You’re off to a three-day work conference with your colleague who talks non-stop. On top of that, you have a schedule full of networking when you’d rather just hole up in your hotel room. How do you survive a work trip as an introvert who needs time to refresh and re-energize? Business travel can be […]
After you breathe your big sigh of relief that 2016 is (almost) behind us, what’s next for your job search in 2017? What will the year bring that will change the way we search for jobs and create our working lives? Here’s what I think will be important for a job seeker in 2017: 1. Hyper-fast […]
Today’s tip: How to get leads for your job search with things you can do today. Not tomorrow, or when you have a moment, but TODAY, this very day. If you have 30 minutes at some point today (I’m guessing you can watch Orange is the New Black tomorrow night instead), you can do this. […]
The phone rings, and it’s a recruiter calling. He has a new opportunity to tell you about; it’s with a hot new company and it pays well. When he describes it to you, you’re flattered that he thought of you, and get some stars in your eyes thinking about the shiny new opportunity that’s […]
Volunteering may be a highly effective way to find a new job, according to a recent study out of UMASS Boston. Participants who volunteered were more likely to find new employment within six months.
NETWORKING? YIKES! Despite what many job seekers think, networking doesn’t require you to be someone different, have a super power or don a cape. Or, surprisingly, even that you wear a power suit! Part of the time, you can network in your pajamas while petting the cat and eating a PB&J. With networking tools like […]
So, you decide it’s time to brush off the ol’ LinkedIn profile and tweak your most recent job title or your “Headline” (which appears under your name at the top of your profile). You make the edits, hoping the new wording represents you better to prospective employers or clients, and… Whoops. Ping, Ping, Ping in […]
This seems to be technology-heavy, but is a great resource for finding networking events in Boston Happy Networking! http://www.bostoneventslist.com Kathy Robinson TurningPoint Boston Career Coaching