Déjà vu all over again

To quote the inimitable Yogi Berra, every day of job search can sometimes be considered as “Déjà vu all over again” as we struggle to be enthusiastic about finding the next opportunity. Employment, by the way is often considered the same but a slightly different version of the hamster on the treadmill. Continue reading

Betting the farm

I was recently confronted with a client who had banked everything on getting what appeared to be the perfect job, his background, experience, education and knowledge were an exact match and even his industry knowledge was more than just a close fit. He had suspended all his other search activities and spent all his time researching and networking into this target company. Continue reading

Poll Results – What is your greatest challenge in Job Search?

We recently put a poll out on LinkedIn asking people about their greatest challenges in job search and we are now able to publish the results. If you haven’t participated in the poll yet please go and do it now, more data equals more knowledge. We asked 5 questions based on feed back we have already received as being the key items that provide roadblocks to job search. The choices are: Resume Summary, Resume Achievements, Networking, Keeping Track of Activities and Staying Focused. Continue reading