Monthly Archives: November 2009

Career Coach or Opportunist?

I know I just wrote an article not too long ago titled “Someone wants to charge you money for a job?  Are you Crazy?” about the rise in numbers of career coaches.  I have gotten a lot of positive feedback about that article which has prompted me to make a few more points.  I’m not…

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Interviewing Top Talent? Pay Attention!

When there’s a job to be filled at your company, keep in mind a few things that are critical to land top talent.  Even in this job market top talent is hard to find.  Yes unemployment is high but for top talent, the “passive” job candidate, he or she for the most part are not…

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How to Quit your Job

People are still doing it today if you can believe it. Giving notice because they found perhaps a better opportunity. There is a professional way to give notice and one that everyone should emulate. Have a typed out letter stating that you are resigning effective today. You can use this format if it will help….

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When Submitting your Resume

When I receive a resume from someone, one of the first things I do is to look at the candidates’ job movement.  I want to establish if this candidate has shown stability and increased responsibility through out their career.  The first thing that a hiring manager is going to do when they receive your resume…

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Do I take the Offer or Continue to Interview?

“Well maybe I shouldn’t take this offer because after all, it is my first interview.”  If I had a nickel every time someone said that but then again a nickel’s not worth a dime anymore.   Keep in mind your first offer may be your only offer!  No joke, we have seen job candidates not…

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