How to Stay on Top of Things During a Job Search

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A job search can be a full-time job in itself. You have a lot going on, a lot of paperwork produced, appointments to keep track of. The challenge is to stay organized so that your search is conducted efficiently and effectively. Here are some suggestions from career advisors on how to do that. 1. Have… Read more »

How to Give Your Career Purpose

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Surveys have shown that, when it comes to jobs and careers, people want more than just a paycheck. This is especially true for Millennials. They want their job to matter, to be meaningful and to make a difference.They want not just pay, but purpose. But forging a career with purpose involves more than just the… Read more »

How to Handle a Phone Interview

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When preparing for interviews these days, you need to keep in mind interviews over the telephone because the odds are good you may encounter this type sooner or later. Companies use them for a variety of reasons, the most prominent of which is a quicker way to winnow out candidates who are a poor fit… Read more »

Why Your Job Search Isn’t Working

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You’ve been at it now for several months, your job search, but you haven’t got much to show for it – few interviews and no offers. And you are wondering why. The first thing to keep in mind is that job searches usually take a minimum of five to six months, so don’t get too… Read more »

Questions to Ask Before the Interview

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If you are going to a job interview, you naturally want to be as prepared as possible. To do this, you need to take advantage of every information gathering opportunity that you can. One of the best opportunities to collect this information is when you receive the invitation to come for the interview. It may… Read more »

How to Handle a Networking Event

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Everyone knows the importance of networking, but not everyone knows how best to go about it. Here is some advice from career experts on how to make the most of a networking event. Preparation This is important. If you want to do networking at events, you need to first of all consider the people you… Read more »

Making Good Decisions on the Job

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An integral part of any job is making decisions. During any work day, people are making many of them, some involving minor issues, others that are much more significant. Because of this, it is important to make decisions effectively. Often, decisions are difficult to make. Sometimes there is a mountain of information to sift through,… Read more »

How to Reach Your Career Goals

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Things don’t always work out as planned – that’s definitely not news to anyone in the workforce today. You may not be exactly thrilled at where you are at in your career right now. The cause could be events beyond your control or some poor decisions you made, or some combination of the two. If… Read more »

Improving Work-Life Balance

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Studies show that people spend a lot of time at their jobs. In one survey, almost everyone reported spending more than 50 hours a week at work. It can create a lot of stress, causing health problems and personal problems as well. Workaholism is not good for anyone. And most people understand the importance of… Read more »

A Simple Way to Really Boost Productivity

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Many people believe that to increase productivity you need to do lots of planning, make major changes to your routine, and spend a lot more time and effort at what you do. Sometimes this is true. But there are ways to boost productivity a great deal just by making some simple adjustments to the way… Read more »