Below are a few short original articles covering career management and job search topics.
The Most Powerful
Of All Job Hunting Tools
You're at a social engagement,
and someone learns you're in a job search.
They ask, "What are you looking
for?" Do you know how to reply
in a way that both informs your contact
of your objectives and motivates him
or her to help you? Could you say it
in under two minutes?
To take full advantage of networking conversations, you have to be able to
express who you are and where you're going - and do it positively and quickly.
If you can't, you're just one more face in the looking-for-work crowd. Click
here for complete article
Job Interviews: Be Truthful.
But Be Smart!
Suzie was upset after
her third job interview with a bank.
The interviewer had frowned after Suzie
had flippantly criticized her current
boss. Then, to make things worse, she'd
spoken carelessly about a mistake she'd
made on an important project.
Job interviews often turn into disasters when candidates forget to treat
them as marketing opportunities. Click here for complete
Test Your Internet
There's no question
that the Internet has changed the the
way that people look for work. Unfortunately,
many job-searchers spend most of their
time and energy using Web-based tools,
at the expense of more effective and
Take this quiz and see how you're doing. Click here for
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