Readying yourself for a potential job change

Readying yourself for a potential job change

Recently, we watched weeks of back-and-forth negotiations that concluded with Twitter being acquired by someone who, as many experts have commented, may not fit into the Twitter company culture. Do you think that some Twitter employees may be updating their resumes...
References make a difference in a job search

References make a difference in a job search

In today’s competitive job market, a good reference is more valuable than ever. But preparing a reference list needs to be done right, or you could end up hurting your chances of landing the job, rather than helping. Choose a variety of references. In general,...
Can’t find any job openings? Write a marketing letter.

Can’t find any job openings? Write a marketing letter.

A lot of people looking for the next step in their career rely heavily on advertised openings and recruiters, but many jobs on the market are never made public. You lose a lot of the market if you wait to see what becomes available. Sending a marketing letter to the...
When it comes to cover letters and resumes, one size does not fit all

When it comes to cover letters and resumes, one size does not fit all

Last month, I discussed the importance of increasing your activity and setting reasonable stretch goals to get the results you want in your career transition journey. One of the essential activities of someone who is looking for the next step in their career is...