Networking events are opportune times to make business connections, so consider what you should and should not say when you are introduced to new people.
How much has the 2016 job search changed over previous years? More dramatically than most can imagine.
The type of jobs available, prevalence of high-tech positions geared towards a younger workforce all contribute.
Years ago, we started every job search by tweaking our resumes.
Today’s job search starts with the really difficult step of self assessment and, just as important, market-place assessment…
For many job seekers, a successful job search means winning the war for employment. “Know the enemy” is one of the foundation elements in winning a war. This idea was first expressed by Chinese general (and philosopher) Sun Tzu many, many centuries ago.
So few good jobs and internships available. And so much competition.
So how do you stand out? How do you know you’re doing everything possible to win this all-important competition?
When an employer is considering your application, what matters most: Hard skills like mastery of a software package or a certificate of knowledge? Or soft skills like team work, leadership and problem solving?
The answer, for most employers, is… “Yes!”