Remember when you were in elementary school and the teacher gave you a gold star or another treat for exhibiting a positive character trait?
Now that you’ve gotten a bit more life experience, have you ever wondered why some people can’t seem to advance their career? They have all of the required qualifications for their dream job, plus some. So, it would seem as if they only have to show up for their interview appointment, wow the interviewers... see more
If you think you nailed that interview or the recruiter said,
Keep in touch, don't just sit and wait for the phone to ring with a job offer. Instead, be proactive. There are things you should do after a job interview that can increase the odds of getting a second interview or landing a job offer.
Most small businesses are started at age 45. Why? Because at that age, you have been there and done that. It is time to start working for yourself and have some sense of purpose.
That is not always possible and let's face it, you need the money. When your age comes up, and you have all of this education and experience behind you, every job you apply for gets turned down.
When you do get an interview, or are working on a cover letter, try to... see more
In this video, Linda breaks down the ‘why did you leave your last job’ answer. Why did you leave your job is an important question and if you want to know the why did you leave your last job answer then I discuss that here. The best answer for leaving a job is always telling the truth. I'll help you explain if anyone asks why did you leave your previous job. Watch my video as I discuss scenarios and how to approach why did you leave your last job... see more
Personal Traits Sought By Employers
Employers are requiring more of their employees today in a technologically fast paced world. Employees must be able to not only adapt and thrive to an ever-changing world, but also must possess many skills and traits that will showcase and make them stand out from the crowd when job searching.
A resume must not only show potential employers a wide array of skills, work experience, accomplishments, but also... see more
After all the hard work of the nursing school, cramming for the NCLEX and sending out countless resumes, you've finally secured an interview. So now what? Just show up and win them over with your charming personality?
If you've done some research about job interviews, you know there's a ton of information out there. Unfortunately, it's mostly geared towards corporate office jobs.
Have you really stop and ask yourself WHY you're Passover for that Job? Could it be that you were not honest on your resume and in the interview?
Always tell the truth! It’s that simple. When you are telling the truth you don’t have to make anything up or recollect what you said during your phone interview or wrote on your application. The truth is always the same and it doesn’t change.
Honesty would provide for open communication and will... see more
In this video Don sharing his easy 4 step process to the question,
Tell Me About Yourself This question is one of the most difficult and yet easiest to answer. Every employer will ask you, Tell Me About Yourself. You can't hide from answering this question, but once you learn Don's easy 4 step process to answering tell me about yourself, you will be positioned to give an amazing answer that wows employers and convinces them you are the right... see more
As silly as these interview responses may sound they are all based on true stories. There's no telling what you will say when you are nervous and unprepared. Don't make these mistakes.
“I found that people in this stage in their lives come to this point where they think, ‘What is my legacy? How do I leave my mark? Can you do something at 60 for the next 15 years,”
I have been running across statements that some have been looking for work for 3 or more years to no avail. My question around this is how are you surviving? Seriously, what are you looking for, what are your skillsets, how much are you asking for?
If you cant find work, you may need to step back and take a hard look at yourself as to why things arent coming together.
However, having a series of back to back temp jobs is work, volunteering is... see more