Here’s an article with the title of Five Rules for Job Security from the CBS Moneywatch site. But in fact they are not about giving you job security. Nobody can do that. Instead, they are about mitigating the effects of job loss and protecting your financial security in the event of job loss. The distinction […]
When I work with clients or create ebooks, I typically advise, “When an interview is over, it’s done.” I do recommend a certain amount of follow-up. Perhaps you could write a note or call to say something, “I just wanted to know where you are in your process.” These days, when so much business is […]
An examiner.com columnist wrote an in-your-face column about job-seekers who won’t take action. In this case, he encouraged them to make calls to coaches to get “free” advice. He couldn’t understand why coaches weren’t being inundated with free calls. Wow…did he get an earful! Most of the comments were scathing. Read the article and comments […]
Ford Myers : Get The Job You Want Even When No One’s Hiring This book is one of the better career change and job search books I’ve read in a while. The best sections come at the beginning (as happens with most career books). There’s good advice on introspection and I especially like the Ideal […]
Don’t miss today’s WSJ story: Downwardly Mobile: Living on Less in the City This story really hit me hard. A 58-year-old woman was laid off several months ago. She can’t get a new job so she’s scrambling to live on her unemployment benefits. I admire her spirit. I also like her tips for economizing. What […]
Career consultant Alison Doyle is giving away copies of her book, Internet Your Way To A Good Job Online. She’s got some good resources for job hunters. Usually I say, “You get what you pay for,” but this seems to be the Real Deal. Click here for more.