Career & Business Coaching Blog
Here’s where I’ll be sharing insights, tips and strategies to help keep you focused, efficient and productive. I’ll also be re-posting articles from other organizations and experts. If you’d like to request a topic for a future post, please contact me.
There is a way to take control of your job search and career transition. It requires a change in your mindset. It requires you to take action and start doing things differently. It requires a different approach and a different strategy.
Since the dawn of time, when submitting a resume to a company for a job, it was common practice to include a cover letter. As we all know, times change, and I get asked very often, “Do I need to submit a cover letter with my resume?” Nowadays, the answer is, “Maybe.”
The most difficult decisions employers must make are the ones involving the fate of their employees. When informing a valued employee that you are moving in another direction, away from them, what comes next? Providing a softer landing benefits not only the displaced employee, but also you, the employer.
Whether you are selling a product or service (yourself), if you follow this simple sales formula, you will be further ahead of your competition in your search for A More Perfect Career.
We have all heard the phrase, “Time is money.” How long will it take to find a job using the skills and knowledge you have right now? A Career Coach with a thorough understanding of the job market can help you shorten that time and eliminate a lot of the frustration that comes with using old and outdated methods.
There’s a strong correlation between doing a lot of the little things correctly and long-term success. Small changes made consistently over time will yield huge results. Whether you’re gainfully employed or exploring your next move, AMPC Career Tips will help keep you on track and, over time, give you the tools to rise to the top.
Watch for more upcoming video tips from Coach Greg.
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Links to helpful resources and informational websites for professionals in search of their perfect career move.
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
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U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Occupational Information Network
The O*NET system is maintained by a regularly updated database of occupational characteristics and worker requirements information across the U.S. economy. It describes occupations in terms of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required as well as how the work is performed in terms of tasks, work activities, and other descriptors.
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