Staying Current Category

  • So, What Is Wrong With Polyester Shorts and Tube Socks Anyway?

    A few months ago, I was forced to go through some dresser drawers that I hadn’t touched in a long – ok, a long, long time - and what I found was shocking! There, in the bottom of the drawer were some old tennis shorts and tube socks I had worn when I played competitive tennis many years ago. I had to laugh because I could not believe we actually wore that stuff back then. ...

    Posted at October 4, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Are your emails ignored? Try This-

    Most people get blown off because their e-mails are shabby, poorly written, meandering, and a waste of time. And that's because most e-mail ignores the needs of the audience and fails to answer the simplest question: why should the recipient of this e-mail care, understand, know, and agree with what you're saying? It's probably no surprise that this is the case ...

    Posted at June 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Setting Goals

    We know it’s important.   So why do many people think the act of setting and successfully achieving goals is so difficult?  It is an extremely powerful skill to have.  The key to setting an important and long term goal is to break it down into smaller, do-able action plans and work your plan. Basically we all set goals to achieve what we truly and internally want to accomplish.  Often times we set these goals ...

    Posted at May 12, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Do You Need More Training?

    If you feel as if you've looked at every job posting on earth and you still can't find one your skills match up with, then it's time to develop some new skills. This may be the perfect opportunity to go back to school, or at least add some challenging night classes. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough we must do. - Goethe   Building career skills: Look internally first. Are ...

    Posted at April 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Interview,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Know What You Want Out of a New Job

    What do you really want out of a job?  Have you ever asked yourself that?  It’s one of the first steps each prospective job searcher needs to understand.  In this current economy, most employees are just happy to have a job, but at the very basic level of any new or potential job search is understanding what makes us happy in our work.  We all know people who say they wake up each morning ...

    Posted at March 21, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Good Article-Check it out! Write Better Posts!

    As a recruiter, you wouldn’t tolerate a candidate’s resumé riddled with typos, run-on sentences, grammatical errors and missing punctuation, would you? Didn’t think so. Why, then, do so many recruiters seem resigned to cold, dull, error-filled and totally unappealing job descriptions? Freelance writer Alisdair Murray, based in Bromley, Kent, U.K., specializes in writing job descriptions and advertisements for recruiting firms and hiring managers, and has encountered more than his share of terrible job descriptions. He said ...

    Posted at March 10, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Interview,Job Search,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • 10 Key Items to Turn the Table in Your Favor

    It's a new year, time to turn over a new leaf.  It’s also a different environment this year than last, but does that mean it’s any easier to land a job?  Companies are still being very careful to hire just the right person.  The good news is that many companies are showing signs of a new sense of urgency to find the best.  The real truth, they are not hiring just to fill slots.  They are ...

    Posted at January 18, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Interview,Job Search,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • Valuable Tips for Would Be Job Seekers

    Today’s job market has many job seekers in unfamiliar territory. Employers have tighter hiring practices and the good opportunities are tougher to find. Many employees are in under-employed positions, having more skills than the current job requires.  Another big challenge for many job seekers is the decline in home values throughout much of the country that has presented new challenges for people looking to sell a home and relocate. The following are a few tips that should ...

    Posted at October 13, 2010 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search,Staying Current | 0 Comment