Posts Tagged ‘Job Hunting’

The topic of commission only and work from home jobs came up in conversation this week and sparked an interesting discussion.

Lent began on the 17th February. This period of 40 days and 40 nights has always represented giving up and sacrifice for me. For years I gave up chocolate, sugar, alcohol and…

I have started to read my two little boys the Mr. Men books at bedtime. They love them and it gives me a chance to reminisce about my childhood, as I also loved them…

I work with many jobseekers who feel they have monopoly rights to the role of statue…

Imagine… A theatre production with no rehearsals, a dinner party with no planning or even sitting an exam without studying…

Just to mix things up this week I have decided to make a quick video on LinkedIn for job seekers. LinkedIn is without doubt a very valuable tool. In the US over 80% of employers are now using LinkedIn as part of their recruitment process. In Ireland LinkedIn has really taken off in the past 12 months…

Today I meet many jobseekers and businessmen faced with these situations. Examples include cold calling (definitely the new Brussel Sprout) or networking (Turnips) which would be very beneficial but get little action.

Linkedin (and networking in general) is viewed as a short term commitment by many jobseekers. You start networking when you become active on the job market…

Dear Santa, Sorry I haven’t written to you in a quite a few years. Since my last letter much water has passed under the bridge. I’ve now got two young daughters myself and I am helping the eldest write her letter to you…

A participant from my outplacement workshop emailed to say thanks and informed me that they offered my networking advice to their partner who secured two interviews through Facebook within 24 hours…