Tag: career

7
Oct

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Does the Resume Get Me the Job? Others’ Responses: – A comment I hear frequently from clients is: “I need a resume that will get me a job”. I typically explain that I can’t be of assistance with that. I’m not turning away clients, I’m simply stating a fact. – In my corporate career, I reviewed hundreds and hundred of resumes. I never made a hiring decision based on that piece

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4
Sep

Career coach and President of MJW Careers, LLC, Matt Warzel, presents a workshop that will help you get Un-Unemployed. Workshop is free. Next Saturday September 13th at 11:00 AM EST at Old Books on Front located at 249 N Front St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401. Books will be available for purchase. You can also purchase a book here: http://www.amazon.com/How-Get-UnUnemployed-Crackerjack-Resources-ebook/dp/B00ITEXQ14#reader_B00ITEXQ14 Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/569066556552214

2
Sep

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: How to Interview the Interviewer? Others’ Responses: – Be yourself. You should be looking for the right fit during an interview just as companies are when they look at us as candidates. That’s why it’s vital to be yourself at the interview, within limits, of course. You don’t need to talk about how much you partied last night, but it’s OK to show your sense of humor or discuss hobbies. –

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25
Aug

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What are some Twitter personal branding time-saving tips? How to tweet wisely in about 10 to 15 minutes a day, a few times a week. Others’ Responses: – In my practice, I rarely come across executive job seekers who are actively leveraging Twitter to help them land jobs.The few who even have Twitter accounts put up a few tweets initially, and then let it go. Their Twitter stream stopped dead months

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11
Aug

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Work life balance: is it possible? Others’ Responses: – We call it work/life/UNbalance because if your priorities lean more toward life (home, family, personal development), then you will naturally be happier at work and more productive. – I refer to it not as work/life balance but rather integration. This shifts the focus away from assuming that if you cannot find that balance, the employee is doing something wrong…or not doing something

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