The most satisfying aspect of my work is when clients land a new job.
After they land, clients are often surprised that I suggest one more call to discuss a few key points: how they landed the last position, and what they need to do to continue building their brand. […]
Most of my clients don’t want to consider contracting. Some candidates – especially professionals, like Engineers and IT people – have worked as contractors or consultants at some point in their careers, so they know the benefits. Often, they got a “permanent” position by paying dues as a consultant first. But most job seekers […]
Conventional wisdom used to hold that the expected duration of a job search could be calculated as 1 month for every $10,000 in expected salary. While many career experts today downplay the accuracy of this calculation, it is still a helpful guideline in that it generally takes longer to find the right job at higher […]
The most significant change the internet has made on job seekers is the ability for employers and recruiters to identify talent on-line. Searching for new work is no longer just a matter of applying for positions or seeking outside recruiters to represent you. Now every job seeker must develop an “on-line presence” to enable […]
The process of job search has changed from the old days of searching the job listings in the classified section of the newspaper. Technology and the internet have changed every aspect of our lives of course, but other factors have impacted the way employers hire people. Job seekers must execute a diversified strategy and […]