The Hiring Cycle is in your Favor—it’s Time to Move!

Or….how the job cycle works..** The top hiring cycle myth: Many jobseekers hang up their resume as October leads to November. At that point, at least in the U.S., there is an assumption by many jobseekers, that the Thanksgiving and year-end holidays cause the hiring community to go on a…continue

How to Anticipate the Best Time for Your Jobsearch

Or….how the job cycle works..** The top hiring cycle myth: Many jobseekers hang up their resume as October leads to November. At that point, at least in the U.S., there is an assumption by many jobseekers, that the Thanksgiving and year-end holidays cause the hiring community to go on a…continue

“Attention to Detail” May Make You a Loser Every Time!

Dare I say that “attention to detail” is on a majority of job postings? Would you agree with me that it is an important part of most jobs? Yet, this three-word phrase means something different to everyone in the hiring process. AND …your résumé has several audiences. Each audience sees…continue

How to Cut Your Jobsearch in Half

Are you applying for the right jobs and are you credible to the hiring professional who will decide to bring you in for an interview? Yes? Are you sure? The fundamental concept that all Forward Motion programs emphasize is the importance of finding employment that is a good fit. This…continue

Is Your Résumé a living, breathing document?

No? …then you may be joining the long-term unemployed. * * * Networking is good, except for the fact that, Like it or not, résumés are still key to getting a job. They are the key to the door to employment. This is true even if you have a great…continue

How to find hope amidst catastrophic loss

A sure way to count your blessings is to look up “jobless horror stories” on the internet. Jobseekers know they could lose everything. That’s a little bit abstract and it doesn’t begin to tell the countless, heart-wrenching stories of honest, everyday people who lose their job, their dignity, their self-worth,…continue