Conducting

How to conduct a job serch

Looking for a job is conducted liked any other project—by breaking-down your job search into steps. The project of looking for work can be broken down into these three doable steps. First, know the step…


Resume liars

Lying on your resume

Lying on your resume can be a deal killer. When jobs started becoming tight after 9/11, thousands of job hunters—including candidates for CEO positions—started lying on their resumes and being untruthful during interviews. Most were…


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Cure interview jitters

If you didn’t experience interview jitters before walking into a hiring managers office, there would be something wrong with you. Feeling a bit uncomfortable before being interrogated is natural. Besides, being uptight can result in…


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Setting goals in your job search

A well-known saying attributed to Yogi Berra sums up the reasons why you should keep setting goals— “You got to be very careful if you don’t know where you’re going because you might not get…



Creative Juices

How to get your creative juices flowing

You’ve heard the expression, “if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it.” You need to use the creative side of your brain every day so you don’t lose your creative powers. I speak from experience. I…



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Cover Letters

When you write a personalized cover letter for your job search, you get a leg up over your competition. Most job hunters think a cover letter covers all prospective employers. Wrong. That kind of a…