Friday, December 15, 2017
Remember what your job search entails. You are selling selling your skills and services to employers. It is imperative that you prepare for rejection (It is part of the landscape. The better you prepare, the easier it will be for you to move on. Do not let rejection get the best of you. Dust the dirt off your trowsers when you are knocked down (happens to everyone) and keep moving along.
Posted by Allan Brown at 12:29 PM
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Always remember, you do not have a good recruiter. Recruiters work for someone else and are normally paid by that entity. Therefore, since they will only contact you when they have a position within their sphere of influence, do not rely on recruiters.
Posted by Allan Brown at 11:24 AM
Monday, December 11, 2017
It’s easy to minimize or forget how many times we’re interrupted during the day. Interruptions can come in all forms: co-workers, bosses, family, etc. Here is one way to better manage your day:
Check email and voice mail every 30 minutes. Unless you are expecting an urgent call or email, a response within 30 minutes is more than acceptable. If you check email in “real time” or VM every time you miss a call, you will be very unproductive in your other responsibilities.
Posted by Allan Brown at 10:30 AM
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Take a moment and write down five (5) acccomplishments that you have achieved during your career (include your Master degree if applicable). Check your ressume and determine if each accomplishment is clearly stated on the first page, preferably in the content above the scroll line. If this content is not easily visible, your "marketing, as part of your job search strategy, needs to be revamped.
Posted by Allan Brown at 8:36 AM