Tag Archives: Job hunting

Overcoming the Frustration of Job Search Rejection

We don’t intentionally set out on a mission, whatever it might be, with the intent of being rejected.  Rejection doesn’t feel good. But for the unemployed, the sting of rejection is all too familiar.  And when that sting is added to … Continue reading

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A Hiring Story with Update on Lynda C. Watts

To my regular readers, THANK YOU for your patience while I’ve made the transition back into the world of formal employment.  That transition included a move from St. Louis, Mo. to Kansas City (Overland Park), KS — and all that comes with … Continue reading

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The Start-Up: Stages, Pros & Cons, and Your Employment Options

Are you considering a position with a start-up? If so, you are urged to read this first! With the difficulties faced in the job market, it might be tempting to consider joining a start-up company or organization.  After all, the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Employment Rejection: A New Approach

No one likes rejection.  Whether we experience it in our personal relationships, or whether we are rejected as a viable candidate for a job vacancy, rejection doesn’t feel good. The question is:  How do you handle repeated rejection? The answer … Continue reading

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The Job Interview: Best Tips & Techniques — Part I

Job Interviewing Tips & Strategies — Part I Whether you have an interview on your calendar or have yet to get that far in your job search, you need to know the best tips and techniques to get the job!  … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Staying Organized & Motivated During Unemployment

  To stay organized and motivated when working at home, you need balance. Though you are unemployed, you DO have a job:  Finding a job.  If you’re having a hard time getting organized now that you are home all day, … Continue reading

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Finding a Job and Finding a Mate: The Similarities

As an active member of LinkedIn.com, I am always keeping my eyes open for that rare job seeker who finds employment.  And when I do discover someone who announces a new position, I seek him out to see what I … Continue reading

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The Job Search: Word Choices to Avoid Poor Communication & Misunderstandings

As a writer, the only thing more important than the words I choose to use are the ideas behind those words, for without ideas no words would follow. But sometimes even a professional writer fails to adequately express the underlying … Continue reading

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Integrity in Your Job Search & Career

Recently I was reviewing a career-type website to determine whether or not I wanted to link to it from this blog.  I’d exchanged a few emails with its owner who, of course, was pushing for the link. Just when I … Continue reading

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Buzz Words on a Resume: Why They’re Important

In the category of “Careers and Employment,” Google reports that one of the top search phrases is “Buzz Words to Use on Résumés.”  Clearly, the job seeker wants answers to the question, “What buzz words should I use?” But first, … Continue reading

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