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Posted December 28, 2011 by

Job Search Wasn’t Built in a Day

Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – George Burns

Are we there yet? You either remember that phrase from your childhood or your parenthood. Either way, job search (like Rome) was not built in a day. Patience, dedication and perseverance are your best tools for keeping your sanity in what sometimes seems like an eternity in job search. But for finding a job, your best tools are balancing your search across the major job search resources: Networking, Recruiters, Company Career Sites and Job Search Sites. I get lots of emails offering job search tips, tricks and resources. Today’s post is focused on your recommendations. (more…)

Posted November 08, 2011 by

Dress Without Stress For Your Next Job Interview…

It may seem like a no-brainer! Get up, dress, fill your coffee mug, hop in your car, and drive to the job interview. You’re sure everything will work out just fine. How complicated can it be?

Actually, it can get very complicated if you don’t take time to prepare for the interview—your one shot at getting the job you want. It starts with getting dressed. The impression you make on the hiring manager will set the tone for what follows. Keep in mind the fact that you have just three seconds to brand yourself. How you look, the clothes you wear, the accessories you choose, the shine of your shoes (or lack of it), all add up to who you appear to be in the eyes of the hiring manager. (more…)