Job Search Secrets Of Successful Job Seekers

Some people seem to know job search secrets that enable them to land jobs even when the economy isn’t booming. I’ve watched job seeker behavior for 20+ years. Want to know what successful job seekers do well? Here’s a checklist: – Choose a focused career goal before you launch your job search. Trying to implement a […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Stephanie Cobian

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Stephanie Cobian, a television professional. Stephanie, what college did you attend? California State University of Northridge, Northridge, CA What year did you graduate from college? . 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Julia Dalton

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Julia Dalton, a product development and marketing professional. Julia, what college did you attend? Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO What year did you graduate from college? 2005 Where did you complete […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Shane Arman

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Shane Arman, a public relations professional. Shane, what college did you attend? University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin What year did you graduate from college? 2010 Where did you complete an […]

College Internship To Full-Time Job Success Story: Ansley Fous

This success story is part of a series profiling people who leveraged their college internship experience into a full-time job. This interview features Ansley Fous, a Publicist.  Ansley, what college did you attend? Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana What year did you graduate from college? 2010 Where did you complete an internship? A Fashion PR firm […]

How To Use LinkedIn: Advice From A Recruiter

Job seekers, recruiter Bruce Hurwitz has advice on how to use LinkedIn: Focus on keywords and make your availability clear! He explains, “I use LinkedIn to find candidates. I do a search in the geographic area of my client, filtering by industry, and I send a message through LinkedIn to everyone in my network who […]

How To Land A Job By Impressing A Recruiter

Every week job seekers ask me how to land a job by impressing a recruiter. Sometimes it may seem mysterious how recruiters evaluate talent, so recently I decided to go straight to the sources and get specific answers from the recruiters and employers themselves. This is one of the longest blog posts I’ve ever written […]

From Self-Employed To Salaried: Success Stories

When I tell career coaching clients that self-employed freelancing or consulting can be good paths toward landing full-time salaried employment, many people express skepticism that this strategy ever works. Perhaps because many recruiters are unenthusiastic about self-employed job seekers, there is a persistent myth in the workplace that once you are a freelancer or consultant, […]

10 Ways a Job Search Coach Can Help You Land A Job

I am asked all the time how a job search coach can help you land a job, so I decided to blog about the answers I always give. First, as a job search coach, I am often mistaken for a recruiter, so one of the most important things to clarify is what I don’t do: […]

What To Do If You Are Over 50 And You Can’t Land A Job

Recently I published two success stories about a marketing executive and a web editor who are age 50+ and landed new jobs. While I believe ageism is real and problematic, I also wanted to illustrate that there are people who successfully land employment even in their 50s. However, the U.S. Dept. of Labor says that […]