Everyone needs to understand the primary drivers that can make you thrive, or take a dive. Analyze your abilities based on key points below. If you are not honest with yourself how will you grow and develop? Nobody is listening. Call it the way it is. Don't look to fix what is working. Look to understand what is not working or holding you back. Maximize your chance to thrive! Take the time to think about each point and be realistic in your responses. What are you most passionate about? What accomplishment, task or responsibility in your current or past role makes you proudest? Do you set realistic expectations for yourself? Do you set realistic expectations for others? If you
Welcome to the job market. It is by far one of the most daunting experiences job seekers go through and will continue to try and navigate through, to gain employment. It doesn't matter if it is your first job search or you are an experienced individual or it has been a long time since you had to look for new employment, the job market can be confusing. I am hearing a lot of grumbling as people try to understand where and how to look for employment today. This exclusive program will provide an overview so you gain an understanding of the job market and how to be hired. We know it is not easy. Gaining an in-depth understanding of the current
Should potential employers have all of the power to make or break your interview process? What if you could turn the dial towards you, the job seeker and have control over interview destiny? It is up to you to go through each interview process as prepared as possible. You can try and wing it, however in the competitive employment space of today, without intense preparation, you will likely find yourself still on the unemployment side of the table. Your competitors who realized the value of knowledge equals power will be gainfully employed. Like anything worthwhile, preparation meets opportunity. The same goes for employment interviews. Preparation is the first essential step toward a successful interview. Interviewers continuously express surprise at
Are you covering all touch points? It does not matter if you are employed or if currently unemployed, if you are looking for employment you may want to continue this program. Here are some helpful tips to follow as a job seeker. Job seeker tips: Watch out for resume scammers: ensure you know where your resume is going when as it includes all of your personal information. You will never be asked for money from a Canadian recruiter and most U.S.A. recruiters would never ask you to e-transfer money. An employer will never ask you for banking information prior to accepting an employment offer. Don’t get caught in a scam web – only send your resume and/or profile to
Senior executives rarely are the first point of contact viewing your resume or online profile. As so much is accessible today on that rare occasion that it is a hiring leader actually searching for candidates themselves, count yourself in the top 2% range, if you get lucky. 9/10 resumes and/or profiles sent by candidates answering job posting ads may never get their resume or online profile viewed by the actual hiring manager. In most organizations with the volume of candidates that apply per job opening, time per job search spent continues to increase as an internal cost, therefore, making the role of first resume/profile screener that with entry-level or junior experience. Also as organizations become more technically assisted with
In today's digital world it is integral to your career that you master how to achieve maximum job search success. The job market gatekeepers in our world today are job boards, social and business or association networking websites, employers and recruiters. We really do understand. A few quick questions you may want to ask yourself. Do you find it challenging to position yourself as a job seeker with recruiters? Not sure how to send your resume to a potential employer so that you are not caught in the maze of job applicants? Do you feel confused about which social business networking websites you should register your profile with? Do you have multiple profiles you have put online in job
In today's digital world it is integral to your career that you master how to achieve maximum job search success through job boards, social and networking websites, organizations and recruiters. We really do understand. A few quick questions to ask yourself: Do you find it challenging to position yourself as a job seeker with recruiters? Not sure how to send your resume to a direct employer so you are not caught in the maze of job applicants? Confused about which social and corporate networking websites you should register your profile with? Do you have multiple profiles out there? Explore the nuances of company/organizations and social networking websites. Learn the techniques you will need to generate job search success in
Let’s deep dive to develop and build a strategy so that you generate and select the right job search prospects. Learn what to expect from the hiring selection process. Explore what the hiring organizations and their hiring leaders expect when working with you as a candidate directly. Finding the right next employment home is critical to your business and personal life satisfaction. The path you choose to walk down next will set the tone for the next number of years in your career. Find out how to select direct organizations as target prospects for your job search strategy. Learn to further develop techniques that will build confidence, knowledge and will upgrade your abilities to find the right next employment
Are you feeling frustrated? Is it confusing as you scrape to find a strategy where you can actually reach hiring managers directly? Are you annoyed that you are wasting time and can’t get through to find the positions you are qualified for? Getting caught in the nightmare of online recruiting software screening you out? There are so many considerations required when seeking your next employment home. How do you manage through the maze of how organizations hire today? What are your options? If you approach the job market without doing your homework up front, it will take you 50% more time to realize that looking for employment takes as much commitment as being employed. It can also take you
How you present your personal digital brand to employers and recruiters is critical, if you hope to get on the "A" list. Presenting winning personal branding is crucial for the job seeker at any employment level who is actively conducting a job search and currently in career building mode. It is important to keep in mind that as you create or revise your digital personal brand, how you relay the facts that will best reflect and portray you, are what will entice those hiring to drill into your background. Before you revise your public facing digital brand, consider the look and feel of the overall presentation. Figure out what you want to project or change and how it will
Drill into who you are, how others perceive you and how you communicate your personal brand so it is automatically in sync with your online profile and resume. To be viewed online by those who do not know you as a promotable team member or business leader requires a well thought out plan. It is it is time to focus on you and your digital presentation. Articulate a consistent message. Communicate that you are an engaging professional. Be strategic and thoughtful in managing the professional and personal messages that are released by you and about you. As a lot of us know, once information is on the Internet it can never be removed or deleted. Our goal for you (once
In a perfect world, all personal and business relationships are smooth and easy to manage. In a perfect world, everyone has an amazing mentor and is in the best role, in an ideal organization. In the real world not everyone is nice. You can hope everyone you encounter is nice but it is not realistic just optimistic. It takes skill, hard work, and dedication to find a great business mentor and sometimes, years to find your way into that fabulous organization with an incredible boss.
