Month: January 2016

  • 7 Ways to Leave Your Current Job without Burning Bridges

    Steven Slater, a JetBlue Airways flight attendant, was frustrated with his job. He had enough one day and quit on the spot. He cursed at the passenger he had been arguing with, grabbed a beer, and slid down the plane’s emergency chute. Slater was hailed as a hero by many, but quickly landed in trouble. […]

  • How to Use Twitter and Facebook to Land Your Next Job Faster

    According to the 2015 Jobvite Recruiter Nation survey, 92% of recruiters use social media for recruiting. While it is clear recruiters rely on LinkedIn, you might be surprised to know that 55% use Facebook and 47% use Twitter for recruiting. A strategic presence on multiple social media networks is a way to distinguish yourself from […]

  • Are You Too Picky in Your Job Search?

    Is there such a thing as being too picky in your job search? Is it possible to have standards, expectations, or criteria so high that it becomes difficult to land? When I was a recruiter, I had a consultant with a unique set of challenges, and very valuable niche clinical trial skills. She lived within […]

  • Create Your Best Year Yet, Part 2

    Do you feel as if you lived up to your potential during the last year? Are you still playing catch-up from the hits you took during the economic slump? Are you ready to make big changes in your professional life? Your previous year may not have been the best in terms of job success, but […]