Hello everyone! The internet is full of “never fail – guaranteed to work” tips and strategies designed to help you get that dream job. Goodness knows I share plenty of them with you here and in the webinars. Point is, in job search, these techniques are only part of the equation. In ...
During my undergraduate studies I took more than 18 credits in the Social Sciences from Theories of Personality, to Sociology and Social Problems. At the time, I wasn't completely clear as to how taking these courses would influence my future, both at the personal and professional level, but th...
Sharing regular content with your professional network is a quick and efficient way to increase your online presence. Stay fresh in the minds of colleagues and establish yourself as a thought leader in your area of expertise. Content can be shared on social media platforms and discussion boards...
Hello Everyone! This time, we're going to take a look at how to use that most basic of tools, the telephone. Seems like these days, we use them to send text messages, as calendars, as cameras, as music players, as social media portals, and seldom for talking to people, which was their inte...
Being part of a group that enjoys similar interests and shared experiences is not a recent phenomenon. When we were younger and in school, we’d gather with those who liked playing the same sports or volunteering for the same cause. It was a chance not just to form bonds, but to expand our awa...
The word “networking” terrifies a lot of people..jobseekers “know” they need to do it, but the prospect can be very overwhelming, especially if you think you don’t know anyone..if that’s you, here’s how to get started. You might think my premise is silly, but I assure you, the num...
January is National Mentoring Month, which was founded by the Harvard School of Public Health. The National Mentoring Partnership was conceived to raise awareness about mentoring programs, and to recruit people to serve as role models for youth in their communities. Mentors make a positive impact on...
People are generally very happy to work with recruiters during their job search, but less happy to take a recruiter call when they are not looking for a job. While it can be very annoying and awkward to be solicited at work for another job, many times, this is the only phone number a recruiter ...
If someone ask me what would be the best piece of advice I can give to a recent graduate who is about to start his/her first job, I would have to say: “make sure your social skills are impeccable”. I have blogged about this topic in the past but this time I want to look at it from a different...