Tag Archives: Job Search

Free Resume Evaluations? What’s the catch?

April, 2016: NOTE TO THOSE WHO ARE OUTSIDE OF THE USA:  There has been an overwhelming increase in the number of evaluation requests I am receiving from people who live outside of the USA.  As an unfortunate result, I must now limit this offer to people … Continue reading

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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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Is No Job Better than the Wrong Job?

How do you know whether that new job is the right job for you? What can you do to check out — or “vet” — a potential employer before committing yourself to a new position? The importance of a thorough … 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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Your Resume is Perfect? Check this Check-List First

I really didn’t think there was a need for another article on resume’ writing.  However, after spending the past month reviewing executive-level resume’s, I now know that too many of you don’t know some important resume basics. What follows is … Continue reading

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Seek & Find: Love & Labor — Get a Job, Find a Date

Seek & Find: Love & Labor We each spend a good deal of time in our respective life journeys simply seeking.  We seek jobs.  We seek love.  We seek comfort, convenience, compassion, and culture.  We seek happiness, contentment, and success. … 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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Leadership: Finding the Best, Being the Best

Leadership What does it really mean?  Are you a leader?  Are you seeking a leader for your organization?  How do you know if you are performing as a top leader?  How do you know if you’ve found the best leader … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Hire for Your Organization

As the unemployment rate steadily declines — now at 9% — so too does the supply of talent from which to choose.  It’s not only the job candidate that needs to tweak the model used for seeking employment; hiring authorities … Continue reading

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Job Interviewing Tips & Strategies — Part II

The day of your big job interview is finally here. Are you ready? This article builds on the principles and strategies discussed in Job Interviewing Tips & Strategies — Part I. It is highly recommended that you start there, if … Continue reading

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