Job seeking is hard: here’s a few strategies to keep you on track

Let it be said. Job seeking is difficult. It’s easy to be overwhelmed with feelings of despair and frustration. It’s a constant challenge to not second guess yourself and maintain your confidence when your thoughts are hijacked by those self-loathing voices that creep into your head from time-to-time. As a job seeker, you need to […]

101 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Your 2017 Job Seeking Journey

I love motiviational quotes and a couple of years ago an author from Inc. Magazine compiled these wonderful quotes from a variety of inspirational sources. As you begin your job-seeking/career journey in 2017, I think you’ll find great wisdom in these inspirational words. “Walk away from anything or anyone who takes away from your joy. […]

Your Greatest Strength? The Authentic You.

I was talking to a job seeker the other day who was preparing for a job interview. “I’m looking at the job description and trying to figure out who I should be,” he said. “What do you mean?” I asked. “Well, the person they are looking for has to have a skills match, but they […]

Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone Through Networking

Let’s state the obvious: job seeking is tough. But here’s something you won’t hear often from someone who makes his living posting jobs on a job board: Online job boards give you a false sense of hope. What I mean is that it is easy to become too reliant on job boards as your only […]

Confidence. The one nonnegotiable quality of successful job seekers.

It happened again. I was talking to a job seeker last week and the conversation went something like this: “So, can you tell me the types of challenges you are having with your job search?” “Well, I’m not sure if my resume is any good.  Many of the jobs I apply to, I feel over […]

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