35 Ways Time Is Wasted in Job Search

A job search can be a very tough slog through seemingly unending rejection – definitely not fun, particularly if you are unemployed with bills to pay. Effective job search methods have changes substantially with the Internet and other new technology, particularly in the last few years. If you haven’t modified your approach to a job […]

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Dang! Not Hired! Again! What Should You Do?

As hard as you have tried and as good as you are, sometimes it just doesn’t work out.  You don’t get that job offer you wanted and worked so hard to get.  And, it’s not the first time you haven’t gotten the job. A million variables are involved in filling a job, from the economy […]

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Not Hired? Example of Spectacularly Burning Bridges and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Recently, the news reported a noteworthy example of a job seeker burning a bridge with one of her target employers. In this example, a woman sent a very angry email response to a professional baseball team after receiving an invitation to participate in a “sales training” event at a cost to her of $495.00.  You see, […]

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Why You Didn’t Get the Job: 10 Reasons You Can Control

Last week we looked at 10 reasons you might not have been hired that were completely outside of your control as a job seeker.  This week, we are going to look at 10 aspects that are within the control of the job seeker. Within Your Control As employers are imperfect, so are job seekers.  However, since the […]

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Why You Didn’t Get the Job: 10 Reasons Outside of Your Control

I see so many comments here from job seekers wondering what they “did wrong” to derail the job offer they knew was coming from that very encouraging hiring manager who ended the 2nd round of interviews saying, “See you soon.”  But then, the employer never called back.  What happened? Many, many factors go into making a […]

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