How to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

For much of January, the gym in my neighborhood is packed. Eating healthier and exercising are among the top resolutions for 2019 — along with finding another job. But I have a wish for you: Don’t change your career search strategy simply because it’s the start of a new year. When you’re ready to commit, do it for yourself, your family, and your long-term satisfaction. I’ve seen this career resolution surge in my decades as a career coach and mentor…

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Get Your “Career Plan B” Going. Right Now – FREE Job Tracker to Help – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

What are you waiting for? Newsflash – Nobody cares about your career as much as you should care. If you don’t take control of your next move now, it may just be taken care of for you. Let’s put the elephant in the room on the table: Due to COVID-19, the entire global economy is shifting. Right now. I’m not an economist, but I think it’s safe to predict that this will impact the job market in a negative way,…

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Get Ready to Job Search in 5 Steps – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Posted at 14:03h in job search by Adam McInelly For anyone getting started with the job search process, getting started might be the hardest part. Learn 5 steps you can start today that will help get you energized and prepared for a productive and successful job search.   Find Motivation  We all learn differently, and we all change our behaviors and our feelings according to how we see the world. One easily accessible way to learn is by reading. Whether you read books, articles, or websites, there is a lot of information out there that offers motivation.   A favorite book to read…

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DON’T SKIP THE COVER LETTER – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

The importance of a well-crafted cover letter cannot be overstated. A résumé contains the information potential employers need to know about where you’ve worked and what you have done, but they may not even get to your résumé if your cover letter doesn’t excite them. A cover letter is the gateway to the résumé, and it needs to stand out on its own and enhance the résumé it precedes. The challenge is to create an amazing cover letter that does…

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3 Inevitable Career “Struggles” and How to Learn from Them % – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Everybody’s career will have ebbs and flows, challenges, and opportunities. No matter how great someone’s journey may look on paper, everyone goes through career and business struggles. Even those who may appear to transition seamlessly from one great job to the next run into struggles throughout the course of their career – how you bounce back and move forward is what defines true success. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Luvleen Sidhu, who at the young age of…

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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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