Sobering Facts for Job Seekers

If you're looking to find a job this year, the good news is that 87% of hiring managers believe that the job market will improve this year; this is according to the findings from the Job Preparedness Indicator. While this is good news, it also sheds light on some realities as to why today's hiring …

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Job Seekers: The Importance of a Networking Card

Jerry S. was laid off from his job working in a call center five months ago due to a reorganization of the company.  Since that time, Jerry has been doing a lot of things right in his job search - he developed a clear and decisive job search plan, has been applying to jobs that …

Focusing Only on the Money Won’t Get You a Job

I see it over and over again - job seekers feeling confused and frustrated that they can't find a job because they are only focusing on the money they will make.  While pay and benefits are important, they are not the only factors to consider when searching for a job.  You have to think about …

Are You Short-Changing Yourself in Your Job Search?

I see it time and time again.  Job seekers who short-change themselves on their skills and talents that prevents them from being successful in their job search.   These individuals only know what they know; they only see themselves in the job role they left; other times they don't really feel that they have any real …