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Do you have this new disease-like sounding syndrome? Doctors are saying that cyberchondria is creating an epidemic of anxiety about health issues.
If you or a family member believes they have a medical issue, what is done first? Do you make a Doctor’s appointment immediately? If you are in pain and it becomes severe, do you immediately head to an emergency room at a hospital?
Some people still do that but you guessed it, most people ask Dr. Google first. Do you agree or disagree?
One of the issues I know that most people have . . .
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As a job seeker, becoming a standout is your #1 goal. As a business leader or staff level contributor, your job is to get noticed, increase your profile view as an expert in your field. According to Suzanne Evan’s New York’s premier expert coach, only 33% of people after high school, read or listen to books. Only 3% of books written, get read. This surprised me as I am an avid reader.
When in an employment seat, you need to resolve problems and find solutions, correct? It is no different when you are a job seeker. Providing a . . .
If you feel you need an executive coach how do you know you have found the right coach for your circumstances? The key to hiring the right executive coach is to ensure first and foremost that you are open to absorbing and learning new ideas, open to altering or changing your personal presentation, open to drilling into how others perceive you and finally open to reigniting your passion. Finding chemistry and synergy with your coach and having confidence in their abilities, will allow you to unbridle your fears and ignite your leadership power.
What is a social media creeper? Who are these creepers?
Within our personal lives without realizing, a great deal of us are technically social creepers. You may want to find out more about a first date you will be meeting, a colleague, a friend, friends of friends, old friends or others asking you to connect with them. You could be worried someone is looking at you, so you look at them.
In our work lives, creepers are very real and exist under whatever shield they can find or may choose to be visible and out in the open . . .
Has the opportunity to reach hiring leaders directly become easier for job seekers and hiring leaders or is it now more time consuming and costly?
If you are a recruiter or HR internal team member responsible for talent acquisition, let me ask you directly, is the Internet your hiring friend or has it created way more work for you and your colleagues?
As a job seeker are you pleased to be able to reach out to hiring authorities directly or has this access created more confusion adding to job search frustration?
Most often, when it comes to ourselves, we are the last person we think of. We help others, take care of others and do our best to make sure we are liked by others but do we look after what is important to ourselves? It is time to be candid and strip off the band-aids we have patched together in our lives. It is your turn to think about you.
Some would say, I don't have time to think about what I want. There are too many personal responsibilities. If I get free time, I just want to . . .
Every single day I get between 1-15 calls that start like this:
“I want to give it my best shot but I need some help to figure out a way to explain to my boss that I am exceeding my goals and targets but am not being recognized monetarily or through acknowledgment, what can I do?”
“Why does my boss spend copious amounts of dollars on frivolous daily spends but when it comes to giving me a raise there is no more money?"
Working harder is not working smarter nor is it the way to success. The core answer is in the creation, planning, and execution of your peace of mind. Combining your emotional, intellectual strengths and communication best practices will lead you towards a path you can follow that will guide you to reach your potential.
To put it simply you are only as good as what you think about and what you choose to initiate, design, deliver and execute on. It has been said that “The definition of insanity is doing the same things day in and day out and expecting . . .