Tag: find me a job

  • How to Handle Recruiters Wanting to Connect

    (A follow up to: 4 Things You Can Do on LinkedIn to Attract Recruiters) If you follow my advice from the last post, it won’t be long before you see people you don’t know, including recruiters, sending you invitations to connect. So, should you accept them? Here is LinkedIn’s recommendation: “We strongly recommend that you […]

  • 4 Things You Can Do on LinkedIn to Attract Recruiters

    4 Things You Can Do on LinkedIn to Attract Recruiters

    (Upcoming posts: How To Handle Recruiters Wanting To Connect, How To Deal With Trolls Now That You’ve Gone Viral) In case you weren’t aware already, recruiters use LinkedIn to find, qualify, and engage with talent for open positions. I can’t confirm an actual statistic, but one study reported in 2016 that 84% of recruiters use […]

  • Intend to Land Before the Holidays Hit? What You Should Be Doing Right Now!

      I am in as much denial as you that it is August already! My nieces and nephew in Georgia had their first day of school today and one of my Midwest clients’ kids went back two weeks ago. Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future. Your brain, like mine, may simply refuse […]

  • Step 6 to Career Happiness: Refine! It is and it isn’t a Numbers Game

      A lot of people do not follow step five to happiness, asking for help, because they assume that the reasons they are not able to land the job that they want after making a concerted effort are beyond their control, or worse, that the problem is them. In other words, they feel beyond help. […]

  • Step 4 to Career Happiness: Allow, Accept, and Architect

    When you visualize yourself in your ideal future, is there dissonance that makes you resentful, fearful, or even guilty? Does it make sense that if you experience these emotions, you are not able to fully go for it? Actually, you can, but you have to acknowledge these emotions, confront them, and overcome them first. You […]

  • Step 3 to a Happy Career: Freedom!

    Are the people you deem as successful really free? The answer may surprise you. Freedom, by definition, means unrestrained, able to do as one chooses. Some of the most successful people are severely accountable to many people, and while they may have power to make decisions, they have to make them under heavy constraints with […]

  • Step 2 to Career Happiness

      Some people grow up believing that they can do anything. Some people have parents that reinforce this belief. When you grow up under these conditions, you develop a very friendly perception of the world. You perceive very few limits and are attuned to identifying and leveraging resources to achieve goals. You are apt to try things […]

  • What Career Did You Decide Was “Too Hard to Break Into?”

      This week I just wanted to share a brief notice about a trend that is way too prevalent. People decide that their dream career is unobtainable. Just because– not because they did the research, crunched the numbers, interviewed people in that job to see how they got there, or even checked the LinkedIn profiles […]

  • Dear Soon-To-Be Graduates: 5 of 7 Things You May Not Want to Know, But Need To, Part 2

      It probably sounds a bit condescending, this, “Take it from me; this is how the world works” post. You are probably sick of that, huh? Well, don’t tune out, because this is just what I wish I knew, and if I had, I might be much further along in my mission, which would actually […]

  • The Last 2 of 7 Methods of Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs

      Have you taken the 7-day challenge to identify who is REALLY in control of your career decisions? Have you tried any of the first 5 methods I shared to overcome self-limiting beliefs? I would be very interested in hearing if you did, what results you found, and if you have found one that works […]