Adding value to an organization is why anyone is hired, promoted and kept long-term, so continually finding ways to add value to your employer can often yield a higher return on investment than returning to school for an advanced degree or volunteering to take on an unmanageable volume of work. The … [Read more...] about Nine Ways To Boost Your Professional Value Without Asking For More Work
Tips to Overcome Job Search Fatigue
Job search fatigue is real and well-known to those who have endured a lengthy one. The longer a job search stretches out, the more challenging it can become to maintain your motivation and the belief that your dream job is just around the corner. What are some signs that you could be … [Read more...] about Tips to Overcome Job Search Fatigue
Showcase Your Value Instead of Your Age During a Job Search
Ageism is a reality of today’s job search for mature professionals. Discrimination in hiring based on age is illegal, but let’s face it, it’s happening out there, so it is an issue that mature job seekers must be aware of and learn how to strategize against. As the Great Resignation marches … [Read more...] about Showcase Your Value Instead of Your Age During a Job Search
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Professional References
Great professional references can make or break your job search, yet they are often the most overlooked part of an otherwise strong career campaign. Many people assume anyone they have worked with would speak about them in a positive manner, but this is not always the case. Even with the best … [Read more...] about How To Get The Most Out Of Your Professional References
Is Your Dream Job Hiding in the Hidden Job Market?
The hidden job market is the term used to describe jobs that are available to be filled, but for one reason or another, the employer has chosen not to advertise them to the public. Leading industry surveys indicate the number of jobs not posted to the public range between 50-75%. The higher level … [Read more...] about Is Your Dream Job Hiding in the Hidden Job Market?
Bust Your Networking Nerves: How to Talk About Yourself with Confidence
While many people know that networking is necessary to meet more people, develop new relationships, and often convert acquaintances into clients, they frequently still resist it. As an adult, meeting new people in unfamiliar situations can often transport us back to the fifth grade school lunch … [Read more...] about Bust Your Networking Nerves: How to Talk About Yourself with Confidence