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.
During a job search, there is so much that is out of your control. Don’t let one of the things in your control prevent you from landing that dream job.
There are a lot of reasons why an employer is slow in getting back to you after a great interview. Make sure your follow-up actions keep you in the best light as the best possible candidate.
At the end of the day, the hiring manager doesn’t really care if you are wearing a blue tie or a red tie. They don’t care if you are in a dress or a suit. They don’t care where you worked or what college you attended ten years ago. What they care about is whether or not you can solve a problem they have.
As I have found while fishing on Lake Erie, when it comes to walleye and fishing lures, there are thousands of choices. For me a gold worm harness is the best tackle in the box and my “go-to” choice every day, all year long. Are you the “go-to” choice that an employer is looking for? You can be. It’s entirely up to you.
If you have a Plan B, congratulations; you stand a good chance of making it to the end. If you don’t, I hope you don’t get voted out of the next Tribal Council.
A goal must be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-bounded. SMART. How many of you are applying them to your career or your job search?
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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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