What do you do if you receive an exit letter or termination letter?
Review your original offer letter that may affect you leaving the organization.
Think about what safeguards should you consider changing or revising in your employment agreement within the term and termination clause, prior to receiving an exit letter or accepting employment.
Employment agreements are executed when receiving a job offer. Promotion or change of ownership of the organization within your employment agreement, need to be reviewed so if you are not covered you can do your best to ensure . . .
Raising your level of confidence outside your comfort zone takes practice. If you had to deliver a presentation as an employed person you would practice until perfect, right? Being the number one selected candidate on an interview takes precision, time, skill and practice. Technically you can have it nailed but bringing your personality with you to every interview is critical to success. You need to sharpen your interview skills so that you have that extra edge. It is a soft skill most of us don’t realize could be a show stopper if you neglect to pay attention to refining . . .
If you have never been unemployed and this is an unexpected and unwelcome change in your employment status, the shock you feel will pass, I promise. With the right next steps, you will be back in the game. If you are not employed it can feel like your business identity is slipping, do not panic. If you are having a tough time managing the stress at home, the stress of finding new employment and you are feeling like everyone is misunderstanding your role, don't panic. Your career and identity can mesh together when employed but when unemployed for too . . .
What you write and say when leaving employment will stay in your employment file forever!
If you need to resign from your employer for any reason and need a resignation strategy or you want to deliver the message before your boss approaches you, please review this content.
Often career professionals equate career success with a track record of performance. First and last impressions, how others perceive you, engage and remember you are equally important. Resigning from employment can be a difficult and emotional task that seldom receives proper attention. A well-intentioned, respectful resignation letter and strategy can help you . . .
Everyone should do a personality drill down if you want to be honest with yourself and genuine with others.
People that are relationship builders always have an easier time but let's throw caution to the wind and give it a go.
Ask yourself, am I a likable person?
You may be the type of person who would say - who cares if I am likable, I am excellent at what I do. That may very well be true but are you making it harder on yourself by not caring what others think? The question remains, am . . .
Recruitment firms are called many different names in the employment market. There are executive search firms, recruiting firms, placement agencies, contract agencies, temporary agencies, specialty hiring firms and of course everyone’s favourite slang, headhunters. In Canada these are paid for services by the hiring organization. In the U.S.A. it is a mix of client pay and job seeker pay depending on the type of firm you engage. Internationally fees can be also paid by the client organization however depending on where the organization is hiring from this can change from country to country. There are specialty firms . . .
Most job seekers are having a tough time looking for a new opportunity whether it is your first career step or your 10th. Looking for a new employment opportunity takes a combination of a strategy, technique and being in the right place at the right time. Job search requires planning, preparation, lots of time and a large amount of focus in the right direction.
You are not alone if you feel overwhelmed, exhausted and just scared of the whole process. Most people are feeling intimidated today when they begin an employment search. Take the time to learn the process and . . .
A great leader will absorb risks so others can do their best work. Apple CEO Steve Jobs said: “It takes courage to change. It takes courage to say I am wrong”. A true business leader gears down and drives the direction of the organization with passion, dedication, and boundless energy.
As author and leadership guru John Maxwell says, "A good leader is a person who takes a little more than their share of the blame and a little less than their share of the credit."
Having over 30 years, of employment counseling, coaching on the listening side of the hiring . . .
What do you do if you receive an exit letter? What is in your original offer letter that may affect you leaving the organization? What safeguards should you consider for a term and termination clause? An exit letter or termination letter or a visit from HR and your boss (hopefully in person) explaining the termination, is all emotionally unsettling to say the least. When you receive a job offer ensuring that you are covered if you are ever let go, is an important consideration.
Offer letters can make or break a termination package – do the work up front when being . . .
Track each organization, all hiring contacts, and details for each interview that you are invited to attend. Track the hiring process from start to completion by populating this workbook.Prospect Activity Information Tracker has been created and designed to work in harmony with all of our workbooks. Having an organized plan and place to save and keep your job search information, gives you a competitive advantage.
Before you complete this workbook and enter in interview information you need to populate your Career Job Search - Workbook, All of our workbooks offer a way to track, manage and . . .
What is one of the hottest topic's being discussed today?
The buzz is about digital reputation management and maintenance for everyone either personally and/or professionally. Reputation management digitally is confusing and daunting for most. The easiest explanation I can think of is someone Googles your name. At the top of the list, viewers see a bad piece of news, a bad comment, a negative post with your name tagged. You may not have realized there was negativity posted about you. You may have done nothing wrong. Anyone can give anyone a bad review. It comes down to what . . .
What is one of the hottest topics being discussed today? The buzz is about your personal, professional or organizations, reputation management. It comes down to who we are, along with what we project online, within the public domain. All organizations are in the same position of being the gatekeepers of their reputations. Personal or professional, a tight control of digital reputation management is a must today.
When we remember past employers, what is or was their reputation? How are those reputations viewed by the public? How do our personal reputations impact our employers and how can their reputations positively or negatively impact our lives today and into the future?
All good points that deserve your attention.
People mix up SEO (Search Engine Optimization) with online reputation management. To keep it simple, SEO is taking any digital experience, (looking for someone, looking for an organization, information, blogs, reviews, research) or any online inquiry, so that search engines find the right criteria and what you are looking for is populated onto the search page. Keywords and tags are ranked, depending on optimization and each engine ranks keywords used to find what someone is looking for.
Reputation management, like reputation.ca Ltd., offers solutions to manage your digital search reputation on search engines, social media sites, and reviews. Their software once engaged, filters how bad news about you or an organization comes up on search engines rankings. Example: Google pages. It only takes one bad review to make others question your reputation. Check them out, this is a very helpful and safe way to manage your digital reputation today.
Job seekers want their resume or digital profile to be visible and viewed. What do job seekers feel is critical today? To maximize their visibility and exposure to hiring authorities and business leaders hiring. Job seekers want to be found by those searching the hidden job market, the public job market and they want organizations to find them.
Organizations need SEO strategies to maximize opportunities that will help to increase revenue streams. Job seekers want to find opportunities. It is integral today for everyone to manage and maintain online reputations, as well integral for organizations to make this a priority in their business strategy.
When you approach the job market today at any hiring level it is integral to your opportunity for success to build a strategic search. You need to start with an understanding of what an A, B and C job search list is.
A = I am a 90% + fit
B = I am at least a 75% fit
C = I am at least a 50% fit
Finding the right type of employment can be a tricky adventure causing high frustration levels. Follow below and fill in your . . .
Years ago, the bad people that were called gangsters would plan their crime, do their thing and create havoc that often would take authorities years to track down. Today with the digital world, even our top security organizations can’t keep up with these scammers.They are consistently changing their technically driven fraud activities which are targeting new victims at an unprecedented rate. Even job postings have become the digital criminals pot of gold.
Identity theft is only one of the scam artists, goals. Scammers can take advantage of job seekers in many ways. One of the easy ways is . . .
Listening skills are critical to your professional life. Listening and hearing what is being said to you exactly as spoken, is critical to interview success. Let’s examine where you fit into the listening skill scale of success. On a scale of 1-5, how strong would you say your listening skills are? If you are a 4 or 5 out of 5, you don’t need this program unless of course, this is just your opinion and others would beg to differ. There are so many distractions today when in communication with others. Can you say with confidence you . . .