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New Posts on The Job Search

Default Thumbnail Who You Gonna Call? Not a Recruiter

I need the name of a good recruiter. Who should I call? Recruiters aren’t for everyone. What’s your... 

Default Thumbnail Fear, Take a Hike

I’m afraid I can’t compete against people with more experience than I have. I’m afraid to say that... 

Default Thumbnail Face Your Fear

I wrote a newspaper column about fear and the number it can play when you’re looking for a job.  Given... 

New Posts on Managing Your Career

Default Thumbnail What Does Work Life Balance Mean to You?

If you want to survive in today’s marketplace you have to balance self awareness with the needs of... 

Default Thumbnail Two Sides to the Story

There are many sides to a story. Here are two: Her side: He’s disrespectful without cause, arrogant... 

Default Thumbnail Separate “Can’t” From “Can”

If you want to start moving forward you need to stop going backward. If you want to say ‘yes’, stop... 

Questions from Readers

Face Your Fear

I wrote a newspaper column about fear and the number it can play when you’re looking for a job.  Given the number of responses I... 

Make it Sustainable

Q:  My job is gone and my company left with it. I can’t say I’m surprised. Disappointed? Oh, yes. But not surprised. I worked... 

Questions about Job Search Strategies

Thanks for your great questions regarding job search strategies. Here are a few that represent what you’re asking:   Q: I’ve worked... 

Dealing With “Youngsters” (a.k.a. Your Manager)

“How do I deal with the fact that I’m smarter and more capable than the person hiring me?  This kid with a name tag that says,... 

Door Openers for New Graduates

Q: I’m frustrated. I graduated college in May, thinking that my degree would open doors of opportunity. Well, it hasn’t. If a door... 

I Tire Quickly of Jobs; What Should I Do?

Q: I’m having a tough time looking for a job because I can’t settle on that one thing I want to do. I’ve been in this situation... 

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