Discouragement can quickly derail a job hunt. The longer a seeker goes without finding employment, the more difficult it can become to push forward with the attitude necessary to land a job.
Hiring budgets are usually staggered throughout each quarter when a company is going through a growth phase, and replacement hires can happen at any time.
Even in the depths of the recession there wasn’t a month where we didn’t see at least 4 million jobs posted on the Internet. We live in a huge economy, so there are always jobs available.Read More
The fact that you are job-less is perplexing. You have a promising resume, solid recommendations and a real drive to get the job, any job, done. You're enthusiastic, committed and just need a chance to prove yourself. So why hasn't anyone caught on to your stellar employment potential? Chances are, because you're letting them pass you by.Read More
What matters most in your financial future? Everyone has dreams and that’s why you set goals—to work toward a more fulfilling life.
But if all you do is dream and find yourself looking back at missed opportunities as you make the same goals repeatedly, you need to harness your dreams to a plan of attack.
Make 2014 the year you try a different approach that could make this the year you change the trajectory of your entire life. All you have to do is start working towards it.
Don’t count on your employer to take care of you - but be a top-notch employeeRead More
Dealing with rejection in your job search can be very difficult, especially if rejection is a typical response. Add in that most job hunts involve a long, tiring process, and it's common for fatigue to set in. The key to success is to avoid getting depressed by staying positive.Read More
Imagine the worst possible first day on your new job. Did you spill coffee on your new boss? Forget to grab important files? Accidentally insult a client? All of these scenarios pale in comparison to being arrested once you enter your new office because your background check contained a false outstanding warrant. Hello, office! Goodbye, office. Talk about a bad first impression.Read More
Looking for employment? It’s a tough market out there. As of July 2013, there were 3.7 million job openings in the U.S. This may sound like an impressive number, but it’s actually a 17 percent drop from pre-recession levels. Not only do fewer openings exist, but the competition is also fiercer than ever. Today more than 30 percent of American adults have a bachelor’s degree.Read More