Posts Tagged ‘Job Search Strategies’

A thriving business is within reach if you understand that hiring in 2013 improves business growth and performance.

In my job placement business these days we see an increasing number of applicants who are facing a career in transition in their professional career. Their long-time job has disappeared, perhaps their employer went out of business, their job was deemed unnecessary with advances in technology, or perhaps their employer did not have the resources to bring them back from a layoff.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Alva Edison. There are millions of people with brilliant ideas that never become real…

By now I think most of us are familiar with the latest You Tube sensation that is “Ted Williams.” If you have managed to dodge this story to date here is a quick summary– Ted was a homeless “Wolverine” look alike…

So why should I be interested in Twitter as a job seeker? Is it just a bunch of people talking about what they had for breakfast and place for celebrities to blow their own trumpets?

Today, I met another job seeker that was struggling to grasp the benefit of LinkedIn. She had recently been to a talk about job seeking and had been convinced LinkedIn was the place to be seen…

I remember Bill Cullen telling a contestant “everyone is a salesperson”, during a series of The Apprentice. The last 18-24 months has served to emphasise his point. We have experienced…

During a recent “Personal Branding” session with a job seeker we were looking at creative ways to get noticed in the marketplace and then it struck me! What if a job seeker created a professional newsletter updating agencies and employers on their latest activities?

For many of us one of the most stressful and traumatic things that can happen in our life is being made redundant. Maybe a controlled explosion is the way to go to release these feelings?

Okay it’s competitive out there, lots of talent and not an abundance of jobs. That said, there are jobs and I have noticed more activity in the marketplace that I did in 2009.