Posts Tagged ‘Job Search’

Many college graduates and young people have a very difficult time in getting the job that they want because they lack the experience for the job. Even worse, the company will only hire somebody who does have experience.

Every day at our job placement firm we interview people who need work by helping them with their job search skills.

“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…

The weekly card sessions, I played throughout my teens, bring back fond memories. Some would say a misspent youth, or time wasted, but I would say time well spent…

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 coined the phrase a number of years back “M50 of the job market” to describe how I viewed targeting advertised jobs in the current job market. My comparison was very evident during a radio interview this morning (Wed 19th) on Newstalk when the MD of Eirgrid revealed they received 1000 calls in one afternoon for jobs announced back in 2009.

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?

I watched Jonathan Ross a few weeks back and Lady Gaga was his final guest. I always thought of her as “flamboyant costumes” but taking the time to listen to her performance on the show…

This article is not served to promote gambling on horse racing but instead to promote gambling/risk-taking when job hunting or in business. As Robert F. Kennedy said “only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly”