5 Tips to Keep Your Job Search Going This Summer -Julia Holian & Associates Many people assume it’s a waste of time to look for a job during the summer, but that’s not true. The summer is a great time to pull together everything you need for a job search, reach out to your […]
From our Guest Expert Jen Lee When you are looking for a new job, one of most the stressful things that can come up is how your debt and credit may affect your ability to get hired for a particular position. I often hear from clients that they are afraid that they will never get […]
The term “Job hopper” used to be negative. Up until the 1980’s and 1990’s companies and employees were looking at their careers as more or less permanent. Shunning the loyalty of your firm or leaving the security of a trusted environment was usually seen as bridge-burning or career suicide. Today, the world is very different. […]
We all know that work can truly enrich your life. Making a meaningful difference at work; advancing projects that align with your values and making connections with your co-workers can make you feel completely satisfied and happy inside. Many professionals, however, don’t get meaning and purpose from their work. 51% of Americans are dissatisfied with […]
You feel like time is running out and your back is against the wall; that’s how a job hunt can sometimes feel. You had high expectations to land the perfect job doing exactly what you do best. You visualized it unfolding so beautifully; sending your dream company a resume, wowing them at the interview, getting […]
Navigating a job search is a lot of work and can also have an impact on your emotions and confidence. Here are seven things to do to get yourself in a position to look for that next job.
There are a lot of reports and statistics about why people change jobs. Many cite more pay or a bigger salary. In the Bay Area, many people are looking to shorten their commute. But the #1 reason, and the reason that permeates all situations, is a person’s belief in the management of the company .
When I was in college all I could think about was how I was going to get a great job, become a high-powered executive, and make a lot of money. My go-to movie and regular source of inspiration was Working Girl with Melanie Griffith and Harrison Ford. This was not a suitable guide for ethical […]
Searching for a new job is often one of the most frustrating parts of life. Especially when you’re doing it alone without anyone like a professional career strategist or career coach guiding you. It can feel like hacking through a thick jungle of dead ends with a dull machete. One of the most frustrating aspects […]
I often hear older people (baby boomers and Gen X) complaining about millennials (AKA Gen Y). “They don’t like to work.” “They’re entitled.” “They expect recognition before they’ve done anything.” While these are common thoughts, the comments show a lack of understanding and appreciation for the younger members of the work force. I’ve been working […]