Ten Tips to Help You Overcome Your Employment Gap
Concerned about getting back in the workforce after a gap in your employment? You should be. The job market appears to have qualified candidates for most positions. Employers hate to be risky. How will your resume as a stay at home parent, with a ten year employment gap, stack up against those of people who have been racking up career achievements and accomplishments for the same ten years?
The Mid-Life Challenge: Make a Plan to Re-ignite Career Passion
Nobody will stop you in the hallway at work to ask if your career provides meaning and personal fulfillment. Recognizing that something’s missing in your career and vocational life and taking the initiative to make a career change must come from within. These tips will help you take charge of re-igniting your career search and making your ultimate career change.
Create the Life You Want With a Mid-Career Crisis
Are you experiencing a mid-career crisis? And, if not, should you be? Are inner voices asking, "Is this all there is?" Do you have a growing sense that you would be happier doing something else? Do you hate going to work each morning? If so, it's time to create a mid-career crisis. I'll share with you some career resources, career assessments and tests and career planning tools to help.
How Do You Know When It's Time for You to Go?
Are you feeling increasingly unhappy about your job? Do you find yourself day dreaming about other things you could be doing with the time you spend at work? Do you dread the thought of Monday mornings? Then it may be time for you to quit your job. Take a look.
Singing the Job Search Blues: A Viewpoint From the Candidate
My recent article about "How to Make a Potential Employer Fall in Love With You" sparked both praise and controversy. There are two perspectives to every job search issue. In fact, a Forum reader said,"Want a job search perspective from the other side of the desk?" Want to hear more? He gave employers plenty of good, common-sense advice.
Top 10 Reasons to Quit Your Job
These are the top ten reasons why you might want to quit your current job. These are difficult, if not impossible, to solve. Read more ...
Compress Your Job Search Timeline
A critical factor in life and business is resilience in the face of adversity. The question people who are unemployed or unhappy with their present job ask, is will my resilience last long enough for me to find a new job. Find your next job faster.
It's Not About the Resume
Why do so many job searchers focus on writing and rewriting the resume? Because most people don't know what else to do to ace a job opportunity. The resume is a concrete, accomplishable tool for job search. What else will the successful job search emphasize?
Top 10 Books for Job Seekers and Career Changers
Thinking about your current job search or a career change? For dads, grads and others, these books will help you find your way. Learn about the job market. Translate your most important needs, interests, and goals into a rewarding career. Find techniques for a successful job search. These are my long term favorites. Gift a favorite person with the opportunity to explore their desired future.
Why You Really Ought to Want to Love Your Work
Are you working more, enjoying it less, and dreading the time you spend most days at your work place? If you answered "yes" to this question, take time to explore your current career choice and consider all of the other options life has to offer.
Pink Slip. What Next? Job Search
How to handle a lay-off, including benefits and unemployment information, and how to get on the fast-track to a new job. This is good information from Job Searching Guide Alison Doyle.
Electronic Recruiting Exchange
Site features a listing of HR positions. It also provides articles by Dr. John Sullivan, currently on leave from his position as Head of the HRM department at San Francisco State University. Topics feature diversity, recruiting, and more.
Recruiters Online Network
Recruiters Online Network (RON) is a leading site for employment professionals worldwide. RON is an association with over 7,000 retained, contingency, contract, interim and temporary employment firms. Job seekers can find a job or recruiters.
Recruiting Options identifies, sources, pre-qualifies and refers candidates for executive Human Resources positions.
Things Not to Say at a Job Interview
Bubble gum, dogs, and Walkmans. What do they all have in common? Check out this fun humor site!
Training Jobs Using the Web
Want to take a look at several sites recommended to help training and development professionals find jobs? Audrey Choden, Suite101.com editor, reviews several sites worth your notice.
Holiday Job Searching
Many job seekers are convinced that job hunting between Thanksgiving and the middle of January is a waste of time. If you buy into this myth, you are losing one of the better job searching seasons of the year. During this season, you enjoy reduced competition for jobs and more. Debunk the common job searching myths.