When you’re looking for full time work, sometimes odd sources of extra income can come in quite handy (see last post Being a Crafty Earner, too) For example, ‘tis the season (almost) for holiday workers of all kinds. Get your application in early – some start this month, some around the beginning of November. Many […]
So you followed the networking blog post advice & made some new contacts – good for you! Are you thinking, “Sooooo, now what?” Job seekers often struggle with the notion of following up with networking contacts, so you’re not alone. Many are concerned that they will be perceived as a nuisance if they follow […]
“Send out 14,562 resumes a week! Make a bazillion new LinkedIn contacts a day! Tweak EVERY cover letter and resume you send out to tailor it to EACH job!” WHEW! Job searching is TOUGH, and there’s SO much to do! And there’s AMPLE pressure to DO it all, too, isn’t there? How DO you job […]
How to answer the dreaded “So, what do you do?” question.
(This is a repost I freshen up like the chip bowl every year …. people seem to like it as much as the spiked punch, so here you go, a tad early for Christmas but in time for Thanksgiving weekend soirees ….) However, the suggestions ARE applicable to other situations ANY TIME of the year, […]