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Don’t start your job search out in last place!

Remember when you were a kid and you played sports or participated in some type of competition? Did you ever visualize yourself in last place? NO! probably not. Well then why do you start your job search out in LAST PLACE IN YOUR MIND? Everyday I hear my clients say the following: I know I will have […]

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emails, photos, voice mail messages – how professional do they have to be?

If you have a linkedin.com, facebook, or myspace.com profile make sure if you are job searching that the information you have on these social networking sites is appropriate. Most recruiters will seek out your sites and check them to see what you are really like outside of the office. Photos – make sure you place […]

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Be like George Costanza on Seinfeld – “Whatever you think you should do, do the exact Opposite!”

Everyday I talk to clients and everyday they tell me that they have submitted resumes to companies like Wells Fargo, Bank of the West, PG&E, Kaiser, etc. and they always ask me, “why don’t the recruiters call me back?” OK, are you ready for this answer? IN THIS MARKET, they receive 300-400 resumes per day. They […]

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Inaction breeds doubt and fear… Get busy with your job search!

Inaction breeds doubt and fear… Get busy with your job search! “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” — Dale Carnegie, Author I really love the quote above. It’s so important to put a […]

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Pre-interview research…

 Hello Everyone, I wanted to share an article with you that I wrote last month for another website. I hope you can get some great tips from it.   Pre-Interview Research: Five tips to investigate a company before the interview.   By Rebecca Martin   The goal of any job interview is to get to […]

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HOW TO GET NOTICED by the HIRING MANAGERS and Stay Positive during your job search!

Differentiate yourself during your job search! I know times are so tough for people right now in their job search and most people are barely hanging on regarding their search. But remember, what is needed now more than ever is to STAY FOCUSED, POSITIVE, and never never GIVE UP. Most of you need to DIFFERENTIATE YOURSELF from other job seekers. […]

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Interview preparation- See list of questions below.

Interview Questions you will need to answer before you start interviewing. 1)       Tell me about yourself? 2)       What are your strengths? 3)       What are your weaknesses? 4)       Why do you want this job? 5)       Who was your favorite manager and why? 6)       Where would you like to be in your career in five years from […]

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3 Jobs – 1 Resume! You only need 1 resume…

Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, confused and a little bit schizophrenic regarding your resume? Most of my clients feel this way. Well you might not want to be writing and submitting 5-7 different resumes with your name on it to multiple jobs. Most people think that they have to write many different versions of their resumes […]

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Tips for Domestic Engineers – Stay at Home Moms and Dads re-entering the workforce

I know how hard it is on families with one income right now and I really wanted to provide tips to all the Stay at Home Moms and Dads that need to re-enter the workforce after being gone for 5+ years.  First I want you to know that YOU CAN GET A GREAT JOB AND MAKE MONEY too! […]

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The way you get treated during the Interview is the way you will be treated on the job!

I have so many clients that ask me how long they should wait in the lobby for the interviewer after they have signed in with the lobby receptionist.  I tell them, please don’t wait any longer than 30 minutes. Your time is very valuable and you need to respect yourself or they wont. After 10 minutes you should […]

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