Month: May 2013

Bridging Gaps in Your Qualifications

There are two kinds of harmful gaps in a job search. They are a lack of experience and a lack of skills. Both seem like insurmountable barriers because you can’t gain experience without work and it takes time to acquire skills. And yet, there is a way to bridge the gaps so long as you

You Can’t Get a Job By Applying For It

That’s the secret to a successful job search, whether you’re looking for a new job or a better one. If you’d like to know more, read the column in my newsletter for job seekers. http://bit.ly/16NKhJN Work Strong, Peter

How to Compete with Employed Job Seekers

That’s the title of a recent column in my newsletter for job seekers. It explores what you must do to overcome the bias against the unemployed in today’s job market. You’ll find it at http://bit.ly/UgtFOQ. Work Strong, Peter

Land a Great Job or Advance to a Better One

Land a Great Job or Advance to a Better One Job board BROKERHUNTER and I have teamed up to offer a new Webinar Series entitled Xtreme Success: How to Prosper in Today’s Xtreme Job Market & Workplace. The 5-part series kicks off next Tuesday, May 21. Here’s the site’s description of the program. A free

The Career Fitness Workbook

The Career Fitness Workbook Is the job market kicking sand in your face? Are you being pushed around by disrespectful employers? If either is the case, you need The Career Fitness Workbook. It has a number of special features: Organized just like a physical fitness regimen, the book tells you what to do to improve

Seminar on Alternatives to Old-Fashioned, Ineffective Job Search Techniques

Seminar on Alternatives to Old-Fashioned, Ineffective Job Search Techniques On May 20th, I’ll be presenting a free seminar on Career Activism, the Alternative to Old-Fashioned Job Search Techniques that No Longer Work to the Mondays @ 7 Group in Westport, CT. The meeting is open to the public, so if you’re in the area, please

The Benefit That Keeps on Giving

If your employer is like many others these days, it is constantly on the lookout for some new benefit that will help its employees feel the love. So, the next time the HR Department conducts a survey and asks what new benefit you would most like to have, tell them a curriculum in career self-management.

The Career Fitness Workbook

The Career Fitness Workbook Is the job market kicking sand in your face? Are you being pushed around by disrespectful employers? If either is the case, you need The Career Fitness Workbook. It has a number of special features: Organized just like a physical fitness regimen, the book tells you what to do to improve