Tapping Into Your Magical Hiring Powers
As a Career Coach, I come across questions or discussions from job seekers “
looking for recruiter who can get them a job“.
From the way these statements are worded, it seems that all it takes for the job seeker to get a job is finding a recruiter with magical hiring powers.
But, is it really true?
Do recruiters have hiring powers and how much of the success or failure of the job search depends on the recruiter’s magical hiring powers?
The Survivors Guide To Overcoming Unemployment
Several years ago, I had a conversation with a lady who had a computer science degree but was unable to get hired for any type of Information technology (IT) job.
I realized right away, that what she lacked was an understanding of how the IT job / career market works.
The sort of information that is generally omitted in schools because no one thinks it is important enough.
So, after she shared her story with me, I did some research and came to the startling conclusion that she was not alone.
GTD: Getting Things Done By David Allen
It is important in business to
deliver whatever is promised on time.
However, the urgency attached to deadlines can become overwhelming due to all the
multi-tasking, conflicting priorities or task / time juggling that we all have to do!
However, from the viewpoint of a client or employer, saying, “
I didn’t have enough time is a sure sign of poor time management skills or incompetency.” The inconvenient truth is that missing a deadline is unprofessional and excuses are no longer welcome in today’s fast-paced workplace.
What Is Your Personality Type?
One of the reasons why professionals struggle with their careers or under-perform at their jobs is that their work or career does not match their personality!
When hiring someone to do job, it’s easy to see what skills and training they have acquired or what types of jobs they’ve previously performed from their resume.
What is not so easy to see is how that same person’s personality traits will fit in with that of other employees or how their personality will thrive on a daily basis after you’ve have hired them.
Tech Jobs Are Better For You!
I get questions all the time about the suitability of technology careers for those who’ve never worked a tech job.
I understand those asking are anxious about their future.
However, making a career change to Information Technology is in many cases a better financial investment than taking on debt to buy a house or go to college!
If you are one of those, here are some of the best reasons why changing jobs to Information Technology (IT) is a sound financial decision.
Life Throws A Curve Ball, Then What?
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans – John Lennon
The truth is that work is a lifetime constant. It’s a marathon and not a sprint, so along the way you may start getting tired or even feel like quitting!
If that describes you or if you have ever felt like that … don’t give up hope because help is much closer than you think.
And here is why. Today I will be dealing with a
pressing problem that is facing many of you, which is: How to you keep your career from stalling when life happens.
Is Tunnel Vision Killing My Career?
Tunnel Vision is a visual impairment that results in the loss of peripheral vision.
It is characterized by the inability to see objects outside one’s center of gaze even though they are still within view.
But tunnel vision also refers to a frame of mind where one is either fixated on a specific answer or unable to see alternatives.
Consider that many Information Technology (IT) professionals evaluate their career options as though there a few choice careers mainly:
US President Barack Obama Signs the HIRE Act Jobs Bill - a 17.6 Bllion Dollar Employment Package in a ceremony held in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC on Thursday. Here is the full text of President Obama's speech.
US President Barack Obama signs the HIRE Act, a
17.6 billion dollar jobs bill unemployment package that his administration hopes will encourage small businesses to hire new workers or give them the confidence to buy the equipment needed to grow their business.
The ceremony was held in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC on Thursday
Here is the full text of President Obama’s Hire Act Job Bill.
The Full Text of President Obama’s Hire Act Job Bill
Madame Speaker, Majority Leader Reid as well as some of my cabinet members who are here.
healthcare data analyst job description
Data Analysts interested in learning about the right tools, techniques or skills for their job, should read this.
I am going to address the challenges facing a data analyst”
starting a healthcare data analyst job.“
If you need help with a Question or Challenge, be sure to ask for help by posting a comment because I will answer it fully … just like I am answering this data analyst’s questions below!
How To Start A Healthcare Data Analyst Job?
Here is the challenging data analyst career situation:
How To Tailor Your Resume For Each Job
Employers are still hiring. Your job is to let them know that you’re a qualified, skilled and motivated job seeker.
One of the easiest ways to get this across is by sending a targeted, well-written resume.
It’s really not enough to send a generic resume for every job. Take the time to tailor your resume for each job opening because employers seek the best possible fit for each job opening.
With that in mind, here is a typical situation: