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When is the Perfect Time to Look for a Job? How to Time the Market…


“Should I look for a job during or after the holidays?” “Should I wait until I things pick up? It seems like no one is hiring…”

I fielded questions like these over the last two weeks. Timing the employment market is like timing the stock market. You may get lucky – the type of luck it takes to win the lottery – and find something amazing if you start because you think the timing is right. More often than not, finding a job is related to the tortoise and the hare story—slow and steady (and mindful) wins the race. Continue Reading…

3 Ways to Help People Help You

How toHelp PeopleHelp You


Recent work with my clients made me realize that very competent people often have trouble asking for help or they do not know how to ask for help effectively. I have outlined 3 ways you can clearly articulate what you are looking for in a position when networking with trusted sources.

Here are the ways you can get others to help you more effectively:Continue Reading…

12 Places Corporate Recruiters Look For Their Next Hire–Are You There?


I did an informal survey of approximately 20 corporate recruiters asking which sources they use to find qualified candidates. Although an unscientific poll, the results were still reflective of the shift occurring in the job search landscape. For each source on this list, ask yourself:Continue Reading…