looking for jobs

looking for jobs

How to Network

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)
Loading...

Informal networks can make a massive difference in the quality of not only your job search but also your life. Too few people take the time to understand the importance of informal networks and referrals when it comes to getting your foot in the door...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job Leave a Comment  

Always Interview on Fridays

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

When I was in college I remember going for an interview with the investment bank JP Morgan. I had no idea how I had gotten the interview but it was for something dealing with finance and statistical studies of Asian securities markets. I had gone to...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job 6 Comments  

The Dangers of Getting Jobs Through Friends

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)
Loading...

Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure. “Oh, I already have a friend there. I’ll just contact him.” In the job market, it’s one of the more common things we hear...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, Job Market 4 Comments  

The Benefits of Failure

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Several years ago I was working with a distinguished law firm partner who had been given a few months to find a new job by his existing firm. The partner had not looked for a job in probably twenty-five-plus years and I think his confidence was ...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World Leave a Comment  

How to Use Social Networking, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter in Your Job Search

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

In Los Angeles—like most major cities—if you go to a major auto dealer you will notice a group of ten or more salespeople, usually men, who are standing together (smoking, drinking coffee, gossiping, and so forth) waiting for you. In some dealerships...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World Leave a Comment  

Socrates and Your Job Search

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title....

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, Job Market, Life Lessons 4 Comments  

The Importance of Endorsements, References and Getting Others to Cheer for You

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

As a legal recruiter, one of the things I spent a lot of time doing was writing long, in-depth letters on behalf of my candidates. In many cases these letters would be over 10 pages long. The letters would contain discussions of the candidate’s...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job 2 Comments  

How You Handle Chaos Will Determine Your Success or Failure

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5)
Loading...

Yesterday, I received a telephone call at 9:00 am from an employee who had been working for a recruiting company of ours for less than 72 hours and was giving notice before boarding an airplane. We had brought this particular employee out to work for...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 8 Comments  

You Need to Stop Competing and Seeing Differences Between You and Others

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

If you are looking for a job, trying to improve in your current job, or simply wish to experience a better life, there’s one thing you need to do: You need to be friends with everyone you meet in business, and stop competing and seeing differences....

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 1 Comment  

Good Things Only Happen When You Are Moving

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Probably the low point of my life was the summer I decided I needed to get ready for eleventh grade. Since I was young, I had been told that if I wanted to get into a good college, I would have to earn excellent grades in eleventh grade. My father had...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 3 Comments  

  showing 1-10 of 17   NEXT »

Job Market

The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

By on Mar 31,2020

Just as a Unique Selling Position (USP) is important to sell a product, your own USP is vital for marketing yourself to potential employers. You must define your USP before even creating your resume, as it comprises the basic product that you are trying to sell in your interview. Focus your USP on a specific niche, for which there is market demand, and make it thoroughly persuasive.

continue reading

recent posts

Want Powerful Career Advice?

Get my free newsletter and strategies that make people successful



Subscribe!