Two Career Tools for a Job Search

Is it time for you to look for a new job? Or, thinking about looking for a new job? If so, you want to know about two tools: understanding your career anchors and mining your career timeline. I just read about Edgar Schein’s Career Anchors. The 8 anchors are:...

Survey on Job Finding

A undergraduate student sent me this survey about finding a job. I said I would post it for him. Here is the link: https://www.survio.com/survey/d/C8M4I3F8F9M7L4Y7S?preview=1#.VGjJg3Gqov1.gmail If you are looking for a job, please help this Italian undergrad, studying...

Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. When the members checked in at the beginning they gave themselves points for their activity the week before. They only got one point for applying for a job. They got 15 points for going on an...

Job Search Tip: Timebox Everything

In Manage Your Job Search, I suggest the job hunter timebox everything. But what does that look like? Here are some examples. Imagine you want to research companies to put on your target list. I say you need 25 companies on your target list in the networking chapter....