Tag: career search
“Birds of a feather, flock together” as the saying goes is also very well and alive in today’s workplace. If you are considering a change in your job, career, or company, be sure to shop around carefully to determine if the organizations culture is a good fit for you. Much like shopping for a new … Read More »
For many the job interview may be the most unnerving aspect of acquiring a job. It represents a more intimate exchange than a resume review and is far more subjective than the average civil service exam. Whether little more than a “meet and greet” or a rigorous subject matter expertise inquiry, in a matter of … Read More »
Decreasing revenue streams and budget shortfalls have led to hiring freezes, unpaid furloughs, and in many cases, layoffs of state and local government employees across the country. And while the private sector is feeling its own brand of pain, the recession has placed public sector employment in a precarious position.
However, the news isn’t all doom … Read More »
2013 is the year of the networker. Stop groaning. I know what’s best. Once we get that general premise down, we’re good to go. What’s that, you say? You don’t like networking? While I’m sure you’re a marvelously unique individual, you are hardly alone in that sentiment.
Why do so many of us hate networking? Networking … Read More »
Self-proclaimed guru Dan Schwabel spouted vicious rumors regarding the demise of job boards. I hate to report that Mr. Schwabel was wrong…, but he was wrong. Job Boards are actively used today and each year, hundreds of entrepreneurs and techies launch their vision and version of a job sourcing site. Valuable jobseeker advice was shared in Mr. Schwabel’s … Read More »
2013 and we are nearing February 1st! Futurists have long been calling for individuals to round out their careers by building multiple revenue streams. By 2019, more layoffs will have occurred, more robots will be replacing humans, and more individuals will be footing their own cost of medical insurance. Blah, bleak, and *blastardly! (*Yes, I … Read More »
Finding a job is never easy. Add on the quirks of the government application process and it can become downright overwhelming. Luckily, it’s getting a bit easier as technology transforms the traditional job search. With more accurate search engines, social media, and virtual career fairs, job seekers can search, prepare and apply for jobs without … Read More »