Tag: “job seeker”

  • The problem with modern résumés

    When writing your résumé, whether you are going it alone or engaging a professional, reverse engineer your résumé based on your career goals.

  • What a Recent Trend in Careering Has to Do With My Intuition Journey

    This year I have embarked on an introspective energetic and spiritual journey. My coach this year is very unlike the business coaches I have had in the past, and the program in which I am immersed will strengthen my own ability to make intuitive, powerful decisions for my business, to consult with greater wisdom, and […]

  • 3 Things To Do Over Winter Break If You Want to Land a New Job by Q2 2019

      January is traditionally the biggest hiring month of the year. If you want to take advantage of it, you’d want to have your résumé and LinkedIn profile keyword optimized and branded to convert readers into excited employment prospects. If you haven’t gotten that far yet, hold the presses. Yes, of course, I think you […]

  • 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 […]

  • Don’t Stress Out about Stress…Yet

    I have been trying all morning to find a Quartz article that other articles (Apost.com) have been referencing regarding bad bosses, why people don’t leave them, and how a bad boss can be as bad for your health as second-hand smoking. I couldn’t find this source article, so I won’t cite the statistics as truth […]

  • How to Stay on the Same Side when Negotiating Salary

    How to Stay on the Same Side when Negotiating Salary

    Everyone’s only out for themselves.  It’s a dog-eat-dog world. Maybe that’s what you have been taught. And if you bought it, you will see evidence reinforcing it everywhere. You believe it, and so it is your reality. If so, the techniques I share in this blog are not for you. If you struggle to give […]

  • Is the Dominant Emotion of Your Company’s Culture Fear? Here’s a Simple Quiz to Find Out.

    Marketing psychology has taught me that people are motivated to make a change or a purchase in order to either move toward something desirable or away from something undesirable. And the latter tends to be a more powerful motivator for most. I predict in coming years this will shift as a natural evolutionary byproduct of […]

  • 10 Steps to Being the ONE Who Gets the Offer: Avoid “Bland Brand”

    Most people don’t get the job. Only one. How do you set yourself up to be that one from the get-go? It’s your brand. This isn’t just a buzzword, and it’s not something created out of thin air. In fact, you have one whether you are intentional about it or not. Only, if you haven’t […]

  • Back in the Hiring Saddle

    First, let me take a moment to acknowledge the amazing support I have enjoyed from my former assistant, Angela Moseley. I know there were times I took for granted how much less I had to burden myself so that I could better support Epic Careering clients and move forward initiatives, like publishing my book. In […]