How to Land a Great Job & Advance to a Better One
There are plenty of Webinars on old fashioned, traditional job search tactics. This 5-part series isn’t one of them. Xtreme Success changes everything. It enables you to radically reshape – and dramatically upgrade – how you and your work are seen by employers. It will position you to increase both the paycheck and the satisfaction you bring home from your job.
Submitted by otavio on June 7, 2013 - 19:28.
Albert Einstein famously defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results. His words could also serve as today’s definition of unemployment. What’s being done over and over again? Networking online. The results it yields never change and are best described as “notworking.”
Submitted by otavio on June 7, 2013 - 08:16.
There are two kinds of harmful gaps in a job search. They are a lack of experience and a lack of skills. Both seem like insurmountable barriers because you can’t gain experience without work and it takes time to acquire skills. And yet, there is a way to bridge the gaps so long as you are willing to take off your fuzzy slippers.
Submitted by otavio on May 20, 2013 - 08:48.
Experts have long urged job seekers to practice active listening. It’s a critical habit to develop because it helps you understand, interpret and respond effectively to the questions posed in an interview. However, since most pre-interview communications now occur in writing and those interactions are the key to getting an interview, it’s now also important to learn the technique of “active reading.”
Submitted by otavio on May 6, 2013 - 07:46.
Why did the new CEO of Yahoo! shock the business world by bringing the company’s workers back to their physical offices during the workday? And, why is Google designing a new office complex in which no employee will be more than a two and a half minute walk from any other employee? These are two of the world’s leading Internet companies, yet they are riveted on casual, real world interactions. What does that mean for today’s Web-centric job seekers?
Submitted by otavio on April 22, 2013 - 09:10.
Time is the greatest enemy in a job search. The longer the hunt for a new job takes, the greater the frustration, futility and the possibility of making a mistake. So, the best way to conduct a job search is to use every minute of every day wisely.
Submitted by otavio on April 5, 2013 - 10:26.
More often than not, the first impression you make with a recruiter is in writing. So, if you want to stand out like a dream candidate, write like one.
Submitted by otavio on March 8, 2013 - 07:58.
Binging is a hot topic these days. Our waistlines are expanding, our consciousness is shrinking and our eyes are glazing over as more and more of us eat, drink and watch TV series in excess. Now, we’re also binging on job search.
Submitted by otavio on February 19, 2013 - 11:21.
We humans are increasingly unable to remember the past. For job seekers, that means we must be as proactive about staying remembered as we are about being memorable. We must hold onto employers’ and recruiters’ memories as well as stand out in their minds.
Submitted by otavio on February 4, 2013 - 14:11.
It’s commonplace these days to say that everything you need to succeed in human affairs you learned in kindergarten. If you follow that advice in your job search, however, you’re likely to be disappointed in the results.
Submitted by otavio on January 18, 2013 - 16:23.