Handling Skeletons

skull and crossbonesI happen to be posting this article on Halloween, so I thought this would be a great day to talk about how to handle skeletons that might be in your closet, especially when it comes to job search.

This blog originated from a video that’s posted on my YouTube Channel; here’s a quick link to this video if you’d rather watch it (and we have some fun graphics on this one, so check it out if you can): https://youtu.be/iEJjjiU6i-c

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Be Found Online

So often we focus on how we can find and chase opportunities, but wouldn’t it be great if opportunities found and chased us? We need to balance both equally and learn how to be found online, and today I will show you one way you can make that happen.

This blog originated from a video that’s posted on my YouTube Channel; here’s a quick link to this video if you’d rather watch it: https://youtu.be/umhw8-Tygr4

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No Bad Days in Job Search

This week the focus is on how to handle the bad days, the days when you'd rather just stay in bed than to face another day of job search. Believe it or not you can still be productive on those days, without having to face the public.

This blog originated from a video that’s posted on my YouTube Channel; here’s a quick link to this video if you’d rather watch it: https://youtu.be/XphrSj0rXCg

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More Keys to Networking

DriveStaff Candy BarThis article is a continuation from our blog post with some networking essentials for you. Depending on the source you check, you'll find that somewhere between 75% and 90% of jobs that are filled each month are NOT advertised anywhere; they're filled through networking.

This blog originated from a video that’s posted on my YouTube Channel; here’s a quick link to this video if you’d rather watch it: https://youtu.be/ufYoUHNMOgU If you want to see the new videos as they come out, hit the Subscribe button on our YouTube Channel.

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THE Key to Networking

Social LeaderWe all know that Networking is an essential element of any job search, but many people don't know specifically HOW to network. So in this quick article I’ll share with you the most important element of networking, and then give you my favorite strategy to make it effective.

This blog originated from a video that’s posted on my YouTube Channel; here’s a quick link to this video if you’d rather watch it: https://youtu.be/1PovNuKrdyA

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Get Strategic Referrals

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Job search can seem like a giant jigsaw puzzle that’s missing about 15 pieces, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s an idea that can bring you some leads from a very unexpected source, but is strategically the most advantageous of any.

This blog originated from a video that’s posted on my YouTube Channel; here’s a quick link to this video if you’d rather watch it: https://youtu.be/71KINhXcRI0

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Conquer Job Search Stress

b2ap3_thumbnail_clapperboard.pngIs your Job Search getting stressful? It's important to know that stress is more of a mindset that’s been given to you, but with some intentional redirection, you can conquer it. This blog originated from a video that’s posted on our YouTube Channel; here’s a quick link to this video https://youtu.be/V6GaMA1ThlU

I’ll start by sharing an important thought with you I learned from a presentation given by Dr. Valencia Ray years ago that truly changed the way I cope with stress. She studies how the mind affects the body. She said,

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Eliminate Job Search Exhaustion

b2ap3_thumbnail_Tired-logo.pngFor the last 4 months, I’ve been posting a new video every week on my YouTube Channel with some Job Search Tactics and Motivation to help job seekers. Since some people would rather read than watch, I thought I should start sharing the content of the videos here in my blog as well.

This was the first video of the series, How to Eliminate Exhaustion. If you would like to watch the video, here’s a quick link to it. In this quick blog I want to show you how you can get more done AND not be so exhausted at the end of the day.

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Who is Evaluating Whom?

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The last time I posted the meme you see above, it generated lots of heated discussions across multiple forums. So I thought it deserved a more thorough explanation.  The main idea was:

Employers must perceive that you are interested in the job, or they will not be interested in you!

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