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.