Three Ways to Defeat a Bad Attitude

My friend and fellow career pro Julie Walraven has written many posts on attitude and how one’s attitude can help or harm a job search. They are quite good at getting a person to think about the choices being made in life, particularly how a bad attitude after a setback can pull you off the […]

Using Vision and Action for Success

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare. – Japanese Proverb Do you get a great ideas and then plan and plan, and plan some more? After all, you want to get the details just right before you execute the ideas. Or are you more like the converse and jump headlong into something […]

05/21/2010 #FF — Has It Really Been Three Months?

My goodness — time sure flies when you are having fun! I have to say that it’s been awesome for me to be able to recognize so many wonderful folks on The Job Quest 🙂 Since it’s been three months since I started reserving my Friday post for #FollowFriday, I figured a recap was in […]

Showing Your Gratitude During the Job Search

Thank-you notes are a very important part of the job search and any other time when networking comes into play. And yet, the act of writing a letter of gratitude remains one of the most overlooked activities! You say you don’t have the time? Sorry, but writing a thank-you note is something that you make […]

Changing with the Times

Julie Walraven wrote a post last month about the importance of accessibility and how not being easy to reach could hurt your job search. It reflects badly on you if a prospective employer is trying to contact you (e.g. could raise red flags about your reliability), or, if you are working with a résumé writer […]

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