What’s Your (Career) Story?

Are you a good storyteller? It’s actually quite a useful skill for furthering your career. This quote by sales authority Jeffrey Gitomer puts the reason why in a nutshell: “Facts & figures are forgotten, stories are retold.” While the numbers from your accomplishments are impressive (and necessary to demonstrate that you can get things done), […]

Dealing with the Highs and Lows of the Job Hunt

One week ago, there were thunderstorms in Wisconsin. Thunderstorms. In January. It was crazy having the temperature be that warm! But then, it got colder the next day, and we had so much snow that they cancelled school. And a couple days later, the high temperature for the day was in the single digits. Today, […]

The Top Tip for Engaging People

A recent search that brought a reader to The Job Quest was “how to engage people.” It’s a pretty important skill to have for each part of the job hunt, and it really boils down to one thing: FIND OUT WHAT MATTERS TO THEM! You can be the most eloquent speaker or writer on the […]

The Right Way to Be Introspective on the Job Hunt

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.” ~Carl Jung Without a doubt, it’s important for job seekers to know themselves – what they like, what their aptitudes are, and so on. How else can you understand your own personal vision and find that good job fit if you […]

Is Your Campaign to Get a Job More Like a Slimy Sales Pitch?

“Sell yourself!” is advice that is often given to job seekers who want to know how to land the next job. To some extent that is true — there is a certain amount of hustle and self-promotion that is necessary in a successful job hunt. But I want you to consider the words of sales […]

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