Will you ever get back to work at your former salary?

Under-employed? Under-paid? Working? Uh huh. You have a job? …kinda. Perhaps it’s part-time, or maybe it’s in a different industry doing something you really don’t care to mention and at a salary that is embarrassing when compared to your former position. But you’re working. How did it feel on LinkedIn—…continue

8 Steps That Will Get You Hired

The Job Seeker’s Success Formula Success is a process Athletes will likely agree with me that developing skill, building technique, taking care of their body and mind requires daily care. Proper routine becomes a critical factor in their success. Professional musicians are no different and each one can relate unique…continue

This Formula Gets You Hired Every Time.

A formula? Really? …every time? Yes, this blog is about the formula that will win you a job offer. After jobseekers get hired they sometimes say something like, “Yep, the stars were aligned and everything fell into place.” But how do we get the stars aligned? That sounds more like…continue

Job Security: Vet the company—will it be toxic?

At this point, everyone knows that it’s a very hard market for jobseekers. So when an employed person in today’s economy wants out of their current situation, that’s a heads-up for me. About 30% of my clients have come to me asking for help to find different employment. The reasons…continue

The Science of Hiring, Part 2: Cultural Fit and Productivity

Job Fit: Theory and Science Last week began a series of blogs on The Science of Hiring. Consider reading the article about Job Fit: it isn’t what you think. In Part 1, the concept of Job-Fit proved to have a different definition to jobseekers than it did to the hiring…continue

When does the interview begin?

Your interview begins earlier than you think! Getting called for an interview brings a bag full of mixed emotions. Our minds tend to be overwhelmed. We go into hyper drive and begin the onerous process of preparation as we manage our excitement and deal with our fears and self-doubts. *…continue