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This JobSeeker Extended His Job Search: Why?

This JobSeeker Extended His Job Search: Why?

Why not use professional resume writing services? I took a call from a fellow just recently and he'd lost his job. As with most people who don't have oodles of disposable cash lying around, he wanted to get another job quickly. That made sense. What made zero sense,...

Job Search: The Emotional Rollercoaster

Job Search: The Emotional Rollercoaster

It starts with a feeling of low energy. A bit like that end-of-week procrastination we all get, but this time it's tinged with something else you can't yet define. You've been on top of the merry-go-round of interviews, applications, telephone calls, coffees and...

You simply can’t please everyone

I know the process of job search is hard. People ranging from your mum to the supervisor at work and the friend-of-a-friend who is a manager will give advice that ranges from outdated and absurd, to the cutting edge. I also know it is confusing. The fact is, you can...

You Only Get One Chance: The American Idol Analogy

Most of you have probably caught American Idol on TV. At the least, you will likely know that it's a talent competition that week-after-week eliminates competitors until the eventual winner remains. During the hectic rounds of auditions, where thousands of hopefuls...

Favourite Resources for Job Seekers

Every so often, a new batch of job seekers are born. Wet behind the ears and new to the game, their eyes are wide with anticipation, hope and a thirst for knowledge. They need some resources and of course I'll oblige. Some of these resources cost money, some don't....