Good Job Habits that equal Good Job Offers from the Interview Topic: What hiring managers are looking for – Good Job Habits – That equal good Job Offers Entry level, intermediate, and seasoned professionals who are engaged in a job search and targeting solid job offers need to be aware of what hiring managers are…

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Three years ago, I decided to ‘take a leap’ of faith: I said goodbye to my career in media and advertising and said hello to a new world of executive recruiting. I celebrated my work anniversary by posting a reflection of my accomplishments over the last few years on Linkedin. My post went viral with…

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Ten Signs You’re Shooting Too Low In Your Job Search   Dear Liz,   I’ve been job-hunting since October. Maybe I was naive thinking my job search would be quick and easy. I’ve been in the insurance industry for over twenty years.   I’ve been an agent, an office manager and held almost every insurance…

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25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017   Here is a look at the five cities adding and losing the most jobs in 2017.   2017 may stand out for many events and developments, and among them is the exceptional year turned in by the labor market. For one, U.S. unemployment dropped…

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  How to pay for school when you make a career change A bad day at work can make anyone dream about switching jobs. But if those scattered thoughts form into a plan to change careers, you might need to dust off your book bag and head back to school.   Hitting the books in…

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Counter Job Offer     Counter offers are part of the package of recruitment. However, how can you counter the counter offer? Here are my 5 steps to doing that: 1) Uncover your candidate’s motivators: Every candidate will have their own specific reasons for looking to change jobs (lack of career progression/ challenge/ support from management/ compensation etc)…

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Planning your Career Limited skills and/knowledge can put your career in a corner. Are you putting all of your eggs in one nest—no back up—all of your valuables in one location or category? Certainly not; it’s far too risky to put all your eggs in one basket. And yet, you’d be surprised how many people (manage their…

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Employers expect to hire more college graduates from the class of 2014 than from the class of 2013, shows an update to the National Association of Colleges and Employers job outlook survey out Wednesday. Employers plan to hire 8.6% more graduates this year than from the class of 2013. Though NACE says that rate of…

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Would you dump your life savings—every single dollar—into a single stock? Probably not; it’s far too risky to put all your eggs in one investment basket. And yet, you’d be surprised how many people manage their careers with a single-stock mindset. They toil away, year after year, investing their talents in a narrow field of…

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There are many deeply personal reasons to change your employment situation. However, from a purely strategic point of view, there are four good reasons to change jobs within the same (or similar) industry three times during your first ten years of employment: Reason #1: Changing jobs gives you a broader base of experience: After about…

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