social media profiling

Social Media Profiling & Job Hunting – Get with It – Or Get Out

Nearly half of our job hunting and career changing clients believe social media and candidate profiling is not relevant to their job search activities. For the non-believers here are the top reasons why you are not getting the job after you have been “checked out” on social media. Read more

the top 5 job hunter delusions

The Top 5 Job Hunter Delusions Stopping You to Secure a New Job

Finding a job you love and one that pays the money you want, requires a job hunter to plan with a high level of standards instead of a high level of delusions. Read more

stay productive when jobless

6 Effective Ways to be Productive when you are Jobless

Losing a job is really hard but I hope you know that you are not alone. Most people, at some stage in their lives will lose a job. Of course, knowing that doesn’t really make jobless period any easier.  Read more

21 overused resume words

21 Overused Resume Words Recruiters and HR Managers Really Hate

Whether you are fresh out of college or updating your resume for a new job, if you are using the buzz words everyone else is using, then don’t be surprised if your application ends up in the NO pile. Instead, link your skills to show that you are an employer’s next star employee. Read more

Informational Interviews Gateway to a new Job

Informational Interviews The Most Innovative Gateway To a New Job

Are you feeling lost? Do you feel like you’ve exhausted your job search strategies? If so, making a plan to set up informational interviews is a great way to start networking and secure a new job. Read more

job search privacy on LinkedIn

The BEST HACKS That Keep Your Job Search Private Everywhere Including LinkedIn

We get calls every day from candidates who have simply ‘had it’ with their current job or boss, but don’t know how to keep their job search private online, on LinkedIn or otherwise. Read more

interview questions you need to ask your recruiter

20 Interview Questions to ask Your Recruiter to Seal The Deal!

A job interview is a two way street and you will only seal the deal if you ask the right interview questions yourself. Read more

re enter the job market

5 Free Tools & Strategies for Professionals to Re-Enter the Job Market

Are you looking to re-enter the job market after a long absence?  Do you want to work in the same field and function, or in a new industry and different position? Learn what you need to get started so you can get that job you want. Read more

redundancy and resignation no reason for shame

Four Expert Tips on How to Answer Awkward Redundancy Questions in Job Interviews

Those moments when the “But why?” questions pop up are never pleasant. Prepare an answer for why you had a redundancy or why resignation was the reason for leaving your last job, but whatever you do don’t apologise, say our experts. Read more

Bad Job Survival Tips

5 Simple Hacks to Tough Out a Bad Job

A former career coaching client called me last week to tell me, ”I am in a bad Job – I need to get out of this company – my boss is a lunatic – can you help me again?” I told her to save her money and instead offered her 5 simple hacks to tough out a bad job. Read more