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Layoffs Coming? - Catch the Signs -- They're There
As employees and job seekers thoughts turn to holiday plans, employers thoughts turn to rightsizing their organizations. Catch the signs! It’s that wonderful time of year, when . . . . . the best present you could get would be a bright shiny job offer in your in-box if you're a job seeker, and a fat end-of-the-year bonus check if you're an employee. It’s also that less-than-wonderful time of
Internal Networking - Job Security Insurance
Sun, Oct 20 2013 10:37 | You've Got The Job Now What?
"How do I avoid another lay-off in my career?" You've got the job! How do you protect it? With internal networking! Job seekers who have been through a lay off, worked hard at their job search, and found their next job often ask this question: Question: How do I prevent this from ever happening to me again? The short answer: You can't. The long answer: Short
Staying in Touch - a 5-Step Model for Staying in Touch Once You've Landed
Mon, May 13 2013 05:10 | You've Got The Job Now What?
When clients land their new job, I ask them this question: “What are you going to do with your new-found network? You know, that network of contacts that you built during the course of your job search.” “Stay in touch?” clients say.“How?” I ask. “I don’t know,” they say. "Well, here's how . . . . . . . . . " During your search, you
I've Landed - I Want to Shout it From the Rooftops . . . or Do I?
Mon, May 13 2013 10:37 | You've Got The Job Now What?
You've landed your new position - you have an offer in hand! You want to tell absolutely everybody, but should you ? ? ? Chances are, if you have been looking for a job, in today's tough, tough employment market, you are working really hard at your job search. And, when you find a lead, that turns into a real, potential opportunity, and it turns into a bona-fide offer, you've
You’ve Got the Job . . . Now What? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Tips for Staying Marketable
Wed, Oct 3 2012 02:41 | You've Got The Job Now What?
Many job seekers with whom I have worked have asked this question: "How do I ensure that I am never laid off again?" Of course, the truthful answer is “You can’t.” Congratulations! You have landed your new job. But, unfortunately, you can never ensure that you will not be looking for another new job again. Such