Tag Archives: new job stress

Coping With job-search frustration: Maintain your sanity! — a Guest Post

There’s nothing like the job search process. Rigorous, tedious and demanding incessant effort, you can easily become extremely frustrated while chasing employers and maintaining an optimum level of efficiency. It happens quite frequently that you send out a zillion job … Continue reading

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Age discrimination getting to you? Try these job hunting tips

Being a 50-plus worker today is tough. Being a 50-plus job hunter is even tougher. How do you get your foot in the door, much less get seriously considered for a position, in this environment? Continue reading

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Unpaid Intern: maybe not as free as companies once hoped

Workers’ rights, such things as health insurance, retirement accounts, paid time off, are fading into the past in today’s difficult job market. So I was happy to see at least one corporate attempt to get something for nothing threatened recently. Continue reading

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How do actors go job hunting?

First, it assumes you come prepared, no matter what the requirements set out before hand. Continue reading

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How Do You Go Back to Work After a Major Health Problem?

A week was enough time to recover physically, my surgeon assured me. What about emotionally? That isn’t his department, it;s something I, or you, have to address after such a traumatic event. Continue reading

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Can You Find a New Job After Taking a Buyout?

A reader took a corporate buyout, thinking he would be able to find a new position in a different city. It didn’t work out that way, read some of the lessons he learned and how he’s adapted. Continue reading

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The Budget Challenge Once You Have a New Job

The lesson for others: getting a job is a battle. As a manager, functioning in a new job also is a battle. Continue reading

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