Category Archives: Job Search Strategy

The Jobs Under the Mistletoe

  I'm honored to be a member of the Career Collective, a community of bloggers who share thoughts on a common topic. Up this month: Common misconceptions about the job search. You can read all of my colleagues thoughts through … Continue reading

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Lessons in Brevity from Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson held multiple positions during his life. He was a U.S. Minister to France, Secretary of State under George Washington, Vice President to John Adams, and was U.S. President for eight years. His tombstone, however, mentions none of these … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Bad Fit Blues

“Sign your name here. Now switch hands and do it again. Is it tougher the second time around? Yeah, I thought so….” I’m right-handed. I grew up sitting across the kitchen table from my left-handed sisters. Our seating arrangement prevented … Continue reading

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The 6 Reasons You’ll Get the Job (Learn ‘Em All 10/14)

My friend and former colleague Elisabeth Harney Sanders-Park has just co-written her second book, the 6 Reasons Why You'll Get the Job (Penguin). I am pleased to announce that the NYC Job Seekers Group, the grassroots job search group that … Continue reading

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Find What You Do Best, Know Your Stuff, and Connect

  I participate in Career Collective, a community of career bloggers gathered together by Miriam Salpeter and Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter. Each month we share responses to a common question. Up today: Our favorite things. Not raindrops on roses or whiskers on … Continue reading

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New DOL Tool Helps You Find Your Best Fit

If you're like many job seekers I know, you may be chastising yourself for a change of heart–or a sudden lack of interest in the job opportunity that seem oh-so very exciting to you–before you actually worked in it! Do … Continue reading

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Happy New Job Search (& Why You Gotta Be)

Labor Day is the equivalent of a one-two punch for job seekers and employers. It's back-to-school and New Year's resolutions rolled into one: Summer vacations are over, it's time to get back to the hiring game. Employers post more listings, … Continue reading

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The “Ouch” Factor in Job Search

I’ve been working in the career management industry for over 12 years now. During that time, I’ve met on a one-on-one basis with thousands of job seekers and I’ve facilitated a number of groups. I love helping people with job search; … Continue reading

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Recession Popcorn (& Having Fun Again)

Outside of my work with private clients, my consulting projects, and my freelance writing and speaking gigs, I organize a MeetUp group of job seekers based in NYC. Through the group, I've met fashion designers, former Wall Street analysts, telecom … Continue reading

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Twitter and Your Job Search

This afternoon, I’ll be talking live with Maggie Mistal, host of the Making a Living Radio Show on the Martha Stewart Living Radio Channel on XM/Sirius radio. Our topic: Strategies for finding a job via Twitter and the Twitter Job Search Guide. We’ll be … Continue reading

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