Category Archives: writing

Do you *really* need to quit your #job?

Okay, I know the drill – you’re not all that keen on your job. Maybe there are changes going on that feel like they’re holding you back. The promotion you expected didn’t happen – and worse, the people you thought … Continue reading

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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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Sharing: A job called Job Searching

The article is an insight to the professional emotions and skills a person exhibit during job search. Interestingly, the person does not get any regular compensation or regular motivation for doing so. via A job called Job Search — nocaptionblog

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Shared: What really happens during the background check stage of the interview process

It’s unlikely that an organization is going to initiate this step unless it’s pretty certain you’re the best person for the job. via What really happens during the background check stage of the interview process — USA TODAY College

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5 Stages to a Job Search

Originally posted on Storytime with John:
To those who don’t know I am back in the UK: Now this is as wonderful as you may expect; I’m seeing family and old friends, walking around familiar streets and experiencing our tropical climate…

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Sharing from someone who shared – How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Job Search

via How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Job Search via How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Job Search — Randy The Recruiter by Randy Schwartz, Executive Recruiter

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6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

Originally posted on Outplacement Services | Career Coaching | Retained Search:
by Jenny Foss for The Muse The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling about before you land…

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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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Sometimes we all need a fresh start

And I’m no different. After years of consideration, and then a tentative trying-on of the idea, I’ve decided to shift all my art and writing (novels, poetry, essays) under a new pen name Kay Lorraine.   The main factor that’s moved me … Continue reading

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Let the Candy Countdown Begin!

How Long Till the Halloween Haul Runs Out? Get ready for the Monday morning after Halloween, folks – everywhere you look, there will likely be piles of candy hauled in by eager youngsters, this past Saturday night. And after a … Continue reading

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