You already know this networking tip: networking is often about job hunting.
It's not a secret, but we all like to pretend it is. After all, … [Read more...]
You’re miserable at work and you know it. Or maybe you don’t.
Could you be miserable at work and not even realize it?
There are tell-tale signs that you’re unhappy with your job, like dreading work. If your goals and the company’s goals are no longer in line, you may feel out of place there, and it stares you in the face every day.
You wouldn’t be alone. [Read more...]
If you’re thinking about a career change at 50 or beyond, you may be wondering if it’s too late.
By this point at your job, you may have reached a certain level of seniority, earned all the perks like vacation days and working from home. You’re probably making the money you want to make too.
So now, as you look at the next years of your career and you see retirement looming on the horizon, how can you possibly justify switching careers?Career Change At … [Read more...]
If you're on the hunt for six figure jobs, you know that they don't usually fall from the sky like snowflakes. They're hard to come by, and when you do get a lead on one, they can be difficult to land. The competition is stiff. But if you want to land a job like that, you have to freeze out the competition, so that you're seen as the clear choice by the employer. If you're the clear enough choice, employers and recruiters will come to you, knowing that you're the talent they must … [Read more...]
If you're over 40, you might be feeling the effects of ageism in your job search - that sense that you're not getting hired because you're a bit older. You might see that jobs are going to younger, cheaper hires, and you keep getting left out in the cold on interview after interview. But it doesn't have to work that way! Of course, there are always going to be people and companies that have ageist practices. Those are companies you don't want to work for anyway. Trust me. But then there are … [Read more...]