Category Archives: Application

Proactive Prospecting

Many of us will start our career networking efforts once a suitable job is posted at an employer of choice – the idea being if you can find someone who can pass along your resume internally, you stand a better … Continue reading

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How Long?

Recently I read where experts suggest you should plan on your job search taking 1 month per $10,000 in salary…in short, plan on searching for 6 months for a $60,000 job.  While this is just an old measuring stick that … Continue reading

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Handling Rejection Like a Kindergartener

I have small children and periodically they will come to me upset about losing a game or competition to a sibling.  Patrick, my six-year old son, often is the one who comes to me or my wife to voice his … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: The Waiting Game

I am authoring a series of blog posts to detail my job search in hopes that I can demonstrate how I put into practice the techniques that I have espoused during the past two years of writing this blog. In … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: Applications

In the past five months, I undertook a job search.  During this time I implemented many of the strategies and techniques that I encourage others to use in their searches.  In past posts, I covered my decision process of whether … Continue reading

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Personal Brand

In a recent workshop, college students were learning about the concept of one’s “Personal Brand”.  This is not to mean they should view themselves as a product like TIDE or a service such as the one provided by UPS. Rather … Continue reading

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Early or Late – Where to Invest Your Time?

I met with a client the other day to discuss his employment prospects .  At the meeting I discovered he is applying to everything that is posted on his campus job board.  He applies by firing off a cover letter … Continue reading

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