Unemployed and looking for a job? Congratulations!

Congratulations on your new job! Think of it as contract work where you get paid when you are finish the job… which of course is to go shopping 7.5 hours a day for a new job! Make the most of this time to also learn and grow as a person and contribute by sharing what you learn with others. Many unlucky people feel that they are stuck in jobs they don’t like for years. This is a real opportunity for you to lead others by example. You got this! 🙂 Tip: Check your local library or book store for a … Continue reading

The Power of the Information Meeting when Searching for a Job

Information meeting, what some call Informational Interviews, are extremely useful. In a time when it is difficult to find jobs, it is relatively much easier to just meet with people, learn about them and their organizations, what kind of projects they have been working on and build relationships that can eventually lead to opportunities for both you and the person you are meeting with. As a consultant, I’ve successfully used this technique repeatedly for the past 10 years to meet potential clients. The keys to success include: Start by calling people you know, having a meeting with them and getting … Continue reading