When you’re job hunting, it’s normal to experience stress. But when stress becomes extreme, it can sabotage your search – and even impact your health, if it really gets out of control.
Posts Tagged: Advice For Job Seekers
People with the most successful careers don’t sit around waiting for the next great opportunity to fall into their laps. They stand up and take charge of their ideas and passions.
When you’re job hunting, you may find advice coming at you from every direction. And while friends, family, and colleagues may mean well, their ideas may not mesh with your unique goals, circumstances and challenges. Worst case: they may even be counterproductive.
Your LinkedIn profile is the foundation for your personal branding and an essential tool in your job search. Here are 10 aspects of your LinkedIn profile to focus on:
Personal development is a sure path to feeling awesome about yourself. Studies show that the more ambitious goals you set, the happier you are. And when you decide upon and set your own goals, your happiness doesn’t depend on anyone else.
You’ve gotten the call you’ve been waiting for: you’ve landed an interview for your dream job! Once you conclude this conversation – all the while acting like the consummate professional that you are – hang up and then do a Happy Dance! The hard part is over, right? Yes – and no. While a personal… Read more »
During a job interview, your goal is to sell your personal brand to an employer without sounding arrogant, corny or desperate. The prospect can be daunting – but effectively promoting yourself is what interviewing is all about. Learn to speak confidently and persuasively about your skills, knowledge, achievements, and the unique value you would add… Read more »
As you prepare for your next job interview, think about how you can respond to the more unpredictable, curveball questions that will more than likely come your way. If you’re well prepared, you can hit a home run with the right response. But if not, you’ll strike out or get beaned – and maybe not… Read more »
Whether you’re just leaving school, finding opportunities limited in your current position, or simply entering a new life phase, it may be time to think about changing your career path. By learning how to explore your options and realize your strengths and passions, and with an added dose of determination, you can and will find… Read more »
More than 60 percent of large corporations use pre-employment assessments as part of their hiring processes – and in most cases, candidates who fail are eliminated from contention for a job. Pre-employment screenings generally consist of personality, behavioral and/or aptitude tests. Additional testing may center on logic, math, mechanical abilities, grammar and spelling. For the… Read more »