Tagged: job hunting

Understand the rules of the game before you begin your job search.

Job search – Rules of engagement

In a previous blog, I addressed why throwing resumes at job postings is an ineffective job search strategy. Now that you have an overview of the job search process, it’s time to get better...

Job Seekers: Self-Sabotage

Years ago I came up with a list of self-defeating behaviors that can sabotage efforts to becoming employed. A colleague’s advice was to flip all of my statements into desired behaviors or proposed actions...

A Word on Multi-Tasking

There has been a rumor going around asserting that it is “impossible to multi-task.” I suppose a declaration of this kind allows those who aren’t skilled at multitasking to feel triumphant, but very common...

Stop Waiting for a Job and Go to Work!

An epiphany hit me recently after reading an article about the current status of job loss in Washington State. Reporting “no jobs” does not necessarily mean there is “no work available.” The term “jobless,”...

How Different Will Your New Year Be?

You may have found the past year has been riddled with indecision and apprehension regarding many important issues: the economy, jobs, politics, healthcare, and government spending, to name a few. The list could go...