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Losing a job in this economy can be devastating. You feel singled-out, disrespected or even discarded. After the shock wears off, fear sets in.
- Will I be able to make it on my savings?
- What happens when the paltry unemployment checks stop coming?
- Can I make next month’s mortgage payment?
- Will I have to empty out my 401K before I find work?
You are not alone. Your experience is a common one today, and that’s why I spend my time helping job seekers just like you. [Read More...]
Career Passion News
July 24, 2014
I used to keep a running list—in my head—of things that remained undone. If I made a promise and didn’t fulfill it, it was there in my awareness—accusing me, making me feel like a rat, a bum or a worthless slug. If you can relate to this idea, it’s obvious that you are a person who loves integrity. We often … [Read More...]
July 11, 2014
My first career was in advertising. None of our clients had sufficient budget to advertise 52 weeks a year. Instead, we would conduct “campaigns” of intense media exposure on a single subject. It’s the same way with job seeking. You are more likely to be successful if you conduct an intense effort, targeted to one … [Read More...]
June 25, 2014
Over the weekend, my husband and I saw Edge of Tomorrow with Tom Cruise. In the opening scenes, he defies a top-level official and is bumped down to the rank of Private. Then, he’s sent off to die in a battle that is doomed. Somehow, he doesn’t die. He wakes up in the same scene and is able to go back – again and … [Read More...]
June 4, 2014
Job seekers are often reluctant to apply for a position if they don’t fit all the qualifications. They lose before they even apply, because of one or two “preferred” or even “required” qualities on the job description. Here’s the rule in the recruiting world: Apply if you have 80% of the qualifications. The … [Read More...]
May 14, 2014
It’s gotten ridiculous. People are coming to me saying, “I don’t know what’s the matter with me. I have no passion!” Then they declare: “I don’t know what I want” “I don’t know what I want to be when I grow up” “I don’t know what kind of job I even like.” We’ve been brainwashed that some … [Read More...]