A few years ago, right around this time of year, I gave you a list of 3 great reasons you shouldn’t put your job search on hold until the new year. I considered simply recycling that post and calling it a day, but despite my lingering tryptophan hangover, I’m going to yell at you in new and Read more about No! You Don’t Get To Take Off The Whole Month Of December[…]
By the time most people call me for help with their job search, it’s too late. No, not too late to find a great job (it’s never too late for that!), but way too late to find it in the next month or two. This process takes time.
I like to talk. Quite a bit. And luckily for me, people want to hear what I have to say! I recently had the incredibly fun experience of being interviewed by Local Job Network Radio.
Think your resume is going to win you the interview? Think again. My prediction: within the next 10 years, we will see the resume become obsolete.
If you’ve been following along, you know that I held a Q&A session on career topics for an online community. Many of the people who had questions were aspiring entrepreneurs in STEM professions – which is highly representative of my client base here in San Diego.
Over half of my clients are age 40 and up – and I’m not far behind. As you can imagine, we spend a lot of time talking about age discrimination. If you’re an older job seeker, you know that you face some real challenges, and there’s no point in pretending otherwise.
Many people make a conscious decision to put their job search activities on hold, usually with the intention of starting back up, refreshed and renewed, in early January. The rationale is that there won’t be any major hiring activity in November and December, and it makes sense to take a break.