Do you find yourself in transition after many years of working for the same company?
If you’re anything like me, you looked up one day, and realized that the way we seek employment, especially applying for a job, has changed dramatically from the last time you were in this position. Today, we need to know things like “keywords”, “personal branding”, and the often dreaded“networking”. But don’t panic! There aretools at your disposal to make this transition easier, and potentially a lot of fun. Continue reading →
How do you deal with a hiring process that’s more out of date than you could ever be?
Are you a mature job seeker, yet despite your years of experience you are still out of work?
I know exactly how this feels. I recently experienced being out of work for the second time in 4 years, yet I kept going. It can be soul-destroying, but I knew I would get there eventually. And so will you. Continue reading →
How Knowing About Personality Preferences Can Help With Interviews And Networking
There are many ways to prepare yourself for the employee hiring process, or your next networking event. One method that may get overlooked, is knowing more about personality preferences. Assessing your personality preferences can help you sort your natural inclinations into a connected combination that can help you communicate better. This can be extraordinarily helpful when applying for a job, and companies are recruiting candidates and looking to hire top talent. Continue reading →
Marketing yourself online is extremely important in the 21st century, where the internet plays a huge part in several aspects of life, particularly in business. It is fairly common, when recruiting candidates, for professional recruiters and hiring managers to employ Social Recruiting as part of their recruitment strategies to obtain top talent. Often, we hear the term ‘brand’ being applied to large companies; however, there are many ways you can use the same techniques to sell yourself (even if you are not a freelancer or entrepreneur). A clear personal ‘brand’ is that extra something special that will increase your ability to land your dream job and climb the career ladder!
If you are going to a job interview or expect to be presented with a job offer from a company, guess what? Part of today’s hiring practices for recruiting candidates include researching you via Google, and your Social Media accounts. They want to make sure that they’re hiring good employees.
But who says that the company to which you are applying is right for you?
Why do some people seem to connect easily during interviews or at networking events and others struggle to keep a natural conversation going? Whether you are in the midst of a job search or wanting to polish your personal brand, being likeable is that “X-factor” that can set you apart and win you friends, jobs, sales, and more. Continue reading →
Have you ever looked for a job using the available online job boards? Have you ever been less than impressed by the results? How about the complete lack of results? We’ve been there. In fact, WorkSearch was created out of the sheer frustration that our CEO had with the way things in job search are conducted. After becoming thoroughly pissed at the system, he vowed to create a new one…andWorkSearch was born. Continue reading →