Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

What Do You Do When You Feel Disconnected From Your Work?

When you’re feeling disengaged at work, like your work doesn’t matter, like you lose the desire to go to work each morning, you have to change that – fast! An occasional lull at work is normal. Sometimes it’s just related to your mood, the weather, or a lack of sleep. But if it persists, you… Read More »

How to Quantify Your Resume When You Don’t Work With Numbers

Crafting the perfect resume is a truly an art form. You have to make your job come alive in a way that proves you added value to your employer. The truth is that verbs, adjectives and fancy adverbs mean are best supplemented by having some hard numbers to back them up. It’s easy to do… Read More »

Build Your Personal Story: What Does Your Resume Say About You?

Your resume should tell your story. It’s more than just a list of your skills and accomplishments. Your resume needs to tell a compelling story that illustrates who you are, where you’re going and what you can contribute to the company that hires you. You need to prove that you’re the most qualified and talented… Read More »

Tips That Will Get You Hired the Fastest

You’re ready to work, and you want that new job now.  Looking for a new job is exciting, yet it also comes with challenges. These challenges are magnified when you want a job quickly. To help you, let’s look at tips that will get you hired the fastest.   Don’t Blast Your Resume You don’t… Read More »

Preparing for My Performance Review

 Preparing for My Performance Review Q: My annual performance review is coming up and last time I was not prepared at all. Any suggestions on preparing for this meeting? A: Annual employee reviews or performance evaluations are extremely important. This can mean a possible promotion, wage increase or perhaps just your time to shine in… Read More »

Successful Skills for the New Manager

Now that you have been promoted, you will need to develop a whole new set of skills. Whether you manage 5 or 50 employees, you will now need skills to not only manage employees’ work, but their relationships and performance levels as well. Depending on others to perform their duties to the best of their… Read More »

Industry Information for CA Job Seekers

Information, professional, scientific and technical services all have largest job growth. Q: I am looking at new career opportunities and curious as to how the job market is doing in California and which industries are the best to pursue. A: As of the statistics provided for August 2016 in California, the unemployment rate has remained… Read More »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read More »