Blog Posts - Job Search Strategy

Pluralsight – Designing a Killer Job Search Strategy

Description: Job search tactics have changed dramatically with new technology. Learn how to create a strategy that works for you and your industry. This course will help you create the tactics of your own job search strategy. Borrow from current and...
by tutgfx on Apr 21, 2014

77% Of Currently Employed Workers Compete For Your Next Job

That’s an eye-opening number if you’re looking for a job. But a recent CareerBuilder study projected that 77% of currently employed workers are searching for a new job. Let’s examine CareerBuilder’s projection. In 2010,... (C...
by on Apr 8, 2014

Be The Most Interesting Person In The World

Since we were children, we’ve been taught to be humble. But that's not going to help your job search. Here are 4 ways to brand yourself as the most interesting person in the world ... (Continued at
by on Feb 12, 2013

Be The Most Interesting Person In The World

Since we were children, we’ve been taught to be humble. But that's not going to help your job search. Here are 4 ways to brand yourself as the most interesting person in the world ... (Continued at
by on Feb 12, 2013

reCareered on Fox News: Your Email Address Matters

Why does your email address matter? Learn what email addresses to avoid and what email addresses can help you build a positive employer first impressions ... (Continued at
by on Jan 28, 2013

Is Your Job Search Based On Obsolete Information?

The three most common sources of job search employer information aren't as effective as you might think. Learn why these three information sources give you obsolete information that hurt your job search ... (Continued at
by on Jan 10, 2013

The Danger Of Following Instructions In Job Search

Following employer instructions often presents danger to candidates ... who have been programmed since childhood to follow instructions. Learn what job search instructions to ignore ... (Continued at
by on Jan 3, 2013

Job Search Answers: Should I Apply On Company Websites?

"What is your opinion on applying to company websites?" Learn why your odds are terrible if you're applying to jobs through company websites ... (Continued at
by on Dec 6, 2012

Job Search Checklist #14: Job Titles

If you're looking for the same job as your most recent one, job titles won't be an issue. Here's 3 ways to have your job titles help you get a different job ... (Continued at
by on Dec 4, 2012

All Job Opportunities Are Not Created Equal

There are some job opportunities where you'll have better odds to land the job. Learn how to determine if your odds for an opportunity are good or poor ... (Continued at
by on Nov 26, 2012

Are You Using A Silly String Job Search Strategy?

Many 40+ job seekers use a Silly String job search strategy, mainly because they think it will help their career. Of course you’re not intentionally self destructing your job search strategy, but many things that age 40+ job seekers naturally..
by on Nov 20, 2012

6 Ways Returning Veterans Can Gain An Advantage In Today’s Job Market (Civilians too!)

First, I want to personally thank the veterans who protect us and keep our country safe. But you deserve more than just our thanks. You deserve a job after your military tour ends and you return to civilian ranks. That would be nice if a job was...
by on Nov 12, 2012

Jupiter & Mars In Alignment – Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Search For A New Job

OK, so neither Jupiter nor Mars have anything to do with your job search and it’s not the dawning of the Age of Aquarius either. But it’s still the perfect time to search for a job … right now. Yeah, I know you’re reluctant...
by on Nov 8, 2012

Top 5 Reasons You Lose Job Opportunities

Competing against an average 1,000 applicants in a job market of job shortages, you lose out on many jobs. Here's the top 5 reasons you lose job opportunities ... (Continued at
by on Nov 7, 2012

Sitting On The Couch Eating Cheetos

The first step to change is recognition of how you are perceived by hiring managers. Now that you recognize how your career transition is seen by employers, how can you change what they see? (Continued at
by on Nov 5, 2012

Job Search Answers: I Know Someone At The Company, What Should I Do?

"I know someone at the company, should I contact them? Should I ask about job openings?" See my answer to this question ... (Continued at
by on Oct 30, 2012

Dirty Rotten Job Search tricks: Get past admin call screening

In order to get superior information, you've got to talk to people inside your target companies. Learn 8 dirty rotten job search secrets to get past gatekeepers. (Continued at
by on Oct 11, 2012

How “The New Normal” Affects Your Job Search

Today's job market is fundamentally different than the job market pre-2007. Learn how to succeed in the "New Normal" job market of job shortages ... (Continued at
by on Oct 9, 2012

Years Of Experience – A Double Edged Sword

Today, years of experience represent a double edged sword. Learn when years of experience can help you and when seniority hurts your job search. (Continued at
by on Sep 17, 2012

The Easy Way To Job Search vs The Effective Way

Which would you choose? The easy way to job search or the effective way? Learn why most job seekers (including you) choose easy job search methods, even when they aren't effective. (Continued at
by on Aug 1, 2012

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