Summer is over, and everyone, including hiring managers, are back from vacation. Hiring does ramp up in the Fall, so here are 5 Tips for Job Hunting Success:
1.) Develop and Implement a Strategic Action Plan
The need to plan an effective job search campaign is important, so develop a strategy for finding the job that’s right for you. Here are the steps of a Strategic Career Plan:
How you handle rejection can make the difference in turning “no” into an offer. The key is to react in such a way that gives the person rejecting you a reason to re-think their position.
The strongest leaders get that it’s not about them. It’s about the others. Whether you call them “first followers” or “front line,” leadership is about inspiring and enabling others to do their absolute best together to realize a meaningful and rewarding shared purpose.
Sooner or later JCPenney is going to go away. The best thing their new/old CEO Myron Ullman can do is to make it go away as soon as possible. The faster he can sell its assets to one of the winning retailers, the better for all involved.
Align everyone around a meaningful and rewarding shared purpose.
Execute against that purpose on a societal, business and individual level with the discipline to keep the efforts separate.
Leverage the synergies. There are always synergies between efforts with the same purpose.
To successfully turn an entrepreneurial endeavor into a stable business, leaders must leverage their networks to fill critical skills gaps as the business evolves. Move from starters to transformers to sustainers.
Part 1: Set a Solid Foundation for Success
The need to plan an effective job search campaign is always important, and in difficult economic times it is vital to develop a strategy for finding the job that’s right for you. Here’s the first of three parts about developing and implementing a successful job search campaign:
Assess Your Talents and Interests
Review your career history, assess your
From Washington D.C.: The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports that Americans aged 50 plus account for 28% of all delinquencies and foreclosures. And, some people still wonder why we must work later in life!
From Wisconsin: Barb Wulf gave us the following information in her recent Blog gleaned through data from the U.S. Department of Labor; Retirement Jobs; U.S. Census Bureau; and Center
While the Internet is a great tool to use in finding a new career opportunity, most job seekers don’t use it effectively. There are 3 main steps in using the Internet to support a career transition:1.) Research: Use it as a tool to gain information on the economy, industries and trends that effect them. Identify companies that interest you and gain insights into their operations.2.) Networking:
Brad Taft will be a keynoter at Embrace Change 2010, a career conference on April 27, 2010 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Phoenix area Job seekers and entrepreneurs are invited to this FREE day-long action summit for executives and professionals exploring career options. Embrace Change 2010 features experts in executive transition, business start-ups and the job market who will team up to present