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Job Search Advice

Identify, Connect with, Research Target Companies

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Looking for work? Your mind may turn to Monster, CareerBuilder, and other sites of that nature. Instead, check out Indeed.com or SimplyHired.com for one-stop job ad shopping that covers many sources. These are smart employment metasites that index vital information multiple ways. Once you identif…

10 Reality Checks of Job-Hunting: Overcoming Common Job-Search Mistakes

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., and Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. If you've been searching unsuccessfully for a new job for some time now -- or if you're about to start a job-search -- you'll want to review the 10 job-hunting concepts we discuss in this article. We refer to these job-search concepts as re…

Jet-lagged and Culture-Shocked: Back to work!

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Recently a client of mine abruptly returned to a 40-hour a week job after more than a year of unemployment. He related his surprise at how he felt returning the 9-to-5 in a busy workplace, even having had many years of such experience. The words culture shock and jet lag came to mind - after being …

Has Your Head Been Hunted Lately? Working with Recruiters in Your Job Search

Monday, October 26th, 2009

My clients often ask me for referrals to a good "headhunter." After a little Q&A on the subject, I often find that my clients often think of recruiters as "jobs dispensers" or in other words, a magical shortcut around the plain old hard, boring, and frightening work of a job search. Connectin…

Denver Post Article on Colorado Salaries and Job Security

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Colorado workers face stagnant pay, job insecurity By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post // 0){ document.getElementById('articleViewerGroup').style.width = requestedWidth + "px"; document.getElementById('articleViewerGroup').style.margin = "0px 0px 10px 10px"; …

Twelve of the Toughest Interview Questions

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Here are classic interview questions from one of my favorite books on interviewing: The Perfect Interview (2nd edition) by John D. Drake Tell me about yourself. What are your strengths? What are your major weaknesses or limitations? What are your financial requirements? Why are you l…

Stalking the Stimulus

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Relevant article in the July 2009 edition of CoBiz Magazine... http://www.cobizmag.com/articles/stalking-the-stimulus/…

Helping Friends & Family Through a Job Search

Monday, June 1st, 2009

No doubt about it, job searching is a trying time, not just for job seekers, but for family and friends as well. And of course we want to help, we really do. Sometimes we're successful, and sometimes we need to be more understanding. So friends and family, listen up! Here are a few do's and don'ts, …

Recent press on CAREER-magic.com & the Caffeinated Careers Club

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Courtesy of the Arvada Press. Click here to read the article in its entirety: http://www.milehighnews.com/Articles-i-2009-05-28-210870.114125_Making_the_connection.html#123…

Staying Up in a Long-Drawn-Out Job Search

Monday, June 1st, 2009

No doubt about it, job searching can be a draining, emotionally gut-wrenching, and depressing experience. The world as you know it hangs in the balance throughout a long, anxiety-ridden jaunt through the unknown. As a job search expert, a big part of what I do is help clients stay "up" emotionally t…