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Today, we continue to run excerpts from my new book, Always Be Job Hunting to give you the flavor of the book and encourage you to check it out on Amazon.com Chapter 5: Changing Specialities Switching specialties within a career … Continue reading
Looking back all these years later, I’m struck by the hubris with which I took my first management job. I really did think I knew it all and started out with that attitude, alienating people who’d been at their jobs there for decades by the time I’d arrived. Continue reading
Originally posted on Hired! Secrets:
JOB REALITY – THE ONCE A DAY CURE The reality is – there are more people out of work than you think. The U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics places unemployment at just below 8.0%, or…
Today, we continue to run excerpts from my new book, Always Be Job Hunting to give you the flavor of the book and encourage you to check it out on Amazon.com Chapter 3: Finding a First Management Job Once I … Continue reading
I graduated from Marquette University in spring, 1975, a time when the country also was reeling from a recession. Despite getting a few interviews, the possibility of finding a full-time job seemed dim. Continue reading
And to give you a flavor for the book, I’ve assembled excerpts I published early in this blog’s existence onto a new page to make it easy for you to peer inside the book to read what you’ll find there. Continue reading
Your unspoken contract with an employer is to do the best job you can as long as you work there, not to go down with a sinking ship and then risk months or years out of work. Continue reading
Many Americans have the same wish this holiday season, let’s hope they find jobs in the New Year. If you know someone in this situation, buy my book and give it to them as a present to help jump-start their … Continue reading
It’s amazing we haven’t moved beyond sexual harassment but it seems like incidents of it are increasing rather than fading away. Beware when you’re job hunting of reports like this at a potential employer.