3 + 3 = Information Meetings

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 […]

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What does a Successful Job Search Look Like?

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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WHATS WRONG WITH MY RESUME? 

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 […]

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What’s Wrong with My Pitch?

(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 […]

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5 Tips for the Information Meeting

The whole point about networking and reaching out directly to people is to meet as many new people in your field as possible.  Since you are not asking them for a job, you are doing research in the field, it is important to prepare for these meetings as much as you would prepare for any […]

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HELP FOR THOSE OF YOU OVER 50

There is ageism out there. We know it. We sense it. Sometimes we can’t put our finger on it but it is there. So if you are in your fifties or older and still want to work here are some strategies to get you working again. And after all, most of us are going to be living well into […]

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