Looking for new job opportunities when you have been pushed into a new job search can be quite a challenging task.  It is a job and focus is key when succeeding and securing a new position. Like many worthwhile objectives you will need to work, and sometimes harder than ever before to stay on top of your job search.  But that should be viewed…

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3 Steps to get your job search moving forward Step One Address the unknowns before you start. It is impossible to remove all of the unknowns, but you can certainly take a bite out of a few unknowns. UNKNOWN – CAN I RELOCATE IF NECESSARY? Evaluate your needs and ability to job search in other…

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Topic:  Manufacturing Jobs – Made in America Seasoned manufacturing professionals are aware that the United States has not seen a boom in manufacturing jobs since the 1950’s and 1960’s.  When the current administration came into the White House, several things happened that made us all aware that the US is overall dependent on foreign manufacturers…

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Prioritize, Plan, Pack PART I When the 2007-2008 recession hit, many professionals told me the same story over and over – no matter their position or tenure. It was an overwhelming outbreak of over-confidence and complacency. At that time, many did not keep their recruiter, colleague, and other professional contacts up to date. Many ignored…

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How to job search in an ever changing economic environment This year has presented many challenges in identifying the opportunities in front of you and the barriers ahead. Consider that each time our economy has been challenged by a natural or man-made event, adjustments are made, lessons are learned, and new ideas are cultivated by…

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Job seekers who constantly make the same job search mistakes do not get a second chance to make a good impression JOB SEARCH TIP Knowing who you are and where you fit regarding a career is your greatest asset. Before the age of the internet, many of us have had times in our earlier career…

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Many times job search mistakes are derived from everyday habits of the job searcher. Such as grammatical errors, dated resume format, or just forgetting to do the simple things such as identify your employers industry on the resume. Do you really want the reader of your resume to stop reading your resume because they cannot…

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As the hiring environment evolves and matures we are seeing more jobs that require a constant increase in technical skills of some type. Employers are focused on candidates who are flexible in numerous categories such as travel, remote work, future promotion with relocation, taking classes, ability to train others, and strong interest in the entire…

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Each specific job requires certain personality traits that are not always obvious over a video chat. That means there are certain personality traits that are highly desired no matter what the job. Calm assertive – the ability and motivation to move forward. Engendering trust – giving co-workers and managers the confidence that you will do…

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Dream job: 5 steps to turn your passion into a job       Check out these top dream jobs you never even knew existed. If you have something you love to do, there are ways to make it your profession.       ·      The average American worker puts in 38.7 hours a week…

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