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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 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...

Explaining Absences from the Workforce

It happens to a great many people. Personal circumstances are the catalyst for removing themselves from the workforce for an extended time. It could be four or five years caring for children, it could be a year or more caring for sick or elderly parents, six months as...

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....