Articles Archive for January 2011
Maybe you’ve heard the “golden voice” of YouTube sensation, Ted Williams ..
He’s the formerly homeless, formerly unemployed man who was hired — literally off the street — by the Cleveland Cavaliers for his dream job as an announcer. Other job offers are still pouring in from around the country.
If you’re unemployed, you can learn a lot from Ted Williams’ Guerrilla Job Search.
Here’s why …
No social worker on earth would say to a homeless person, “You know what you need to do? Go stand in traffic with a sign and talk …
We eat, we sleep, we watch our favorite TV shows. We listen to music and maybe play a little solitaire or poker on our computers every day. But do we exercise each day?
Never? Unfortunately, few of us can answer yes to this question. But at least getting some exercise a few days a week is better than nothing. Some of us can’t even attain that. It is true there is a lack of downtime in this fast-paced world of working, commuting and chauffeuring the kids.
When we do have a few …
Losing a good employee can be disruptive to a business. No matter what has prompted you to leave a company, make a professional transition from one job to another – it’s important for your career in the long run. The damage you can cause by going on a tirade when you quit easily outweighs the short-term satisfaction. Here are some tips for properly leaving your job and maintaining good relationships with former bosses and co-workers:
Even if you don’t like your boss, don’t say anything negative before leaving. Prospective employers might …
The journey to landing a job offer can be lengthy, especially in today’s market where there are more qualified candidates available than job openings. Securing an interview with an employer is a great first step and properly preparing for that interview is another major step, but what about after the interview?
One’s effort to securing a job is not over until an offer is on the table and all paperwork has been signed. Make sure you know the essential dos and don’ts following an interview.
Write a follow-up/thank you note to …