Should You Be Working with a Career Coach?

If you have been umployed for longer than 3 months, you need to find a career coach - and fast!  Here are some benefits: 1. they can help you to regain composure when you feel thrust into unemployment and help you to regain your equilibrium 2. they can help you become focused and to set …

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Find Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

In this age of layoffs and rampant unemployment, one option is to start your own venture.  I believe that everyone has their own talents and skills that can be transferred into services that people want and need.  I think there are people out there who have the creativity and adeptness at making new ideas into …

How do You Find a Job with Limited Skills?

Most career-related articles are directed towards higher level, or white-collar workers.  These are displaced workers who held professional-level jobs and who have the education, skills and experience that will take them forward to employment; it is easier for them to find a job.  But what about those individuals who may have limited skills or lack …

Political Skills as a Deterrent for Stress

Do you ever wonder why there are some employees or managers who deal with  a high level of daily stress do not burn out? Some researchers have shown that one's political skills help them deal with stressful situations.  Here are some skills that are most useful: 1. Using practical intelligence as opposed to analytical or …

Is Networking a Part of Your Job Search Strategy?

Are you aware that 80% of available jobs are not posted on any job boards?  It is a fact that businesses are not posting over half of their jobs due to the amount of interest they receive on a daily basis. They are already overwhelmed so they keep the majority of their positions covert.  These …