3 + 3 = Information Meetings
What does a Successful Job Search Look Like?
What do you say during an information meeting? If you are networking, and making connections, you are getting information meetings with people who are second or third degree connections. They may offer career advice and may, in the future, have a job opening or know of a job opening. You are not interviewing for an […]
After the Interview – What Next?
Are you having trouble with your job search? No responses to your emails? Not getting interviews? Getting interviews but no offers? Getting offers but not meeting your expectations? Here are some tips to guarantee success in your job search: Don’t rely on answering ads on the internet. Millions of people are viewing ads on the […]
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The interview is really the beginning of your job process – as far as the company is concerned. Your job is to get to the second or third interview and ultimately get an offer. So what should you do after the interview? Reflect on the interview and make some notes about what you learned. What […]
“I’m Too Old” – Get Over It!
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5 Tips for Finding the Hidden Job Market
We have talked about ageism in the workplace before…but ageism is definitely not a numbers game. It is about how you look and feel and act. So what can you do to improve your personal brand? Your look – that means hair, teeth and clothing. Gray hair on a man is a sign of […]
Tired of Working Full Time but Don’t Want to Retire?
Is there such a thing as the hidden job market? Yes. Then where is it? The answer is everywhere. Then how do you find it? 1,000 individuals will see a job post, 200 will begin the application process, 100 will complete the application, 75 of those 100 resumes will be screened out by either the ATS or a recruiter, 25 resumes will be seen […]
WHEN YOU JUST CAN’T FIGURE IT OUT
Whether you are tired of working full-time or thinking about a retirement in the not too distant future, but you still want to work, what are your options? Continuing to work is important to keep your mind stimulated, prevent depression, feel productive and maintain social interactions. Here are some options to consider: PART-TIME WORK If […]
WHATS WRONG WITH MY RESUME?
March 21, 2017 (c) Amy Geffen Let’s say you’ve been doing the same job for a long time and you are tired of it. You need a change but you don’t know what you want to do or what opportunities are out there. Or, if you are a recent college graduate and you majored in […]
What’s Wrong with My Pitch?
March 14 2017 © Amy Geffen If you are sending out your resume, whether in answer to postings or cold to companies where you would like to work, and you are getting few responses, it is time to revise and re-work. Remember, the resume is an advertisement for you. Its purpose is to get your […]
(c) Amy Geffen March 7 2017 Your pitch is your 30 -120 second advertisement for you. It is your commercial that you can use when you meet new people, in your cover letter, in your resume, in your interview, in your follow up letter. It is pretty much the single most important piece of promotion for your […]