Wednesday, May 23, 2018

LI Profile

Never write in your LI headline (or Profile) " Seeking New Opportunities".  You lose all leverage with hiring managers.  Use the headline to highlight your skills and job classification.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Interview Prep.

Interview Preparation

1. Research the company you are interviewing with and the work they do.

2. Practice answering tough and common interview questions beforehand.

3. Look up background information about the individual you are interviewing with.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Re-entering The Workforce

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Be an Assertive Networker

Be an assertive networker to find the right people inside of the target companies, a method that you will set you part from the "electronic pile" of resumes that were submitted via ATS.  Personal referrals >>>>>ATS submissions.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Employment Law - Medical Marijuana

If you are seeking new opportunities and have a medical marijuana card for an existing medical condition, PLEASE SURE TO KNOW YOUR RIGHTS as related to the questions employers can ask, background checks and what you must disclose.  Given a recent issue that a client with a very established career history is dealing with, you knowledge of your rights may be critical to the success of your job search campaign.

Remember, this is all new ground - a literal "wild west".  KNOWLEDGE IS POWER - KNOW YOUR RIGHTS.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Job Place Toxicity - Your bad boss

Good managers should be building their departments with people of equal or great talent.  If you feel that your boss is getting jealous of your performance and begins to stonewall growth opportunities concerning expanded responsibilities or career advancement, this is a tale-tell sign that it is time to start thinking about a transfer or a new company because, frankly speaking, the situation will likely not improve under the status quo.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Reassess Your Network

As your career grows, your existing network needs to expand / be tweaked, esp. if you are relocating, considering a career transition or have switched industries (not position type).  You need to periodically assess your network, your goals and alliances in order to leverage your network better, whether it be for jobs, partnerships, vendor relations, etc.