Archive for the ‘Outplacement’ Category

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August 01, 2015 by

Behaviors to Energize a Stalled Job Search

A local news anchor and reporter recently asked me about these issues and it inspired these thoughts:

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December 28, 2010 by

Job Search 2011 – A Power Checklist

Following is John O’Connor’s Power Checklist of the top 5 tips to ensure that you are ready to begin the job search process, if job seeking is your current goal:

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May 08, 2010 by

Resume Distribution Services and Career Search Strategies

It seems like every client or potential client is being sold to buy some secret ingredient to short cut their difficult search. It does bother me that these services claim a short cut to success in finding meaningful employment. As an 18+ career services veteran I have viewed and overviewed hundreds of these services it seems, their claims and their methodologies. We have never promised someone a job or x amount of income. These services should not either. The good ones offer one piece of a what should be a multi-pronged approach when it comes to career search.
We promise to do what we say we will do in our contract and agreed upon terms. We often and always strive to do more than people expect. That’s our goal. We have never made wild claims but remain hopeful and positive about the good things that come from foundational elements to a strong, multi-faceted and often multi-month search strategy.
One strategy that has been utilized by savvy, career services veterans focuses on targeted distribution of resumes. But no career services professional or career coach would ever suggest that you blindly and only send any old resume out to recruiters. Search is a planned event. One method among probably hundreds that we use remains selected, targeted or hand picked resume distribution. These distribution services can offer one aspect of this strategy. Furthermore, don’t think that your labor is not required in a high level job search. It is. No one can do it for you if you are not involved and following up with recruiters and others.

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February 19, 2010 by

Insight Into Outplacement

This podcast volume discusses and provides insight into outplacement, what it is today and what it needs to be.

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January 28, 2010 by

The Confidential $100,000 Job Search? Watch Your Step

When you have decided to make a career move at the executive or $100,000 plus job level issues impacting your search may be different than other jobseekers especially if you are still currently in an executive position. You must know the special issues that surround this kind of search.

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January 03, 2010 by

2010 Careers Outlook – Adds to My Comments in Business Week and the Charlotte Observer

It looks like Business Week picked up and published the Kristin Valle’s December 27, 2009, Charlotte Observer article where she interviewed me.

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January 02, 2010 by

Getting the Most Out of Your Severance Package

Here are some of my Do’s and Don’ts for Getting the Most Out of Your Severance Package:

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December 29, 2009 by

Are Experts in Your Field Multiplying Like Rabbits?

Perhaps it was the last networking event that I attended in Raleigh, North Carolina. Someone came up to me, interrupted a conversation I was having and said “So you are like the guru of careers and personal branding around here, right?” Yes, I was polite but I don’t think of myself that way. In the […]

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December 15, 2009 by

Small Job Search Mistakes Can Bust Your Brand

Little things that you do can hurt your brand and your career transition.

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