Sponsors:

Job Search: Four Ways Helping Others Helps You

When you’re out of work, it’s easy to get so caught up focusing on yourself and your very real need to find a job, that you wind up feeling trapped by your helplessness should that job not materialize right away.  And from there, it can be a downward spiral…especially as weeks turn into months and […]

Read More...

Are You Sick and Tired of Job Search Advice?

A reader sent me a polite well-written e-mail basically telling me my recent career pro job search advice post was drivel, and she was sick and tired of hearing the same old advice again and again from job search experts and professionals. She explained in all sincerity that she has read countless career advice from […]

Read More...

7 Career Pros Give Great Advice and Tips for Job Search 2.0!

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about just how much job search techniques and job search tools have changed over the last few years. It’s a whole different game now. With that in mind, I decided you might find it useful to have an advice overview of things you need to know about Job Search […]

Read More...

Aimée Leduc Shares 7 Detective Tricks to Strengthen Your Job Search Skills

Who better than Aimée Leduc, mystery novelist Cara Black’s resourceful and oh-so-clever sleuth, to help you find one of those sneaky, lurking-in-the-shadows jobs! On my recent trip out to the Bay Area, I had the pleasure of meeting Cara. We thought it might be fun to combine Aimée’s keen detective skills with the very skills […]

Read More...

5 Things to Ask Yourself If Your Job Search Screeches to a Halt

Yes…I know the recession isn’t over. I know times are really tough. I know some of you have applied to countless jobs and received few or no responses.  And I know many of you think it’s just the bad economy – and maybe a plethora of stupid short-sighted employers – keeping you from that great […]

Read More...

Job Search Tips: 7 Ways to Rev Up Your Recession Job Search

One of the most frustrating things about looking for a job in a recession is when people start talking about our economic engine improving and yet job after job continues to be lost – maybe even your own.  “Improving? Sez who? Do your statistics tell me where to find MY new job? Will statistics do […]

Read More...

How a Lost Job Can Be a New Beginning

Hi Ronnie Ann, I’m so down in the dumps I feel like crying. I am a school teacher who’s pilot program was discontinued over the summer due to budget cuts. Since June, I’ve been applying for teaching jobs in a three county-wide area. There haven’t been many jobs, and most of the time I’m not […]

Read More...

Find a Name, Get the Interview, and Get That JOB!

Wanted to share this wonderful news. One of our readers decided to try some creative job search techniques, and managed to land an interview with a company she wants to work for within 48 hours of asking her question on this site. If you want to see her question, my answer and what happened, check […]

Read More...

How Do I Get Noticed in a Huge Pack of Resumes?

Hi Ronnie Ann! I’ve previously posted on various other interview posts on here, but now I’m stuck in another aspect of job searching. After taking a few weeks off from applying to companies, I started sending my resumes in about two weeks to positions around the area that really interest me. My only problem is […]

Read More...

How Can I Get the Finance Job I Want in China?

Dear Work Coach, I like your blog very much and I have some problem. I hope to get help and advice from you. I live in China. I am major in management which is the most difficult to find a job. While in college I have learned the same course as MBA in China. After […]

Read More...