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Take a cue from the pitching professionals to launch your elevator pitch to the next level.
This NY Times article highlights what we've been teaching at MAM Employment Services: job applicants who have been referred by an insider have a much greater chance of getting noticed, getting and interview, and getting hired.
It's not too late to plan your career search for the new year. In the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, here are a few thoughts. Perhaps by picking one (or more) that you are comfortable with, you just may keep ...
It's in every job seeker's best interest to develop a strong rapport with the person doing the hiring. When you make yourself memorable you can leave the interview oozing with confidence. In order to leave a lasting impression, follow one ...
Are you struggling through a tough situation in your life? The Christian life is full of trials and tough times as God is looking for us to turn our problems over to Him. Surrendering difficult situations to God can help ...
A great summary of why and how to use informational interviews as a key tactic in your job search.
Here's a very good, to the point and useful summary on the basics of job search networking.
If you’ve been conducting a job search for too long, or with too few results, time can seem like the enemy rather than one of your resources -- especially if you’re running out of cash, another of your scarce resources. ...
Here's a great video that should get anyone started in putting together a very strong elevator speech.
Some really good advice to keep in mind while constructing your elevator speech.
The 3-time Olympian/original Jamacian bobsledder, Devon Harris, talks about the importance and the rewards of taking personal responsibility for your own life! "If it is to be... it's up to me!"
Overcoming a victim mentality is crucial to success and happiness in life. Motivational speaker Billy Riggs tells how you can accomplish this.
Katherine Cohen, CEO and founder of IvyWise, talks about five common mistakes on a resume you should avoid that could cause it to be thrown into a trash bin.
Here are 20 good questions to be prepared to ask your interviewer. They demonstrate that you know the interview isn't about you, but rather about whether you will make the organizaton better.
Suggestions on how take 10 years off your image and be perceived as more youthful in the office.
Don't get mad; get gracious. A follow-up letter after you don't get the job is so rare, you will stand out and it may lead to future recommendations or another job.
Yes, it's the label many job-seekers fear: being overqualified. Overqualified is code for "will not fit the current position" -- and be forewarned that it is a difficult label to overcome.
Will Smith stars in this moving tale inspired by the true story of Chris Gardner, a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son Christopher (Jaden Smith). When his girlfriend Linda (Thandie Newton) walks ...
This is hard to watch .... but it conveys something very important .... if we dig deep inside and really do our VERY BEST, we can accomplish amazing things. Don't ever say "I can't do it". YOU CAN !!!
If you have a criminal record, how should you handle it when applying for a job? It is important to be truthful when asked about criminal history; if the potential employer performs a background check and finds you’ve lied, you ...