COVID-19 has given everyone the opportunity to practice flexibility, manage changing priorities, and deal with ambiguity! Amazing! These words and characteristics are on many of the job postings that we see today. Media is fixated on two things: COVID-19 numbers and the unemployment numbers. The news hype takes advantage of…continue
COVID-19: Who is hiring? Where to look.
If you think there are no jobs during COVID-19? Please think again. Hiring is happening quickly, efficiently, and without delay…IF you know where to look. Companies, businesses, and organizations have been caught off guard by COVID-19, just like you and me. Many people have been furloughed and others laid off….continue
COVID-19: 10 Must-dos for every jobseeker
Marcia LaReau and Neil Patrick
During COVID-19, as many people lose their jobs, there are 10 “Must Do” Actions for every jobseeker. I have collaborated with Neil Patrick, and together we offer the following list of critical actions for every person who wants to work. Wether you have been furloughed, or your employer or business…continue
An Open Letter to JobSeekers Feeling Stuck
by Jacob Grimm
Careermageddon is here… are you ready?
We continue to face challenges brought about by the Great Recession. Many people find themselves wondering if they will again be without a job. Other people I talk to have already found that their unemployment status is disrupted by bouts of temporary employment. Is this what they can expect for…continue
The simple solution to jobsearch failure
There is a simple solution to jobsearch failure. I really believe this. Assessing jobsearch success was the topic of the last blog, where our millennials examined their jobsearch challenges and brought remarkable insight for ANY jobseeker. Here is a quick excerpt. These individuals believe that a job SHOULD have: Good…continue
How to enter the hidden jobs market and get hired
As technology changes the hiring process and the global economy enlarges the pool of jobseekers, many companies are turning to recruiters to help them find the right person. This article is about working with recruiters. * * * It can be very disconcerting for a jobseeker when the media reports…continue