Holidays are the best time to Get a job. Why? Your competition has quit their job hunt.

Don’t Quit Your Job Search! Why? Because companies are hiring during the holiday season!   Myth: Companies don’t hire during the Holidays. Fact: Candidates get hired all the time during the holidays (November through February), the number of positions might not be as high but hiring managers and recruiters are always looking for candidates to fill positions by February 2015.   Myth: Hiring Managers are too busy with holiday parties, shopping, their families, corporate shutdowns or vacations and won’t have time to interview with candidates. Fact: Not true, this is the best time to interview with hiring managers and executives because most of them don’t travel during the holidays. Accessibility is key at this time. Their schedules are free to interview and hire during November through February.   Career Tips: 1) Most candidates quit their job search during November through January. The benefit of this is less competition for those who stay in the game. Their is more job opportunities for those candidates who continue searching for their dream job during these next few months. 2) Stay positive because all hiring managers and human resource professionals are more relaxed, flexible and willing to accommodate you during the hiring process. [...]

Learn How to Manage Up!

I was coaching a client yesterday and I was giving her advice on how to manage up. I found this article from the internet and wanted to share it with all of you. Communication is the key to managing up. Get to them before they get to you has always been my motto. Provide your managers with solutions not just problems. The 5 Basic Principles on Managing Up   Managing up: as important as managing down Help for Women in Business Managing up means focusing on the relationship with your boss to obtain the best results for yourself, for her and for your organization, according to Joanne Murray, Managing Up, An Overlooked Factor in Career Success (2008).  Michael Watkins, in Harvard Business School article: How to Succeed With Your New Boss (2002), says "Managing up is as important as managing down." Since women are natural nurturers, they generally have a harder time saying no, which tends to make them respond to the needs of everyone relatively equally rather than ranking the boss' needs first, according to Jan McDaniel, Guarding Your Time: How to Say No (2008).  Thus managing up feels risky to many women. For a faster, smoother route to the top, focusing [...]

By |2013-10-06T21:31:20+00:00October 6th, 2013|Career Coaching Advice, Human Resources|
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