Articles Archive for October 2010
I received an email recommending this story off the Fox News site. I don’t really need to say much more than what’s included in this 10 minute video. Two people who have no reason to forgive did so in a very public way as a part of their court testimonies. They serve as an example for us all.
As job hunters who were possibly treated unfairly by our former employers, there’s a lot we can learn from this very valuable example.
If you’re looking for a job in this economy, consider adding social media to your tool kit.
Specifically, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn — used correctly — can help you find work faster.
To get the latest tips, I spoke with Dan Schawbel, author of “Me 2.0, Revised and Updated Edition: 4 Steps to Building Your Future,” published in October 2010.
According to Schawbel, job hunting is now giving way to people hunting, with social media leading the way.
“Instead of submitting your resume to corporate Web sites or by email, you can use online …
After coaching literally hundreds of executive clients and hosting over 3,000 executive teleseminars, it’s easy for me to see the repeat traits of those clients who consistently rise to the top, find and win their dream jobs, and meet their career goals. Here are three distinct traits that these super-successful executives have in common:
Trait Number One: Their Mindset.
These super-successful executives seem to live in a world of their own. It’s a world where they seem to control the stimulus in a purposeful way. Being highly positive people, they seem to …
Over the past few weeks, I’ve received dozens of questions from job seekers around America.
Yes, if you’re like most people looking for work, times are tough.
So . why be like most people?
Think about it. If the things most people do to find a job don’t work, why do those things?
The best advice I can give any job seeker anywhere is simply this: Look at what most people are doing to find a job. Then consider doing the opposite.
That’s Guerrilla Job Hunting in a nutshell.
Now, having said that, here are my …
In 1964, Disney’s Mary Poppins was nominated for an academy award and Julie Andrews won Best Actress. People went in droves to see the enchanted story line and animation. (My goodness, real actors could interact with cartoons!) It was a huge success for Disney’s animation business.
I remember how drastically things changed only a decade and a half later. In 1977, no self respecting teen or adult would be caught dead watching an animated flick. We were too busy fighting the crowds to watch John Travolta’s transition from Vinnie Barbarino to …