind that maybe you should start looking for another job.Well, should you? It’s a big deal to…

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The 8 Best Job Boards from a recruiters perspective – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Not all job boards are created equal. Although there are plenty to choose from, I want to share with you the 8 best job boards from a recruiter’s perspective. I’m going to break down why you might use one over the other, and why I recommend each one. As a head hunter and a recruiter, I used to use these job boards to find quality candidates just like you! This isn’t by any means a comprehensive list, but I personally…

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Traits Required To Start A Career In Digital Marketing – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

A career in digital marketing has been one of the most promising and lucrative careers in the past few years. Many students across education streams, be it engineering or commerce have taken the plunge into the non-tech world of digital marketing.This trend is only growing and it’s not surprising because digital marketing has been occupying a major part of the marketing strategy for most companies and organizations. While there are now colleges and special institutes which offer courses in Digital…

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5 Tricks for Online Job Searching – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Posted at 11:45h in job search by Adam McInelly Have you ever said to yourself: “There just aren’t any jobs out there; I’ve looked.” One issue could be where you are looking and how you are searching because today there are more online sources than time in a day.   The entire job search system can seem overwhelming, especially if you have not job searched in a long time or if you are changing careers. You need to know what the optimal online places are to look and where you should go to source the best opportunities. And since there are so many job…

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How To Prepare For An Informational Interview – Work It Daily – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Informational interviews are an essential part of a successful job search. Not sure what you need to do? Marcy Twete, author of You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works, offers some great tips for nailing your next informational interview. 1. Give Them Some Options “The good news is, most people will want to help someone new to the business world,” said Twete. “The bad news is, people are busy!” When you reach out to…

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The Journey of YOU – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

What is your purpose in life? Are you struggling with change and self confidence? Are you missing fulfillment in life or your career? Look no further because help is here!   Andy Thomas–leading career/life coach in the southeast, motivational speaker, and author–will be presenting The Journey of You Andy defines the blueprint for handling change and finding fulfillment in your life (both personally and professionally). By sharing his broadcasting experience and case studies from extensive career coaching, Andy will motivate…

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How to Answer the So Tell Me about Yourself Question — Career Coach Jill – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Today’s Tip from the Harvard Business Review—I most certainly agreeHow to Answer One of the Hardest Job Interview Questions“So…tell me about yourself.” Although this job interview question seems simple, answering it is anything but. Should you share your life story? Your job history? It’s tempting to turn your LinkedIn page into a monologue, but don’t — the interviewer already has your résumé. Instead, talk about what the company really needs from the role you’re vying for. Before the interview, scrutinize the…

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How to prepare for a successful job search – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Sally advises on an Eight-Point Preparation Plan combined with a Personal Commitment Contract.Watch the webinar to see and hear more detail on the Eight-Point Preparation Plan which covers the following steps:1. Job Search Outcomes2. Positive mindset3. Preparation time4. Resources5. Network6. Skills refresh7. Cheerleader squad8. Self-care & rewards.The Personal Commitment Plan is an important element to ensure you commitment to making the change that you want. We know that life can get very busy and distracting, so Sally advises that you:Treat your…

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The 3 Deadly Enemies of Career Change – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Thinking about a career change and making the move from one career to another can be seen as quite an undertaking. Taking the steps needed to make the change a reality require certain mindset tools we need to either have or develop. These tools are often at the heart of why we end up not following through on our decision to start a new career. This article sets out what you can do to turn these 3 deadly enemies into…

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Annual Hiring Trends – Copeland Coaching – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

You may be wondering if you have missed your chance to get a new job. After all, you had a new year’s resolution to job search. And, you just didn’t get around to it. Or, maybe you did try, but it didn’t work out the way you were expecting. Well, I have some good news for you. You’re not out yet! There’s still time to get hired in 2019. Every month, LinkedIn puts out this really helpful report. It’s one…

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Employed But Open To Opportunities – Three Passive Job Search Strategies – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Passive Job Search Passive job search isn’t always a bad thing. If you are happily employed, it is good career management to remain open to opportunities. Your dream employer may have a job opening in your field. A former boss, one of your favorites, may call with an opportunity to work together again. A recruiter might call with a job that offers a title bump, more pay, or an interesting challenge. Staying open-minded but not actively looking is passive job…

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Program officer leaps into new creative career – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Andrea DeBerry, an experienced program professional, found herself burnt out and seeking a career change. She connected with National Able Network to determine what path she would choose for her new career. Upon applying for and being accepted into the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, she chose to enhance her skillset with creative technology. Andrea successfully completed training in programs such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML5 and more! We got in contact with Andrea to learn a bit more…

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Why networking in your own company is the best way to find a job – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

You’re looking at the writing on the wall: your job is about to end. Mostly because the job is no longer sustainable for you. And you know that sooner or later, your job performance will reflect that the job is no longer interesting to you… Whether it is boredom, politics, an impending layoff, or just a bad boss, you know it is time to leave. What’s the first thing most people do? (Outside of all the first steps you should…

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Join the FREE, Live 5-Day Challenge to Land Dream Job: Starts June 20, 2019 – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

This is me sippin’ on lattes all month as I gear up for my second 5-day live challenge event (virtual) to support all of the amazing professionals in my community (yes, you!). I am SO excited because we already have 3,000 job seekers who have joined. Want to join? Getting in the inside is super simple: sign up here before we kick off on June 20! Trust me, if your goal is to land a dream job, you don’t want…

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Doing This One Thing Increases Your Chance of Getting Hired by 75% – – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Getting hired, even in today’s strong job market, is a numbers game.  And the numbers are scary.  Right off the bat, a resume faces a lot of competition.  Just to give you an idea of the sheer volume, Monster.com reports 427,000 resume postings a week.  That’s 22.2 million a year, and that’s just Monster.com. THE RESUME JOURNEY Simply submitting your resume is the first step in a long journey your resume takes.  Along the way there are numerous pitfalls and…

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Find the Thing That Makes You EXTRAORDINARY – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Find the Thing That Makes You EXTRAORDINARY When we met CIO/CTO Eric, he was approaching his job search like many of our clients do: fine-tuning the resume combing through job boards paying for ineffective coaching AKA – NOT GETTING ANY TRACTION. Eric knew he needed to “change something”. He just didn’t know what. In this FB live, Eric reveals the changes he made to land his dream job: “I got three offers because I stopped looking for a job. I…

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The AMCAT exam can open a lot of opportunities, especially for freshers – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

What does the AMCAT exam mean to you? Bigger opportunities than ever? High-paying jobs? Or jobs with big brand names that will forever look beautiful and glowy on your resume? Saurabh Kaushik got all that as he opted for the AMCAT exam and lept ahead in his career. Let’s find out what he has to say about the AMCAT exam and his success journey with it – Why did you opt for the AMCAT exam?  Saurabh says that he opted…

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Secrets to Researching Your Next Career Move – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Posted at 14:40h in job search by Adam McInelly You all know that great research is a critical step in your job search process. Duh, right? So, why do career coaches, like me, continue to talk about it? It is because we are continuously surprised at the lack of research performed by job seekers every day.   I believe there are two main triggers to inadequately researching your next career move:  One: It’s easy to skip. No one will know, right? Wrong! It shows in your application, your networking, and your interview (if you…

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