It saddens me when I see job seekers repeatedly get doors shut in their faces or calls go unreturned from working people they are trying to network with. In a recent conversations with a client they said their employed counterparts treated them like their unemployment situation was contagious. It seems like working people are fearful [...]
Monthly Archives: June 2009
Interestingly “settling for a job” is often a question of timing. My clients early in a job search fear settling too soon – taking the first thing that comes along vs the best thing. My clients several months and over a year in a job search wonder when is it time to settle [...]
We all send and receive countless emails every day. For social emails it is just fine to have your first name in the signature line of an email, but I’d encourage you to think more carefully about professional emails – the ones that go out to your professional network. Your signature serves the purpose [...]
In debriefing with my clients that have successfully landed jobs, often after very long searches, there are some definate themes.
They will never let their network die. They will make a plan to keep in touch and stay current. Also they will be more gracious about having conversations with others when they get [...]