The skills needed to find a job are different than
the skills needed to do a job. Job Search Radio provides ways to improve your
job-hunting skills including job search preparation, writing great resumes, cover
letters and thank you letters, interviewing, how to answer tough interview
questions, coping with job boards, job search networking, branding, job search
mistakes– the many things you need to know to conduct an effective…
As we all know, job interviews are intensely stressful occasions. If you REALLY want the job, the stakes are also incredibly high and you might feel a slight mistake could cost you the chance at landing the job. Given the pressure, some people are tempted to fudge their accomplishments and background a bit. They figure if adding a few years of experience that they'll triumph over other candidates, and what the interviewer doesn't know won't hurt…
Despite my skills and education and talents. The only jobs I ever get or get offered it low wage minimum wage work. I am fed up with it. Tired of it. They all seem to be looking for personality archetypes over anything else here in the Puget Sound area. Like are you an extrovert or do you fit someone who has a high emotinal intelligence.
I have been asked by some of you whether it is more difficult nailing down a job after turning 50, and my answer to you is generally
yes. That said, we can make it easier on ourselves by being open to utilizing our years of experience and the skills we have developed in a wider and more broad spectrum. Experience can be a plus, but stagnation is a drawback. Be open to using your talents in various ways within the scope of various possible…
What is the most effective way to market my skills in today's job market when everything is
I find it extremely fulfilling when I work with others and children. It helps me learn to understand and know other people better. I try to have an open mind and I'm ready to give and receive constructive criticism. I will admit that I only have experience in dealing with children but I am open to learning skills from jobs that require more from me.
Learning, is THE door that is required for higher paying jobs?
My whole life I had worked in restaurants as a server, bartender, etc. I realized I was beginning to get burned out with the late hours/long shifts and wanted to begin exploring new employment options. I wanted a job that didn’t rely solely on the generosity of others to pay my bills each month. The only problem was I felt like I was stuck in the food service industry.
The job I was applying for asked for 3 – 4 years office experience dealing…