Category Archives: hiring

Fun with Glassdoor

A while back, I signed up with Glassdoor, the company ratings and reviews site, where you can see what other people think of working at their employer. You can see the salaries they’re making – if they’re above or below … Continue reading

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Job Searching – The Opportunities

So, yes, job searching is stressful. Nobody likes to get laid off. And even if you can’t stand where you’re working, or you’re going after your dream that suddenly looks like it’s within reach, starting a job search actually takes … Continue reading

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Job Searching – Allowing for the Inevitable Crisis

I wish it weren’t so, but we live in a world where precious little is guaranteed to us, anymore. Once upon a time, you could join a company and stay with it your entire career. No more. Job changes are … Continue reading

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Why you should keep looking even when you’re interviewing for the job of your dreams

A very insightful article I wish I’d read about 15 years ago. When you’re just starting out, it’s so easy to get caught up in the thrill of the job search. And then you actually have an interview at a … Continue reading

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Your résumé – another source of “passive income”

For those in the “infopreneurial” line of work, the concept of passive income should be familiar. It’s the income that arrives in your bank account from something you create once, and then sell over and over. A book is a … Continue reading

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Recruiters – the secret weapon of people who always have jobs

So, you want a job… You’re not alone. Maybe you’re in a job you don’t like, and you need a change. Maybe you’ve been out of work for a while, and you’re not having much luck finding something new. Maybe … Continue reading

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9 Strategic, Subtle Steps for Job Searching While Still Employed

Originally posted on Lisa K McDonald:
It has been a great run. The company that you are with had done well, you were able to add value, you had a great team and came to work with purpose and eagerness…

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Recruiters are good friends of mine

When I was first getting into the job market, back in 1987, I didn’t hear many good things about recruiters. People called them “headhunters” and dismissed them. However, based on what I’d seen in the world, it seemed to me … Continue reading

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row When it Comes to Job Searching

Good food for thought from DePaul – for beginning job seekers. I agree with most of what they say, although I really advocate a more pragmatic approach. Think less about what you want to do for your job… think more … Continue reading

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New Project – Getting to Work

Those who know me, know at least this about me — I always have a job. I don’t want to jinx it and take things for granted, but the one thing I do best, is stay viable in the job … Continue reading

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